[PPV Results] WWE ‘Elimination Chamber’ 2013
Elimination Chamber has come and gone, and the groundwork for Wrestlemania 29 has been laid. Click “read more” for detail-free match results from the show. If you want something more detailed, check out ProWrestling.net who are good at doing these things.
- Pre-Show: Brodus Clay & Tensai defeated The Rhodes Scholars (Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes) after a double splash on Rhodes (4:10).
- Alberto Del Rio (c) [w/ Ricardo Rodriguez] made The Big Show tap out to the Cross Armbreaker to retain the World Heavyweight Championship (13:05).
- Antonio Cesaro (c) defeated The Miz by DQ after overselling a low-blow to retain the WWE United States Championship (8:20).
- Jack Swagger [w/ Zeb Colter] defeated Daniel Bryan, Kane, Mark Henry, Chris Jericho, and Randy Orton to win the Elimination Chamber match, last eliminating Orton (31:25).
- The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, & Roman Reigns) defeated John Cena, Ryback, & Sheamus when Rollins pinned Ryback after a Reigns spear (15:15).
- Dolph Ziggler [w/ AJ Lee & Big E Langston] pinned Kofi Kingston with the Zig Zag (3:55).
- Kaitlyn (c) pinned Tamina Snuka with a spear to retain the WWE Divas Championship (3:10).
- The Rock (c) pinned CM Punk [w/ Paul Heyman] with the Rock Bottom to retain the WWE Championship (20:55).
- After being eliminated from the Chamber, Mark Henry gave all three remaining participants a World’s Strongest Slam before Booker T, Teddy Long, and six referees finally got Henry to leave the ring.
- Dolph Ziggler came out to talk about how he didn’t have a match tonight, leading to Booker T setting up an impromptu match between Ziggler and Kofi Kingston.
- Ryback angrily stalked to the back after the six-man tag team loss, seemingly teasing a heel turn.
- Brodus Clay called Tensai “Sweet T”, which Tensai didn’t like. It’ll probably stick.
- The main event culminated in a whole host of ref bumps and false finishes. In the end The Rock ducked an attempted belt shot from CM Punk (who hit Paul Heyman instead) and connected with the Rock Bottom to retain the championship.