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MAJOR WWE Elimination Chamber Update! Samoa Joe MISSING WrestleMania?! | WrestleTalk News Feb. 2018

December 24, 2019


Hello and welcome to the WrestleTalk News,
I am Luke Owen. Headline: Major Elimination Chamber Update Blimey the ending of last night’s Raw was
dramatic wasn’t it? I haven’t spoken to Oli about it yet, but boy there was a lot
to unpack! You see there was this fatal 4-way for the final spot in the Elimination Chamber,
but then Seth Rollins said to Kurt Angle that he wanted a spot, so Kurt Angle made it a
fatal 5-way, and then in the match both Rollins and Finn Balor pinned Bray Wyatt and then
there was all this confusion about who won the final spot in the Elimination Chamber
to win the chance to face Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania for the Universal Championship.
Man, I’m going to have to wait a whole seven days to find out what’s going to happen!
That’s 168 hours! Is Angle going to make a match between Rollins and Balor? Is he going
to favour Finn because Seth wasn’t supposed to be in the match? Or is he going to side
with Rollins because of the Jason Jordan connection? I don’t know about you guys but I can’t
wait to find out… oh wait, no, WWE announced both of them are in the match now. Phew! It’s
okay everyone, crisis averted. We nearly had some intrigue there! Just 10 minutes after the conclusion of Monday
Night Raw, Kurt Angle conducted a special Facebook interview where he announced that,
because of the controversial finish, both Seth Rollins and Finn Balor have been added
to the Elimination Chamber match in two weeks – making it the first chamber match to feature
seven wrestlers. What’s interesting is that this was possibly
a last-minute decision. Over the weekend WWE.com accidentally posted an update for Elimination
Chamber which showed Finn Balor as the sixth and final participant – backing up previous
rumours that Balor was set to start a feud with The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship.
However there was the question last week over what was next for Rollins now both of his
WrestleMania 34 matches – one against Dean Ambrose and one against replacement Jason
Jordan – have both been canned due to injuries. One has to wonder now if Rollins will be added
into the Miz and Balor feud for a WrestleMania match. And that’s not the only WWE plan that is
possibly changing. Headline: Dual Branded Shows Returning? It seems that history might be repeating itself,
as Twitter account WrestleVotes – who broke the story of Neville leaving WWE last year
– has revealed that all PPVs moving forward after WrestleMania 34 could be dual-branded
once again. “Starting with the Backlash PPV May 6th, all PPVs going forward will be
dual branded. No more RAW or Smackdown exclusive shows. Source states repetitive matchups to
fill the card along with so-so ticket sales lead to the decision” – adding that this
will not affect the TV shows, house shows or rosters. This was backed up by Brad Shepard
of Bodyslam.net, who posted an image sent to him by a Backlash ticket holder that says
the show will now feature both Raw and Smackdown stars. Whoa whoa whoa, I thought Survivor
Series was the one night of the year that Raw and Smackdown stars went head to head
in direct competition! Headline: Samoa Joe Missing WrestleMania 34 Someone who won’t be in any form of competition
will Samoa Joe, with Rahjah reporting that his injury is worse than originally thought. Joe suffered the injury on January 8th on
an episode of Monday Night Raw – shortly after starting a feud with John Cena – and it was
revealed that he was pulled from both Mixed Match Challenge and the Royal Rumble. On the
pre-show for NXT Takeover: Philadelphia Joe said that he would be back soon, but he has
been pulled from his Madison Square Garden match against Cena on March 16th – where Cena
will now team with Nikki Bella to take on Elias and Bayley (what?!) – and he also isn’t
listed to WWE’s European tour that follows WrestleMania. If this report is correct, it
would suggest that Joe will be missing WrestleMania 34, and won’t be back in action any time
soon. Which top star nearly left WWE? Click the
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100 Comments

  • Reply Walu TV February 13, 2018 at 4:23 pm

    I just visited wrestletalk.com and gave my opinion on the dual brand situation.
    Can't wait to hear what you guys think about it.

  • Reply Anthony King February 13, 2018 at 4:28 pm

    LETS GOOOOOO

  • Reply Cameron Morgan February 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    That will be interesting; a 7 man elimination chamber!!!!

  • Reply Sephiroth February 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    That's fucked up. He should at least show his face. Do an entrance or something.

  • Reply Squat eRRR February 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    Glad to see that Cena is in the "center" instead of Roman,but soon it'll be the opposite

  • Reply Estuardo Golden February 13, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    Luke Owens is a joke i hate when he does wrestling talk

  • Reply Daksh The King February 13, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    I feel really bad when someone miss Wrestlemania, jason jordan & roman are exceptions ?.

  • Reply RainyDay Libosen February 13, 2018 at 4:36 pm

    Cena and Nikki Vs Baley and Elias ???!??

  • Reply AshleyDigital February 13, 2018 at 4:36 pm

    Damnit…I knew all those vids with Olie were too good to be true…

  • Reply Rich Born February 13, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    Great two WrestleManias in a row Somoa Joe can't make. He better get his next year. In a perfect world Styles is still WWE champ and he faces Joe at WrestleMania 35.

  • Reply The Dragon Legault February 13, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Funny how Bryan called wwe the soft style yet injuries have been having a ton of injuries recently

  • Reply Frank February 13, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    how about keep Miz vs Balor and add Rollins vs Kurt?

  • Reply The Nunog7 February 13, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    Does WWE not know what a cliffhanger is?
    Why wouldn't they want us to keep being excited to see what would happen?

    Fu** socialmedia

  • Reply LegendaryKing February 13, 2018 at 4:43 pm

    Well that sucks i liked brand exclusive. But blame creative and Vince for making Smackdown B show when it was kicking raw ass

  • Reply Ryan Perry February 13, 2018 at 4:43 pm

    0:53 i like how ballor is the only one smiling and showing his teeth

  • Reply Robert Fagg February 13, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    ITS MORE CHAMBER THAN EVER!!!!!!!!

  • Reply The Elite February 13, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    joe should win the battle royal.. miz drops the title to seth, miz leaves to be with maryse and his daughter.. seth vs finn at mania.. better match better everything, everyone wins

  • Reply 828 February 13, 2018 at 4:51 pm

    Hello and welcome to the wrestletalk news I'm SAUCE MCGEE

  • Reply Liam Craddock February 13, 2018 at 4:51 pm

    Joe to comeback and attack winner of AJ Vs Nakamura at Wrestlemania, joining Smackdown in his return! ?

  • Reply T ekkendero February 13, 2018 at 4:55 pm

    Raws need The Samoa Machine, YEP! YEP! YEP! and yes my two favorites wrestlers in Raw are Samoa Joe and Elias ??

  • Reply El Plebe Uchiha February 13, 2018 at 4:56 pm

    Any ideas for Rollins' possible feud for Mania? (+)

  • Reply Stef 29 February 13, 2018 at 4:59 pm

    Dual branded shows is a bad idea cause raw will always be the main event

  • Reply Luis Ruiz February 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Watch "Raw GM Kurt Angle makes an historic decision for the Men's Elimination Chamber Match" on YouTube
    https://youtu.be/b1nqcMmluKg

  • Reply MG16NCP February 13, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    120th

  • Reply Hamzah Iftikhar February 13, 2018 at 5:10 pm

    too bad for joe

  • Reply Alabama Sasquatch Research February 13, 2018 at 5:11 pm

    Dream WWE match . Fatal 4 way . Styles vs Balor vs Rollins vs Nakamura .
    WHEW ok just wanted to get that off my chest .

  • Reply 247marquis February 13, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    Backlash might feature both Raw and smackdown stars because there may be another draft after wrestlemania.
    As such some of the stars that are on Smackdown now, Will then be on Raw by the time that PPV comes around.

  • Reply Random Contents February 13, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    so wrestlemania match card will be like this…

    Universal Championship Match
    Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns

    WWE Championship
    AJ Styles vs Shinsuke Nakamura

    Intercontinental Championship
    The Miz vs Balor vs Seth Rollins

    USA Championship
    Randy Orton vs Dolph Ziggler?

    Raw Womens Championship
    Sasha Banks (heel) vs Asuka

    Ronda Rousey vs Nia Jax?

    Triple H vs Braun Strowman

    Undertaker vs John Cena

    Cruiserweight Championship final tournament
    ??? vs ???

    Ladder Match for the Smackdown Tag Team Championship?

  • Reply Daniel E.H February 13, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    He IS Luke Owen

  • Reply Don Breezy February 13, 2018 at 5:16 pm

    I blame brock and Roman reigns for this confusion.

  • Reply ASUR VENUS February 13, 2018 at 5:20 pm

    even tho its the pg era it seems wrestler beeing injured more than before

  • Reply Saibal Republic February 13, 2018 at 5:21 pm

    I feel bad about Joe missing WrestleMania .

  • Reply 刈り取る黒 February 13, 2018 at 5:23 pm

    It's Braun Strowmen Vs John Cena Vs Roman Reigns Vs Seth Rollins Vs Finn Balor Vs Brock Lesnar at *WM34*….

    Because at Elimination Chamber everyone's gonna pin Elias Samson

  • Reply A random Guy February 13, 2018 at 5:23 pm

    Poor joe came in hot had bad feuds and then the amazing lesnar rivalry and now injured

  • Reply 刈り取る黒 February 13, 2018 at 5:25 pm

    So…..Now there will be 5 Pods

  • Reply Luchador Beaux February 13, 2018 at 5:26 pm

    How did Kurt get so bad at talking. Was he that bad in TNA?

  • Reply Dr Phot February 13, 2018 at 5:26 pm

    Push Apollo!

  • Reply BlazeInjun February 13, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Bring back the moody music.

  • Reply waltsoph3 February 13, 2018 at 5:50 pm

    Dual Brand PPVS. Alright now we're talking! 😀
    Step in the right direction!
    Now if only we can get back to having just one complete roster and get rid of the Brand Split altogether.
    There's too many titles and since you have split titles you truly don't know who is the REAL champion is.
    Its just like Highlander: There can only be one! Its time to get back to that mentality.

  • Reply WeAreNiche February 13, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    The reports of dual branded PPVs are untrue: https://t.co/dW28miDoKV

  • Reply Ancap Otaku February 13, 2018 at 5:57 pm

    wow i saw that whole both shit coming a mile away it guess WWE is really that stupid these days

  • Reply WhisperIn TheWind February 13, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    I honestly forgot Joe was in WWE

  • Reply DragonHeart613 February 13, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    Great Great News: BOTH Finn Balor & Seth Rollins are going to be in The Elimination Chamber 🙂

    Really Bad News: Samoa Joe is going to miss Wrestlemania and won't get to beat on Cena any time soon 🙁

  • Reply DEFIANT ONE February 13, 2018 at 6:41 pm

    Dual branded PPV’s is a good business decision, at least now we’re gonna have 2 MiTB matches for World titles

  • Reply Ian Childs February 13, 2018 at 6:50 pm

    Anything but reigns lesnar

  • Reply Deny Wijaya February 13, 2018 at 6:54 pm

    oh no…bayley and elias will buried by part timers couple?

  • Reply Roy Plays February 13, 2018 at 7:03 pm

    i hate luke……..they can have matches together like wrestlemania but not face each other……god this guy is an idiot

  • Reply Alapati Srikanth February 13, 2018 at 7:10 pm

    Without brands it sucks

  • Reply mit gosai February 13, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    Thank God Samoa fuckin Joe missing WM
    worst wrestle with his worst attire

  • Reply Luis Lopez February 13, 2018 at 7:30 pm

    Man look at Wyatt’s face he’s like again I jobed again and imgaine fin wins that’d be crazy

  • Reply Austin McCormick February 13, 2018 at 7:44 pm

    Idk if I can like Luke any more after hearing that he hates dogs

  • Reply D BOY February 13, 2018 at 7:49 pm

    Yo Oli HAPPY SWAFT DAY.

  • Reply James Reed February 13, 2018 at 8:24 pm

    So dual branded pay-per-views are returning? How long til Raw and Smackdown become dual branded shows?

  • Reply SonicHeroXD February 13, 2018 at 8:25 pm

    This is the same thing that happened in the first brand split. Low ticket sales, especially for that horrendous December to Dismember PPV, led to WWE doing duel branded shows starting in 2007. So this isn't anything new.

  • Reply CrowPiper February 13, 2018 at 8:29 pm

    damn WWE is really stupid for missing the chance of having finn vs seth next week by destroying what little mystery we had. they coulda easily had them two fight next week. end in a double count out or something. and THEN add them both to the match. let them show how desperate and willing they are to get inside this chamber. both chars would build their momentum..but nope 😡

  • Reply daniel vance February 13, 2018 at 8:31 pm

    Is the brand split over ?

  • Reply TwistaT18 February 13, 2018 at 8:31 pm

    Anyone find it weird that almost everyone hat has a match with Rollins gets hurt. Ambrose, Jordan, Reigns got sick before TLC, Sting, Cena broke his nose in a match with him.

  • Reply dylan gross February 13, 2018 at 8:53 pm

    Dont like Luke Owen

  • Reply Chris Gevo February 13, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    WWE CAN MAKE IT A 20 MAN ELIMINATION CHAMBER MATCH BUT UNFORTUNATELY IT'S ALL ABOUT ROMAN …

  • Reply vk m February 13, 2018 at 9:02 pm

    Cool shirt lad

  • Reply Dghostme86 February 13, 2018 at 9:12 pm

    Bray should not have been the man to take a double pin, they will never get this guy to the level they want, they want him to be the undertaker, with out the… What's the called, credibility…. sad cuz I love buzzards

  • Reply Steven Baksh February 13, 2018 at 9:15 pm

    Everytime Wrestlemania comes knocking their is always an injury problem

  • Reply Foxache February 13, 2018 at 9:20 pm

    Please don't get injured at the Chamber Rollins

  • Reply roodboy606 February 13, 2018 at 9:22 pm

    Why don’t they talk about 500k subscribers

  • Reply philk hogg February 13, 2018 at 9:25 pm

    There should be a brand split between Luke Owen and his gross ass inbred goatee

  • Reply The Original : DanyThe Lxght February 13, 2018 at 9:53 pm

    Elias and Bayley?

  • Reply skin19head69 February 13, 2018 at 10:14 pm

    1:26 but look at that picture it looks like they left a spot on the left for Rollins

  • Reply Fynn Mc February 13, 2018 at 10:26 pm

    My best bet is samoa joe will return the night after wm and win a # 1contender match to face either reigns or strowman, than win universal belt and feud with balor

  • Reply Sartorius Kryzzt February 13, 2018 at 10:38 pm

    It doesn't even matter. Roman Vs Lesnar is going to happen and it's going to be trash.

  • Reply Steven Ben February 13, 2018 at 10:57 pm

    Poor joe

  • Reply R P February 13, 2018 at 11:01 pm

    Cena will bury everyone and go to WM34 and beat Lesnar because part timers get everything handed to them

  • Reply Ian McDonough February 13, 2018 at 11:04 pm

    So I take it that's the ORIGINAL advert for the European tour?

  • Reply Martyn Kerslake February 13, 2018 at 11:13 pm

    Using rajah.com as a source? Is it 2001 again ?

  • Reply Edward Moon February 13, 2018 at 11:40 pm

    Just because the ppv's are dual branded doesn't mean the shows will be completing directly…

  • Reply Bagman February 13, 2018 at 11:42 pm

    The sad part of Rollins and Balor is that it don’t even matter. Reigns is winning anyway.

  • Reply Kevin James February 14, 2018 at 12:21 am

    Last night

  • Reply Joker Jack February 14, 2018 at 12:48 am

    Why do I see a Rollins/ Balor team coming???

  • Reply Diego S February 14, 2018 at 12:55 am

    I knew it!!! You are transformers fan Luke!!! You got an excellent taste for franchises!

  • Reply Colton Park February 14, 2018 at 1:02 am

    Love the channel, but I don't get why you keep making the Survivor Series joke, because WWE is right. The way Survivor Series was booked it is the only time Raw and SDLive face in "Head to Head" competition because it's the only PPV where Raw superstars and SD superstars face each other and only each other (Excluding the Pre-show which was awful). TLC had FInn-AJ but the other matches were Raw vs Raw, and shows like the Royal Rumble, they face each other, but in an everyone for themselves fashion so it's not head to head.

  • Reply Fin55 February 14, 2018 at 2:19 am

    Add Seth to lesnar vs Roman nice bit of nostalgia

  • Reply iraqilemonade February 14, 2018 at 2:39 am

    #BringBackPyro

  • Reply Jonathan O February 14, 2018 at 3:27 am

    Idk how this joe news is breaking. I said it when it happened, if this is a lyns frank injury then he will be out for a long time. If its a high level one he may never return to wrestling. This is the same injury that ends athletes careers. It makes it extremely difficult to move laterally for most athletes. Here's hoping its not that though!

  • Reply Brock Mak February 14, 2018 at 4:09 am

    2:22 I think I liked it more when there are no brand separation.

  • Reply Siamese Eyebrow February 14, 2018 at 5:03 am

    Fuck Samoa joe. Comes injures Ambrose and leaves

  • Reply who cares February 14, 2018 at 5:52 am

    ik its a smart thing what wwe is doing with joint ppv on a business level. but its gonna suck cuz most likely theyll only have 8 matches per ppv. which means most likely only the ppl already on top will probably be on ppv so itll suck 4 some of the talent that will be pushed aside. but at same time might be beneficial if they dont defend titles every ppv or have a match 1 month in2 a feud itll give more time 2 build up rivalries similar 2 when they only did 4 ppv a year back yhen u didnt get bored of 2 ppl or 2 teams facing each other cuz it was only at ppv & maybe on raw but back then raw was shorter so it waant every week

  • Reply ChronoXShadow February 14, 2018 at 7:07 am

    That sucks. So many people missing Mania. I blame Seth Rollins XD

  • Reply Derick Wolters February 14, 2018 at 11:26 am

    How will they do elimination chamber with 7 people because it's meant for 6 people? Are they going to redesign the ring so they can redesign the structure?

  • Reply The Lying Triangle February 14, 2018 at 11:44 am

    Man stop arguing we all know that in the end roman is the winner

  • Reply KC February 14, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    Fuck Joe fat ass bitch. I hate that fat bitch.

  • Reply trey flow February 14, 2018 at 12:57 pm

    Wait what?

  • Reply Seyed Ibrahim February 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    U Sound like Woken Matt Hardy

  • Reply cutejay012 February 14, 2018 at 11:35 pm

    We almost nearly had some intrigue. woooo Good thing WWE stopped any anticipation ASAP! Good Job WWE. SMH

  • Reply Videozz February 14, 2018 at 11:51 pm

    Samoa joe's career is kinda over… Vince cant trust on joe anymore no matter if he returns like Balor and Rollins they haven't been wwe Universal champion since they returned… joe probably will never be a wwe universal or wwe champion idk….

  • Reply Antha Morris February 15, 2018 at 3:02 pm

    More elimination chamber than ever!

  • Reply Starling February 16, 2018 at 5:47 pm

    🙁

  • Reply Jermaine Morton February 17, 2018 at 8:04 am

    When people think the WWE accidentally shows stuff is Not an Accident they doing that to lure people in

  • Reply Drake Denton February 21, 2018 at 9:33 pm

    The fuck is this episode? Its like delayed for few days

  • Reply MariusS Catalin February 25, 2018 at 2:42 pm

    I agree with the PPV's change. The SmackDown PPV's sucked really bad last year…

  • Reply loki March 13, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    I don't like that Joe is injured but I can say with absolute certainty that I have not missed him. Not even a little bit. Absolutely cannot stand that guy.

  • Reply Mohawk guy vlogs March 28, 2018 at 9:06 pm

    Joe intercontinental champ

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