Goldust and Axel start off before Cody and Ryback come in. Ryback takes control on Cody and drops him with an elbow to the face. Ryback with thrusts in the corner before tagging in Axel. Fans chant for Axel as Cody turns it around. Cody sends Axel and Ryback to the floor. Cody and Goldust both leap out to the floor and take Ryback and Axel out. We cut to a commercial.
Back from the break and Axel is in control of Goldust. Axel shows off for his grandfather and goes for a pin attempt. Ryback tags in for some double teaming in the corner. Ryback with a big vertical suplex on Goldust for another 2 count. Axel tags back in and keeps Goldust in the corner. Goldust dodges a move and gets a 2 count. They both go down and try for a tag. Ryback tags in and stops Goldust. Goldust fights them both off and hits a big hurricanrana. Ryback stops another tag but Goldust dumps him over the top. Cody and Axel tag in. Cody unloads and hits a big knee to the face. Cody goes up top and nails a moonsault for a 2 count. Cody with an Alabama Slam but Ryback pulls him out of the ring. Cody nails a Disaster Kick. Cody springboards back in but Axel catches him with a powerbomb for a close 2 count. Cody blocks a Perfect-plex but goes for CrossRhodes. Ryback interrupts that. More back and forth. Cody nails CrossRhodes for the win on Axel.
Winners: Cody Rhodes and Goldust
- We go backstage to Bryon Saxton and The Usos. They've been dreaming about this day one and will walk out with the titles tonight.
- More hype from Renee Young in the social media lounge with fan predictions.
- The 2014 WWE Elimination Chamber pay-per-view kicks off with a promo video for tonight's main event. We're live from the sold out Target Center in Minneapolis as the pyro goes off and Michael Cole welcomes us.
We go too the ring and out first comes Jack Swagger with Zeb Colter. Zeb has the music stopped and cuts a promo on the way to the ring. Zeb talks about how Big E has done nothing to help North America since he's been champion. WWE Intercontinental Champion Big E is out next to a decent reaction.
We see Ricardo Rodriguez doing Spanish commentary again tonight. They lock up and go to the corner, then to the next corner. They lock up again and Swagger hits a big knee to the gut. Swagger with shoulder blocks. They run the ropes and Big E nails a flying shoulder tackle. Swagger goes to the floor for a breather and the crowd boos. Swagger comes back in and works Big E over. E turns it around and hits a big belly to belly suplex. Big E nails another big throw and a spear in the corner. Swagger rolls back out to the floor.
E follows and sends Swagger into the steps. Zeb distracts Big E, allowing Swagger to attack from behind. Big E fights back and thrusts Swagger back into the steps. Big E brings it back in the ring for a 2 count. Swagger ends up pulling Big E to the floor and throws him down. Swagger with a big clothesline on the floor. Swagger brings it back in the ring for a 2 count. Swagger with a running knee in the corner. More knees to the gut in the corner. Swagger with a short clothesline and a 2 count. More offense from Swagger. He levels Big E with a big boot and drops a leg for 2. They both collide with clotheslines in the middle of the ring.
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