After developing brief in opposition to Bobby Lashley for months, Riddle lastly received the USA Championship throughout Sunday’s Elimination Chamber occasion. The ultimate sequence of the match noticed John Morrison (who earned his method into the match earlier within the night time as a substitute for Keith Lee), get into MVP’s face and seize the crutch he had used to get to the ring. Morrison tried to take a swing at Lashey, however would up within the Harm Lock and dropped the weapon. Riddle slid into the ring, smacked the crutch throughout Lashley’s again and hit a Bro Derek on Morrison for the win.
Lashley was left to fume within the ring, whereas Riddle shouted that he now as a “golden ticket” to WrestleMania 37. This marks Riddle’s first singles championship reign since signing with WWE and his first since holding the NXT Tag Staff Titles with Pete Dunne as The Broserweights in 2020.
Matt Riddle is now the US Champion,
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