WWE presents their last pay per view offering before Wrestle Mania 26 this Sunday with Elimination Chamber, live from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO. Elimination Chamber replaces No Way Out as the WWE’s February event and as of now, only features four matches. Let’s take a look at the slated card along with my predictions.
For the vacant Divas Championship: Maryse vs. Gail Kim
Kim is the best female in ring performer the WWE has on the roster while Maryse has improved since returning from injury. The bout will likely be kept under seven minutes with Maryse coming out on top (which is unfortunate because Kim deserves the title.)
Intercontinental Championship: Drew McIntyre (C) vs. Kane
McIntyre is in the midst of big push on Smackdown while Kane is hanging around the upper mid card picture. Look for McIntyre to retain after a back and forth bout with a clean victory.
Elimination Chamber for the WWE Championship: Sheamus (C) vs. John Cena vs. Triple H vs. Randy Orton vs. Ted DiBiase vs. Kofi Kingston
If the WWE wants to truly justify Sheamus’ WWE Title reign, he needs to come out of this match on top. Here’s how I see the entries and eliminations playing out.
-Orton and Cena begin
-Cena eliminates Orton after DiBiase “accidently” hits Orton
-Triple H enters
-Cena eliminates Kofi
-Sheamus eliminates Cena after interference or distraction from Vince McMahon and/or Batista
-Hunter eliminates DiBiase
-Sheamus eliminates Hunter and retains the WWE Championship
Elimination Chamber for the World Heavyweight Championship: The Undertaker (C) vs. Chris Jericho vs. R Truth vs. CM Punk vs. Rey Mysterio vs. John Morrison
Expect Taker to be one of the last entrants as the word is he’s battling a number of injuries. Here’s how I see the entries and eliminations playing out.
-Mysterio and Punk begin
-R Truth enters
-Mysterio eliminates Punk, who then beats down Mysterio before leaving the chamber.
-Jericho eliminates Mysterio
-Morrison eliminates R Truth
-Taker eliminates Morrison
-Jericho eliminates Taker after interference of some kind from Shawn Michaels. Jericho becomes the new World Heavyweight Champion.
There have been rumblings of an Edge vs. Batista match being added tonight during Smackdown. If the match is added, look Edge to come out on top when Bret Hart and/or John Cena cost Batista the bout. Elimination Chamber begins at 8 p.m., live on pay per view. For more information, visit www.wwe.com.