On last night’s episode of SmackDown LIVE, Randy Orton defeated Mustafa Ali in singles competition. After the bout, WWE shared an image on Instagram showing a nasty bruise Mustafa Ali suffered during the bout. Mustafa Ali’s left eye was badly bruised and swollen after going toe-to-toe with “The Viper”:
Mustafa Ali was extremely confident heading into his match up with the former WWE Champion but was silenced with an RKO from one of WWE’s longest-tenured veterans. Mustafa Ali will get his opportunity at a WWE World Title at the Elimination pay-per-view later on this month. He’ll be one of five men challenging for Daniel Bryan’s WWE Title inside the steel structure. Others involved in the match include Bryan, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, Samoa Joe, and Jeff Hardy.
Elimination Chamber goes down live from The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on February 17, 2019.