Location: Little Rock, AR
Date: February 15, 2013
Commentators: Josh Mathews and JBL
The show begins with a teaser of what’s to come tonight. A highlight from Raw is shown when CM Punk delivered a GTS on The Rock. Afterwards, Punk took the WWE Championship. Also, the Elimination Chamber Match was hyped as Randy Orton will face Mark Henry in a rematch from last week.
Big Show makes his way to the ring. A highlight from last week’s Smackdown is shown, when Alberto Del Rio removed the wheels off the back of Show’s tour bus. Del Rio followed by pouring orange paint on him.
Show gets a mic, asking if everyone thought that was funny. Show says because of Del Rio’s actions, three innocent people suffered Show’s wrath. Show says he thinks it’s funny. Show says Del Rio has never pinned him, and doesn’t have what it takes to do so. Show says Del Rio will never pin him. Show says the rage he holds no will be balled up for Del Rio. Chris Jericho interrupts.
Jericho says he has known Show for 16 years. Jericho says he knows what he is feeling. Show says if Jericho knew him, he should be as far away as possible. Show asks why Jericho is even here. Show asks him if he is supposed to be on tour, or hosting a show. Jericho says he will be hosting, but is here now and is feeling better than ever. Jericho says he knows Show is angry and may feel a little doubt. Jericho says they were Tag Team Champions, but reminds Show he is a 6x World Champion. Jericho says he has headlined Wrestlemania and has been in the most Elimination Chamber Matches than anyone. Jericho says he will win the Chamber match, and if Show wins on Sunday, will beat him at Wrestlemania. Show says if Jericho wins, and Show has the World Championship, it will be Jericho’s last Wrestlemania. Show says if Jericho doesn’t leave, he will hurt him so bad that he wont make it to Sunday. Booker T interrupts.
Booker says he likes what he sees, and doesn’t know if their proposed Mania match will happen. Booker says we will see it tonight instead. Big Show will face Chris Jericho in the Main Event.
Randy Orton is walking backstage, as Matt Striker interviews him. Matt asks how Randy feels about facing Mark Henry tonight. Striker runs away as Henry comes up to him. Henry’s music plays as he walks away.
Mark Henry is in the ring.
A Hall of Pain video package is shown.
Randy Orton makes his way to the ring.
Randy Orton vs. Mark Henry
They lock up, as Orton is backed into the corner. Mark backs away. They lock up again, as Orton is thrown into the corner. Mark runs to him, but Orton throws fists. Henry tries again, but is tripped into the turnbuckle with a Droptoe Hold. Henry rolls to the floor, as Orton follows. Randy connects with a Lariat. Mark rolls back in the ring. Orton is pushed to the mat, then pinched in the corner. Henry connects with a Hip Toss from the corner. Mark goes for a Splash, but Orton moves. Randy connects with a Dropkick. Orton sets up Mark in the corner, connects with punches from the top rope. Mark throws Randy over, as he falls to the floor.
Henry has Orton locked in a shoulder claw, as Orton tries to stand out. Henry picks Orton up, connecting with a running Powerslam. Pin, but a kick out. Henry locks in another claw on Orton’s shoulder. Orton throws fists, but is headbutt. Henry whips Randy to the corner, but is kicked. Henry runs to Orton, but is greeted with the turnbuckles after Randy moves. Henry is taken off his feet with a Lariat, but connects with a Larait of his own. Orton connects with a DDT. Pin, but a kick out. Henry rolls to the apron, as he is hit with a Rope Hung DDT. Orton goes for an RKO, but is pushed out of the ring. Henry goes to the floor, as Orton goes for another RKO. Orton is thrown into the barricade, but blocks it with his foot. Henry picks him up, but Orton goes behind the barricade. Orton grabs a chair, and hits Henry in the gut.
Winner: Mark Henry via disqualification
Orton attacks Mark with the chair. Randy swings, but Mark catches the chair. Orton is flung into the ropes by the chair he was holding. Henry grabs Orton and connects with the World’s Strongest Slam.
Mark Henry is backstage, as he confronts Matt Striker. Mark says he has been home for 9 months. Henry says the Hall of Pain is open, and it has been getting full as of late. Henry says on Sunday, they will lock five other Superstars in a steel structure will him. Henry says they will need police, navy, army and everyone else because no one will stop his Road to Wrestlemania.
In a highlight from Raw, The Shield is shown calling out John Cena. They talk of the John Cena Problem, and Cena doing and saying whatever he wants. They says they delivered their messages through actions. The lights go out, as John Cena, Sheamus and Ryback attack them. Cena says they will bring the sword.
Layla makes her way to the ring.
A Fandango vignette is shown.
Tamina Snuka makes her way to the ring.
Tamina Snuka vs. Layla
They lock up, as Tamina backs Layla into the ropes. Tamina pushes Layla. They lock up again, as Layla gets a Waist Lock in. Layla is whipped, but rolls up Tamina. Pin, but a kick out. Layla follows with a Jack Knife pin. Kick out. Layla connects with a Springboard Crossbody. Pin, but a kick out. Layla throws Tamina to the floor, kicking her from the ring. Layla goes to the apron, going for a Dropkick. Tamina pulls the apron cover onto her leg, and kicks her to the floor. Tamina rolls Layla back into the ring, and pins her. Kick out. Tamina locks in a Headlock. Tamina throws knees to Layla’s gut. Layla is thrown into the corner, but rolls up Tamina. Pin, but a kick out. Layla misses with a kick, but connects with a Roundhouse. Layla is picked up, and slammed with a Samoan Slam. Tamina follows with a Superfly Splash for the win.
Winner: Tamina Snuka via pinfall
In a highlight from Raw, Punk and Rock fight in the ring. Rock is tripped when going for a People’s Elbow, and is put to sleep with a GTS. Punk takes the WWE Championship. Punk says every time the Rock wants to “Bring It,” he is just going to take it.
The Rock makes his way to the ring. The Rock grabs a mic, saying he wants to make something perfectly clear to CM Punk. Rock says Punk ran off with the Rock’s title. Rock says Punk made a trade: holding the belt for a while when he would get an ass whopping that will haunt him. Rock says you can hear the people, and will make Punk suffer. Rock says Punk acts like a spoiled child. Rock says he is a man, and it took him 10 years to get it back.
Punk appears on the Titantron with Paul Heyman. Punk says he beat the Rock at the Royal Rumble, and took what was his. Punk says Rock is a hypocrite about losing it, beacuse that is what he is doing. Punk wants the Rock to get angry and try to beat him up, because then he wins like he won at the Royal Rumble. Punk says he wants the Rock to beat the Rock, and get himself DQ’d or counted out. Punk says then he will win. Rock says Punk’s words are worthless. Rock says Punk didn’t stop him, but he said he would. Rock says even after The Shield attacked him, he still beat Punk. Rock says worry about Monday, as he will realized he failed. Rock says Punk is a spoiled brat who is in the way of a steamroller of a man. Rock says he is going on to Wrestlemania the WWE Champion. Rock says the people, Heyman and Punk knows it.
3MB is in the ring. Brodus Clay and Tensai make their way to the ring.
Tensai and Brodus Clay w/ Cameron and Naomi vs. 3MB (Heath Slater and Jinder Mahal)
Heath and Tensai start off, as Heath plays air guitar. Tensai dances, but Slater kicks him. Slater whips Tensai, playing air guitar again. Tensai takes him down and hits an Elbow Drop. Pin, but a kick out. Tensai is kicked to the mat. Jinder is tagged, as he connects with a high knee. Jinder locks in a Headlock.Tensai gets out, falling on Mahal after trying to pick him up. Clay is tagged, connecting with a Fisherman Suplex. Heath comes off the top rope, but is hit with a Headbutt.Tensai and Clay both crush Jinder and Heath in the corners. Drew gets on the apron, but is taken out to the floor. Tensai connects with a Chokebomb, and Clay with a Splash to Jinder for the win.
Winners: Brodus Clay and Tensai via pinfall
After the match, Clay and Tensai begin dancing. The Shield come to the ring, and attack Tensai and Clay. Clay is taken out with a Triple Powerbomb. Dean grabs a mic. Dean says this Sunday, it wont look any different. Ambrose says Cena, Sheamus and Ryback will learn the hard way that their actions have consequences. Ambrose says they will be put on trail and will be sentenced to believe in the shield.
Another Fandango vignette is shown.
Cody Rhodes is in the ring. The Miz makes his way to the ring.
The Miz vs. Cody Rhodes
Miz locks in a Waist Lock, but Rhodes gets out. Rhodes is elbowed in the face. Miz locks in a Hammerlock, but is taken in a Side Headlock. Miz hits an elbow to a running Rhodes. Cody gets on the top rope, but Miz pulls him off. Miz grabs the legs, as Rhodes kicks the bandaged shoulder. Miz is picked up in a Hammerlock, and slammed. Cody attacks the bandaged shoulder. Cody tries to pull it in the ropes, but Miz pulls away. Cody pulls on the elbow, pulling the shoulder. Miz gets out, connecting with a Lariat. Miz goes for a Neckbreaker after a Backbreaker, but is thrown in to the corner. Miz rolls up Cody, but stands out. Miz misses with a kick and is rolled up. Pin, but a kick out. Rhodes goes for the Disaster Kick, but Miz catches him. Miz locks in the Figure Four Leglock for the win.
Winner: The Miz via submission
Zack Ryder is in the ring. Jack Swagger makes his way to the ring.
“The Real American” Jack Swagger w/ Zeb Coulter vs. Zack Ryder
Ryder throws a punch, as Swagger puts Ryder in the corner. Jack throws fists into Zack’s back. Ryder is pushes against the ropes, and is elbows in the back. Zack is whipped, as he throws a Flying Forearm. Zack is put in the corner, as he tries to put his knees up for a counter. Swagger throws Zack across the ring. Swagger is hard whipped into the corner. Swagger goes for a Hip Toss, but Ryder reverses with a Flap Jack. Ryder goes for the Broski Boot, but gets his leg caught in the ropes. Swagger goes to the floor, and slams it against the ring post. Swagger follows with a Chop Block to Zack’s leg. Swagger connects with a Gutwrench Powerbomb. Swagger finishes with the Patriot Act for the win.
Winner: Jack Swagger via submission
After the match, Swagger introduces Zeb Coulter. Zeb says the Constitution says “all men are created equal,” but they aren’t real patriots or Americans. Zeb says Zack cares more for his hair or tan than his country. Zeb says the country is broken, and he and Zeb know how to fix it. Zeb says it starts here. Zeb finishes with “We the People.”
An Elimination Chamber video package is shown.
Matt Striker interviews Alberto Del Rio backstage. Del Rio says he is the World Champion and is the one that defeat the Big Show twice. Del Rio says he hasn’t pinned him before, but loves to do the impossible. Del Rio asks Ricardo if he will go to Wrestlemania as the World Champion. Ricardo begins chanting “Si.”
Big Show makes his way to the ring.
Chris Jericho makes his way to the ring.
Big Show vs. Chris Jericho
They lock up, as Jericho is backed into the corner. Show is hit with fists, but Jericho is whipped. Jericho is taken out with a shoulder. Show headbutts Jericho, as he falls to the floor. Jericho is chopped against the announce desk. Show rolls Jericho back in the ring, as he gets on the apron. Jericho connects with a Springboard Dropkick, followed by a Baseball Slide. Show grabs Jericho, as he throws Jericho over the announce desk to the floor. Show headbutts Show back in the ring. Jericho is chopped, but Jericho tries one of his own. Show connects with a Body Slam. Show goes to the second rope, but Jericho chops him. Show pushes Jericho away, as he follows Jericho to another corner. Show goes for a Chokeslam, but Jericho pulls the arm against the ropes. Jericho kicks the leg out of Show and runs the ropes. Show connects with a Spear. Pin, but a kick out. Jericho is grabbed by the neck, but elbows out. Jericho is in the corner, but moves. Jericho jumps off the top rope, but is caught into a Chokeslam. Jericho rolls to the floor. Show follows, dragging him back in the ring. Show goes to the second rope, attempting an Elbow Drop. Jericho misses, connecting with a Lionsault. Pin, but a kick out. Jericho goes for the Codebreaker, but Show grabs him. Jericho attempts a roll up, but Show grabs him. Jericho reverses into a DDT. Pin, but a kick out. Jericho connects with a Dropkicks to Show. Jericho tries for the Walls, but Show reverses. Jericho is KO’d as Show pins.
Winner: Big Show via pinfall
Del Rio waits on the ramp, staring Show.