spotlight exactly where he belongs. And tonight when the Rumble match comes to a close it'll be exactly the same. Him standing in the ring by himself as the winner of the Rumble match. And he doesn't even care who #2 is, so just send him out already. Ziggler is answered with the return of Y2J, Chris Jericho himself!
The bell rings and we're ready to begin! The crowd is already going nuts, and we haven't even started. Ziggler and Jericho lock up and Jericho clamps on a headlock. Ziggler sends Jericho into the ropes, and eats a shoulder block. Ziggler tosses Jericho to the apron, but he heads right up to the top and comes off with an axe handle smash before sending Ziggler out to the apron. Ziggler punches Jericho away and heads to the top but he's stopped by Jericho. Jericho tries to shove Ziggler to the floor, but Ziggler fights it off. Jericho hits a superplex as #3 is announced, and it's Cody Rhodes.
Jericho goes right after Rhodes, but Ziggler teams up with Rhodes and they take it to the veteran. Rhodes and Ziggler try to toss Jericho over the top, but he's able to hold on to the ropes. Cody catches him with a nasty kick to the gut, but Jericho recovers quickly and locks Cody in the walls of Jericho. Ziggler attacks from behind and chokes Jericho against the bottom rope. Ziggler slingshots Jericho against the bottom rope throat first. The clock counts down.
#4 is Kofi Kingston.
Kingston comes in with a giant dropkick to Rhodes before mounting him in the corner for ten punches. Kofi misses trouble in paradise on Ziggler, but he's able to send Ziggler out to the apron. Rhodes tries to get Cody out, and Jericho tries to get Rhodes out in turn. Jericho takes Rhodes into the corner and chokes him with his boot as Kofi tries to get Ziggler over the top rope a second time. Rhodes helps Ziggler as the clock winds down again.
#5 is Santino Marella.
Marella comes in and has already broken his record, tossing everyone out to the apron, but not eliminating anyone. Santino reaches for the Cobra, but it doesn't help him as Rhodes is able to toss him over the top rope to the outside.
Santino has been eliminated.
Ziggler continues to focus on Kingston and Rhodes teams up to help him. Kingston kicks them both away as the crowd counts down from ten another time. 3MB's music hits.
Drew McIntyre is #6.
McIntyre comes in hot, trying to eliminate Kofi right off the bat, but things break down as Jericho comes in from behind. Jericho peels off and walks right into a dropkick from Ziggler, and he ends up tossed over the ropes, almost falling out to the floor. He's able to pull himself back up as the clock counts down once more.
#7 is Titus O'Neal.
Titus comes in quick and goes right for Kofi and Rhodes, fighting off both off them. Titus picks up Kofi for a big backbreaker before throwing him aside. Jericho tosses McIntyre to the apron and dropkicks him to the outside.
Drew McIntyre has been eliminated.
Ziggler comes close to being eliminated again, but sneaks back into the ring as Rhodes and Titus focus on Jericho.
#8 is Goldust!
Cody doesn't look happy, and Goldust goes right for him, catching him right a right hand, and sending him out to the ring apron, stomping away at him. The crowd's happy to see Goldust as he unloads on his brother in the corner. Goldust tries to elminate Cody, but Cody fight his brother off. The clock winds down again.
#9 is David Otunga.
Otunga comes in and heads after Goldust and then Jericho, choking him in the corner with his boot. Titus beats on Goldust in the corner as Ziggler tries to send Kofi to the outside. Rhodes and Goldust team up on Titus, trying to dump him over the top rope. They get him out to the apron, but Rhodes turns on Goldust, and screws up the plan for everyone.
#10 is another 3MB entrant, Heath Slater.
Slater heads into the ring and goes after Goldust, then Otunga, stomping away at his former partner in the corner. Slater is able to pepper Kofi with a couple of rights before getting caught by Titus. Ziggler is once again in a precarious position, due to Jericho this time. Rhodes finds his way on the apron courtesy of Titus as the clock counts down again.
#11 is Sheamus.
Sheamus comes in and hits a couple of Irish curse backbreakers, then a couple of nasty roll throughs. Sheamus sends Titus out to the apron, and launches Otunga into him, sending Titus to the outside.
Titus O'Neal has been eliminated.
Sheamus catches Otunga with a couple of blows to the chest and a brogue kick that sends him to the floor.
David Otunga has been eliminated.
#12 is Tensai.
Tensai comes in and attacks everyone, but quickly pairs up with Sheamus, fighting him in the corner. Everything breaks down into random brawling with people splitting off every now and then and Ziggler ending up on the ring apron almost eliminated. Another entrant gets counted down.
Unlucky #13 is Brodus Clay.
Brodus makes his way into the Rumble and heads right after Jericho before trading blows with Tensai for a bit. Rhodes sends Goldust flying across the ring, but Goldust as able to backdrop Rhodes to the apron. Goldust charges, but Rhodes drags him out to the apron. Goldust clothesline Rhodes into the ring, and Rhodes sends 'dust into the ring post and to the outside.
Goldust has been eliminated.
The clock counts down once more.
#14 is Rey Mysterio.
Mysterio comes in and blasts Ziggler with a nasty kick before hitting Jericho with a 619 and dropping the dime on the returning superstar. Everyone tries to clump up on Tensai, but it doesn't last too long. Sheamus tries to get him out on his own, but Tensai fight it off.
#15 is Darren Young.
Everyone teams up on Brodus Clay, and he's dumped over the top, Tensai is sent out by Kofi shortly after.
Brodus Clay and Tensai have been eliminated.
Ziggler sends Kofi to the apron and he lands on Tensai's back. Kofi lands on the announcer's... (Continues on next page)