After tonight’s PPV, we should know where things are going for WrestleMania. Santino Marella was put in the Smackdown chamber match after Randy Orton was declared out because of a concussion. But was a tweet earlier today from Christian that alerted us that he may be in Milwaukee for a show. Might Santino be out of the chamber before he was even in?
Looks like we’re opening up with the Raw chamber match, which may lead to a title change in the Smackdown chamber match, or it may not. But it’s a little surprising that the Raw chamber match opens up the show.
1. Raw Elimination Chamber (Chris Jericho vs. The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. R-Truth vs. Kofi Kingston vs. CM Punk)
Order of entrance: Punk, Kofi, Dolph, R-Truth, The Miz, and Jericho.
Order of exit: R-Truth, Dolph, Kofi, Jericho, Miz
Chris Jericho gets to be the last guy in the cage after winning the match on Raw. CM Punk and Kofi Kingston open up the match. Truth was the first guy to go out after eating a flying elbow drop from Punk. Kofi is the star of the match with all of his athleticism. Jericho finally came in and he and Punk had a minute or so with each other and then Jericho gave Dolph the Codebreaker. Down to four.
Kofi with the high cross from the top of the pod and onto Miz and Punk. Kofi tapped out to the Walls of Jericho. When they were pulling Kofi out of the chamber, Punk kicked Jericho out of the chamber and he took a big fall. Jericho is still out. Miz hit the Skull-crushing Finale for a close two-count on Punk. Punk hit the GTS to beat Miz to keep his belt. Jericho was counted out?
Winner: CM Punk
2. Tamina vs. Beth Phoenix
Crowd doesn’t care at all about this match. They weren’t all that loud for the Raw chamber either. Tamina hit the Superfly splash, but Beth kicked out. There goes Tamina’s gimmick. Beth then finished her with a Glam Slam. Match was fine, neither good or bad.
Winner: Beth Phoenix
Laurinitis came to the ring and campaigned for the Smackdown GM job. He wants to be GM of both brands. Alberto Del Rio returned and backed him. So did Mark Henry. And finally, so did Christian. I can’t believe we paid for that. Otunga took a photo of all of them together in the ring and tweeted it out.
3. Smackdown Elimination Chamber (Great Khali vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Santino vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Wade Barrett vs. Big Show)
Order of entrance: Wade, Big Show, Cody, Santino, Khali, Bryan
Order of exit: Khali, Big Show, Cody, Wade, Santino
They waited until almost all the guys were in before a fall. Khali came in and slammed two guys and gave Santino the chop. Then Big Show speared him for the three count. Show is waiting for Bryan’s pod to open. Show broke into Bryan’s pod by breaking the chains on the top and coming in from the top. The Big Show was double teamed. Rhodes hit his kick, then DDT’d him, and Barrett hit an elbow from the second rope and Cody pinned him. Santino rolled up Cody to pin him. Cody gave him the Cross Rhodes before leaving.
Bryan hit a head butt from the top rope on Barrett and Santino pinned Barrett to set up the final two. Santino hit the Cobra for a near fall, but tapped out to the LeBell lock. Because of Santino, this match had way more heat then the Raw match.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
Sheamus jumped Bryan after the match.
Impromptu match between Jack Swagger and Justin Gabriel is next.
4. Justin Gabriel vs. Jack Swagger
Swagger beat him quickly with the ankle lock.
Winner: Jack Swagger
5. Kane vs. John Cena
They couldn’t really follow the Smackdown chamber. Just a big old brawl with Cena giving Kane the FU off the top of the ambulance. That lead him to putting Kane into the ambulance and Kane being taken away.
Winner: John Cena