The Miz is the new WWE Champion after he cashed in his Money in the Bank contract on Drew McIntyre at Elimination Chamber. McIntyre was attacked by Bobby Lashley soon after he won the Chamber match, which allowed The Miz to take advantage. It was a genuinely newsworthy ending to a terrific pay-per-view, and it can lead to multiple narrative possibilities on the road to this year's WrestleMania.
In recent months and weeks, many people had written off The Miz due to his poor booking. However, now that he has become the WWE Champion for the second time in his career, there's a chance he might find himself in a marquee match at WrestleMania 37.
The Elimination Chamber match was an outstanding affair, which though a little short than the other recent Chamber match, was more action-packed and entertaining. While many expected Sheamus to be among the final two participants in the bout, AJ Styles eliminated him to finish as the runner-up in the match. Another surprising aspect was Randy Orton being the first one to be eliminated, with neither The Fiend nor Alexa Bliss showing up to cause any distraction.
After surviving and retaining his WWE Championship inside Elimination Chamber, McIntyre was attacked by Lashley. Bobby Lashley had lost his US Championship in a Triple Threat match earlier in the night, where he didn't get pinned. It seems like Lashley is eying the WWE Championship after having a long and dominating run as the mid-card champion.
Is WWE heading towards a Triple Threat WWE Championship match at WrestleMania 37 after The Miz won at Elimination Chamber?
Despite The Miz winning the WWE Championship at Elimination Chamber, there are doubts if he'll be able to hold the title until WrestleMania 37. The seeds laid for a Bobby Lashley and Drew McIntyre feud will involve the WWE Championship, and there's every chance that either of them can win the title soon, possibly at Fastlane 2021.
However, if WWE plans to have The Miz feature prominently at WrestleMania 37, fans might get a Triple Threat match at The Grandest Stages of Them All. Another intriguing development could be Lashley secretly working with The Miz, considering the former US Champion silently walked away when The A-Lister showed up. The possibilities are endless, and it has made tomorrow's episode of WWE RAW must-see television.
That said, let's look at how the Twitterati reacted to The Miz winning the WWE Championship at Elimination Chamber.