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Neither the WWE Championship nor the World Heavyweight Championship will be defended inside the Elimination Chamber at Sunday’s show. However, the winner will be one step closer for a shot at the title.
UPDATE: Saturday, Feb. 16, at 3:31 p.m. EST by Brian Mazique
It appears that Jericholics can get used to seeing Y2J with the WWE in some capacity for the foreseeable future. Jericho told Scott Fishman of the Miami Herald he has no plans of taking a long hiatus any time soon.
Here is a quote from Jericho in the article:
“I have been feeling great,” Jericho said. “I feel like all the matches that I’ve been having are the best matches on the show or close to it. This is especially true the last couple of weeks working with guys like Daniel Bryan. I really like doing other things too.
“Fozzy has been doing great. We are getting ready to go to Australia and then I will come back to WWE after that. The Robot Combat League is a big opportunity. I’ve always considered myself an entertainer more than just a wrestler or just an actor or just a musician. I think it’s very beneficial to do all these other things, but still be able to come back to WWE for good chunks of time or spurts.
“That is probably going to be my career from now on. I will keep coming back as long as I feel I’m still working at the highest level that I can. It won’t be for two years, but if I come back to two or so months at a time. Then I can do that, then it gives me the opportunity to do the other projects I have going on as well.”
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UPDATE: Monday, Feb. 12, at 1:43 a.m. EST by Tim Keeney
The six spots are set.
On Monday night's broadcast, Jericho (over Daniel Bryan), Jack Swagger (over Zack Ryder) and Kane (over Dolph Ziggler) all earned victories to join Mark Henry, Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan in the crucial chamber match.
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There have already been three names announced for the six-man match—Mark Henry, Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan—and the battle for the final three spots in the chamber will carry on into the final week before the show.
While most WWE fans would have liked to see the match set already and have the combatants all in the ring this week on Raw, the possibility that there could be a surprise entrant leaves the door open for fans to speculate.
Two likely entries are Kane and Jack Swagger, but with the way the WWE parades The Great Khali around, I wouldn’t be surprised if he was in the match instead of one of the other two more talented wrestlers.