Seth Rollins is walking backstage when he sees Jason Jordan holding his neck with his father. Jordan says he can’t compete tonight. Jordan was warming up, but his neck didn’t feel right. The medical staff won’t let him compete. Jordan apologizes. Rollins asks Angle what he’s supposed to do. Angle says he’ll have to forfeit the match. Rollins turns, and Roman Reigns walks up to him. Rollins signals to Angle, and he just smiles and nods.
RAW Tag Team Championships Match
The Bar (c’s) vs. Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns
Seth Rollins starts against Sheamus. Rollins quickly takes him down and grapevines the head, but Sheamus gets out. Sheamus applies a side headlock, but Rollins whips him off. Sheamus shoulder blocks him down and hits the ropes, but Rollins takes him down with a cross-body. Sheamus quickly gets away and tags in Cesaro. Cesaro quickly hooks the arm and wrenches it. Rollins twists out, but Cesaro knees him before delivering an uppercut. Sheamus tags in, and The Bar double stomps Rollins down. Sheamus tags in, and they hit stereo kicks on Rollins. Cesaro taunts Reigns. Rollins makes a tag to Reigns, and they take Cesaro down for a two count. Reigns tags in Rollins, and they taunt Sheamus. They then kick Cesaro down for a two count. Rollins punches Cesaro back and chops the chest. Reigns tags back in and whips Rollins into Cesaro. Rollins then whips Cesaro into a big boot from Reigns. Reigns punches Sheamus coming in, and Rollins clotheslines him over the top rope. Reigns sets up for a Superman Punch. Sheamus counters a suicide dive from Rollins into an Irish Curse Backbreaker on the floor. Reigns is distracted by this and eats an uppercut from Cesaro. Shemaus then takes Reigns and sends him into the barricade.
We come back from the break to see Cesaro tag in Sheamus, who uppercuts Reigns. A “We want Rollins” chant breaks out. This is Rollins’ home state. Sheamus knees Reigns in the back and applies a chin lock. Reigns fights up, but Cesaro tags in. They hit a double-team clothesline for a two count. Cesaro gets Reigns on the ropes and chokes him. The referee backs him up, and Sheamus kicks him in the face for a cheap shot. Cesaro hits a Very European Uppercut, but Rollins breaks it up. Sheamus pulls Rollins out of the ring and clotheslines him on the floor. Reigns gets Cesaro in the corner for the clubbing blows, but Sheamus breaks it up. Sheamus tags in while Reigns clotheslines Cesaro out of the ring. The Bar hits a double-team White Noise for a near fall. Cesaro tries for a Neutralizer, but Reigns counters into a Samoan Drop. Sheamus tags in and knocks Rollins off the apron. Sheamus then turns into a Superman Punch.
Jason Jordan runs down looking worried and helps Rollins up. Rollins and Cesaro are tagged in. Rollins hits a springboard clothesline on Cesaro before knocking Sheamus off the apron. Rollins boots Cesaro and hits a blockbuster before hitting Sheamus with a suicide dive. Rollins avoids Cesaro and leg drops him on the neck to get him out of the ring. Rollins then hits Cesaro with a suicide dive that sends him into the front row. Rollins gets Cesaro into the ring and hits a Sling Blade for a near fall. Rollins goes for the Curb Stomp, but Cesaro avoids it. Cesaro puts him on the top rope and uppercuts him. Rollins comes back with a suplex into a falcon’s arrow for a near fall. A “This is awesome” chant fires up. Jordan grabs Cesaro’s ankle, and Rollins rolls him up for a near fall. Rollins quickly kicks Cesaro, but Sheamus breaks up this pin. Reigns orders Jordan to go to the back. Reigns says they’ve got this. Rollins catches Cesaro with a Ripcord Knee and superkicks Sheamus coming off the top rope. Reigns tags in, but Sheamus pulls Cesaro out of the ring. They’re walking out on this match. Jordan tries to stop them and winds up punching them in front of the referee. The referee disqualifies Rollins and Reigns.
Winners by Disqualification: The Bar
Rollins and Reigns are furious with Jordan. Jordan looks very upset.
Replays are shown from last Monday when Braun Strowman tipped the commentary table platform on top of Kane.
Braun Strowman says he’ll be the last one standing as the Universal Champion at WrestleMania. John Cena and Elias better be ready to get his hands because nothing will stop him.
Seth Rollins is yelling at Jason Jordan and calls him a “selfish son of a bitch.” Kurt Angle says his son is legitimately hurt. Rollins says he’s mad that he didn’t legitimately hurt Jordan himself. Angle orders Jordan to go home until he’s medically cleared.
Video Package: Nia Jax’s career of destruction
Nia Jax vs. Vanessa Floyd
The bell rings, and Jax quickly throws her down. Jax sends her to the corner, and Floyd boots her back. Floyd punches her and hits the ropes before dropkicking her. Jax bounces off the ropes and avalanches her down. Jax throws her across the ring and avalanches her in the corner. Jax throws her again before military pressing her and dropping her. Jax leg drops her for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Nia Jax
Renee Young is in the ring with Nia Jax and asks for her thoughts on facing Asuka at Elimination Chamber. If Jax wins, she’s added to the WrestleMania title match. Jax says she doesn’t fear Asuka. Asuka cannot beat her. She’ll mess Asuka’s face up so badly that she’ll wear her mask permanently. When she’s done with her, she won’t be the Empress of Tomorrow. She’ll be the Empress of Yesterday.
Replays are shown of Elias hitting John Cena with a guitar on RAW 25. He’ll face John Cena and Braun Strowman in the main event.
Sonya Deville w/ Absolution vs. Mickie James
Deville quickly takes James down a few times, but James responds with a slap. James hits a Thesz Press and forearms her down for a two count. James tries for a snapmare, but Deville botches it. James covers for a near fall. Deville may have hurt her nose. Deville reverses a whip, but takes a back elbow. Mandy Rose gets on the apron to distract James. Deville quickly takes James down. Deville knees away at her and lays in some stiff kicks for a two count. Deville hits the ropes and knees her down for a near fall. Deville continues to knee her, but James rolls her up for a win out of nowhere.
Winner by Pinfall: Mickie James
Absolution quickly double-teams her while Paige directs traffic. Alexa Bliss runs down and pulls Mickie James out of the ring.
Elias is strumming his guitar. The main event is next.
Next week on RAW, there will be a Fatal 4-Way “Second Chance” Match with Finn Balor, Matt Hardy, Bray Wyatt, and Apollo Crews competing for the final spot in the Elimination Chamber.
Elias is in the ring with his guitar. Elias wants to know who wants to walk with him. Elias then sings about his Elimination Chamber opponents before moving on to Brock Lesnar. Elias tried a few times to get the crowd to be silent to no avail. John Cena’s music then cuts him off.
Winner enters Elimination Chamber last
Elias vs. John Cena vs. Braun Strowman
The bell rings, and Elias quickly leaves the ring. John Cena is left in the ring with Braun Strowman. Cena unloads with some punches before eating a big boot from Strowman.
We come back from the break to see Cena try to lift Strowman, but he collapses under the weight. Elias breaks it up, but Strowman assaults him and sends him over the top rope. Both Cena and Elias are outside. Strowman exits to retrieve them. Strowman head-butts them both and puts them in the ring. Cena and Elias then gang up on Strowman and double clothesline him over the top rope. They go outside and send Strowman into the ring post twice before sending him into the steps. Cena grabs the top half of the steps and hits Strowman, but he’s still standing. Elia then smashes his guitar off Strowman’s back. Cena then gives Strowman an Attitude Adjustment onto the bottom half of the steel steps outside the ring!
Elias attacks Cena and gets him in the ring for a two count. Elias gets Cena to his feet, but Cena responds with some punches. Elias hits a modified backbreaker for a near fall. Elias goes to a chin lock, but Cena fights out. Cena hits a pair of shoulder tackles followed by a back suplex powerbomb. Cena then goes for the 5 Knuckle Shuffle, but Strowman gets in the ring and hits Cena with a Running Powerslam! Elias shoves Strowman out of the ring and pins Cena for the win!
Winner by Pinfall: Elias
Elias will enter the Elimination Chamber last.
Strowman immediately gets in the ring and hits Elias with a Running Powerslam. Strowman looks at the WrestleMania sign and goes to leave, but the crowd boos. Strowman then turns and gives Cena another Running Powerslam. Cena audibly tells Strowman to take his time. Strowman then takes his time giving Elias a Running Powerslam. Strowman gets on the turnbuckle and plays to the crowd. They gleefully egg him on. Strowman then gives Cena another Running Powerslam. Strowman then retrieves Elias and poses for the crowd. Strowman then hits Elias with a Running Powerslam before leaving the ring.