At WWE Elimination Chamber, Finn Bálor will get his opportunity to accomplish an extraordinary feat: unseat Intercontinental Champion Bobby Lashley.

The opportunity came about after Bálor suffered two brutal back-to-back beatdowns in a 24-hour period, first at the hands of Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at Royal Rumble after an unsuccessful bid to dethrone The Beast, and then the following night on Raw courtesy of Lashley, who hit three consecutive spinebusters on his unfortunate rival during an in-ring confrontation.

The Extraordinary Man Who Can Do Extraordinary Things picked himself back up one week later and prepared to take on “The All Mighty” one-on-one on Raw in hopes of earning an opportunity to challenge Lashley for his illustrious title.

Shortly after Rush inevitably mocked Bálor prior to the contest, however, Lashley suggested that Finn should face someone “his own size.” That’s when the Intercontinental Champion came up with the idea that his scheduled opponent should instead face Rush, with the caveat that the titleholder would consider giving him a championship match if The Extraordinary Man put on a good show. Once Bálor emerged victorious against the cruiserweight mouthpiece, the wheels were immediately set in motion for a future Intercontinental Championship collision.

That highly anticipated title bout will take place at WWE Elimination Chamber, Sunday, Feb. 17, streaming live at 7 ET/4 PT on WWE Network!

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At WWE Elimination Chamber, Finn Bálor will get his opportunity to accomplish an extraordinary feat: unseat Intercontinental Champion Bobby Lashley.

The opportunity came about after Bálor suffered two brutal back-to-back beatdowns in a 24-hour period, first at the hands of Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at Royal Rumble after an unsuccessful bid to dethrone The Beast, and then the following night on Raw courtesy of Lashley, who hit three consecutive spinebusters on his unfortunate rival during an in-ring confrontation.

The Extraordinary Man Who Can Do Extraordinary Things picked himself back up one week later and prepared to take on “The All Mighty” one-on-one on Raw in hopes of earning an opportunity to challenge Lashley for his illustrious title.

Shortly after Rush inevitably mocked Bálor prior to the contest, however, Lashley suggested that Finn should face someone “his own size.” That’s when the Intercontinental Champion came up with the idea that his scheduled opponent should instead face Rush, with the caveat that the titleholder would consider giving him a championship match if The Extraordinary Man put on a good show. Once Bálor emerged victorious against the cruiserweight mouthpiece, the wheels were immediately set in motion for a future Intercontinental Championship collision.

That highly anticipated title bout will take place at WWE Elimination Chamber, Sunday, Feb. 17, streaming live at 7 ET/4 PT on WWE Network!