That’s up next. The Royal Rumble has come and gone with the focal point being on the two namesake matches. In addition to that though, the WWE Championship changed hands as Brock Lesnar lost the title to Bobby Lashley, making him a two time champion. That is the kind of thing that could be an important deal for the future and now we might have an idea of what is coming next.

WWE has announced that Lashley will defend his WWE Title inside the Elimination Chamber at the event of the same name. Elimination Chamber is scheduled for February 19 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. At the moment, there is no word on who will be challenging Lashley for the title or when the contenders will be determined. Lashley has participated in one Elimination Chamber match, winning the ECW World Title at December To Dismember in 2006.

Opinion: This is the kind of thing that you knew was coming and it makes sense in this case. The title is in a bit of a state of flux and there is a real chance that the title could be changing hands. Right now, there is not much of a clear path towards the title match at WrestleMania and I am curious to see how it winds up going. That could go in a variety of ways and it makes things so much more interesting.

What do you think of Lashley as champion? How will the Elimination Chamber match go? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books

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