breaks it up and finds himself in the ankle lock. Jericho is able to counter into the walls of Jericho, but Orton breaks it up with his across the back backbreaker for a two count on Jericho. Orton backdrops Swagger to the outside, then gets both Jericho and Swagger with the suspension DDT into the ring.
Orton drops to the mat and tries for the RKO, but Jericho fights it off. Jericho tries for the lionsault, but Orton counters and hits the RKO. Orton pins Jericho for three.
Chris Jericho has been eliminated.
Swagger rolls up Orton for a three count, and this one is over.
Winner and #1 Contender to the World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania: Jack Swagger
Swagger limps to the back with Zeb in tow, and the crowd doesn't seem too happy about this one.
Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns vs. John Cena, Ryback and Sheamus
We get a video package that highlights the events that have led up to this match, including multiple attacks on Cena, Ryback and Sheamus by the Shield over the past few weeks.
John Cena is the first man to make his way out to the ring for this match, and Cena gets what seems to be a mostly positive reaction, but there are definitely some boos sprinkled in there as well.
Sheamus is out to the ring next, and the Irishman gets a warm reception from the New Orleans crowd.
Ryback is out last for his team, and he gets the weakest reaction of everyone on his team for sure.
The Shield is out next, coming through the crowd just as they did in their debut match at TLC.
Things break down immediately as Cena, Sheamus and Ryback jump the Shield on their way into the ringside area. Cena, Sheamus and Ryback hit triple stalling vertical suplexes on the Shield. Ambrose and Sheamus are left in the ring and the bell rings. Sheamus catches Ambrose with a knee life before sending him to the apron and hitting him with a series of clubbing blows to the chest. Sheamus rips off Ambrose's vest, then hits him with even more clubbing blows to the chest. Sheamus heads to the apron and takes out Rolling with a charging shoulder block from the apron. Sheamus stares down Reins, and Ambrose takes advantage, knocking Sheamus to the floor before tagging in Roman.
Roman brings Sheamus into the ring and quick tags and kicks from each man leaves Rolling in the ring attempting to choke out Sheamus. Sheamus is able to fight up to his feet, but is backed into the Shield corner and Ambrose tags in, assaulting Sheamus in the corner with multiple elbows to the back of the head. Ambrose turns around a second too long and eats a brogue kick from Sheamus. Reins and Cena tag in and Cena with dual shoulderblocks before hitting the five knuckle shuffle on Roman. Cena tries for the AA, but Rollins breaks it up. Cena tosses Rollins from the ring and locks in the STF on Roman. Ambrose breaks it up and Rollins hits Cena with a top rope dive that sets up Roman for a near fall.
Ambrose hits Cena with a couple of right hands, then a nice elbow drop that's good for a two count. Ambrose tags out to Rollins who comes in and hits Cena with a big right hand. Rollins taunts Cena and hits him with another big right hand to the face. Cena avoids a third punch from Rollins, tries to fight back, but runs into a big enzugiri from Rollins that's good for another two count. Rollins hits Cena with a big splash in the corner that sends him crumpling to the mat.
Ambrose tags in and hits Cena with a couple of nasty head butts before slapping away at Cena's head. Quick tags and all three members off the Shield double team Cena, leading to a big clothesline from Roman Reins. Sheamus breaks up a pin attempt. Reins hits Cena with a big right hand, then gets in Sheamus' face. When Reins turns around, Cena hits him with a couple of rights, but then he runs into a big Samoan drop from Roman that's good for two.
Reins clamps on a rear chin lock, but Cena is able to fight to his feet and almost into his own corner. Roman is able to bring Cena back to his side of the ring, and away from a tag. Ambrose and Rollins taunt Cena, yelling at him to give up. Cena fights to his feet again and breaks the hold with a belly to back suplex. Cena tries for the tag, but runs right into a big clothesline from Reins that's good for another two count.
Ambrose tags in and hits Cena with a couple of rights before bringing him down to the mat for a two count. Ambrose clamps on a legscissors, wearing down Cena's neck. Cena stands with Ambrose on his shoulders, but Ambrose drops down, hits a knee to Cena's gut, and drops him with a wicked DDT for two. Ambrose runs into a big back body drop from Cena that sends him out to the floor.
Cena tags out to Ryback, who comes in and takes out Rollins and Ambrose with big back body drops. Ryback hits Rollins with a powerbomb before slamming Ambrose into Rollins in the corner. Reins blindsides Ryback, and Sheamus intervenes, fighting Roman to the outside. Reins spears Sheamus through the timekeeper's area, and both men are down. Rollins heads to the top rope, but he's caught by Ryback. Ryback tries for a gorilla press, but it's 3 on 1 as the Shield triple team Ryback. Cena pulls Reins from the ring, and he hits an AA on Ambrose as Roman spears Ryback. Rollins falls on top of Ryback, and gets the three count.
Winners: The Shield
Cena looks disappointed as Ryback heads to the back angrily. Both Sheamus and Cena look on and their disappointment turns to shock.
In the Arena:
Dolph Ziggler comes out with AJ and Big E. in tow. He's not too happy about not being booked. He says it's great that Jack Swagger came into the Elimination Chamber after his long vacation and won. He probably thinks he's guaranteed the championship, but nope, the briefcase that Ziggler has guarantees it. Ziggler has stolen the show more than anyone.
He's interrupted by Booker T who says Ziggler may just be wasting everyone's time. He knows... (Continues on next page)