We start off with a look at Elimination Chamber pay per view that saw Bray Wyatt become the new WWE Champion and Naomi won the Smackdown Women’s Title.
– The new WWE Champion, Bray Wyatt makes his way to the ring, and he is alone tonight.
Before Bray speaks, we are reminded that John Cena gets his rematch tonight.
Bray says that she never said this would be easy. She said they will lie to you. They will denounce you. They will try to take away your gift and she was right. Sister Abigail speaks the truth and so does he. When he says that he knew this day was coming, it is not a lie. Bray says he has the whole damn world in his hand.
Bray says too much power can be a very very scary thing, but not for him. It would be bad for all of you. Bray says open your ears and he will sing a beautiful melody. He says he will lead you to paradise. Stand in his way and you will burn in the fire. Bray welcomes everyone to the Era of Wyatt.
Bray poses in the ring and John Cena’s music plays.
John says there is a very energetic crowd tonight. John says he introduces the new WWE Champion, Bray Wyatt. John says he noticed that Bray has some supporters in the house tonight and he has brainwashed them. John says they chanted ‘You deserve it’.
There are three words on his shirt. No man deserves anything around here. They earn every single inch they get. You think you got the whole world in your hands? The entire world is looking at that target around your shoulder. Seeing as how we have a match tonight for that WWE Championship and everyone seems really excited about that, why not cut the chit chat and get to earning it right here, right now.
AJ Styles’ music plays and he says if John thinks he is getting his rematch first, John is wrong. You think you can do everything because you are John Cena. You can jump lines at the grocery store and airport. Wait, you aren’t normal ike all of us. AJ says this is about him. This is about AJ Styles. AJ says he beat John several times. AJ says he knows he can beat Bray. AJ wants his one-on-one rematch for the title right here, right now.
Daniel Bryan’s music plays and he makes his way to the stage. Daniel congratulates Bray on winning the WWE Championship. We seem to have a conundrum. John Cena is owed a rematch. AJ Styles is owed a rematch for the WWE Championship. We have promised the people of Anaheim a WWE Championship match.
Daniel says it will be John Cena versus AJ Styles versus Bray Wyatt in a Triple Threat Match.
– American Alpha walk in the back as we go to commercial.
– We are back and Dean Ambrose is looking for Baron Corbin as he walks through the back.
Chad Gable and Jason Jordan vs. Konnor and Viktor in a Non Title Match
Gable and Viktor start things off and Gable with a wrist lock and take down. They lock up again and Viktor with a wrist lock. Gable with a bridge and reversal into a leg trip and take down. Viktor goes to talk to his partner. Gable goes for an O’Connor Roll but Viktor holds on to the ropes. Gable with a waist lock take down. Viktor takes a shot at Jordan and all four men get into the ring and the Ascension send the champions to the floor but Gable and Jordan with clotheslines off the turnbuckles and The Ascension are sent to the floor.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Viktor with a reverse chin lock on Gable. We see Viktor dropping Gable on the top rope after an eye rake. Gable with punches but Viktor with a kick and an Irish whip that sends Gable sternum first into the turnbuckles. Viktor wtih a near fall. Konnor tags in and he sends Gable into the turnbuckles and Viktor with a knee. Konnor with a near fall. Konnor with a reverse chin lock.
Konnor with a forearm to the back. Gable wtih an arm bar from the apron but Viktor tags in and keeps Gable from making the tag. Jordan tags in and he connects with a clothesline and forearm to Konnor. Viktor is sent into the air. Jordan with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex. Jordan gets sent into the turnbuckles. Konnor gets a near fall on Gable. Gable and Jordan hit Grand Amplitude on Viktor for the three count.
Winners: Chad Gable and Jason Jordan
After the match, the Usos appear on the TitanTron. The Usos ask if American Alpha were celebrating after the Usos took them out. Jey says it is not paranoia when the hairs stand up on the back of your necks. Jimmy says it’s the Usos.
James Ellsworth is in the back and he invites Carmella to dinner for Valentine’s Day. Carmella says she thinks James is cute, but… Dean stops by and he wants to know where Corbin is. Dean tells James that Carmella is using him. Carmella asks James to deal with the gas station attendant.
Daniel stops by and asks if there is a problem here. Dean asks to beat up James Ellsworth now. Daniel says that Dean has some anger issues after Sunday and Dean and James have issues so they have a match. James asks what just happened and Carmella says that he can teach that dirtbag a lesson. We go to commercial.
In the Arena:
Back live, James Ellsworth is in the ring with Carmella. He wants to introduce his special lady friend. Ellsworth says Carmella makes his heart race. He gives her a big introduction.
Dean Ambrose’s music hits. Ambrose doesn’t come out. After a delay, we see Baron Corbin dragging Ambrose out by his jacket. Ambrose with forearms to Corbin as they brawl near the entrance area. Ambrose with a flying forearm jumping off some production boxes. Corbin counters Ambrose and hits Deep Six causing sparks to fly near the tech equipment. WWE officials run out and start checking on Ambrose as they rush Corbin away.
e see Nikki talking with Daniel Bryan. Bryan has an idea and he thinks Nikki will like it. Natalya walks in complaining to Bryan. Nikki says Natalya has lost it. She blames Natalya on why Team Smackdown lost at Survivor Series. Natalya attacks Nikki again. Security runs in the room and breaks it up. Bryan says he’s had enough and books a No Holds Barred match between Nikki and Natalya for next week. Daniel storms out of the office as we go to commercial.
– We are back with a Moments Ago Moment of Baron Corbin deciding to save James Ellsworth’s life by attacking him in the back and near the stage.
Baron Corbin walks in the back and he is asked about why he did what he did. Baron says people cannot be that stupid. He is not WWE Champion because of Dean Ambrose. Dean is on his way to the hospital because of Baron Corbin.
Renee Young is with Dolph Ziggler in the back. Renee asks Dolph about what he did after his match on Sunday. Dolph says he has been sore and he has been a loser, but the only sore losers are Kalisto and Crews, thank to him. What Dolph did was send a message to the new generation. Everyone thinks they are here to replace him, but they are not. Dolph says he is just getting started and he has a long way to go. If he has to eliminate an entire generation, he will do it. No one steals the show like him and no one will steal his place.
– Becky Lynch heads to the ring. She faces Mickie James next.
Becky Lynch vs. Mickie James
They lock up and Mickie with a wrist lock into a hammer lock. Mickie with a take down for a near fall. Mickie with a wrist lock and hammer lock. Mickie blows a kiss to Becky. They lock up and Becky with a waist lock take down into a front face lock. Becky with another waist lock take down into a front face lock. Becky with a hammer lock and bridge but Mickie with an elbow. Becky with a take down and bridge for a near fall. Mickie gets to the ropes and she pushes Becky away.
Mickie hides behind the referee as she gets in a few shots at Becky. Becky blocks a kick and gets a rollup. Becky with punches and a front face lock. Becky with a back slide for a near fall. Becky punches Mickie and Mickie goes to the floor to regroup. Mickie takes her time getting back into the ring to get into Becky’s head. Mickie with forearms to the back but Becky with a European uppercut and arm drags into an arm bar.
Becky continue to work on the arm and reapplies an arm bar. Becky with an Irish whip and Mickie goes for a head scissors when she floats over but Becky sends Mickie to the apron and Becky with a double jump kick that knocks Mickie off the apron. Both women go for a clothesline and both are down as we go to commercial.
We are back and Mickie works on the neck. Mickie with an elbow to the neck. We see Becky missing a missile drop kick during the commercial break. Mickie pulls Becky down by the hair and she gets a near fall. Becky with clothesline and a leg lariat followed by a back heel kick. Becky with an exploder for a near fall. Mickie goes for her version of DisArmHer but Becky with a rollup for a near fall.
Mickie with a kick and she goes up top but Becky moves. Becky with an Exploder for a near fall. Mickie covers up when Becky sets for the forearm. Becky with a kick and she knocks Mickie off the apron. Mickie holds her elbow and Becky goes to bring Mickie back into the ring. The referee holds Becky back as Mickie writhes in pain. Mickie says she thinks she sprained her shoulder and the referee signals for the medical staff, but IT’S A TRAP and Mickie with a round kick for the three count.
Winner: Mickie James
After the match, Mickie stands tall and taunts Becky as we go to replays. Becky looks on from the ring as Mickie leaves talking trash.
– Still to come, new SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi. Back to commercial.
In the Arena:
We are back and it is time for Naomi to celebrate her Smackdown Women’s Title victory from Sunday night.
Renee Young is in the ring with Naomi in the ring and she congratulates her on her victory. Renee mentions that Naomi suffered an injury on Sunday.
Naomi says she did not realize she had an injury until she got back to her room after the pay per view. She has suffered injuries in the past and it won’t stop her now. Naomi says it took her eight years to get here and she won’t let it stop her. She will take this title to Wrestlemania.
Alexa Bliss comes out and asks if the Glow Worm suffered a boo boo. You got lucky on Sunday and then you woke up the next morning and felt the pressure of being champion and you realized you are not Alexa Bliss. Alexa says that Naomi came up with this injury so you made up this injury. Alexa says you are not going to feel the glow. You are going to feel the flop. Alexa says she likes to make a negative into a positive. You can have your 30 for 30: Lights Out… the Failure of Naomi. You can bring your entire family to Wrestlemania so they can see the real Smackdown Champion Alexa Bliss.
Naomi calls Alexa a flea and she says she can still snatch Alexa so she tells Alexa not to play her.
Alexa says she is in a good mood. Alexa says she will give Naomi a week. Naomi can give her the title or she can snatch the title from Naomi. We go to commercial.
We are back and TJ Perkins says he will be the next Cruiserweight Champion. Neville says he is the King of the Cruiserweights but he is not the king of him. When he wins tonight, the title will be one step closer to being back where it started.
WWE Championship – Triple Threat Match
Bray Wyatt (c) vs. John Cena vs. AJ Styles
During Wyatt’s entrance, Luke Harper appeared when the lights came back on. Harper immediately started attacking Wyatt at ringside tossing him into the barricade. Harper lifts up his arms and backs off. When Wyatt charges, Harper catches him with a superkick.
Wyatt is down at ringside as we head to a break.
Back live, the main event is now in progress as John Cena and AJ Styles are already brawling. Styles misses a knee drop and Cena plants Styles with his twisting powerbomb. Wyatt trips up Cena on the outside, pulls him out and launches him into the steel steps. Styles catches Wyatt with a slingshot forearm over the top rope.
Styles tosses Wyatt back in and throws right hands in the corner. Styles with a jumping forearm off the ropes to Wyatt resulting in a two count. Wyatt levels Styles with a right hand. Wyatt tosses Styles out. Cena is back in catching Wyatt with repeated shoulder blocks and his planting powerbomb. Cena connects with the Five Knuckle Shuffle on Wyatt. Wyatt counters an AA attempt. Wyatt attempts a Sister Abigail. Styles springboards back inside the ring and catches Wyatt with a flying forearm. Cena with an AA on Styles. Styles kicks out.
Wyatt then catches Cena with Sister Abigail out of no where. Styles breaks up the pinfall attempt by Wyatt as we go to commercial.
We return live as we see Styles attempting a splash on Wyatt over the announce table at ringside. Styles connects and the table doesn’t break. The crowd in Anaheim starts up a “ONE MORE TIME” chant. Styles jumps back up on the barricade and this time crashes over Wyatt with a leg drop crushing the announce table. Styles tries to springboard back inside the ring. Cena counters getting Styles on his shoulders and connecting with an AA. Cena rolls through going for another AA and Styles counters into a Calf Crusher! Cena rolls through and gets an STF applied on Styles! Wyatt is back in and senton splashes over Cena who is also over Styles to break it up.
Wyatt throws Styles out of the ring. Wyatt falls back in the corner staring at Cena. Cena has Wyatt up and connects with an AA. Wyatt kicks out. Styles is back in and connects with a Styles Clash on Cena. Cena kicks out. Cena avoids a springboard forearm by Styles crashing into the ropes. Wyatt again catches Cena with the Sister Abigail and hooks the leg to get the pinfall to retain.
Winner and still WWE Champion: Bray Wyatt
After the match, Bray Wyatt takes a knee holding the WWE Championship. Randy Orton’s music hits. Orton appears in the entrance area and stares down Wyatt.
Orton walks down to the ringside area and gets up on the ring apron. Orton looks up at the WrestleMania sign hanging inside the arena and slowly gets inside the ring. Orton has a mic in hand. He gets in the face of Wyatt. “I won the Royal Rumble and all the privileges that come with it. You are the WWE Champion. However, as long as you are the master and I am the servant, I refuse to face you at WrestleMania.” Wyatt smiles. “I pledge my undying allegiance to you, Bray Wyatt.” Orton hands the mic to Wyatt. Orton gets down on his knees and lifts his arms. Wyatt is laughing and adds, “You now have the keys to the kingdom my friend.” Wyatt gets down on his knees as Orton stands up.
He screams to follow the buzzards. Fade out!