Randy Orton is the first man out to the ring to a huge pop from the crowd. He makes his way out and grasps the chains in his hand on his way into the Chamber. Orton poses to pop the crowd before walking into one of the pods.
R-Truth is the second man out to the ring, and he gets a little bit of a reaction from the crowd. He looks around apprehensively as this will be his first ever Chamber match. Truth dances a little bit in the ring before looking around a bit more and climbing into his own pod. CM Punk is the next man out to the ring to a fairly healthy amount of heat from the crowd. Punk eyes the Chamber, and is a little slow to make his way into the ring. Punk stares down Orton, and Orton smiles. Punk says he’ll be watching Orton in tonight’s match while he makes his way into a pod.
John Cena is the fourth man out to the ring, meaning that he will not be one of the two men kicking things off, and he will be occupying the final open pod. Cena gets a very good pop from the crowd.
Sheamus is the fifth man to make his way out to the ring, and he’s not wearing his king gear, presumably to save time. Punk taunts Sheamus as he makes his way into the ring, but Sheamus looks undaunted. John Morrison is the last man out to the ring, to a nice pop, and I have to admit it’s pretty cool seeing JoMo as the final man to be announced in the main event of a Pay Per View.
The bell rings and both men lock up. Sheamus quickly pushes Morrison back into the corner, but Morrison fights him off, only to fall victim to a big shoulderblock. Another lockup and Morrison goes behind, gets an elbow to the face, and is taken down to the mat with a couple of headlock takeovers. Morrison fights off the submission attempts and Sheamus slaps Morrison in the face. Morrison snaps, unloads with punches on Sheamus and follows him to the outside with a big leaping kick over the top rope. Morrison and Sheamus trade blows on the outside, and Morrison hits a big kick to Sheamus’ head. Morrison jumps from the ropes to the side of the Chamber and leaps back off with another big kick to Sheamus’ head. Back in the ring, Sheamus fights back with a big short arm clothesline.
Morrison fights back and takes Sheamus down to the mat. Morrison goes for starship pain, but Sheamus shoves him to the outside where he crashes down on the Chamber floor. Sheamus launches Morrison into the Chamber wall before slamming his head into Kingston’s pod. The clock begins to countdown and the next participant is Randy Orton. Orton goes right after both men with clotheslines and scoop powerslams. Orton clotheslines Sheamus over the top rope and sends Morrison right into Sheamus with a big back body drop. Orton whips Morrison into one of the chamber pods before clotheslining Sheamus back into the ring. Sheamus hits his signature rope assisted DDT to the Chamber floor on Sheamus, and then turns his attention to Morrison, throwing him back into the ring. Orton stomps away at Morrison and Sheamus.
Orton picks Morrison up and places him on the top turnbuckle, hitting a big superplex. Orton covers Morrison and gets a two count. Morrison puts Sheamus on the top rope and hits another superplex. The clock begins to count down again and CM Punk will be the next entrant. Punk is stuck in his pod as the referee is having a hard time with the chain. Punk tries to fight his way out but he’s stuck in the door. Orton uses that to his advantage to pound away at Punk. Orton sends Punk into the ring and hits the RKO. Orton covers Punk and gets the three count.
CM Punk has been eliminated
The lights dim and Cole receives an e-mail from the anonymous GM. Apparently, due to a malfunctioning pod, Punk wasn’t given a fair chance, so Punk is allowed to re-enter his pod, and he will be re-instated in the match.
Punk goes back into his pod and Orton goes to work on Sheamus. Sheamus connects with the urunagi backbreaker on Orton before tossing Morrison over the top to the outside. Sheamus goes for the Irish cross, but Orton fights out. Orton ducks a bicycle kick from Sheamus but falls victim to a flash kick from Morrison. Sheamus sends Morrison to the outside and grinds his face into the Chamber wall. The clock begins to count down again and the next entrant will be John Cena.
Sheamus ambushes Cena and jumps him right in the pod, pounding down on him immediately when the pod door opens. Sheamus brings Cena into the ring and Cena fights right back. Cena goes for the AA on Morrison to the outside but Morrison lands on his feet. Sheamus takes out Cena and Morrison jumps back into the ring on top of both Orton and Sheamus. Cena back body drops Morrison to the outside and he follows, fighting with Morrison outside of the ring. Both men are taken out by Sheamus when he hits a big slingshot clothesline. Orton grabs Sheamus from behind and brings him back into the ring with a big clothesline. Orton hits a Thesz press and rains down with punches on Sheamus before hitting a knee drop. Sheamus fights back with a knee to Orton’s.
The clock begins to count down again and R-Truth will be the next man in. Sheamus tries to ambush Truth as well, but Truth avoids it and beats Sheamus down in the pod instead before hitting a hip toss on the chamber floor. In the ring Truth hits a big DDT on Orton and a suplex on Morrison before hitting a spinning elbow on Cena. Truth eats a bicycle kick from Sheamus, and he gets pinned.
R-Truth is eliminated
Morrison unloads on Sheamus and goes for the pin, but Sheamus kicks out at two. The crowd is surprisingly pro-Punk. Morrison drags Sheamus out to the chamber floor, and looks to set up for something, but Orton slams him into a pod, taking out the glass in the process. In the ring, Orton and Cena trade punches before Orton hits a beautiful dropkick. Cena kicks out of a pin attempt though. Orton stomps away at Cena’s joints, and the clock begins to count down one last time, for CM Punk. Orton looks to wait for Punk, but Cena tries to catch him from behind with the AA. Orton hits the RKO on Cena on the chamber floor, but it does damage to him. Sheamus hits the bicycle kick on Orton and Punk knocks Sheamus away, pinning Orton and getting a two count.
In the ring, Punk mocks Orton, performing the same psych up routine as Orton before he hits the RKO. Punk connects with the GTS on Orton, covering Randy and getting three.
Randy Orton is eliminated
Punk hits Cena, and then Sheamus with a high knee, but when he tries to bulldog Sheamus, he ends up being thrown into one of the pods and clotheslined hard. Sheamus and Morrison fight in the ring with Morrison hitting an awesome corkscrew kick. Sheamus tries to send Morrison to the outside and Morrison kicks Sheamus. Morrison goes to the top of one of the pods and Sheamus follows, pounding on Morrison on top of the pod and attempting the high cross on Morrison from the top of the pod. Morrison fights it off and kicks Sheamus, sending him crashing down to the mat. Morrison begins to scale to the top of the chamber before dropping down with a HUGE crossbody. Morrison pins Sheamus and gets three.
Sheamus has been eliminated
Punk and Morrison get up to their feet and Cena hits a couple of shoulder blocks before hitting his regular side belly to back slam, and the five knuckle shuffle. Punk rolls to the outside and Cena decides to follow. Cena stalks Punk and gets him in AA position, but Morrison leaps off the turnbuckle from out of nowhere, and crashes into both men.
Punk pins Cena on the outside, but he’s only able to get a two count. Punk heads back into the ring, and Morrison charges Cena, only to have Cena move. Morrison crashes into the a pod and immediately screams and grabs his knees. Back in the ring, Punk grapevines his legs around Cena’s neck and begins wearing away at him. Cena fights up to his feet with Punk on his shoulders, and Morrison leaps off the top rope with a big clothesline, still grabbing at his knee. Morrison pins both men but is only able to get a two count.
Cena hits an AA that wraps Morrison up in the ropes, and he turns right around into a big kick to the side of the head from Punk. Punk goes to the top rope and jumps off with a big forearm. Punk goes for the pin, but only gets two. Punk slingshots Cena straight into one of the pods, but the glass doesn’t really budge. Punk tries to do the same thing on Morrison, but Morrison grabs the top of the pod, jumps to the chamber wall and even tries for the starship pain in the ring. Punk moves and connects with the GTS for a three count.
Morrison has been eliminated
Cena grabs Punk and gets him in AA position. Punk grabs the ropes, so Cena hits the AA to the Chamber floor. Cena pins Punk, and this one is over.
Winner and #1 Contender for the WWE Championship: John Cena
Miz is shown backstage looking pretty upset at the idea of facing Cena, before holding up his title.
Cena continues to celebrate and Miz continues to hold up his title. It will be Cena/Miz for the title at WrestleMania!