John Cena’s historic chase for his 16th World Title continues Sunday, Jan. 29, when he challenges WWE Champion AJ Styles at Royal Rumble 2017. It's possible that the Rumble won't be the last time we see these two square off before Wrestlemania as according to PWStream, WWE seems to be planning a two-out-of-three falls match with the title on the line at WWE Elimination Chamber. The event is taking place live from Phoenix, Arizona, on February 12.
The rumor reported was then seemingly confirmed with a graphic on the Ticketmaster website (as seen here). The graphic has since been removed from Ticketmaster’s website and has not appeared since. This could be due to WWE asking for the removal. The graphics are often sent out to arenas for promotional purposes.
One major detail not included in the graphic is whether it will be Cena or AJ carrying the WWE championship into the 2 out of 3 falls bout. Cena will be attempting to tie the Nature Boy Ric Flair's 16th world championship record at the Royal Rumble. Considering how high the WWE is on rematches lately, I would not be at all surprised to Cena and Styles facing off again at Elimination Chamber; perhaps this time with Cena defending the championship.
For now, we can only take the AJ Styles vs. John Cena match at Elimination Chamber to be a rumor. According to Wrestling Observer journalist, Dave Meltzer, the WWE has stated that the image is not real.
WWE says it's a fake https://t.co/24xjKtD5Ja— Dave Meltzer (@davemeltzerWON) December 27, 2016
Are we being worked by the WWE or by the internet? The more immediate question is who will be the one holding the belt when that happens.
Would you like to see Styles and Cena facing off again at Elimination Chamber?
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