Elimination Chamber: New WWE Champion emerges in dramatic fashion

Elimination Chamber: New WWE Champion emerges in dramatic fashion

- The Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event produced two new champions

- The Miz won the WWE championship from Drew McIntyre after cashing in his contract

- Matt Riddle also defeated Bobby Lashley and John Morrison to become the new United States champion

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The Miz is now the new WWE champion after cashing his Money in the Bank contract to defeat Drew McIntyre in a dramatic turn of events, ESPN.

There was an Elimination Chamber match involving McIntyre, AJ Styles, Koffi Kingston, Jeff Hardy and Sheamus.

The Scottish Psychopath retained his WWE title after he became the last man standing, but he was attacked from behind by Bobby Lashley who choked him with a Hurt Lock.

Elimination Chamber: New WWE Champion emerges in dramatic fashion
Elimination Chamber: The Miz is now the new WWE Champion after successfully cashing in his Money in the Bank contract. Photo by @wwe
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Then came on rushing Miz from the locker room as he cashed in his contract and tried to pin the champion with the DDT but he kicked out.

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He then drove McIntyre into the canvas with a Skull-Crushing Finale and earned the three-count and become the new champion.

In the other Elimination Chamber match, Daniel Bryan got the better of five other superstars including Cesaro, Sami Zayn, Jey Uso, King Corbin and Kevin Owens.

Bryan then immediately faced SmackDown champion Roman Reigns but lost the fight via submission.

However, the winner of the 2021 Royal Rumble Edge came in a delivered a spear to Reigns and pointed to the Wrestlemania sign, declaring his intention to face the Big Dog later in April.

Nia Jax and Shayna Bayszler retained their women's tag team championship against Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair via a pinfall.

Matt Riddle also became the new United States Champion in a triple threat match with the former titleholder Lashley and John Morrison.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that WWE superstars Keith Lee and Mia Yim have announced that they are both engaged after about a few years of dating.

Both Lee and Yim started in the WWE roaster in 2018 under the NXT brand before the couple got promoted into the RAW brand.

Yim took her excitement to Twitter to announce that they are finally engaged with each other. She said while showing off her ring sitting on Lee's laps.

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