WWE Elimination Chamber 2021: Live Results, Winners, Updates, Highlights
Welcome to ITN’s Live blog for WWE Elimination Chamber 2021 on 21 February 2021(2/21/2021) as we bring you the Live Results, Updates, Winners and Highlights from the show.
The first PPV on the road to WrestleMania, and advertised as the most dangerous one also- Elimination Chamber 2021 will air tonight from 7 PM EST onwards. WWE Championship and Universal Championship #1 contender match will take place inside the signature cage apart from many other title matches.
Join us as we bring you everything from pre-show to main event from Elimination Chamber 2021.
WWE Elimination Chamber 2021 Quick Results
- John Morrison defeated Mustafa Ali, Ricochet and Elias to get added to United States Title match.
- Daniel Bryan defeated Jey Uso, Kevin Owens, Cesaro, Sami Zayn and King Corbin in the Elimination Chamber Match to become #1 Contender for Universal Championship
- Roman Reigns defeated Daniel Bryan to retain WWE Universal Championship
- Matt Riddle defeated John Morrison & Bobby Lashley(c) to win the WWE United States Championship
- Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler(c) defeated Sasha Banks & Bianca Beliar to retain WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship match
- Drew McIntyre(c) defeated AJ Styles vs Randy Orton vs Jeff Hardy vs The Miz vs Sheamus in the Elimination Chamber Match to retain WWE Championship
- The Miz defeated Drew McIntyre to win WWE Championship(MITB cash-in)
Check here for the complete storyline from the show.
WWE Elimination Chamber 2021 Pre-Show
You can watch WWE Elimination Chamber 2021 kickoff pre-show in the below link. We will also cover all the action below.
A fatal 4-way match is added to kick-off show whose winner will advance to the United States Championship match to replace Keith Lee. Lee is said to be injured two weeks back on RAW.
Cesaro joins Kayla Braxton. Cesaro says it takes a lot of work to get a perfect shot. Tonight’s his perfect shot. He will win Elimination Chamber and win the Universal Championship from Roman Reigns.
MVP joins the panel via video. MVP mimics the Rock to say it doesn’t matter who wins the fatal 4-way match and join United States title match because Bobby Lashley is unstoppable. He gets interrupted by Billie Kay who hands her resume as she wants to join Hurt Business. MVP tells her that he will in touch.
Mustafa Ali vs John Morrison vs Ricochet vs Elias – Winner Gets Added to US Title match
Ricochet starts with a vicous dropkick on Ali. Ali rolls down to the floor as Morrison and Elias beat up Ricochet. Ricochet get better of both of them until Ali returns. The four way continues in a chaotic manner. Elias beats up everyone now. He hits a big boot on Morrison, drops Ali and beat up Ricochet. All four men join
Ricochet and Ali are the only one left in the ring. Ali with a knee strike on Ricochet. Ricochet tries to protect his face and Ali kicks at his leg instead. T-Bar and Mace catch Ricochet and sends him into the ring post. Ali gets saved by RETRIBUTION multiple times. However, Morrison gets better of Ali with a surprise roll-up to get the win.
Winner – John Morrison(gets added to US Title match later)
Elimination Chamber 2021 Main Show
The show starts with a video package to hype the event. Michael Cole and Corey Graves are on commentary as they inform us the SmackDown’s side of Elimination Chamber match will kick-off the main show.
Kevin Owens vs Daniel Bryan vs Cesaro vs Sami Zayn vs King Corbin vs Jey Uso – #1 Contender for Universal Championship, Elimination Chamber Match
Kevin Owens is first to come out and take his place in one of the pods. Sami Zayn arrives with his documentary crew to enter the other pod. Referee Jessica Ker removes his documentary crew from the ringside. Sami argues with her but to not affect. King Corbin will also join the pod first and as does Jey Uso. Cesaro and Daniel Bryan will start the match.
Cesaro with a shoulder tackle to start. He catches Bryan with a backbreaker after they run the ropes to get a two-count. Cesaro with his signature upper-cuts. Bryan dodges him in the corner and levels him with a clothesline. Cesaro gets dropped into the side platform, and Bryan hits a knee to his face. Back in the ring, Bryan hits a missile dropkick to get a two-count. Bryan goes for the headscissors from the top. Cesaro tries to counter but fails. He did manage to cut the running knee with a clothesline though.
Cesaro starts to work on Bryan’s leg but Bryan gest him into an armbar. The tussle continues after Cesaro turns it into a pin attempt. Cesaro with some upper-cuts to Bryan before he hits a vertical suplex. King Corbin joins the match and starts by driving Cesaro in one of the pods. He also sends Bryan into the steel wall.
Bryan makes some momentum with running knees to Corbin and Cesaro from corner to corner. Cesaro was next to do the same thing with upper-cuts. Corbin catches Cesaro with deep six and hits the same to Bryan for a two-count. Corbin drives Bryan’s knee to one of the pods. Cesaro also gets driven into the pod before Corbin once again sends Bryan knee first into the pod. Corbin works the knee against a ring post. Corbin hits a sideslam on Bryan for another two-count. Cesaro tries to fight back but Corbin was able to hit a few strikes to keep him grounded.
Sami Zayn is next to join the match. He delays coming into the match as Corbin goes and stand in front of him. Bryan runs into Corbin with a running knee. Cesaro goes and start beating up Zayn with upper-cuts. Zayn manages to send Cesaro into one of the pods now.
Zayn manages to send Cesaro into one of the pods now. Bryan sends Sami face first into the steel until Cesaro comes and decks him. Sami also stuns Corbin by sending him into a pod. He tries to hit Helluva kick on Bryan but he misses and hurts his ankle.
Corbin ends up taking down Bryan with a superplex. Zayn hits a tornado DDT on Cesaro to get a two-count. Zayn gets sent on the top of one of the pods by Cesaro’s back body drop. Cesaro joins him on the top and both men fight it out there. Cesaro with some upper-cuts. Sami tries to get away from him by climbing the walls.
Cesaro follows and slams his face to the wall. Cesaro hangs from the top and hits a kick to Sami’s face to drop him to the platform. Corbin catches Cesaro and drops him on the platform. Corbin hits a chokeslam to Bryan. Cesaro sends him into the ringpost before hitting a splash from the top. Cesaro puts on the sharpshooter and Corbin gets eliminated.
Kevin Owens joins the match and Sami tries to get him join forces. KO snaps on him and sends him into the pod. He hits a suplex to Bryan before getting into brawl with Cesaro. KO manages to drop Cesaro with a step-up enziguiri. Bryan is also dropped as KO gets a two-count. Sami gets to the top turnbuckle where KO joins him for a bit of back and forth. KO catches Sami with a superkick on the floor. He hits cannonballs on each of the three opponents.
Sami hits a suplex to KO. Cesaro hits him with an upper-cut. Bryan hits a running knee on Cesaro. KO hits pop-up powerbomb to Bryan. KO hits a neck breaker to Sami for a near fall. He hits a backbreaker to Bryan for another two-count.
Jey Uso joins the match and Owens meets him at the pods’ door. KO drives him into the steel walls and pod door. All 5 men end up on one side of the platform as they continue to brawl. Owens gest to the top of a pod and takes out everyone with a moonsault. He hits the stunners to everyone. Sami gets eliminated by a pin after the stunner. Jey Uso manages to trap KO’s shoulder in the cage door and damage him to an extent that he gets the pin on Owens to eliminate him.
Uso hurts Bryan’s knee for a while. Cesaro catches Uso with an upper-cut and gets better of him on the platform. Bryan and Cesaro go at it again. Bryan hits a crossbody from the top. Cesaro tries to go toe to toe against Bryan but gets caught with a side kick for a near fall. Bryan goes on the rampage with kicks to the face. Cesaro tries to counter with a tourture rack but Bryan catches him with another kick. He goes to the top where Cesaro catches him with another upper-cut.
Cesaro hits the gutbuster from the top turnbuckle. He goes to swing Bryan but Jey cuts him off with a superkick. Uso hits the splash from the top to get the pin on Cesaro to eliminate him. Uso hits a splash on Bryan but Bryan kicks out. Bryan gets his knees up on the second splash and catches Uso with a running knee to get the pin and the win.
Winner- Daniel Bryan(gets Universal Championship title shot)
After the match, Bryan is selling him knee injury. Roman Reigns makes his entrance as Bryan watches him from the ring. Elimination Chamber is already removed.
Roman Reigns(c) vs Daniel Bryan – WWE Universal Championship Match
Bryan catches Roman into the Yes lock as Roman went for the spear. Roman powers out of it and starts blasting him with forearms. He hits a spinebuster next before hitting some more punches on Bryan. Bryan is down in the middle of the ring. Roman puts on the Gullitone choke which puts Bryan to sleep. The referee calls the match.
Winner- Roman Reigns
Post-match, Roman poses in the ring with his title as we go to the replay. Roman turns around to a spear as Edge hits the ring. Edge is hyped as he points to the WrestleMania sign. Edge gets to the ramp now and the pyro goes off. Roman recovers in the ring and watches at Edge in anger.
WWE 24/7 Champion Bad Bunny is backstage. We get to know about his SNL stint last night. The Miz walks in and congratulates him for SNL. Miz then asks him what he is doing here. Bunny says he is the WWE 24/7 Champion and asks what Miz is doing and whether he is even on the show. Bunny decks Miz with a punch. Miz gets angry but turns around to find Damian Priest. Miz walks away in anger. Preist and Bunny mock him.
Bobby Lashley(c) vs John Morrison vs Matt Riddle – Triple Threat Match for WWE United States Championship
Lashley unloads on Riddle to start. Morrison just watches from the sidelines. Lashley takes him on next. Riddle jumps on Lashley from the back and tries to put on a sleeper. But Lashley is too powerful for him. Lashley sends Morrison to the side barricade from the apron before sending him into the ringpost with a torture rack. Riddle jumps on him from the steel steps but Lashley catches him and drops him at the ringside with a side slam.
Back in the ring, Lashley tries to hit suplex but Morrison cuts it off. Morrison and Riddle hits double big boot. Lashley goes to hit a shoulder tackle on Morrison before dropping Riddle. Riddle and Morrison start to work together now. They unload on Lashley in the corner. Morrison keeps Lashley pinned in the corner as Riddle hits a running boot. Lashley ends up running over both of them once again.
Riddle headscissors Lashley out of the ring. He hits the Penalty kick from the apron before Morrison hits him with a plancha. Riddle hits the floating Bro on Lashley on the floor. Morrison catches Riddle off-gaurd and sends him into the ringpost. Back in the ring, Morrison keeps control for a while. Riddle comes back and hit a series of moves – standing senton, Penalty kick, floating bro and more on Morrison.
Lashley comes back in and attacks Morrison. He goes after Riddle now. Lashley swings but Riddle ducks and catches him with a knee. Riddle hits the floating bro but the pin was broken by Morrison. Morrison hits the starship pain but Lashley kicks out. MPV starts arguing with Morrison now. Morrison gets MVP’s crutch to the ring. Lashley puts him in the Hurt lock. Riddle gets back into the ring and unloads on Lashley with the crutch. Lashley rolls to the floor. Riddle hits the Broton on Morrison to win the match.
Winner – Matt Riddle(new United States Champion)
Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler(c) vs Sasha Banks & Bianca Beliar – WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship
Nia Jax took advantage of a distraction from Reginald to get the pin over Sasha Banks.
Winners- Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler(retains WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship)
Drew McIntyre(c) vs AJ Styles vs Randy Orton vs Jeff Hardy vs The Miz vs Sheamus – Elimination Chamber Match for WWE Championship
Orton and Hardy starts. Orton hits a knee on Hardy and sends him to the platform right away. He slams Hardy into McIntyre’s pod. Hardy tries to turn it around but Orton rakes his eyes. Orton is keeping the pace slow as he puts on a chin lock. Hardy with elbows to the mid-section. He misses Orton in the corner though to give Orton the control again. Hardy comes back with a back elbow, follows with atomic drop and basement dropkick. Hardy hits a splash from the top but could not get the pin.
Drew McIntyre joins the match and goes after Orton. He hits a clothesline and a forearm to drop Orton. Hardy is hit with a hip toss. He obliterates both opponents before tossing Orton onto the platform and then into the steel chains. Next, he hits a suplex on Hardy on the steel platform before sending him head-first into a pod. Orton catches him off-gaurd to hit a draping DDT and gets a two-count. McIntyre comes back with punches but Orton hits a backbreaker.
Kofi Kingston joins the match. He goes after Orton and unloads with punches in the mid-section and chest. Orton decks him before Kofi drops him with a toe-hold and rolled Orton for a pin. Orton gets angry and hits RKO to Kofi and Hardy. AJ Styles senses the opportunity and tells Omus to break him free. Omus breaks the pod glass and AJ enters the cage from the front door. He goes to pin both Kofi and Hardy but both of them kick off.
WWE Official Adam Pearce comes out and boots Omus from the ringside. Omus goes back as AJ could only watch him from the ring. Kofi catches him with a tornado DDT on the platform. Hardy and McIntyre also come in to go back and forth. AJ catches Kofi with a brainbuster. Kofi sends him into the steel chains.
Kofi and McIntyre go at it in the ring. Kofi was going for the Guillotine choke but McIntyre turns it into a suplex. Kofi kicks out at two-count. Sheamus is seething inside the ring, waiting for his turn to get into the match. AJ goes after McIntyre but gets dropped with a back body drop. Hardy eats an inverted neckbreaker for a two-count.
Sheamus enters the match and McIntyre is waiting for him in the ring. They unload on each other with punches and get into the corner. McIntyre hits a few knees to the midsection before Sheamus explodes from the ropes with a tackle. Kofi and Hardy try to beat them up but they are too enraged. Sheamus drops McIntyre out on the platform. Kofi and AJ go at it and AJ sends him into the steel. Sheamus boots McIntyre. Kofi gets free from AJ and takes down Sheamus and McIntyre with a dive. He also catches AJ mid-air as he tries to get involved.
Sheamus whips him to the ropes but Kofi hits an enziguiri at the ropes. Kofi goes to the top where Sheamus levels him with a big punch. Kofi is now on top of the pod. Sheamus tries to follow him but McIntyre pulls him into the turnbuckle. McIntyre and Sheamus unload with more punches now. AJ gets chest chops from McIntyre in between. Hardy and AJ makes the tower of doom as McIntyre was trying to superplex Sheamus. Next, Kofi takes out everyone with a dive from the top. He tries to pin others but they all kick out.
Kofi and Sheamus go at it and Sheamus hits the Brogue kick to pin Kofi. The brawling continues between others. Hardy dives on Sheamus and McIntyre. Hardy hits Twist of Fate to Sheamus and McIntyre and then to AJ. Hardy goes to the top of a pod now. AJ rolls to avoid a move by Hardy so he nails a corkscrew on Sheamus and Drew on the steel. Hardy goes over and drops AJ now, then goes to the top rope for a Swanton. Drew immediately levels Hardy with a Claymore Kick. Drew covers Hardy for the pin and Hardy has been eliminated.
McIntyre goes for the futureshock DDT but Sheamus rakes his eyes and hits a knee to get a two-count. Sheamus boots McIntyre into the turnbuckle. He was going for the White Noise, but McIntyre slips out and hits the Glasgow kiss. Sheamus still picks him up and hits the White Noise. Sheamus fails to cover him though. AJ hits a springboard moonsault but only for a near fall. AJ hits a 450-splash but once again McIntyre kicks out.
Sheamus unloads on Styles now with signature clubbing blows on the chest at the ropes. AJ is sent into the steel chains before being leveled with a clothesline from the top rope. Sheamus gets ready for the Brogue kick but McIntyre hits him with the futureshock DDT. McIntyre gets ready for Claymore but Sheamus hits the Brogue kick. AJ jumps with the Phenomenal Forearm and eliminates Sheamus with a pin.
AJ goes for the Phenomenal Forearm on McIntyre. McIntyre catches him mid-air with the Claymore kick to get the pin and retain the title.
Winner- Drew McIntyre(retains WWE Championship)
After the match, Drew McIntyre recovers as the Chamber is lifted. He celebrates in the ring for a while before Bobby Lashley levels him with a spear out of nowhere. Lashley continue to obliterate McIntyre and beat him up some more. Lashley now puts on the Hurt lock before slamming him down with a titl-a-whirl Urinagi. Lashley gets out of the ring now.
Drew McIntyre(c) vs The Miz – WWE Championship (MITB Cash-in)
Miz comes out with a referee and Money in the Bank briefcase. He gets past Bobby Lashley. He is cashing in the MITB. McIntyre tries to get back to his feet as the cash-in is announced. Miz hits a DDT and covers McIntyre. But McIntyre kicks out of the pin. Miz hits the skull-crushing finale and gets the pin finally.
Winner- The Miz(new WWE Champion)
The Miz celebrates his second WWE Championship win as the show goes off the air.