|By Marc Middleton | February 19, 2013 | Comments|
- Vickie Guerrero is backstage on the phone and says she has big things planned for her show. She hangs up when Paul Heyman walks up. Vickie sent for him and wants to congratulate him on putting the stipulations on Rock and Punk's match at Elimination Chamber. Vickie has some dramatic news that will affect Heyman's whole career. Heyman wants to know what the news is but she's saving it for the ring. Heyman says he doesn't like surprises. Vickie laughs at him and walks off.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Alberto Del Rio
We go to the ring and out comes Dolph Ziggler with Big E Langston and AJ Lee. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Ricardo Rodriguez is out to do the introduction for World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio. The bell rings and here we go. Ziggler strikes first and dropkicks Del Rio. Back and forth action now. Del Rio hits an enziguri while Ziggler is on the apron and sends him to the floor. AJ checks on Ziggler as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Ziggler is in control. Ziggler connects with another big dropkick for a 2 count. Ziggler chokes Del Rio on the ropes and Big E gets a cheap shot in. 2 count by Ziggler. We see Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter watching from backstage. Del Rio fights back but Ziggler catches him a knee to the gut. Ziggler hits the leg drop for another pin attempt. Ziggler goes to the top but Del Rio cuts him off. Del Rio with a kick now. Del Rio with a reverse suplex from the top. They trade lefts and rights now. Del Rio runs over Ziggler with clotheslines. Del Rio with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. Del Rio with a big kick to the mouth and another 2 count. More back and forth with close calls. Ziggler with forearm shots to the back and a backstabber. 2 count by Del Rio. Big E gets on the apron but Del Rio kicks his legs out. Del Rio counters Ziggler and applies the cross armbreaker for the win.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
- After the match, Del Rio celebrates until Big E Langston runs over him. Langston yells that Del Rio's time is over. Langston lays Del Rio out with his finisher. Ziggler grabs his briefcase and goes to cash in but Ricardo grabs the briefcase and runs off with it. Big E chases Ricardo. AJ runs and grabs the dropped briefcase. She brings it back but before Dolph can cash in, Del Rio lays him out with an enziguri. Del Rio goes back to celebrating as we go to replays.
- Still to come, The Rock's celebration plus Orton vs. Kane. Back to break.
- Back from the break and WWE Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett is in the ring. He talks about WWE Studios' Dead Man Down. Barrett shows us the trailer for Dead Man Down.
Sheamus appears on the big screen and says his friend Colin Farrell is the real star of the movie. Sheamus rips Barrett and someone tells him they're out of time.
Naomi, Tensai and Brodus Clay vs. Rosa Mendes, Primo and Epico
We go to the ring and out comes Brodus Clay, Tensai, Cameron and Naomi. Out next comes Epico, Primo and Rosa Mendes.
Naomi and Rosa start things off. Naomi strikes first and gets the crowd to pop. Naomi goes on and hits a big crossbody for a 2 count. Epico comes in and gets taken down by Naomi. Tensai and Primo go at it now. Tensai runs over Primo for a 2 count. Naomi gets involved again and takes down Rosa and Epico on the floor. Brodus comes in and double teams Primo for the win.
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