WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: ELIMINATION CHAMBER MATCH SET; ALBERTO DEL RIO HAS ANOTHER CELEBRATION; A NEW ANNOUNCE TEAM; FAREWELL FAREWELL
By Richard Trionfo on 2011-02-04 22:00:22
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.
Match Number Two: 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
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.