WWE Elimination Chamber Results – 2/21/2010
Scott Trade Center in St. Louis, Missouri
Report by: Sean Hopkins of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
We get a video opening highlighting the two Chamber matches that will be taking place tonight for both the World Heavyweight, and WWE Championships. The pyro hits and Michael Cole welcomes us to the PPV. They immediately being hyping WrestleMania, and the ominous structure that is the Elimination Chamber. The Chamber lowers and it looks like we’re going to start out with a Chamber match.
Sheamus vs. Triple H vs. John Cena vs. Randy Orton vs. Ted DiBiase vs. Kofi Kingston
WWE Championship Elimination Chamber Match
Justin Roberts runs down the rules of the match, John Cena’s music hits, and he is the first man to make his way down to the ring. Cena makes his way into one of the ringside pods, and the referee locks him up. Dibiase is the next man announced, and he makes his way to the ring to a bit of heat. Randy Orton is the third man to make his way to the ring, to a big pop from the crowd. Dibiase stares down Orton from his pod. Triple H is the fourth man announced, and the final man who will be entering a pod, so we know it will be Sheamus and Kofi starting things off tonight. Just a quick personal comment here, Matt Striker is an amazing commentator. We’re not 15 minutes into the PPV and he’s already putting Cole and Lawler to shame. Kofi Kingston is the final challenger to enter the fray. He comes out to a nice reception, leaving only the Champion yet to enter. The WWE Champion Sheamus is out finally, only about 13 minutes into the PPV. Sheamus gets a little bit of heat, but honestly, it seems like even less than Dibiase. Sheamus shows off his belt to everyone locked in the pods, taunting his challengers. The door is closed and locked, and this one is ready to begin.
Sheamus goes for the big kick right off the bat, but Kofi moves and comes back with a flurry of offense of his own. Kofi hits a crossbody for a near fall, and a beautiful dropkick for another near fall. Kofi works over Sheamus with a series of fairly stiff kicks, but it’s still not enough to keep the Champion down. Sheamus comes back with a clubbing blow across Kofi’s back and a knee to the head. Sheamus hits a European uppercut, but Kofi is quick to fight back. Kofi kicks Sheamus square in the chest, but he immediately falls victim to a back elbow and a big shoulder block. Sheamus tries to hip toss Kofi over the ropes, but Kofi lands on his feet, delivers and enzugiri, and executes a springboard crossbody that’s good for a two count. Sheamus reverses a whip into the corner, but he walks right into a big kick from Kofi. Sheamus takes Kofi down to the mat and pounds away on him, he tries for a quick pin, but he can’t hold Kingston down for three. Sheamus tries to choke Kingston and rub his face into the mat. Kofi rolls to the outside and Sheamus follows. Kofi is able to put up a bit of a fight, but Sheamus backs him up into one of the pods and put him down. Sheamus hits a uranage backbreaker, but it’s still not good enough for three.
The timer counts down, and the first entrant into the match is Triple H. Hunter has a big smile on his face. He walks out of the pod and stares Sheamus down. Sheamus and Triple H come toe to toe staring each other down. Sheamus goes for a punch, but Hunter blocks and unloads with a couple of his own. Sheamus goes low with a knee, but it’s not good enough to keep down Hunter, who comes back with a high knee, and a knee drop. Hunter hits a clothesline in the corner, and pounds on Sheamus for a bit, before stomping for a little bit. Hunter hits a short arm clothesline, but it’s only good for a near fall. Hunter throws Sheamus over the top rope out to the steel grate. Hunter tries to throw Sheamus into the Chamber, but Sheamus blocks, Sheamus tries but Hunter blocks and he clotheslines Sheamus over the top rope.
Back in the ring, Sheamus goes for a razor’s edge out of nowhere, but Hunter reverses into a DDT. Kofi is back in and he’s going to work on both men, chopping each before hitting a dropkick on Sheamus, and whipping Hunter into Sheamus in the corner. Kofi launches himself up to hit nine punches on Sheamus in the corner before connecting with a leaping lariat. Kofi hits a slingshot boom drop over the top rope to the outside on Hunter. Sheamus takes Kofi out, out of nowhere, and it’s good for a near fall. The clock ticks down again, and the next entrant is Randy Orton. Orton goes right to work on everyone, then focuses his attention on Sheamus, stomping away. Orton hits a knee drop on Sheamus, and he tries for a cover but he only gets a two count. Orton tosses Sheamus over the top rope and he hits a quick kick to Hunter’s ribs. Orton goes to the outside, where he slams Sheamus against the Chamber wall three times in a row. Hunter comes out and he too goes into the Chamber three times at the hands of Orton. Orton chokes Sheamus with his boot for a bit, before going to work on Hunter with a couple of right hands. Kingston comes out of nowhere with a huge slingshot crossbody. Kingston tries for another springboard crossbody back in the ring on Orton, but Orton counters with a dropkick.
Hunter is now back in this with right hands, and a face buster to Orton, but Orton comes back with a big powerslam. Orton looks to be setting up for the RKO on Hunter. Orton goes for it, but Hunter pushes him into Kofi. Kofi tries for TIP, but Orton ducks. Orton tries for the RKO on Kofi, but Kofi pushes him into an almost pedigree. Orton backdrops Hunter over the top rope to counter, the backdrops Kofi over the top rope. On the outside, Orton goes after Sheamus, but he ends up being backed up into the ring post. The clock counts down again and the next entrant is Ted Dibiase. Dibiase goes right to work on Sheamus, Kingston, then Triple H, hitting Hunter with a couple of fist drops. Dibiase goes over to Orton in the corner and he offers his hand after a bit of a staredown. It looks like Legacy may be working together. Orton and Dibiase go right to work on Hunter, stomping away on him in the corner. They the turn their attention to Sheamus, pounding away, and hitting a series of knees, before Orton throws him shoulder first into the ring post. Dibiase chokes Kingston against the bottom rope. Orton picks up Kofi and he tries to shove Kingston’s head through the Chamber wall, eventually succeeding and wrenching at his neck, before Dibiase locks in a Boston crab while Orton kicks away.
Orton and Hunter trade blows in the middle of the ring, but Dibiase comes in from behind to turn the tide. Orton holds Hunter while Dibiase stomps away at his midsection. Orton tosses Hunter to the outside and he and Dibiase follow. Orgon and Dibiase throw Hunter, back first, into the Chamber wall, before doing it again. Orton goes for his rope assisted DDT, but Dibiase stops him and tells him he should do it on the outside. He sets it up, and he connects, driving Hunter’s head into the steel grate. Legacy stare Cena down outside of his pod, and decide to wait out the last 10 seconds outside of his door. Cena fights his way out with no problem, taking down Dibiase and tossing Orton in the ring before coming alive with a series of flying shoulder blocks and a belly to back suplex. Cena connects with the five knuckle shuffle on Orton, and a throwback and top rope rocker dropper to Dibiase. Cena goes for the AA on Dibiase, using him as a battering ram on Orton. Dibiase grabs the ropes, so Cena AA’s him over the ropes. Orton lightly tosses Cena to the outside, and he follows. Orton tries to send Cena into the Chamber wall, but Cena reverses. Back in the ring, Cena locks in the STF on Dibiase, but Orton is able to break it up and hit his nasty backbreaker.
Cody Rhodes runs down to ringside and tosses a pipe into the Chamber. Orton goes for the RKO on Cena, but Cena reverses into the AA. Dibiase uses the pipe and accidentally hits Orton, then hits Cena. Dibiase looks at both men, and pins Orton, getting the three count.
Orton has been eliminated.
Orton and Dibiase share a staredown while Orton makes his way to the back. Sheamus goes to work on Kofi on the outside, but when he tries to come back in the ring with what looks to be a spinebuster, Kingston reverses, and hits the TIP on Dibiase. Kofi goes for the pin and gets the three.
Dibiase is eliminated.
Right away, Sheamus hits his big boot, follows it up with the razor’s edge, pins Kofi, and gets the three count.
Kingston is eliminated.
Shemus turns his attention to Cena, working him over with strikes. Cena gets Sheamus in AA position out of nowhere, but Sheamus fights out. Sheamus hangs Cena up in the tree of woe, before charging into the corner with a low knee, and following up with a series of knees. Sheamus sets Cena up on the rope rope, and he tries for a rope assisted Razor’s edge, but Hunter is there with a low blow to prevent it. Hunter hits the pedigree, covers Sheamus, and gets the three count.
The Champion has been eliminated.
It’s down to Cena and Hunter and both men are down on the mat. Cena is the first to get up, and he goes right to work with the STF. Hunter furiously tries to reach the ropes, having a lot of trouble. Hunter looks to be fading. Hunter is forced to tap out, and we have a new Champion.
Winner and NEW WWE Champion: John Cena
Vince McMahon’s music hits as soon as the belt is put in Cena’s hands. He congratulates Cena and says he’s going to WrestleMania, just as long as he can defend the championship right now against…
Batista’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Cena isn’t even able to make it to his feet without a ton of effort.
John Cena vs. Batista
WWE Championship Match
Batista’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Cena isn’t even able to make it to his feet without a ton of effort. Cena is able to make it to his feet, and stun Batista with a right hand right at the bell, but it doesn’t look to really affect Batista, who comes back with a big spear, and a Batista bomb. Batista goes for the pin, and gets the three count.
Winner and NEW WWE Champion: Batista
Cena looks dejected, and like his back hurts as he makes his way to the back. He stops on the way to look sadly at the WrestleMania banner.
Cole and Lawler speculate for a bit, saying that it’s possible that McMahon set that up because of how Cena supported Bret Hart over the past few weeks. This leads into a video re-cap of the last Bret Hart appearance on Raw with his horrible ‘accident’. Cole says that information is hard to come by, but apparently Bret Hart suffered a broken leg, and some ligament damage.
Drew McIntyre vs. Kane
Intercontinental Championship Match
Tony Chimel is in the ring, and Drew McIntyre is introduced first, to a very apathetic reaction. Kane’s pyro and music hits, and he gets a much lively reaction from the crowd. Kane charges McIntyre right at the bell, but Drew ducks and throws a couple of punches and kicks of his own. Kane hits a chop to the throat, and he takes McIntyre to the corner, working him over with a couple of strikes before hitting a low dropkick. Kane locks in a side headlock and applies pressure to McIntyre. McIntyre fights out, but he’s put right down with a shoulder block. Kane goes right back to work with the headlock. McIntyre fights out again, but this time walks into a swinging neckbreaker that’s good for a two count. Kane charges McIntyre in the corner, but McIntyre avoids it and goes to work on Kane with lefts and rights. McIntyre’s offense is short lived though, as Kane puts him right back down. McIntyre tries to come back again, this time kicking at Kane’s knee, which seems to work for a bit. McIntyre then snaps Kane’s arm across the top rope and he goes to work in the corner with a series of right hands. Drew walks right into a right hand from Kane, but he kicks the knee and goes right back to work on the arm.
McIntyre locks in a top wrist lock, but Kane is able to fight out of it, and launch McIntyre over the top rope to break the hold. Back in the ring, Kane goes for a back body drop, but it allows McIntyre to go right back to work with a kick to the shoulder. McIntyre locks in a modified rear chin lock, grabbing the arm for extra leverage. Kane is able to fight out of it with a series of right hands, and he sends McIntyre into the ropes only to recieve a big boot. McIntyre tries for the underhook DDT, but Kane back body drops him out of it, and hits a big boot of his own, before hitting a running clothesline in the corner. McIntyre is able to hit a back elbow, but when he goes for a high risk move, he jumps into a right hand from Kane. Kane follows up with a big back body drop. Kane goes to the top rope and he connects with the leaping clothesline. Kane tries for the chokeslam, but McIntyre is able to escape out to the ring apron. Kane sends McIntyre into the ring apron, follows out and hits a big boot that sends him to the floor. Kane follows down to the floor, where he sends McIntyre’s head into the ring steps before sending him back in the ring. Kane stomps away at McIntyre, but Drew bails and starts walking up the ramp. Kane follows, but he walks into a right hand. McIntyre tries to send Kane into the barricade, but Kane reverses it, and brings McIntyre back into the ring. Kane tries for the chokeslam again, but McIntyre hits a thumb to Kane’s eye, and connects with the underhook DDT. McIntyre covers Kane, and this one is over.
Winner and STILL WWE Intercontinental Champion: Drew McIntyre
Gail Kim runs into Maryse backstage, who of course talks in French. She translates for herself, saying great things about Kim. Kim says something in French, revealing that she knows Maryse is trashing her in French. She says tonight she’s going to beat Maryse, before walking off.
Maryse vs. Gail Kim
Finals of the Divas Championship Tournament
Maryse is announced first, and she makes her way out to the ring to a little bit of a reaction from the crowd, they seem just a bit dead though. Gail Kim is announced next, and she also doesn’t really get much of a reaction at all. Excuse me, Vickie Guerrero is out to interrupt. She says it has come to her attention that the Raw Divas have had some disparaging comments about the Smackdown Divas, and being a Diva herself, she can say the best Divas are on Smackdown. Further, since she’s the only Diva that has authority in the building, she’s postponing the match, and turning this into a tag-team match. Maryse and Gail Kim will have to team up against Michelle McCool and Layla.
Kim and Layla start things off with Kim hitting a couple of quick arm drags and locking in an arm bar. Kim hits a couple of forearms, but Layla blocks a hip toss and turns it into a pinning predicament. Layla charges Kim in the corner, but Kim is able to avoid it and score a near fall of her own. Maryse goes after Layla, and the referee is distracted, allowing McCool to knock Kim off the apron with a big boot. Layla makes the tag, and her and McCool connect with a double baseball slide. Back in the ring, McCool goes for the pin, and when she can’t get it, she slams Kim’s head against the mat and locks in a rear chin lock. McCool hits a series of knees to Kim’s back, but when she tries for a back body drop, Kim kicks her in the chest and hits a bulldog. Kim starts crawling to her corner, but she pie-faces Kim into McCool who hits a clothesline. McCool hits the Faithbreaker, and rolls it over into the pin.
Winners: Layla and Michelle McCool
After the match, McCool and Layla stare down Maryse, who backs off. Maryse then makes her way back into the ring, and hits the hair flip DDT on Kim.
Josh Matthews is backstage, hyping WWE NXT. He brings along one of the pros, The Miz. He asks how he feels about mentoring Daniel Bryan. Miz says if there’s anyone that can teach Bryan to be a success, it’s him. He basically says the same things he said in his WWE blog, saying that if he listens to him, Bryan will have the look, personality, and charisma to make it in the WWE. MVP is there, he says personality is important, it’s done wonders for both of them, but what’s more important is winning. He says that he and Mark Henry won their tag match, so he won the opportunity to challenge Miz for the US Championship tonight. He says after tonight, he’ll be able to tell his NXT rookie about how he lost the US Title, with personality.
William Regal is announced and he makes his way to the ring, he’s also there to talk about WWE NXT. Along with all of the NXT commercials, this is beginning to feel like one long, expensive commercials. Regal talks about how he’s been chosen as a mentor, and how he has the most experience of anyone. He calls out the crowd for being jerks and giving him the ‘what’ treatment. Regal says he demands respect, and he’s the model of professionalism. He says everyone, even the fans could learn something from him. He’s interrupted however, by Edge’s music.
Edge makes his way to the ring to a big pop from the crowd, who look happy to see him. Regal asks what on Earth Edge wants. Edge says he was listening to Regal droning on and on, and it’s like watching paint dry. He said he thought he’d come out and tell the WWE Universe something they might want to hear. Edge says it was three weeks ago that he won the Royal Rumble, and a chance to be in the main event at WrestleMania, and he gets to choose who he wants to face. Edge says he’ll make that decision tomorrow night on Raw. Edge says tonight he’s here to do something else though. Edge spears Regal, gets a huge pop, and his music hits.
The Miz vs. MVP
United States Championship Match
Miz’s music hits first, and he makes his way to the ring with his three belts (how crazy is that), and the Big Show in tow. MVP is out second, and since fair is fair, he brings Mark Henry along with him. Miz and MVP stare each other down at the bell, with Miz talking smack. MVP responds with a slap to the face and he goes right to work, beating down Miz, sending him into the corner, stomping away at him. MVP hits a couple of knees to Miz’s stomach, slams him down and hits a knee drop. MVP connects with an overhead belly to belly suplex and Miz rolls to the outside. MVP follows, and he slams Miz’s head into the barricade before sending him back into the ring. Miz tries for a quick baseball slide, but MVP avoids it and connects with a clothesline. Back in the ring, Miz hits a back elbow and a kick to the side of the head, before raking at MVP’s face with his boot.
MVP is able to fight back, and he locks in an interesting submission, focusing on Miz’s arms, shoulders and neck. Miz is able to fight out of it as Big Show cheers along. Miz sends MVP into the corner and MVP tries for some kind of headscissors, but Miz comes back with a pretty cool looking gut buster. Miz chokes MVP against the middle rope, before running and jumping into MVP, hanging him up against the rope. Miz tries for the cover, but he can only get two. Miz locks in a rear chin lock, but MVP is able to fight out of it, only to be taken right back down to the mat. MVP comes up with a small package out of nowhere, but Miz kicks out at two and comes back with a running knee. MVP comes up with another quick pin, but Miz kicks out at two and again goes right back to work, stomping, then punching MVP. Miz kicks at MVP’s head, and MVP responds with a huge right hand out of nowhere. MVP buries his shoulder in Miz’s midsection in the corner, but Miz is able to send MVP into the corner and hit a big clothesline that’s good for a two count.
Miz locks in what looks to be a single arm camel clutch, but MVP fights out of it and hits an electric chair drop, bridging into a cover that’s good for two. Miz and MVP trade blows, with Miz kicking at MVP’s knee and hitting a low DDT that’s good for a two count. Miz locks in the submission again, but MVP stands up and backs Miz into the corner. MVP charges Miz in the corner, but Miz gets a boot up, then kicks MVP in the ribs. Miz chokes MVP against the bottom rope, before hitting a kick to the side of the face. Show jaws at MVP while he stands up. Miz hits his running dropkick in the corner, before climbing to the top rope. MVP is able to run into the ropes, throwing Miz off balance and crotching him on the top turnbuckle. MVP tries for a superplex, but Miz is able to fight it off, sending MVP down with a headbutt. Miz sets himself again, and MVP charges up, launching Miz with a super belly to belly suplex. MVP goes for the cover, but he only gets two.
Miz looks to have busted his head open. MVP is a house of fire as he fights off Miz. MVP connects with the ballin elbow, and he goes for the cover, but Miz gets his foot on the rope. Big show pulls Miz to the outside, and MVP responds by hitting a baseball slide into Big Show’s back. Show and Henry get into it on the outside, and Henry ends up charging through one of the ringside barricades. MVP is abel to hit a series of forearms on Miz, but he misses the Yakuza kick. Miz tries to take advantage, distracting the ref. Big Show hits the knockout punch on MVP. Miz covers MVP and this one is over.
Winner and STILL US Champion: The Miz
The paramedics make their way down to the ring after the match and they go right to work looking over… MVP, and not the Miz who is busted open.
The Undertaker vs. Chris Jericho vs. CM Punk vs. Rey Mysterio vs. John Morrison vs. R-Truth
World Heavyweight Championship Elimination Chamber Match
The Chamber is lowered again, and we’re ready to start the final match of the evening. Rey Mysterio’s music hit, and with the pyro, he’s out to a big pop from the crowd. John Morrison is the second man to make his way to the ring, to a decent reaction from the crowd. It seems like everyone has taken a lot of extra time stalling tonight, which has really seemed to be a theme of the whole PPV. Chris Jericho is the next entrant to the Elimination Chamber, and he comes out to a bit of a mixed reaction. The World Champion, The Undertaker, is the fourth entrant, and the final man who will be entering a pod. He makes his way out to easily one of the biggest pops of the night. Taker charges down to the Chamber, not wasting any time. CM Punk is the fifth man to the ring, he comes out with Luke Gallows and Sarita by his side, and of course a mic. Punk says he hopes the symbolism isn’t lost on the superstars in the Chamber, because it’s killing him. Four people locked inside a prison, like the prison of addiction that everyone in the arena is locked in every day. Punk says, be sure to remember that he’s not locked in with them, they’re locked in there with him. Punk says tomorrow morning, he wants everyone to remember when their pod door opened, and Punk defeated them, don’t think of it as failure, think of it as Punk saving them and setting them free. Punk tries to get out more about alcohol and medication, but he’s interrupted by R-Truth, who comes out to a (still bafflingly) big pop from the crowd.
Truth asks the fans what’s up, many, many times, before saying Elimination Chamber, that’s what’s up. The cage door is locked, and we’re finally ready to start the final match of the night. Punk and Truth lock up, and Truth locks in a headlock. Punk is quick to fight out of it, but he ends up falling victim to a shoulder block. Punk is quick to respond with a leg lariat and a side belly to back suplex. Punk pounds away at Truth. Punk tries for a clothesline, but Truth ducks it with a splits and connects with a back heel kick. Truth sends Punk to the outside, and he follows, slingshotting Punk into the Chamber, and then slamming his head into Mysterio’s pod. Truth goes up to the middle rope and jumps off with a somersaulting senton to Punk. Truth slams Punk into the Chamber repeatedly and the SES cheer Punk on.
Back in the ring, Punk tries for the G2S, but Truth fights out. Truth tries for the corkscrew elbow, but Punk avoids it. Punk connects with the G2S, and he pins R Truth, getting the three count.
R-Truth has been eliminated.
Punk grabs a mic.
Punk goes to Taker and he says that he better pray to come out last, because he’s going to make him tap out, like he did before. Punk says he’ll prove that Morrison’s rockstar lifestyle is a joke. Punk says tonight he’ll prove that straight edge means he’s better than you, and no one can stop him. The clock counts down, and Mysterio is the next man in the match. Mysterio comes right in with a springboard senton and a slingshot crossbody that’s good for two. Mysterio hits a huge kick to the side of the head for another two count. Mysterio hits the drop toe hold and sets up Punk for the 619, but Punk coes back with a powerslam out of nowhere. Punk tries for the G2S again, but Mysterio counters with a hurricarana into a pin, that’s good for two. Mysterio kicks at Punk’s leg and Punk rolls to the outside. Mysterio follows and he tries for a hurricarana, but Punk counters, holding Mysterio and slamming him into the cage side to side. Back in the ring, Punk tries for the cover, but he can only get two. Punk hits the running knee in the corner, and he taunts Jericho before sending Mysterio headfirst into the ring post, and Chamber pod. Punk tries for another cover, but Mysterio kicks out at two. Punk sets Mysterio on the top rope, and he goes for the superplex, but Mysterio fights out, sending Punk to the mat. Mysterio looks up to the pod, and he goes for it, but Punk grabs hit, and gets him into G2S position. Mysterio fights out of it, and both men are on the top turnbuckle. Mysterio drops to the mat and Punk ends up crotching himself. Mysterio goes up top and connects with a hurricarana to the outside, before sending Punk back in, and hitting a springboard splash. Mysterio pins Punk, and gets the three.
Punk has been eliminated.
The clock counts down, and the next man in the match is Jericho. Jericho goes right to work, squaring off with Mysterio and taking advantage of being the fresh man. Jericho tries for the lionsault, but Mysterio rolled out of the way, hits the drop toe hold and connects with the 619. Jericho rolls to the outside and Mysterio tries for a springboard senton but Jericho ducks. Mysterio grabs on and holds onto the cage, but Jericho grabs him by the foot and Mysterio crashes to the Chamber floor. Jericho sends Mysterio into the Chamber wall before sending him back into the ring, hitting a slingshot splash, and getting a near fall. Jericho chokes Mysterio against the second rope, standing on his back. Mysterio tries to get back into with a couple of quick kicks, but Jericho responds with a big forearm, and locks in a modified rear chin lock. Mysterio is able to fight up to his feet, and he ducks a clothesline and hits an asai moonsault, that’s good for a two. Mysterio tries for a hurricarana, but instead turns it into a guillotine choke. Jericho is able to slam him back into the corner to break the hold, and Jericho locks in the Walls of Jericho in the middle of the ring.
The clock counts down and the next man to enter the ring is John Morrison. Morrison’s entry causes Jericho to break the hold, and he and Jericho square off. Morrison turns his attention to Mysterio, throwing Kericho to the outside first. Mysterio tries to fight back, but Morrison connects with a big kick to the face. Morrison goes back to Jericho, he tries for a low knee, but Jericho turns it into a pin for a two count. Jericho slaps Morrison’s face, and he charges him in the corner, but he eats a boot. Morrison goes up top, but Mysterio pushes him back off into one of the pods, breaking some of the glass. Jericho back body drops Mysterio to the outside. Jericho continues to work on Mysterio, and Morrison is back out of nowhere attacking both men. Back in the ring, a standing shooting star press from Morrison to Mysterio is still not enough to put the little man away. Mysterio hurricarana’s Morrison into the ropes and tries for a 619, but Jericho catches him in a spinning backbreaker that’s good for a near fall. Jericho eats a boot from Mysterio in the corner, and the a boot to the face from Morrison. Mysterio hits a headscissors to send Morrison face first into the turnbuckle. Mysterio puts Morrison on the top rope and tries for a hurricarana, but Morrison hangs on, hits starship pain, and gets the three count.
Mysterio has been eliminated.
Morrison goes to work on Jericho, but it’s short lived, as Morrison loses his focus, and ends up finding himself in the Walls of Jericho. The clock counts down, and Jericho is in the same position. Undertaker is going crazy as the clock counts down. The pod opens, and Taker goes straight to work on Jericho with some big blows, a splash in the corner, and a slam into the top turnbuckle. Taker sends Morrison over the top rope and connects with a leg drop on Jericho that’s good for two. Taker signals for the chokeslam and he gets Jericho and Morrison in position, but both men fight it off and hit a double dropkick. Morrison and Jericho clothesline Taker over the top rope before turning their attention to each other. Jericho is able to back body drop Morrison over the top rope to the outside to take him out for a bit. Jericho tries to work on Taker, slapping him on the back of the head, but it just fires up Taker. Jericho tries to go into one of the pods, but he just ends up trapped and being beat down by Taker in the pod. Back in the ring, Taker hits a big splash on Morrison, and another. Taker picks up Morrison, and drops him down on the top turnbuckle, but Morrison responds right back with a springboard kick. Morrison looks to have hurt his ankle. Morrison goes for starship pain, but Taker gets his knees up.
Undertaker sits up, and Jericho is stopped right in his tracks, retreating into back into the pod. Taker sends Morrison over the top rope, and follows to the outside, working over Morrison with big right hands and kicks. Taker slams Morrison into the pod that Jericho is in, destroying the door. The crowd chants for one more, but instead, Taker gets Morrison in Last Ride position. Jericho spears Taker, and Morrison grabs on to the cage. Taker charges Jericho, but he ends up running through one of the pods. Morrison leaps off of the cage on top of Jericho and everyone is down. Morrison hits a shining wizard in the ring, but it’s only good for two. From the outside, Taker grabs Morrison by the throat, and brings him over the top, to the outside with a chokeslam. Back in the ring, Taker pins Morrison, and gets the three count.
Morrison has been eliminated.
Taker pulls down the straps, and Jericho looks pretty intimidated. Taker tells Jericho to bring it on, and Jericho is slow to make it back into the ring. Taker goes right to work, throwing big right hands at Jericho, trapping him in the corner, and throwing some more. Taker hits a knee in the corner, but when he goes for another, Jericho moves and Taker ends up hung up on the top rope. Jericho goes up and tries for the superplex, connecting. Jericho goes for the pin, but Taker is able to kick out at two. Jericho hits a knee drop, and goes to work throwing right hands into the face of Undertaker. Jericho kicks at Taker’s head, but another attempt and Taker catches him by the throat. Taker goes for the chokeslam, but Jericho rolls through, trying for the Walls, Undertaker is almost able to counter into Hell’s gate, but Jericho ultimately locks in the Walls of Jericho. Taker is able to roll over to his back and lock in Hell’s gate, but he can’t get it on quite right and Jericho is able to roll out of the ring. Taker sits right back up, and he picks Jericho up, into tombstone position. Jericho fights out of it and is able to connect with the codebreaker. Jericho crawls over and is able to pin Taker, but Taker kicks out at two. Jericho picks Taker up and sends him into the corner, trying to work him over with shoulders and right hands. Taker counters, grabbing Jericho, and connecting with the Last Ride, and both men are down.
Taker is first to his feet, and he signals that the end is near. HBK comes up out of a hidden panel in the Chamber floor, and he connects with Sweet Chin Music on the Undertaker. Jericho pins The Undertaker, and he gets the three count.
Winner and NEW World Heavyweight Champion: Chris Jericho
After the match, Michaels stares down at Taker, while Jericho celebrates with his belt and makes his way to the back. The show ends with Michaels standing tall over a prone Undertaker.
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