Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for February 12, 2019. The go-home show before the Elimination Chamber event featured Charlotte playing to the crowd with Becky Lynch ruled out for WrestleMania, Kofi Kingston lasting an hour in a gauntlet match and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown column.
WWE Smackdown Live Results:
— WWE announced Mustafa Ali would not be cleared for the Elimination Chamber, but he’ll be replaced by a member of the New Day.
— WWE recapped Charlotte replacing Becky Lynch at WrestleMania against Ronda Rousey for the WWE Raw Women’s title. Charlotte poked fun at Lynch getting pulled from the match and announced she’ll sit front row at Rousey’s Elimination Chamber match against Ruby Riott.
1. Elimination Chamber Stipulation match: Carmella and Naomi defeated Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville and The IIconics. Naomi pinned Mandy Rose after landing a split-legged moonsault off the top rope, meaning Rose and Deville will enter the Elimination Chamber first. After the match, the IIconics attacked Carmella and Naomi.
— The Miz and Shane McMahon hosted MizTV with The Usos. Usos talked about being disrespected by McMahon and Miz calling themselves the best tag team in the world. After exchanging words back and forth, McMahon and Miz clinked belts before starting to walk away. The Usos connected on dual superkicks, laying out the tag team champs.
2. Gauntlet match, where the winner is granted final entry into the Elimination Chamber: Randy Orton defeated AJ Styles, Kofi Kingston, Daniel Bryan, Jeff Hardy and Samoa Joe. Kingston pinned Bryan after hitting Trouble in Paradise. Kingston pinned Hardy with the S.O.S. Kingston reversed the Coquina Clutch for the pinfall to eliminate Joe. Styles defeated Kingston via submission after locking in the Calf Crusher. Orton landed the RKO out of nowhere for the pinfall victory.