The Royal Rumble weekend culminated with the recent episode of SmackDown Live where during the closing stages of the show, Daniel Bryan made his entry to unveil the new “eco-friendly” WWE Championship belt.
With his new companion Rowan by his side, Bryan witnessed a brawl emerge in the ring amongst Mustafa Ali, AJ Styles, Samoa Joe, Randy Orton and Jeff Hardy, who all staked their claim for the title.
To end things up, WWE COO Triple H emerged on the titantron to announce that the champion will defend his title inside the Elimination Chamber.
Elimination Chamber match for the WWE Championship:
Daniel Bryan (c) vs AJ Styles vs Mustafa Ali vs Randy Orton vs Jeff Hardy vs Samoa Joe
— WWE (@WWE) January 30, 2019