Most of the world may have been living in some sort of lockdown for the last year but now the Superstars of WWE are set to experience a different kind of lockdown as this year’s WWE Elimination Chamber PPV fires up in just a few short hours. It may seem like drama central for the WWE Women’s division right now with baby blues and bumhole jokes but no matter what we are bound to be in for a great night.
Raw Women’s Championship Match: Asuka Vs Lacey Evans
Elle: I’m so confused as to whether or not this match is actually taking place, one minute WWE are promoting it then suddenly it disappears on the website only to return a few short hours later, surely they won’t? surely not?
According to the majority of the internet Lacey’s baby bump is indeed real so how on earth is she going to participate in the match? My hopes are that Lacey somehow manages to win the match thanks to someone attacking Asuka pre match leading with Lacey then going on an absolutely hell of a title run for the entire RAW Women’s division. I want a Stephanie McMahon Helsmley style run with Lacey holding the belt purely because she can’t put it on the line much to the annoyance of everyone else. The run could be as long or short as WWE sees fit but the payoff will be Lacey losing the belt thanks to WWE management much to her dismay. I will say if Asuka’s reign does somehow end this evening I hope she finds her way back to that ass kicking Kabuki Warrior we all fell back in love with. Needless to say I can’t see Asuka dropping the title but mainly due to the match or a match for that matter happening at all. Prediction: Asuka
Adam: Well, this match won’t be happening surely? With Evans being expectant and all. Unless they’ve managed to fool us all and the news sites. So the real prediction will be what, if anything, takes the place of the match. Asuka defending against someone else? A different kind of match? Or none at all for Asuka? I think the WWE might go an obvious route, but hopefully not with an obvious ending. Prediction: Match becomes Charlotte Flair Vs Asuka for the title, with Asuka retaining.
Women’s Tag Team Championships: Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler Vs Bianca Belair & Sasha Banks
Elle: I have to say this match up really did wind me up when it was announced! The annoyance has nothing to do with the Women involved but WWE’s insistence on throwing the tag team titles into the mix with either of the main Women’s titles. A double title reign should be something amazing and awe inspiring but given how many we’ve had in the last year alone I really don’t want it. Sasha and Bianca would make an awesome team but we can revisit that down the line, let Nia and Shayna retain and have them defend the belts against those who have earned it. How WWE plan to have any four of the women lose yet still lead into Mania looking like a strong title holder or contender is beyond me. Prediction: Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler
Adam (TheInsanityInc): The WWE is obsessed with having the tag straps be involved with singles feuds and storylines. And this match feels so rushed, especially considering that two other teams – Lana & Naomi on Raw, and NXT’s Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez – have tag title shots still to have. That being said, the match should work to start build for the expected match between Banks and Belair at WrestleMania. Even if it will make the expected outcome rather obvious. Prediction: Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler