ELIMINATION CHAMBER

Elimination Chamber - St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center - February 21, 2010 (17,628; 14,000 paid; sell out)
Christian defeated Ezekiel Jackson
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Matt Striker on commentary; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 26; featured a backstage segment with Gail Kim and Maryse in which Maryse said she was looking forward to their match later in the show for the vacant WWE Divas Title; moments later, Gail revealed that she speaks French too and knew Maryse had been insulting her in her native language; included a "Don't try this at home" PSA; featured an ad promoting WWE NXT; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE US Champion & WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin regarding his being the mentor to Daniel Bryan as part of NXT, during which Miz said Bryan might be the king of the indies and an Internet sensation but without Miz's guidance he would be a loser just like the St. Louis Rams; moments later, MVP appeared, noted that he and Mark Henry beat Miz & the Big Show the previous week on Raw in a non-title match, and that win earned him a US title rematch for later in the show; featured an in-ring promo by William Regal regarding being one of the mentors for NXT and said all the rookies, as well as the fans, could learn something from him; moments later, Edge interrupted, called Regal "Lord Snugglesworth," and said he would decide the following night on Raw which world champion he would face at WrestleMania; Edge then said he was there to do something else, then dropped Regal with a spear; included a WrestleMania 26 ad to the tune of Kevin Rudolf's "I Made It;" a member of the National Guard was shown in attendance:
John Cena defeated Randy Orton, WWE World Champion Sheamus, Kofi Kingston, Ted Dibiase Jr., and Triple H in an Elimination Chamber match at 30:23 to win the title; order of entry: Sheamus, Kingston, Triple H, Orton, Dibiase, and Cena; order of elimination: Dibiase pinned Orton at 24:03 after Cody Rhodes came ringside to help Orton, threw a steel pipe into the ring, and Dibiase hit Orton and then Cena in the face with it; moments later, an upset Rhodes left ringside; Kingston pinned Dibiase with the spin kick to the head at 25:32; Sheamus pinned Kingston with the kick to the face and crucifix powerbomb at 26:14; Triple H pinned Sheamus with the Pedigree at 28:39; Triple H submitted to the STFU; after the match, Vince McMahon appeared at the entranceway and said Cena could go to WrestleMania as champion as long as he could beat Batista in the next match
Batista pinned WWE World Champion John Cena to win the title in an impromptu match with the spear and sit-down powerbomb at the 33-second mark
WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre pinned Kane with a thumb to the eye and the double underhook DDT at 10:12
Michelle McCool & Layla defeated Gail Kim & Maryse in an impromptu match at 3:38 when McCool pinned Gail with a boot to the face and the Faith Breaker after Maryse refused to be tagged into the match; prior to the bout, Vickie Guerrero appeared at the entrance stage to reply to comments made by the Raw divas regarding Smackdown's divas, said she was postponing the scheduled match between Kim and Maryse in the finals of the WWE Divas Title tournament, and said Maryse & Gail would instead face McCool & Layla; after the match, Maryse dropped Gail with the French Kiss in the ring
WWE US Champion & WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show) pinned MVP (w/ Mark Henry) in an unadvertised match at 13:02 after Show knocked the challenger out with a punch from behind the referee's back; late in the bout, Miz was busted open following a headbutt; moments later, Henry fought Show on the floor, with Henry crashing through the timekeeper's barricade; after the match, the trainer tended to Miz's cut and then to MVP
Chris Jericho defeated World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker, Rey Mysterio Jr., R-Truth, John Morrison, and CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows & Serena) in an Elimination Chamber match to win the title at 35:39; Taker suffered first and second degree burns during his entrance when his pyro caught his jacket on fire; during his entrance, Punk said the four men already in the pods were locked in their own addictions and that they had to deal with being locked in the cage with him; his promo was eventually cut off by R-Truth's entrance; order of entry: Punk, Truth, Mysterio, Jericho, Morrison, and Taker; order of elimination: Punk pinned Truth at 3:35 with a kick to the head and the Go To Sleep after avoiding the Lie Detector; after the elimination, Punk took the mic, said Taker should hope he comes out last because Punk planned to make him tap just like he made him tap before and would prove to Morrison that his rock lifestyle would take him nowhere; Mysterio pinned Punk at 9:59 with a springboard splash following a hurricanrana off the top onto the steel outside the ring; Morrison pinned Mysterio with Starship Pain at 20:02 after blocking a hurricanrana off the top; Taker pinned Morrison at 28:26 after hitting a chokeslam onto the steel outside the ring, then rolling Morrison into the ring for the pinfall; Jericho pinned Taker after Shawn Michaels came up from underneath the steel surrounding the ring and dropped the champion with the superkick; Michaels stared down at Taker during the pinfall and remained staring as the show went off the air

Elimination Chamber 2011 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena - February 20, 2011 (11,500)
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the LeBell Lock
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Josh Matthews, & Booker T on commentary; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion Edge regarding his title defense in the Elimination Chamber later in the night; moments later, Drew McIntyre interrupted, said Edge didn't care that he was the reason Kelly Kelly was fired, and that he would take Edge's title; Edge replied by saying neither the title or Kelly would be seen with McIntyre; featured a video package on the Elimination Chamber; included a WrestleMania 27 ad promoting the Rock hosting the show to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Jerry Lawler regarding his upcoming match against WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, during which Lawler mentioned his mother passing away just a week earlier and it was his chance to go to WrestleMania; included an in-ring segment in which Booker T introduced Trish Stratus as one of the trainers for the upcoming season of 'Tough Enough,' which would begin the Monday after WrestleMania following Raw; Trish then said she was in the building to see Lawler win the WWE World Title; featured a trailer for 'The Chaperone;' included Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Miz, alongside Alex Riley, in which Miz said it wasn't 1983 or 1999 but rather 2011, the year of the Miz, and not that of Lawler or the Rock; featured an in-ring promo by Vickie Guerrero in which she addressed the firing of Dolph Ziggler Friday on Smackdown and said Ziggler's love for her drove him to assault Teddy Long; Vickie then pleaded with the fans to Facebook, Tweet, and contact Long to get Ziggler rehired; moments later, Long came out to the entrance stage and said he was in the hiring mood but didn't hire Ziggler back; Kelly Kelly then came out, chased Vickie around the ring, and assaulted her in the ring; moments later, Michelle McCool & Layla came out and attacked Kelly on the floor until Trish ran out to make the save; McCool & Layla then jumped Trish from behind but Trish eventually fought them off with a double springboard bulldog; included a vignette showing the Undertaker in a cabin during a rain storm, with Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave" playing as "2 21 11" appeared on the screen; featured a backstage segment in which John Cena was shown eating a bowl of Fruity Pebbles; moments later, Grisham conducted an interview with him regarding the upcoming Elimination Chamber; included Striker conducting a backstage interview with CM Punk in which Punk bragged about his 3-0 streak over Cena and said he would win the Elimination Chamber:
Alberto Del Rio defeated WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 10:28 via submission with the armbreaker after a neckbreaker off the top rope; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; following his entrance, Del Rio cut an in-ring promo noting six men would compete to see who would lose to him at WrestleMania and that Kingston could not stop his destiny; during the match there were dueling chants of "Del Rio" and "Let's go, Kofi"
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Kane, Drew McIntyre, Wade Barrett, Rey Mysterio Jr., and the Big Show (sub. for Dolph Ziggler) in an Elimination Chamber match at 31:30; order of entry: Edge, Mysterio, Barrett, Kane, McIntyre, and Show; order of elimination: Show pinned Barrett with a punch to the face at 18:49; Kane pinned Show with the chokeslam after Show sustained the 619 and spear at 20:54; Kane pinned McIntyre by catching him coming off the top and hitting the chokeslam at 21:09; Edge pinned Kane with the spear at 23:51 as Kane held Mysterio attempting a powerbomb; after the elimination, Kane dropped both Edge and Mysterio with the chokeslam; Edge pinned Mysterio with a spear as Mysterio came off the top; after the contest, Alberto Del Rio attacked Edge and locked him in the armbreaker, with Christian then running out, brawling with Del Rio and dropping him with the Killswitch before leaving the ring; moments later, Edge held the title belt in the air while looking down at Del Rio (Christian's surprise return) (You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge)
Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Ezekiel Jackson) defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) to win the titles at 5:11 when Gabriel pinned Kozlov with the 450 splash after Slater dropped Kozlov with a reverse DDT
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin pinned Jerry Lawler with a kick to the head and the Skull Crushing Finale at 12:08; Alex Riley was in Miz's corner but was ejected at the 7-minute mark after the referee caught him trying to interfere; after the match, Michael Cole, who Lawler threw Miz into at the commentary table late in the bout, left the broadcast area to celebrate with Miz in the ring and shake his hand; after Miz left, Lawler stood in the ring and was met with loud chants of "Jerry" while Cole, on commentary said Lawler was an embarassment to himself and the WWE
John Cena defeated CM Punk, John Morrison, Sheamus, R-Truth, and Randy Orton in an Elimination Chamber at 33:12; order of entry: Sheamus, Morrison, Orton, Punk, Cena, Truth, and Punk (after a ruling from the Raw GM) order of elimination: Orton pinned Punk with the RKO at 9:01; after the elimination, Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that read Punk was not given a fair chance to compete due to the pod not opening as it should have and that Punk was reinstated in the match; Sheamus pinned Truth with the boot to the face at 17:31; Punk pinned Orton with the Go To Sleep at 21:33; Morrison pinned Sheamus at 25:18 after scaling up the cage and leaping down onto Sheamus; Punk pinned Morrison with the Go To Sleep at 32:51 after avoiding the Starship Pain; Cena pinned Punk with the FU to the steel floor outside the ring; during the match, there were numerous dueling chants of "Cena sucks" and "Let's go, Cena;" stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE World Title at WrestleMania; during the bout, WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, was shown watching the match backstage; after the bout, Miz was shown holding up his title while watching Cena's celebration

Elimination Chamber 2012 - Milwaukee, WI - Bradley Center - February 19, 2012 (15,306; sell out)
Hunico pinned Alex Riley
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Booker T, & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included footage of Santino Marella winning the battle royal days earlier on Smackdown, followed by a shot backstage of Santino dressed in a sweatshirt drinking raw eggs as Eugene's WWE theme played in the background; included a look at John Cena working out with the WWE developmental talent, with comments from both Cena and several of the younger talent, to promote his WrestleMania match with the Rock; featured comments from David Arquette, Angus T. Jones, WWE World Champion CM Punk, John Cena, Melissa Farman, Alicia Fox, Eve, Sheamus, and others about being bullied and the 'Be A Star' program; included a second backstage segment with Santino shown punching at a ham hung from the ceiling; featured Josh Matthews attempting to get a backstage interview with Chris Jericho but saying he was still being tended to and would hope to have an interview for later in the show; included an in-ring promo by John Laurinaitis, alongside David Otunga, in which he said he spoke with the board of directors and would make sure Teddy Long was held to the same level of scrutiny he had been held to; moments later, Alberto Del Rio drove out, with ADR joining the two men in the ring, and saying Long was corrupt, didn't know how to run his show, held grudges, and was always trying to get with girls; ADR then suggested to Laurinaitis that Laurinaitis become the general manager for both Raw and Smackdown; Mark Henry then appeared, during which it was noted he would be inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame, with Henry then saying Long was a bully and he also endorsed Laurinaitis for Smackdown GM; moments later, Christian walked out, said Randy Orton's injury was a fake but Long made him work hurt until he was sidelined with an injury; Christian too supported Laurinaitis as the Smackdown GM; the four then posed for Otunga to take a photo of them, with Otunga putting himself in a photo as well (ADR's surprise return after a 3-month absence, Christian's surprise return after a 4-month absence); featured a WrestleMania ad to the tune of Flo Rida's "Good Feeling;" included a backstage shot of Santino running up the arena stairs and jumping in celebration; featured Matthews conducting a backstage interview with the Big Show about his poor WrestleMania win-loss record and goal to walk out of the Elimination Chamber with the belt; included a backstage segment showing Hornswoggle eating cheese, with Natalya Neidhart walking up, taking offense, and farting before running off; Justin Gabriel then walked in, with WWE US Champion Jack Swagger and Vickie Guerrero showing up and taking offense to Hornswoggle's comments; moments later, Teddy Long appeared and told Swagger and Gabriel to go settle it in the ring; after Hornswoggle and Gabriel left, Swagger told Long that Laurinaitis should be running both shows, with Long saying he himself should be running both shows, then telling Swagger his match would be for the title; featured an ad promoting 'The Epic Journey of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson' on DVD; included a WrestleMania ad featuring dueling comments from Rock and Cena; featured the announcement the Undertaker would appear on Raw the following night to confront Triple H:
WWE World Champion CM Punk defeated Chris Jericho, R-Truth, Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero), and Mike Mizanin in an Elimination Chamber match at 32:38; order of entry: Punk (0:00), Kingston (0:00), Ziggler (5:14), Truth (9:10), Miz (13:33), and Jericho (17:45); Punk pinned Truth with an elbow drop off the top at 11:43; Jericho pinned Ziggler at 19:29 with the Code Breaker; Kingston submitted to Jericho's Walls of Jericho at 25:33; following the elimination, Jericho continued to assault Kingston on the steel grating and then threw him out of the ring, out the door, and to the floor; the match stopped at the 27-minute mark after Punk kicked Jericho in the head, knocking him out the door, into a cameraman on the floor, and then hitting his head on a piece of equipment on the floor; the match later resumed with just Punk vs. Miz as Jericho was tended to on the floor; Punk pinned Miz with the Go To Sleep; after winning, Punk passed Jericho's body at ringside, shrugged, and held up his title in celebration
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Tamina with the Glam Slam at 7:18 after ramming the challenger face-first into the corner; late in the bout, Tamina hit the splash off the top but Phoenix kicked out at 2
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, the Great Khali, the Big Show, Santino Marella, and Wade Barrett in an Elimination Chamber match at 34:04; order of entry: Show (0:00), Barrett (0:00), Rhodes (5:15), Marella (9:31), Khali (15:40), and Bryan (19:49); Show pinned Khali with a spear at 16:30; following the elimination, Show walked over to Bryan's pod and tried to reach down and grab at him; Show then began breaking the chains across the top of the pod and climbed in the pod to assault the champion; immediately after Bryan's official entry to the match, Show threw him through the side of the pod, breaking it loose; Cody pinned Show at 22:37 after the Beautiful Disaster, a DDT, and an elbow drop from Barrett; Santino pinned Rhodes with a roll up at 23:04; after the elimination, Rhodes dropped Santino with Crossroads; Marella pinned Barrett at 30:38 after Bryan hit a headbutt off the top; Marella submitted to Bryan's LeBell Lock; after the contest, Sheamus came out, blocked a kick from Bryan, and hit the Emerald Frosion, then indicating he would face Bryan at WrestleMania
WWE US Champion Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Justin Gabriel (w/ Hornswoggle) via submission with the ankle lock at 3:05 in an impromptu bout
John cena defeated Kane in an ambulance match at 21:21 after hitting a FU off the top of the ambulance and then putting Kane in the ambulance; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the bout, the ambulance drove out of the arena

Elimination Chamber 2013 - New Orleans, LA - Arena - February 17, 2013 (announced at 15,669; sell out)
WWE.com Pre Show: Brodus Clay & Tensai defeated Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow when Clay pinned Rhodes following a dobule splash
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary; included a backstage segment with WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane in which they talked about their participation in the upcoming Elimination Chamber; featured a video package promoting Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, & Roman Reigns vs. John Cena, Ryback, & Sheamus; included a "Don't try this at home" PSA; featured a segment in which Cole gave fans directions on how to download and use the WWE app before showing footage of Brodus Clay & Tensai vs. Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow during the pre-show, available through the app; included a backstage segment with Clay, Cameron, Naomi, and Tensai in which Clay referred to Tensai as "Sweet T" before Tensai said the Japanese words on his face were probably that of a sushi menu; moments later, the four danced together; featured a WrestleMania 29 ad; included a video package promoting CM Punk vs. WWE World Champion the Rock:
World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio defeated the Big Show via submission with the cross armbreaker at 13:00; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the match; during the final moments, Show kicked Rodriguez off the apron, with ADR then hitting an enziguri to Rodriguez's pail and into Show's head
WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro defeated Mike Mizanin via disqualification at 8:20 after Cesaro caused Miz to fall on him, accidentally headbutting the champion's crotch; Cesaro came to the ring with an American flag; Miz's shoulder was heavily taped for the match as a result of Cesaro's attack on him on Raw; after the decision was announced, Miz kicked Cesaro in the groin, causing Cesaro to fall out to the floor
Jack Swagger (w/ Zeb Coulter) defeated Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, Mark Henry, WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan, and WWE Tag Team Champion Kane in an Elimination Chamber match; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania
Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, & Roman Reigns defeated John Cena, Ryback, & Sheamus at 14:49 when Rollins pinned Ryback when, as Ryback had Rollins hoisted for Shellshocked, Reigns slid in the ring and hit the spear on him; during the match, there were dueling chants for and against Cena; during the closing moments of the match, Cena hit the FU on Ambrose as Ryback hoisted Rollins; following the contest, a frustrated Ryback left the ring by himself
Dolph Ziggler (w/ AJ & Big E Langston) pinned Kofi Kingston (mystery opponent) in an impromptu match with the Zig Zag at 3:56; prior to the bout, Ziggler walked out with a mic, complained about not being on the show, and mocked Jack Swagger for coming back from a lengthy vacation and earning a WrestleMania main event spot; Ziggler then said he had stolen more shows than the entire 2013 WWE Hall of Fame class, with Booker T then interrupting and saying he found someone that could do everything Ziggler could do and he would face Ziggler then and there; after the contest, Langston returned to the ring, assaulted Kingston, and hit the Big Ending; Langston then stood over Kingston's body as the crowd chanted "One more time"
WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn pinned Tamina; prior to the bout, footage was shown from the WWE app on Monday of Kaitlyn and Tamina getting into a backstage fight; during Kaitlyn's entrance, a pretaped backstage promo of her aired in which she said she was intimidated by Tamina but she didn't work hard to win the belt to then lose it; Cameron, Naomi, Natalya Neidhart, Layla, and Aksana were shown watching on backstage
WWE World Champion the Rock pinned CM Punk (w/ Paul Heyman); stipulations stated if Rock was counted-out or disqualified then Punk would win the title; Punk and Heyman came to the ring before the match with the stolen title belt

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