Posted in: PPV WWE Elimination Chamber PPV Results 2/20/11
By Marc Middleton
Feb 20, 2011 - 7:57:45 PM
- Tonight's WWE Elimination Chamber PPV from Oakland, California opens up with a video package and the usual.
Alberto Del Rio vs. Kofi Kingston
We go to the ring for tonight's opener. Out comes Alberto Del Rio. He comes to the ring and introduces himself to us like always. Del Rio puts himself over and puts down the fans. Del Rio is interrupted by WWE Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston's music and out he comes to a nice introduction.
The bell rings and they go at it. We have Booker T on commentary tonight. Ricardo Rodriguez distracts early on, allowing Del Rio to take control. More back and forth action. Del Rio escapes to the floor early on. Kofi comes out, works Del Rio over and brings it back in the ring. More back and forth action. Del Rio applies a submission now as he's been working on Kofi's arm.
Del Rio continues the offense and hits a backdrop for a 2 count. Del Rio with another submission, working on Kofi's arm. They get to their feet. Kofi comes out of the corner and the top with a splash and both men go down. Dolph and Kofi trade right hands from on their knees. They get to their feet and trade shots. Kofi knocks Del Rio down. Kofi with a dropkick and a big shot off the ropes. Kofi hits the Boom Drop. Kofi waits on Del Rio to get up. Del Rio dodges Trouble in Paradise then a splash in the corner. Kofi kicks Del Rio in the head and goes to the top. Del Rio dropkicks Kofi as he comes down and gets a 2 count.
Del Rio and Kofi end up top. Kofi fights a superplex and sends Del Rio back to the mat. Kofi hits a big dropkick from the top but only gets a 2 count. Del Rio catches Kofi with another shot to the ribs for another 2 count. Kofi counters a big drop by Del Rio and takes him out. Kofi goes for a pin but RR has distracted the referee. Kofi only gets a 2. Kofi yells at RR. Del Rio kicks him from behind. Kofi counters the armbreaker with a DDT and a 2 count. Kofi leaps and Del Rio moves. Kofi lands on the top rope. Del Rio drops him on his head from the top. Del Rio applies the armbreaker finisher and Kofi taps out for the win.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
- We see Randy Orton backstage getting ready for tonight's Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. Michael Cole, Booker T and Josh Matthews plug the Chamber matches tonight.
- We go backstage with Todd Grisham and World Heavyweight Champion Edge. Edge talks about tonight's match when Drew McIntyre walks up. Drew says Edge took something from him, Kelly Kelly, so he will take Edge's prized possession tonight. Edge says like Kelly Kelly, the belt will never be seen with Drew.
- We go to a Road to WrestleMania 27 promo, focusing on the Elimination Chamber.
SmackDown Elimination Chamber for the World Heavyweight Title: Edge vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Kane vs. Rey Mysterio vs. Wade Barrett
We see the Chamber being lowered down over the ring. Kane is the first man out for tonight's SmackDown Elimination Chamber. Out next comes Drew McIntyre. Kane enters his pod as does Drew, but not before taunting Kane in his. Kane just laughs. Out next comes Wade Barrett, representing The Corre. Teddy Long comes out and talks about firing Dolph Ziggler on SmackDown. His replacement is... Big Show. Show comes out to a big pop and enters his pod. Out next comes Rey Mysterio and he will be starting the match out. The last man out is the World Heavyweight Champion Edge to another big pop.
The bell rings and Edge starts it off with Mysterio. Rey runs the ropes but Edge drops him on his face for a 2 count. More back and forth action. Rey with a headlock and right hands on Edge. Rey charges but Edge backdrops him onto the steel floor of the Chamber. Edge goes to the top but Rey fights him off. Rey punches Drew's pod. Rey goes to the top and takes Edge to the mat with a hurricanrana for a 2 count. They go at it on the apron. Edge shoves Rey repeatedly into the steel wall.
Edge keeps in control and gets a 2 count on Rey. Edge rushes in the corner but Rey drops him with a toe hold. The counter goes off and Wade Barrett is released from his pod. Wade comes in and kicks Rey then starts stomping on him. Wade works Rey over in the corner and goes after Edge. Edge dodges him. Edge beats Wade down in the corner with right hands. Rey charges Edge but Edge throws him into Wade. Edge slides Rey under the bottom rope and face first into the Chamber wall. Edge turns around to a big slam from Barrett for 2.
Barrett continues to go back and forth between Edge and Rey. Wade with another big slam on Rey for 2. Wade power whips Rey into a corner and goes back to Edge. Wade uses the steel on Edge. Wade gets tossed by Edge onto the steel. Rey takes out Edge and goes to the top. Wade stops Rey on the top. Wade grabs Rey on his shoulders and knocks Edge down with his feet. Rey jumps from Wade's shoulders to the cage wall and climbs. Barrett grabs him for a powerbomb but Rey counters and brings Wade into the ring. Rey goes for 619 on Barrett but Edge drops him in mid-run for a 2 count.
Edge stomps on Barrett in the corner. The timer goes off again and the next man let into the match is Kane. Kane comes in and drops Edge, Rey and Barrett with right hands. Kane with knees on Edge in the corner. Edge boots Kane in the face. Edge goes to the top but Kane drops him in mid-air with a right. Kane drops Barrett and dropkicks him in the face for a 2 count. Kane goes back to work on Rey in the corner. He throws Edge into Barrett in the corner and splashes them both. Kane drops Rey and then Edge with boots. Kane with a big sideslam on Barrett. Rey kicks Kane in the head for a 2 count. Edge now kicks Kane for another 2 count. Barrett then kicks Kane in the head for another 2 count. Rey and Edge goes to double clothesline Barrett but all three go down.
Barrett ends up on the outside of the ring on the platform. Kane beats him down up against the steel wall. Barrett fires back. Kane counters and slams Wade's head into the steel. Rey and Kane go at it now. Rey climbs to the top but Kane knocks him off with a big uppercut. Rey is tangled up in the corner, hanging upside down. Edge comes over and kicks Rey while he's hanging for a 2 count. Kane drops Edge with a big back elbow and starts stomping. The counter goes off and the next man in the match is Drew McIntyre. He comes in and torpedo launches Rey head first into a pod. Drew then goes to work on Kane, beating him down. Wade and Drew double team Kane and slam him back into the steel. Double clothesline to Kane. Drew turns on Wade and kicks the ropes below his belt. Drew shoves Wade back into a pod and he crashes through the glass.
Drew goes to work on Edge now. Snap suplex by Drew for a 2 count. Drew goes for his finisher but Edge counters and takes him down. Back and forth action here. Kane goes down and Rey goes for 619. Kane ducks it and drops him and Edge with big boots. Kane throws Rey hard into the corner and into the ring post. Drew goes for his DDT on Kane but Kane backdrops him into Barrett. Edge and Kane collide and both go down. Big Show comes in next and takes everyone out. He hits Drew with a knockout punch. Show singles out Barrett next and Barrett tries dodging him. Show grabs Barrett by his neck and shoves him back through the glass of a pod. Show unloads on Barrett with huge chops to his chest. Show slams Wade into the steel then brings it in the ring. Show drops Wade with a knockout punch and pins him. Wade is eliminated.
Rey Mysterio is on a pod. Kane drops Big Show with a shot from the top. Edge comes down with a top rope shot also and gets 2 on Big Show. Drew comes over and hits the Futureshock DDT on Show but only gets a 2 count. Rey is still up on the pod. Rey leaps down and hits a seated senton on Show for a 2 count. Show ends up on the ropes. Rey hits 619 on Show. Edge spears Show. Kane takes out Edge and Rey. Kane signals for a chokeslam on Show. Kane chokeslams Big Show for the thre count. Big Show is eliminated. Kane chokeslams Drew and eliminates him also.
Edge and Rey get chokeslammed at the same time by Kane. Edge is dumped to the platform. Kane and Rey go at it with Rey dropping him with a DDT. 2 count for Rey. Rey with a dive on Kane and another 2 count. Rey comes off the ropes but gets grabbed by the throat. Rey counters and hits 619 on Kane. Rey goes up top but Kane catches him. Edge hits a double spear on Kane and Rey. Edge pins Kane and he is eliminated. Kane drops Edge with a big boot after he's eliminated. Kane won't leave the ring. He grabs Rey and chokeslams him. A chokeslam for Edge also. Kane finally leaves the Chamber as the crowd boo's.
It's down to Edge and Mysterio now. They both go down again. Rey counters a spear and rolls Edge up for a 2 count. Rey hits a springboard crossbody. Edge counters a pin and Rey kicks out. Rey counters again in the corner and hits his bulldog for a 2 count. Rey goes to the top but Edge fights him. Rey knocks Edge back to the mat. Rey jumps onto Edge's shoulders. Edge counters with a sitdown powerbomb and a 2 count. Rey counters now and drops Edge onto the ropes. Rey goes for 619 but Edge catches his legs. Edge applies a crab variation submission hold. Rey rolls out and gets a 2 count on Edge. Edge readies for a spear. Rey ducks and Edge hits the corner. Edge comes right back and nails the spear on Rey. Rey kicks out at 2.
They get to their feet. Rey kicks Edge and drops him for 619. Rey hits it this time. Rey hits the springboard splash but only gets a 2 count. Rey counters Edge yet again and hits 610 again. Rey goes to the top now. Edge catches him in mid-air with a spear for the pin and the win.
- After the match, Edge is recovering when Alberto Del Rio runs down. Del Rio attacks Edge and lays him out. Officials try to stop him as he locks on the armbar finisher on Edge. Edge is tapped out as Christian's music hits! Christian runs to the ring and takes Del Rio down. Edge unloads on Del Rio with right hands. Christian takes his coat off and repeatedly kicks Del Rio. Christian continues the assault on Del Rio. Referees hold him back but Christian breaks through. Christian hits the Killswitch on Del Rio and lays him out. Christian's music hits as he heads to the back, staring at Del Rio in the Chamber. We go to replays. Edge raises his World Title and looks down at Del Rio before exiting the Chamber.
- We get a preview for The Rock hosting WrestleMania 27. Michael Cole says The Miz will be at WrestleMania which leads to hype for tonight's WWE Title match. We go backstage to Matt Striker and Jerry Lawler. Lawler says all he's thought about all week is his mother passing away. Lawler says he realizes things have to move on and the match is taking place. Lawler is very somber and says he has to do what he has to do to win tonight. Lawler says two things he's never done he can accomplish tonight - win the WWE Title and main event WrestleMania. Lawler talks about how everyone is supporting him tonight. Striker wishes King good luck.
- We go to the ring where Booker T is introduced. Booker brings out one of his fellow trainers for WWE Tough Enough and it's Trish Stratus! Trish comes to the ring. Booker T welcomes her back and asks her what's up. Trish talks about Tough Enough and says she's been working on a new catchphrase. Trish mimics The Rock and says finally, The Trish has been come back to Oakland... to deliver Stratusfaction to the millions, suuuucka. Booker T says she did not just say that. Booker T plugs the Tough Enough premiere and asks Trish why she's here tonight. She says she's here to see one of her favorites, Jerry Lawler win the WWE Title. Booker asks us if we can dig that and gives it up for Trish. We go to a preview for The Chaperone.
WWE Tag Team Title Match: Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater vs. Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov
We go to the ring and out comes the WWE Tag Team Champions with Tamina. Out next comes Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel from The Corre. Ezekiel Jackson is with them. Slater and Kozlov start things off. Kozlov gets the upperhand first and tags in Santino. Slater takes control from Santino and works him over. Gabriel comes in with big shots to Santino. Gabriel sweeps Santino and drops an elbow for a 2 count. Santino blocks Gabriel and takes him down now. Kozlov comes in and hits big knees on Gabriel. Kozlov tosses Gabriel across the ring and then into the corner. Kozlov with shoulder thrusts. Gabriel counters and kicks Kozlov back. Gabriel with a headlock now. Kozlov knocks Gabriel out of mid-air with a battering ram.
Gabriel makes his way back in the ring with a kick to the head. Slater comes in and works Kozlov over on the mat. Gabriel comes back in for more offense. Slater and Gabriel continue to trade tags and keep Kozlov down. Kozlov tries to fight Slater back and tag Santino. Santino comes in and hip tosses Slater after a split. Santino with a diving headbutt. Gabriel comes in illegally and Santino takes him down also. Santino hits the Cobra on Gabriel and covers Slater for a 2 count. Slater tags in Gabriel and Kozlov comes in. Kozlov drops Gabriel with a huge boot. Kozlov with a headbutt to the chest. Slater tags himself in. Kozlov covers Gabriel but he's not the legal man. Ezekiel pulls Gabriel out as Slater comes in. Slater takes out Kozlov and dropkicks Santino from the apron. Gabriel is legal now and hits the 450 on Kozlov for the pin, the win and the belts.
Winners and New WWE Tag Team Champions: Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel
- We go backstage with Todd Grisham, The Miz and Alex Riley. Miz says he will address The Rock at a later time. Miz says he will win the WWE Title match against Lawler tonight and says the RAW Elimination Chamber winner will lose to him at WrestleMania.
- We go to the ringside area and we hear "excuse me" from Vickie Guerrero. She's not as loud and hyper as she usually is. Vickie comes to the ring. She says SmackDown suffered a horrible tragedy when her boyfriend Dolph Ziggler was fired. Vickie says it may be true Dolph attacked Teddy Long but she's here to explain. Vickie says she and Dolph were dealing with serious issues. The crowd boo's and Vickie starts to get mad. Vickie says Dolph has an uncontrollable temper and he was confused. Vickie says Dolph was just showing her how much he loved her and instead, committed a crime of passion. Vickie assures us Dolph is sorry. Vickie pleads for the WWE Universe to convince Teddy Long that he needs to give Dolph a second chance. Vickie says she deserves some compassion and love. Vickie begs the fans to convince Teddy. Teddy's music hits and out he comes to the stage. Teddy says Vickie is embarrassing. Vickie says she and Dolph are sorry. Vickie says Teddy looks amazing and it's so good to see him. Vickie asks Teddy to re-hire Dolph. Teddy says he is in a hiring mood. Teddy says he has not hired Dolph back but has hired someone to personally thank Vickie for her time as acting General Manager. Kelly Kelly's music hits and out she comes to the ring. Vickie offers her hand to Kelly for a shake. Kelly kicks Vickie and attacks her. Kelly mounts Vickie. Michelle McCool and Layla run down, beating Kelly up and kicking her out of the ring. They follow her to the floor and whip her into the fan barrier. McCool with a big running knee to the face. Trish Stratus runs down and chases LayCool off. Trish tends to Kelly. LayCool come back over and throw Trish into the ring. Trish fights them off. Trish jumps on Layla with right hands. McCool decks Trish but Trish fights back. Trish with a big kick to the head on McCool. Layla is up top. Trish brings her down to the mat with a head scissors. Trish with a double bulldog on LayCool. Kelly and Trish celebrate in the ring as LayCool roll out to the floor and regroup.
- We get a promo for tonight's WWE Title match.
WWE Title Match: Jerry Lawler vs. The Miz
We go to the ring and out comes the WWE Champion The Miz winth Alex Riley. Out next is Jerry Lawler to a nice pop. We get formal ring introductions before the bell. They lock up and Lawler gets an early 2 count. Miz takes control now and works over Lawler. Lawler counters and backslides Miz for 2. Lawler with an inside cradle for another 2 count. Miz with a headlock now. Lawler with a clothesline and a 2 count. Lawler with a shoulderblock and a crossbody on Miz for another 2 count. Lawler with right hands in the corner now. Lawler mounts Miz in the corner with right hands. Lawler knocks Miz out to the floor. Alex Riley distracts Lawler. Miz runs over and runs Lawler into the ring post and he goes down. Miz sets Lawler up on the apron and hit him with a high knee to the head. Miz with a 2 count. Miz drops Lawler again for another 2 count. Miz gets knocked down on the top. Lawler follows him up. They trade shots up top. Lawler hits a big superplex on Miz and gets a 2 count.
Miz controls the match now. Lawler comes back with two dropkicks. Lawler with a big back body drop. Lawler drops a fist and hits a 2 count on Miz. Lawler blocks a Miz counter and drops him. Riley trips Lawler on his face as the ref isn't looking. The ref sees Lawler down and orders Riley to the back. The ref goes outside to argue with Riley as he leaves. Miz charges but Lawler moves and he hits the ring post. Lawler with a close 2 count. Lawler goes for his piledriver but Miz slides out of it. Miz drops Lawler with a big boot for a 2 count. Lawler counters with his own 2 count. Lawler dumps Miz out to the floor.
Lawler gets into it with Cole. Miz attacks from behind. Miz rams Lawler's back into the apron and slams him into the table. Lawler counters and slams Miz's head repeatedly into the announcer's table. Lawler throws Miz into Cole and the crowd loves it, both go down. They come back in the ring. Lawler with a big right hand off the top for a 2 count. Miz with a thumb to the eye. Miz goes for Skull Crushing Finale but Lawler counters. Miz counters that with a knee to the back. Lawler with a DDT on Miz. Cole is still knocked out. Lawler goes to the second rope and hits the big right hand for a 2 count as Miz got his foot on the bottom rope.
Lawler goes for a piledriver but Miz backdrops him and gets a 2 count. Lawler with a 2 count. Miz with a big kick to Lawler's head. Miz hits Skull Crashing Finale for the pinfall and the win.
Winner: The Miz
- After the match, Cole comes in the ring and raises Miz's arm. Miz and Cole shake hands as the WWE Champion leaves the ring. Lawler stands up and the crowd starts chanting his name. Lawler looks up to the WrestleMania 27 sign before exiting the ring to his music. Lawler greets the fans as Cole runs his mouth on commentary.
- We get another 2-21-11 video.
- We go backstage to John Cena and he's eating a bowl of Fruity Pebbles, knock at The Rock. Grisham comes in and asks his thoughts on RAW. Cena ignores it and says his thoughts are on tonight's Elimination Chamber.
- We go backstage with CM Punk and Matt Striker. Punk talks about Cena and says he "can't see" Cena beating him or anyone else tonight in the Chamber. Punk can't see anyone walking out a winner except him.
RAW Elimination Chamber: Randy Orton vs. John Cena vs. CM Punk vs. John Morrison vs. R-Truth vs. Sheamus
We go to the ring for tonight's main event and out first comes Randy Orton to a big pop. Orton enters his pod and out next comes R-Truth. CM Punk is out next to a mixed reaction. John Cena is out next so it will be Sheamus and John Morrison starting things out. Cena enters his pod and out comes Sheamus. The final man out is John Morrison.
The bell rings and they go at it. Sheamus knocks Morrison down first. They lock up and Morrison goes behind Sheamus. Sheamus takes Morrison to the mat with a headlock. Morrison comes back and mounts Sheamus with right hands. Sheamus ends up on the Chamber platform. Morrison comes over the ropes and takes him out. They both try to slam each other's heads into the steel. Back and forth action. Morrison goes for a springboard kick but Sheamus moves. Morrison leaps onto the cage and kicks Sheamus in the head. Back in the ring and Morrison gets 2. Sheamus takes back control and works Morrison in the corner. Sheamus with a big clothesline. Morrison comes back with a kick to the face. Morrison goes for Starship Pain but Sheamus pushes him off the top and into a pod. Sheamus rubs Morrison's face into Punk's pod. The counter goes off and the next man in the match is Randy Orton. Orton comes in clotheslining Sheamus and Morrison. Big scoop slam on Sheamus and one for Morrison.
Orton takes them both out on the steel platform. Orton taunts Punk in his pod. Orton throws Morrison into his pod and he crashes into it. Orton uses the steel on Sheamus and clotheslines him back into the ring. Orton hits his second rope DDT and drops Sheamus' head on the steel. Orton continues to keep control of Morrison and Sheamus. Orton with a 2 count on Morrison. Orton stomps on Sheamus now. Orton ends up top with Sheamus and superplexes him back into the ring. We see The Miz and Riley watching backstage. Orton with a 2 count on Sheamus. The counter goes off and the next man in is CM Punk. They have trouble with Punk's pod and he gets stuck with half of his body out. Orton stands there as Punk struggles. Orton hammers Punk with right hands and beats him down. Orton stomps away at Punk as he's still stuck in the door. Punk finally is brought out and into the ring by Orton. Orton RKO's Punk and pins him for the quick elimination.
We go on. The e-mail alert goes off and it's announced that due to a malfunctioning pod, Punk didn't have a fair chance. The GM re-instates Punk into the match and he's put back into his pod. Punk laughs as Orton goes back to work on Sheamus. Sheamus hits the Irish Curse backbreaker on Orton for a 2 count. Sheamus goes for the Cross move but Orton counters. Sheamus misses the Brogue kick. Morrison comes off the top and kicks Orton in the head. Sheamus takes Morrison out on the steel and Morrison looks to be hurting, possibly his ankle. Sheamus uses the steel on Morrison's face. The counter goes off and John Cena is the next man in. Sheamus attacks Cena as soon as he can come in and takes Cena out early by the pod. Sheamus rams Cena into the steel and brings him in the ring. Lots of action everywhere, everybody goes down. Cena dumps Morrison onto the steel. Morrison and Cena go at it on the steel. Sheamus leaps over and takes them both out.
Orton unloads on Sheamus with rights and gets a 2 count. The counter goes off and the next man in is R-Truth. Sheamus tries to attack him in the pod but Truth blocks it. Truth takes Sheamus out inside of the pod. Sheamus fights his way out but Truth slams him on the steel. Sheamus htis a big forearm but turns around to a big kick from Sheamus. Sheamus pins and eliminates R-Truth. Morrison mounts Sheamus with rights as Cena and Orton go at it. Morrison pins Sheamus for a 2 count. Orton comes over and throws Morrison through the glass of a pod. Orton and Cena go at it in the ring now. They trade shots. Orton with a 2 count on Cena. Orton starts stomping on Cena now. The timer goes off and in comes CM Punk as Orton waits. Cena attacks Orton from behind but Orton counters and drops him on the steel. CM Punk comes in as Sheamus lays out Orton. Punk drops Sheamus with a kick and pins Orton for 2. Punk hits the mat and mocks Orton's taunts. Punk goes for the GTS and lays Orton out. Punk pins and eliminates Orton.
Punk with a running knee on Sheamus and a high knee on Sheamus. Sheamus throws Punk into a pod and clotheslines him on the steel. Sheamus comes in and goes at it with Morrison now. Sheamus and Morrison end up on top of a pod. Sheamus tries for his Cross move off the pod but Morrison knocks him down to the mat. Morrison climbs the ceiling of the Chamber and leaps down on Sheamus. Morrison pins and eliminates Sheamus.
Morrison, Punk and Cena are now left in the Chamber. Cena unloads and hits the Five Knuckle Shuffle on Punk. Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment on the steel. Morrison leaps onto both of them and all three go down on the steel. Punk with a 2 count on Cena. Morrison charges Cena but crashes his knee into the glass of a pod. Morrison goes down holding his knee. Punk with another 2 count on Cena. Punk applies the Anaconda Vice on Cena. Cena fights to his feet with Punk on his shoulders. Morrison runs over and takes them both out. 2 count for Morrison on Punk. Cena hits the AA on Morrison but Punk drops Cena with a kick. More back and forth action with pin attempts. Punk slams Cena into the outside of a pod and he goes down.
Punk eliminates Morrison after a GTS. Cena goes for the AA on Punk but he grabs the ropes. Cena hits it and Punk lands on the steel. Cena covers Punk for the pin and the win.
Winner: John Cena
- After the match, Cena eyes Punk as he tries to get up. We go to replays. Cena is going to WrestleMania. Cena poses as we see WWE Champion The Miz looking on from backstage. Miz raises his WWE Title. Elimination Chamber goes off the air with Cena saluting the camera.