We are just hours away from the fourth installment of the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, so let the predictions continue to fly. This year, there will only be one chamber match, with six former world champions vying to be No. 1 contender for the World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania 29.
So without further ado, let's analyze what every contender would look like post-Elimination Chamber if they win the match.
Just a spot-filler, here. He's currently the tag-team champion and has virtually no shot of winning. The concept to have every member of the match a former WHC was creative, but having the tag champions in the match showed a lack of depth.
If Kane wins, he could possibly (somehow) revive his push from 2010, feuding with Dolph Ziggler with the hopes of becoming WHC for the second time. Or he could rekindle his feud with his former tag-team champion partner The Big Show for a battle of the giants match at WM.
It would be surprising if the WWE decided to have either Daniel Bryan or Kane win. This would cause either the team dropping the titles right before WM 29 or one of them being tag-team champion and No.1 contender, which would omit the tag-team titles from being defended at the pay-per-view.
On a positive note, a Daniel Bryan/Dolph Ziggler match at WM would be a possible show-stealer, even without a deep back story leading to the bout.
Even with his newfound aggression and Zeb Colter-Uncle Zebekiah-Zebekiah Blu reappearance of Dutch Mantell, Swagger still does not exude main-eventer. Especially at WrestleMania.
However, if he did win, it would make sense for Alberto Del Rio to retain the title, since he is Mexican and both Swagger and Colter cut a foreign-degrading promo on Raw. This match would not be that exciting, but both men can wrestle, and it would be a good opener to WM (although I am not a big fan of WHC matches opening up WrestleManias).
Great return, but slightly bad timing. Henry continues to prove that he is a legitimate top heel with his dominance and reign of terror. Henry is just a spot-filler in this match. If ADR wins, the build to this match would not be intriguing whatsoever. If Big Show wins, it would be heel vs. heel, which would make no sense. If Dolph Ziggler wins, same as Big Show. The good news is, I can see Mark Henry remain a top contender for the WHC past WM.
Many people continue to hold their breath for a Randy Orton heel turn. Although it is much needed, it would be difficult to fit it at this point heading into WM. If Randy Orton wins as a face, we would see a decent match against Ziggler, which could actually help Ziggler solidify himself as a world champion by going over Orton. As a heel, we could possibly see Orton vs. ADR, which has run its course, even with the roles reversed.
Jericho would be the best choice to win the match. Being the selfless person that he is, it would make sense for Jericho to win the chamber, leading to a match with Dolph Ziggler at WM. Since the Jericho/Ziggler feud is still lingering, it wouldn't be difficult to pick it right back up.
Moreover, a match between the two would undoubtedly be a candidate to steal the show. Even The Big Show or Alberto Del Rio would benefit from facing Jericho at WM.
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