WWE World Heavyweight Championship – Elimination Chamber Match
Randy Orton (c) vs. John Cena vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Sheamus vs. Christian vs. Cesaro
John Cena, Christian, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan are all in the chamber pods. We start with Sheamus and Cesaro.
Cesaro with some quick shots on Sheamus early on. Sheamus clotheslines Cesaro back inside the ring from the steel flooring. Cesaro with a big uppercut to Sheamus. Sheamus launches himself over the top rope and catches Cesaro with a shoulder block. Sheamus with a quick spinning neckbreaker for a two count. Sheamus clotheslines Cesaro over the top rope to the steel floor. Sheamus with forearm shots to the chest of Cesaro. Sheamus follows with a clothesline to Cesaro on the steel floor. Sheamus with a knee to Cesaro and Cesaro sends Sheamus into the steel ring post. Cesaro jumps on the gut of Sheamus. Cesaro gets near Cena’s pod and does the “you can’t see me” gesture. Cesaro catches Sheamus with a big uppercut. Sheamus pulls himself up to the top turnbuckle and Cesaro catches him with another uppercut. Sheamus catches Cesaro with a flying shoulder tackle off the top turnbuckle.
Time expires. Daniel Bryan is in first. Bryan with a missile dropkick to Sheamus and a shot to Cesaro. Bryan with a jumping clothesline that levels Sheamus. Bryan with chest kicks to both Cesaro and Sheamus. Bryan with a drop toe hold to Sheamus and gets him locked in a half crab. Bryan catches Cesaro and flips back into a northern lights suplex into a bridge keeping the submission on Sheamus. Cesaro catches Bryan with a quick tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. Sheamus levels Cesaro with a big clothesline. Cesaro fights back with big knee lifts to the gut of Sheamus. Cesaro clotheslines Sheamus to the steel floor surrounding the ring. Cesaro drives his knee into the face of Sheamus. Bryan with an uppercut to Cesaro and bounces him off the chamber chains. Cesaro then sends Bryan into his pod busting through. Cesaro unloads on Sheamus with tons of ppercuts. Sheamus with a rolling senton on Cesaro. Sheamus goes up to the top turnbuckle and Bryan cuts him off.
Time expires. Christian is out second. Christian attacks Bryan right away. Christian drops the bad shoulder of Bryan off the top rope. Christian sends Bryan shoulder first into the chamber chains, rips away at the wraps Bryan is wearing and hits some big forearms. Christian with a tornado DDT on Bryan for a two count. Bryan catches Christian with a kick to the head. Bryan misses a flying dropkick in the corner when Christian moves. Sheamus sends Christian back first into the chamber chains. Sheamus has Christian up on his shoulder, Christian hops off and connects with an inverted DDT on Sheamus over the steel floor. Christian kicks Cesaro face first into the chamber chains. Cesaro counters a Killswitch attempt. Christian jumps up, hangs on to the chains, Cesaro pulls him down and powerbombs him into the side of a pod door! Back in the ring, Cesaro covers Christian for a two count. Cesaro with a gutwrench on Sheamus.
Time expires. John Cena is in third. Cena catches Christian and tosses him into Cesaro. Bryan with a huricanrana on Cena off the top turnbuckle. Bryan with kicks to the chest of Cena. Christian with a Killswitch on Bryan, covers and gets a close two count. Cesaro catapults Christian to the corner. Cena plants Christian with his twisting powerbomb. Sheamus with White Noise on Cena and Cena kicks out. Sheamus with shots to Cesaro. Christian kicks Sheamus in the face. Christian sends Sheamus over the top rope. Christian with a tornado DDT on Cesaro for a two count. Cena with a shoulder block on Cesaro. Cesaro fires back with a huge uppercut on Cena after lifting him in the air! Cena barely kicks out after two. Cesaro with more uppercuts to Cena. Bryan with kicks to Cesaro. Cena with kicks to Bryan. Bryan with body shots to Cena who had Cesaro on his shoulders. Sheamus sends Bryan back first into a steel chamber post. Cesaro with a big suplex on Sheamus that gets a two count.
Time expires. Randy Orton is out last. Orton attacks everyone. Orton misses a punt on Bryan who rolls out of the way. Orton tries to lock himself back in his pod when everyone starts to recover. Sheamus is staring down Orton against the pod. The crowd in Minneapolis starts a loud “PUSSY” chant. Sheamus with a Brogue Kick to bust open the pod catching Orton. Sheamus sends Orton into the side of the chamber and then clotheslines him back inside the ring. Cesaro sends Sheamus into the chains. Cena plants Orton with his twisting powerbomb and connects with the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cesaro tosses Cena over the top rope. Cesaro Swing on Orton. Cesaro goes around 30 times. Bryan rolls up Cesaro and then turns that into a release german suplex. Sheamus plants Christian with a scoop slam. Sheamus catches Cena with a Brogue Kick. Christian with a close roll up on Sheamus. Christian covers Cena and also gets a two count. Sheamus has Christian up on his shoulders when Christian jumps on the chamber chains and climbs to the top of a pod. Orton cuts off Sheamus and gives him a superplex from the top turnbuckle near Christian. Christian with a splash off the top of the pod over Sheamus! Christian covers Sheamus and gets the pinfall.
Sheamus has been eliminated.
Bryan catches Christian with a flying knee and gets the pinfall.
Christian has been eliminated.
We are down to four: Orton, Cena, Bryan and Cesaro. Bryan takes out Orton and Cena takes out Cesaro. Both Cena and Bryan enter the ring staring each other down. Cena and Bryan exchange shots. Bryan goes for the Yes Lock. Cena counters, Bryan kicks him away, Cena has Bryan up, Cesaro with a german suplex on Cena as Bryan goes flying back. Cesaro catches Orton with a huge kick. Cesaro counters an STF by Cena, goes for a gutwrench and Cena counters into a huricanrana. Cena gives Cesaro an AA over the top rope and Cesaro lands on the pod wall. Cena pulls Cesaro back in and applies the STF. Cesaro taps.
Cesaro has been eliminated.
Cena has the STF applied on Orton. The Wyatt Family sound hits as the arena goes black. The lights return and The Wyatt’s are inside the chamber. Harper with a boot to Bryan. The Wyatt’s triple team Cena. Rowan with a splash to Cena and Harper with a big clothesline. Wyatt with Sister Abigail on Cena. The Wyatt’s leave as the door to the chamber opens. Orton crawls over, hooks the leg of Cena and gets the pinfall.
John Cena has been eliminated.
Only Orton and Bryan remain. We see a shot of Kane walking out and telling The Wyatt’s to head to the back right now. Kane is trying to get officials to remove Cena when Bryan comes flying off the top turnbuckle and hits Kane in the head with his knee. Orton then tosses Bryan into the pod. Orton drags Bryan up to the top turnbuckle. Bryan slides out, crotches Orton, gets him down in the tree of woe and connects with three big running dropkicks. Bryan with a back suplex on Orton from the top turnbuckle that results in a two count. Bryan is up top. Orton cuts him off and pulls him down connecting with his DDT. Orton drops down slapping the mat calling for the RKO. Bryan counters and connects with his flying knee! Bryan hooks the leg and Kane pulls the referee away to break it up. Bryan with a kick to the head on Kane. Orton with an RKO. Orton covers and Bryan kicks out! Bryan with small package for a close two count. Bryan with a kick to the head on Orton. The crowd is going crazy in Minneapolis. Kane with a shot to Bryan and Orton with an RKO on Bryan. Orton gets the pinfall.
Winner and still WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Randy Orton
After the match, we see highlights of the match leading to the finish. Back live, Randy Orton is holding up the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and JBL talk about Orton heading to Wrestlemania 30 to face Batista. We see a shot of a frustrated Daniel Bryan in the middle of the ring as the PPV goes off the air.