We are live on tape from Uniondale, New York and your announcers are Michael ‘Potvin Sucks’ Cole, Josh ‘Trottier’ Mathews, and Booker ‘Bossy’ T. Josh reminds us that Alberto Del Rio won the Royal Rumble on Sunday, giving him the opportunity to be the first to officially point to the Wrestlemania 27 sign.
Michael Cole tells us that there will be a fiesta on tonight’s show and we see a Wrestlemania 27 piñata above the ring.
Booker T comes out and he is the newest announcer on Smackdown. Booker goes into the ring and he gives us a spinaroonie.
Vickie Guerrero comes out with Dolph Ziggler to interrupt the debut of Booker. Josh points out that Teddy is not doing well in his rehabilitation from his injury. Josh suggests that we might not ever see Teddy again.
Vickie says that this is a Smackdown that you will not forget. She says that she has set up qualifying matches for the Elimination Chamber match and that we will see a World Title Match that we will never forget. Tonight, the uncrowned World Champion Dolph Ziggler will team up with LayCool to face Kelly Kelly and Edge. Vickie tells the little tramp Kelly Kelly to come to her ring right now.
Kelly does not listen to Vickie and she yells for Kelly to come out.
Kelly makes her way to the ring and Vickie asks Kelly who she thinks she is to put her hands on Vickie at the Royal Rumble. Vickie says that Kelly is the reason and distraction why Dolph is not the World Champion right now. Vickie says that she thought about how easy it would be to fire Kelly this week, but that is too easy. After an evil chortle, Vickie says that she is going to humiliate Kelly and break down her dignity piece by piece so Kelly can realize that she is the reason and distraction that will cost Edge the World Title tonight. Vickie tells Kelly that she forgot who she is dealing with.
Kelly says that we all know who Vickie is. She is the one who is trying to destroy her character. Vickie is the one who goes through all of Kelly’s stuff in the locker room. She is the one who is constantly in her personal life. Kelly says that Vickie says that she should fire her, but Kelly says that maybe she should quit.
Vickie says that she has no idea what Kelly is talking about. Vickie calls Kelly ‘Little Barbie’.
Kelly responds by calling Vickie vindictive, paranoid, power hungry witch and she says that everyone is sick of Vickie.
Dolph tells Kelly that she cost him the World Title so she has nothing to say. Kelly is the reason why he is not the World Champion. Kelly coming to the ring during the match on Sunday allowed Edge to hit him with an illegal spear. Dolph asks Kelly if she remembers interfering in the match.
We see a photo of the spear on Sunday.
Dolph says that Vickie cannot reverse the referee’s decision but he is the Uncrowned World Champion. Dolph says that the only reason why Kelly is standing in the ring right now with him and Vickie is because Kelly might be the reason why he officially becomes the World Champion. Dolph says that they are done with her so she can get out.
Kelly decides to slap Dolph in the face instead of leaving the ring. Vickie tries to hit Kelly and Kelly knocks Vickie to the mat.
Michelle McCool and Layla come to the ring to get between Kelly and Vickie and they back Kelly into the corner.
Nobody puts Kelly in the corner and Edge comes to the ring to recreate what Husky Harris did for CM Punk on Sunday night during the Royal Rumble. Dolph runs into a punch from Edge while Vickie, Michelle, and Layla leave the ring. Edge and Kelly go up the ramp while we have a long distance stare down.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Did You Know that Smackdown has been the number one show on SyFy every week since it debuted in October?
Booker gives his thoughts on what we have seen so far on this week’s show.
We see footage from Monday night when Randy Orton ran past Vladimir Kozlov, Santino Marella, and Tamina after their match with Husky Harris and Michael McGillicutty to RKO both men and kick Husky Harris in the head.
Match Number OneEdit
Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov with Tamina versus Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater in a Non Title Match
Gabriel and Kozlov start things off and Gabriel with a waist lock but Kozlov with a take down and side head lock. Kozlov with a hip lock take down into a side head lock. Slater tags in and he kick Kozlov. Kozlov with a shoulder tackle and hip toss. Santino tags in and he takes Slater to the mat and gets a near fall. Santino with another near fall. Marella with a side head lock but Slater with kicks to Marella. Slater punches Santino and then he Irish whips Santino but Santino floats over. Slater with a punch and he gets a near fall. Slater with a kick and punches to Santino. Slater misses a splash into the corner and Kozlov is tagged in.
Kozlov with a head butt and then he sends Slater into the turnbuckles and kicks Slater. Slater with a power slam to Slater but Gabriel breaks up the cover. Gabriel sends Santino to the floor and then Kozlov throws Gabriel out of the ring. Kozlov forgets about Slater, who kicks Kozlov in the back of the leg and then hits an inverted DDT. Gabriel tags in and he hits the 450 splash and gets the three count.
Winners: Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater
We go to commercial.
We are back and we are told by Michael Cole that there are only four qualifying matches because Edge is already in the match and Dolph Ziggler is also in the match without having to qualify.
Match Number TwoEdit
Kofi Kingston versus Drew McIntyre in an Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match
They lock up and Drew backs Kofi into the corner and Kofi uses the turnbuckles for an arm drag and then he tries for a rollup and gets a near fall. Drew tries to kick Kofi but Kofi blocks the kick. Drew with a punch and then he gets a near fall with a rollup. Drew with a punch and kick to the head. Drew with a slam and he gets a near fall. Drew with a running forearm and then he slaps Kofi in the head. Kofi with a few leap frogs and then hits a flying back elbow for a near fall. Kofi with an arm bar. Drew tries to escapes but Kofi holds on to the arm bar. Kofi gets a near fall and maintains the arm bar. Drew with a kick and forearm to the back and then he slams Kofi’s head into the mat. Drew charges into the corner but Kofi moves out of the way and hits the pendulum kick. Kofi goes up top but Drew moves out of the way so Kofi lands on his feet and then he clotheslines Drew over the top rope to the floor.
Kofi goes to the floor and he hits Drew in the back with a forearm. Kofi with a European uppercut. Drew pushes Kofi away but Kofi charges at Drew and McIntyre sends Kofi into the air and Kingston lands on the ring steps.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Drew with a back elbow and gets a near fall. Drew tries for a seated abdominal stretch on Kofi and locks it in. Kofi gets to his feet and he punches Drew but Drew with a tilt-a-whirl gutbuster for a near fall. Drew kicks Kofi but Kofi with an elbow. Kofi with a forearm but Drew with an Irish whip. Kofi tries to float over but Drew sees it coming and he kicks Kofi in the ribs and gets a near fall. Drew punches Kofi.
Kofi kicks Drew in the head but Drew recovers and he hits a series of clotheslines in the corner and then follows that with a short arm clothesline. Drew lines up Kofi and hits a drop kick and gets a near fall. Drew with another clothesline in the corner and he tries for another short arm clothesline but Kofi floats over and hits a DDT. Kofi is unable to make the cover immediately so Drew is able to kick out.
Kofi and Drew exchange punches and Kofi adds some kicks and more punches. The referee pulls Kofi out of the corner and then he hits the Superman punch. Kofi with a twisting Boom Drop on Drew and then he gets ready for Trouble in Paradise and Drew avoids it and goes to the apron.
Ricardo Rodriguez appears on the TitanTron and he introduces the winner of the Royal Rumble, Alberto Del Rio. Alberto winks at the screen and Drew kicks Kofi in the midsection and hits the Future Shock DDT and gets the three count.
Winner: Drew McIntyre
We go to commercial.
Michael Cole has an update on Cody Rhodes as Jack Swagger comes to the ring. He says that Cody is disappointed that nobody in the locker room has checked on his condition and that he will be undergoing reconstructive facial surgery next week.
Match Number ThreeEdit
Rey Mysterio versus Jack Swagger in an Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match
Rey with kicks to Swagger and Rey with a sunset flip for a near fall. Swagger with a kick but Rey with a kick of his own. Swagger charges at Rey and Rey drops down by the ropes and Swagger goes over the top rope to the floor. We go to commercial.
We are back and they lock up. Swagger misses a punch and Rey with shoulders in the corner. Rey with a kick to the leg. Swagger with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot from Rey. Swagger with forearms to Rey’s back in the corner and then he tries to take Rey down but Rey with a bulldog and he gets a near fall. Rey with a springboard cross body for a near fall. Swagger pushes Rey into the ropes but Rey with a kick to the head. Rey with a drop kick to the back and Swagger goes into the ropes.
Swagger goes to the floor before Rey can hit the 619. Rey uses the ropes to kick Swagger away and then he tries for an Asai Moonsault but Swagger pushes Rey and Rey gets caught in the ropes. Swagger works on the leg and he adds a chin lock as he weakens the leg for the ankle lock and neutralize the 619. Swagger slams Rey’s knee into the mat. Swagger wrings Rey’s leg into the ring post.
Swagger gets a near fall on Rey and then he punches Rey in the corner. Swagger puts Rey’s leg in the ropes and the referee warns Jack. Swagger with kicks to the leg while Rey is still in the ropes. Rey falls to the floor and Swagger goes to make sure that Rey is not lonely on the floor. Swagger slams Rey’s head into the announce table and Booker’s Red Bull is the biggest casualty so far. Swagger stands on Rey’s chest and points to the Wrestlemania sign.
Swagger rolls Rey into the ring and Rey is down near the corner so it means it is time for the double jump Swagger Bomb but Jack can only get a near fall. Swagger works on Rey’s leg some more and then he picks Rey up by the leg. Swagger with an elbow to the knee. Rey kicks Swagger away but Jack is able to maintain control of the match. After some punches Swagger gets a near fall. Swagger with a biel to Rey and he tries for another double jump Swagger Bomb but Rey rolls out of the way.
Rey goes to the turnbuckles and Swagger catches him but Rey counters with a DDT and he gets a near fall. Rey drop kicks Swagger in the knee and Jack goes into the ropes. Swagger grabs Rey on the 619 and Swagger with an ankle lock. Rey is able to escape the hold and he sends Swagger into the ring post. Rey with a kick to the head and Rey gets the three count with a rollup.
Winner: Rey Mysterio
After the match, Rey points to the Wrestlemania 27 sign.
Josh asks Booker for his thoughts on the Swagger/Mysterio match before we go to the announcement that Alberto Del Rio made on Monday night about which title he will challenge for at Wrestlemania.
Edge is talking to Kelly Kelly in the back. Edge says that he knew he would not be the champion forever, but he did not think that it would end this way. Kelly asks Edge if he doesn’t have any faith in her. Edge says that isn’t the case, but she has to face both members of LayCool and he says that Kelly can’t beat both of them.
Kelly says one more time that Edge doesn’t have faith in her. She says that he is just like Drew McIntyre.
Edge asks what Drew McIntyre has to do with it. Kelly says that Edge doesn’t think that she can win and sorry isn’t good enough.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Michael Cole gets his shots in at Jerry Lawler saying that he will not win the WWE Title at the Elimination Chamber and that he will be back at the announce table doing his job.
We run through the card for the Elimination Chamber.
Hornswoggle and Rosa Mendes come to the ring and they are throwing shirts into the crowd.
Ricardo Rodriguez has a big stick with him and he introduces Alberto Del Rio.
Alberto drives into the arena and walks to the ring. Alberto introduces himself, but we already know that. Alberto says that we also know that it was his destiny to win the biggest Royal Rumble match in history. It was his destiny to go to Wrestlemania. It was his destiny to become the new World Champion. Alberto says that he was planning on having his celebration later on, but when he saw his little amigito, he decided to start the celebration early. He tells Hornswoggle that not only is he in the ring with the future World Heavyweight Champion, he has a present for Hornswoggle. Alberto points to the piñata over the ring. He says that it is filled with candies and toys and he wants to share it with all of his friends here . . . (he checks with Ricardo for where they are) here in New Jersey.
He tells Hornswoggle all of the prizes are for him. Ricardo covers Hornswoggle’s eyes and he gives Hornswoggle the stick. Ricardo spins Hornswoggle around and he swings wildly not even coming close to the piñata. Alberto wants to lower the piñata so it gets to ‘the thing’s’ level.
Hornswoggle hits Alberto with the stick and Hornswoggle reaches for the candy that should have come out of Alberto’s belly. Hornswoggle is confused and blindfolded so Alberto kicks Hornswoggle in the head. Rosa yells at Alberto from outside the ring. Alberto punches Hornswoggle until Kofi comes out to stop Alberto. Kofi clotheslines Alberto over the top rope to the floor. Alberto decides that he is done for the night until Kofi is distracted by Ricardo. Alberto attacks Kofi from behind and then Alberto hits Kofi with the stick and he focuses on the arm. Alberto stands over Kofi and then he puts Kofi in the cross arm breaker. Referees come out to separate Kofi and Alberto.
We go to commercial.
We are back with the announcement that Steve Austin will be hosting Tough Enough. Booker T announces that he will be a coach on Tough Enough.
Match Number FourEdit
Chavo Guerrero versus Kane in an Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match
Chavo with some punches but they have no effect. Chavo tries for a cross body but Kane catches him. Chavo avoids Kane when he charges into the corner. Chavo goes up top but Kane grabs him by the throat. Chavo drops Kane across the top rope. Chavo with a frog splash but Kane grabs Chavo by the throat on contact and Kane hits a choke slam for the three count.
We go to commercial.
Match Number FiveEdit
Big Show versus Wade Barrett with Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, and Justin Gabriel in an Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match
Barrett backs into the ropes and the referee stops Show. Show with a chop to Barrett and then they go to a different corner and Show punches and chops Barrett. We move t a third corner and he tries for the Shhh chop but Barrett with an elbow followed by punches. Barrett with a drop kick to the knee and then he continues to work on the leg. Barrett punches Show and Show pushes Barrett away. Show with a back elbow and then he chops Barrett across the chest. Show with an Irish whip and Barrett collides with the referee and the referee goes down.
Slater tries to interfere but he is knocked off the apron by Show. Gabriel gets on the apron but he goes back to the floor before Show can do anything to him. Jackson with a clothesline to the Big Show and Barrett gets a two count when the referee recovers just in time. Barrett with a DDT and he gets the three count.
Winner: Wade Barrett
Wade’s victory celebration is short lived because Big Show attacks him from behind and sends Barrett to the floor. Show takes care of Slater and Gabriel. Jackson hits Show but Show grabs Jackson by the throat. Slater and Gabriel grab Show by the ankles to stop him from choke slamming Jackson. Jackson with a slam to Big Show.
Jackson kneels over Show with a mic and he tells Show “The end has come. It has awakened against you.”
We see the six men who will be in the Elimination Chamber Match from the Smackdown brand.
We go to commercial.
Match Number SixEdit
Edge and Kelly Kelly versus Dolph Ziggler, Michelle McCool, and Layla with Vickie Guerrero for the World Title
Before the match starts, Vickie declares that if Edge uses the spear in any shape or form, he will be stripped of the World Title immediately.
The men start off and Dolph with a kick and punch to Edge followed by an elbow and more punches to Edge before the referee stops Edge. Ziggler with another punch. Edge with a running forearm and punch followed by an Irish whip and flapjack. Ziggler goes to the floor and Edge with a baseball slide that sends Ziggler into the ringside barrier. Ziggler is returned to the ring and he tags in Michelle and Layla. Michelle and Layla discuss who is in the match. Michelle convinces Layla to let her continue. Kelly enters the match.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Michelle has Kelly in the corner. Kelly with a kick to Michelle and then she puts Michelle in a head scissors and then she pulls Michelle to the floor and slams Michelle’s head into the floor. Layla tries to interfere but Kelly stops her. Michelle tries to power bomb Kelly on the floor but Kelly stops her and Michelle sends Kelly into the ringside barrier instead.
Michelle kicks Kelly and then connects with a forearm to the back. Michelle runs Kelly into the corner and Layla tags in. Michelle Irish whips Kelly into a clothesline from Layla and Layla gets a near fall. Michelle tags back in and Michelle hits a belly-to-belly suplex for a near fall. Michelle tries for a suplex but Kelly lands on her feet and she slaps Michelle. Michelle stops Kelly from making the tag.
Michelle kicks Kelly and sends her into the corner. Layla tags back in and snap mares Kelly and kicks her in the back of the head. Layla with a head scissors to Kelly as Kelly tries to maintain consciousness. Kelly gets out of the hold but Layla with a forearm. Kelly with a kick and X Factor. Kelly tries to make the tag but Layla stops her. Ziggler interferes and the referee does not see the tag so it is not allowed.
Edge punches Ziggler and they fight to the floor and then Edge sends Ziggler into the ringside barrier. Meanwhile, back in the ring, Layla and Michelle double team Kelly. Layla holds Kelly for Michelle and Michelle with a round kick that accidentally hits Layla when Kelly moves out of the way. Kelly kicks Michelle out of the ring. Kelly with a spear to Layla for the three count.
Winners: Edge and Kelly Kelly
After the match, Vickie gets into the ring with Edge and Kelly Kelly. Vickie congratulates Kelly on her victory. She says that Kelly is going out in style because she has just competed in her last match. Vickie fires Kelly and tells her to get out of her ring. Vickie says that Kelly always had it in for her and that this is her show and tells Kelly to get out of her arena.
Edge is still standing behind Vickie and he is going in to ‘spear’ mode. Vickie turns around and addresses her former Husband. She tells Edge that he will be the former World Champion next week because he will be defending the title against Dolph Ziggler. Next week, there will be a special guest referee and it will be . . . cue the maniacal laughter . . . Vickie Guerrero.
Dolph come up behind Edge and hits the Zig Zag as we go to credits with Vickie continuing to laugh.