Todd Grisham interviewed Chris Jericho backstage. Jericho said he was the best in the world and his confidence level is where it should be. He promised he would be the new World champion and would then challenge Ric Flair to come out of retirement at Wrestlemania to become the 17th time champion. He then said he wasn't going to do that, because he's better than a charity case like Ric Flair. He said that he wasn't serious about challenging Flair but he was serious about becoming the World champion. He said he was Superstar of the Year in 2008 and would do so again in 2009.
The announcers heavily teased there would be another title change.
WWE World champ John Cena vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Chris Jericho vs. Mike Knox vs. Kane vs. Rey Mysterio
As Kofi Kingston came to the ring, Edge jumped him from behind and slammed him into the stairs. Edge then killed him with a chair and entered the Chamber. Rey Mysterio ran down checking on Kofi. Rey tried to get at Edge, who locked himself in the pod.
Somehow, Edge is now a part of the match.
Jericho and Rey started the bout. Jericho shoulderblocked him down. Rey came back with a monkey flip. They chopped each other. Rey set up Jericho for the 619 but Jericho escaped. Rey dove out of the ring onto Jericho but hurt himself in the process hitting the cage., Rey kicked Jericho in the chest, then clotheslined Jericho back into the ring. Jericho ducked a charge in the corner, sending Rey headfirst into the pod's chamber. Jericho covered Rey for a two count. Rey fought back but was backdropped to the outside.
Jericho followed Rey and tried to catapult Rey into the cage but Rey climbed up. He dropped down onto Jericho's shoulders for a rana. Rey hit a springboard into a pinning combination for a two count.
Kane entered the match.
Rey ducked a clothesline but was caught with a sideslam. Kane caught him with a dropkick to the head. Jericho cut Kane off with a kick to the chest. Kane blocked a punch and hit Jericho. Kane clotheslined Jericho to the outside. Kane then turned his attention to Rey. Rey came back with a kick to the face then used his momentum to hit a twisting DDT. Jericho missed a Lionsault on Kane, who then hit a boot to the face.
Rey tripped up Jericho. He went for the 619 but Kane caught him with a chokeslam attempt. Rey escaped and nailed Kane with the 619. Before he could capitalize, Jericho nailed the Codebreaker. Rey climbed to the top of a pod and dove off with a dive, pinning Kane.
Kane has been eliminated.
Mike Knox was next in and began beating down Rey. He whipped Rey into the corner and splashed him. Knox controlled Jericho and Rey, using the cage as a weapon. Rey jumped on Knox's back Knox flipped him over into the cage. Knox pressed and slammed Jericho into the ring from the outside.
He turned his attention to Rey, who tried to match him kick for kick. Jericho returned and nailed the Codebreaker on Knox, pinning him.
Mike Knox has been eliminated.
The next in was Edge. Rey attacked him before he could even get out of the pod. He began kicking the hell out of him and throwing him into the cage. Rey hit a springboard dive on Edge. He whipped Edge into the ropes but Jericho caught him unaware with a clothesline. Edge waited and then attacked Jericho. Jericho nailed a bulldog while rebounding off the ropes.
Rey began nailing Jericho with forearms but was cut off with an elbow. Jericho nailed Jericho from behind for a two count. Edge whipped Jericho into the far corner. He set up for the spear but Rey leaped over him. Jericho tried to grab for a code breaker but Edge held on. Rey went for the 619 but Jericho cut off Rey again.
All three battled in the corner to set up a Tower of Doom spot.
Edge laid out Jericho and Rey as John Cena entered the match. Cena jumped Edge then hit a suplex on Jericho. He nailed a bulldog on Jericho. Edge was hit with a belly to back suplex. Cena set up the five knuckle shuffle on Edge. Jericho hit the Codebreaker on Cena. Rey nailed the 619. Edge speared Cena and pinned him.
John Cena has been eliminated. There will be a new World champion.
Mysterio fought off Edge and Jericho. He set them both up for the 619 and nailed Jericho, while Edge escaped. Rey took out Edge. He springboarded off the ropes. Jericho caught him and turned it into the Walls of Jericho but Rey rolled him up and scored the pin.
Jericho has been eliminated.
Mysterio fought to his feet while Edge waited to hit a spear. Edge missed it and hit the corner. Rey rolled him up for a two count. The crowd began chanting for Edge. Cole said they were Rey chants. Rey nearly got the pin on Edge with a roll-up. Edge caught him with a kick to the gut. He nailed a sunset flip but Rey rolled through and kicked him in the head, Rey covered him for a two count.
Rey began working over Edge with punches. Rey went for a moonsault but Edge caught him. Rey twisted it into a DDT for another near fall. Rey climbed the ropes but was viciously kicked off by Edge. Edge went for a powerbomb on the outside but Rey broke free. Rey nailed a 619. Mysterio charged Edge on the outside but was sent flying into one of the pods.
Edge speared Rey and scored the pin.
Your winner and new World champion, Edge!
The announcers wondered what this all meant for Raw, since Edge is a Smackdown star.
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