Keith Lee pulled from WWE Elimination Chamber PPV

Keith Lee will not be competing in the U.S. Title match at WWE Elimination Chamber. His replacement will be determined on the Kickoff show.

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** UPDATE **

WWE confirmed that Keith Lee is out of the U.S. Championship match at Elimination Chamber. On the Kickoff show, there will be a four-way match between Mustafa Ali, Elias, John Morrison and Ricochet to determine who will join Riddle and Bobby Lashley in the United States Title bout.

** ORIGINAL STORY **

Keith Lee earned himself a WWE United States Championship match by defeating Riddle on the February 8th edition of Monday Night Raw. With Riddle’s interactions with The Hurt Business over the past several months, it was made official that both Lee and Riddle would get their shot at the United States Title at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view.

According to PWInsider, Keith Lee has been pulled from tonight’s event. The site noted that Lee was backstage at the latest Raw taping. The reason for Lee being taken out of the match has yet to be confirmed. WWE has not confirmed this change.

As of this writing, here’s the advertised lineup for Elimination Chamber:

  • WWE Championship — Elimination Chamber Match: Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Sheamus vs. AJ Styles vs. Randy Orton vs. Jeff Hardy vs. The Miz
  • WWE United States Championship — Triple Threat Match: Bobby Lashley (c) (w/ MVP) vs. Riddle vs. Keith Lee
  • Elimination Chamber Match — Winner Gets Universal Title Match: Jey Uso vs. Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn vs. King Corbin vs. Cesaro vs. Daniel Bryan
  • WWE Universal Championship: Roman Reigns (w/ Paul Heyman) (c) vs. TBD
  • WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships: Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler (c) vs. Sasha Banks & Bianca Belair

POST Wrestling will have written and audio coverage of the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view as the show is ongoing and after it concludes.

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