Elimination Chamber, HoF, Austin, Rock, Hogan Feb 18 - 11:30 pm EST

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Elimination Chamber Card

  • RAW Elimination Chamber Match: CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Miz vs. R-Truth
  • Smackdown Elimination Chamber Match: Daniel Bryan vs. Wade Barrett vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Big Show vs. Great Khali vs. Santino Marella
  • Divas Championship: Beth Phoenix vs. Tamina Snuka
  • Ambulance Match: John Cena vs. Kane

John Laurinaitis is promising a huge announcement for Elimination Chamber. USA Network scheduled an airing of the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony highlights for April 2 at 8pm, prior to RAW. WWE has a three hour RAW scheduled for April 23, likely for the annual draft. WWE posted the latest episode of Santino's Foreign Exchange.

Sam Roberts interviewed Triple H, John Cena and Sheamus about Wrestlemania 29 next year. The Ottawa Sun interviewed Kofi Kingston about Chris Jericho, his decision to become a wrestler, Elimination Chamber and more. The Miami Herald interviewed Beth Phoenix about being Pin-Up Strong, being a role model, Tamina and more.

The Wichita Thunder posted a video of Jerry Lawler knocking out a Missouri Mavericks fan as part of a half-time show. Steve Austin blogged about the commercial that changed his life advertising Chris Adams' Professional Wrestling School. Jim Ross' latest BBQ blog entry discusses Legends House, Elimination Chamber, Wrestlemania 29 and more. Maryse posted a picture of herself and Miz on Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards red carpet.

WWE posted preview clips from The Epic Journey of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson covering his heel turn and joining of the Nation of Domination and his promo style. The Rock's film Journey 2 ranked #5 on Friday with an estimated gross of $4.4 million, as well as a chance of finishing as high as #2 for the entire holiday weekend. Rob Corddry's been added to the Rock's upcoming film Pain and Gain. Florida's Sun-Sentinel spoke to Miami Hurricanes center Reggie Johnson about growing up a fan of wrestling with the Rock as his hero.

TNA was in Beckley, WV today, and tomorrow they're in Glenville, WV. Lucha Libre USA announced tour dates for next month in Nevada and California. Ring of Honor was in Cincinatti, OH yesterday with the Briscoe Brothers over Kyle O'Reily/Davey Richards.

Stuff.co.nz interviewed Hulk Hogan about TNA's international expansion, possibly visiting the country, current events in his life and more. SLAM has an article on the return of independent wrestler Jason Cage to Ontario Championship Wrestling after retiring last year. Albany, NY's CBS 6 ran a story on the apparent false advertising of wrestler appearances by Omega Sports with comments from police, Ultimate Warrior's representative and victims.

That's it for today. Thanks for reading.

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