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Clay finally comes in and unloads. Big splash for Cody in the corner. Clay goes to suplex Cody but Sandow dropkicks him from behind. Tensai comes in and takes out Sandow. Tensai and Clay sandwich Sandow with a splash. They double headbutt Cody and then double splash him for the win.
Winners: Tensai and Brodus Clay
- We get a hype video for WrestleMania 29.
- We see the Chamber hanging high in the arena. More hype for tonight's match.
- The 2013 WWE Elimination Chamber pay-per-view kicks off with a video looking at some of tonight's matches.
- We're live from the New Orleans Arena as Michael Cole welcome us.
World Heavyweight Title Match: Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio
We go to the ring and out first comes the challenger Big Show. Ricardo Rodriguez is out next to begin the introduction for World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio. Cole is joined by JBL and Jerry Lawler on commentary.
The bell rings and Show goes right to work on Del Rio. Del Rio turns it around in the corner but Show turns it right back around with a huge chop to the chest. Show with another big chop. Show beats Del Rio to the mat and scoop slams him. Show with more offense and chops. Del Rio makes a big comeback and gets a 2 count after a knee to the head. Del Rio gets the crowd to chant "si" and goes for the cross armbreaker but it's blocked. Show nails a spear.
Show with a 2 count. Show taunts Ricardo before beating up Del Rio some more. Del Rio tries for a comeback but Show kicks him in the throat. Show nails the splash from the second rope but Del Rio kicks out at 2. Show goes for another but Del Rio counters and locks in the cross armbreaker. Show finally makes it to the ropes and breaks the hold. Show runs into boots but catches Del Rio in a bearhug. Del Rio finally breaks out but Show takes back control and goes for a powerbomb. Del Rio counters in the middle and manages a hurricanrana. Del Rio leaps through the ropes and takes Show down on the floor.
Show makes it back in before the 10 count. Del Rio nails a seated senton from the top for another 2 count. Show counters and nails a chokeslam out of nowhere. Del Rio kicks out at 2. Show calls for the knockout punch but Del Rio rolls out of the ring. Show pulls Del Rio into the ring by his head and slams him. Show goes for another chokeslam but it's countered. Del Rio tries for a roll up but Show pulls him up. Del Rio counters with a DDT. Del Rio with an enziguri for another 2 count. Del Rio with the cross armbreaker again. Show pulls Del Rio through again and slams him. Ricardo gets on the apron but Show knocks him off. Del Rio misses an enziguri from behind and nails another, sending Ricardo's bucket into Show's head. Del Rio finally knocks Show down with an enziguri and locks in the armbreaker again. Show reaches for the ropes but can't make it and taps out for the win.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
- We get a trailer for GI Joe with The Rock.
WWE United States Title Match: The Miz vs. Antonio Cesaro
We go to the ring and out first comes WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro. Josh Mathews is at ringside with an actor and actress from GI Joe. They talk about being here to support The Rock. Out next comes The Miz.
Back and forth to start. Cesaro takes control and works on the taped up shoulder of The Miz. Miz comes back with a knee to the gut and a kick to the face for a 2 count. Cesaro takes Miz back down and hits a series of right hands. Cesaro continues working on the shoulder. More back and forth. Miz catches Cesaro with a big boot to the face. Miz with a bunch of kicks in the corner now. Miz hits a flying clothesline and goes to the top. They end up on the floor. Miz sends Cesaro knee first into the ring steps.
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