WWE needed to provide you with various plans for the Triple Menace Match on the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view occasion. WWE had marketed Bobby Lashley defending the US Title in opposition to Matt Riddle and Keith Lee.
Nevertheless, Lee wasn’t in a position to work the match and WWE wished to have Lashley drop the title, however not be pinned. Thus, they wanted a 3rd individual within the contest.
John Morrison vs. Ali vs. Ricochet vs. Elias came about on the pre-show with Morrison successful and changing Lee within the title match. WWE did a end the place Riddle hit his finisher to Morrison after he had linked with a number of photographs with MVP’s crutch to the again of Lashley to get him out of the ring.
Dave Meltzer reported within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer E-newsletter that “there was discuss of a Battle Royal within the pre-show to find out the third man.” Nevertheless, WWE went with the deadly Four-way match as an alternative.
It wasn’t talked about who else would’ve been within the battle royal. WWE booked a non-title singles match between Riddle and Morrison on Monday’s Uncooked, which resulted in Morrison struggling an harm.