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The WWE Women’s Tag Team titles were on the line at Elimination Chamber on Sun., Feb. 21, but the challengers also had new allies and a potential WrestleMania 37 main event in the mix. And before SmackDown Women’s champion Sasha Banks & Royal Rumble winner Bianca Belair entered the ThunderDome, they shared a backstage segment with Carmella’s sommelier Reginald where The EST teased announcing her pick after the match against Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler.
While the announcers questioned Belair & Banks’ ability to work together against the Tag champs, there were no signs of trouble in the early going.
Sasha spent a long stretch of the match in peril, but she was able to survive and show off more teamwork with Belair to nearly end things with a frog splash...
....and a K.O.D. to Baszler. Jax pulled her partner to safety, and a frantic stretch followed.
A title change seemed possible when Reginald showed up, handing Banks a champagne bottle she could have used to put Nia away. But when she rejected the opportunity to return to her old heel Boss ways, Jax capitalized with a Samoan Drop, and the champs retained.
Not only did we not get a title change, we didn’t get any clarity on who Belair will challenge on April 10 or 11. Reggie’s dreams of wooing the Blueprint aren’t going well, either.
Get complete Elimination Chamber results and coverage of the entire show here.