The final WWE pay-per-view before WrestleMania is upon us. The Elimination Chamber should serve to entertain and wet the collective whistles of WWE fans as the industry's version of the Super Bowl approaches.
If you love wrestling, you're probably going to tune in to some degree. In case you won't be home—or perhaps you'll be home and have some sort of complicated cable situation—I have some options for you.
Nowadays, quite a few people use their televisions as computer monitors, and with the increase of major events being offered via live stream, it is important to know how and where you can catch things online.
The pre-show for the Elimination Chamber will feature the newly formed and hefty tag team of Tensai and Brodus Clay taking on the Rhodes Scholars (Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes).
This will be available to view for free to anyone with an internet connection on WWE Fan Nation's YouTube channel at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Clay and the WWE have been asking fans for suggestions to give the team an official name. So far, Monsters of Funk seems to be getting some love.
Monsters of Funk #M.O.F. !!!!! Ur thoughts funkateers?2/13/2013, 3:56:07 AM
The Rhodes Scholars recently announced they would be parting ways to pursue their singles careers but have agreed to rejoin for one night only. That smells like a bitter split waiting to happen to me, and I would not be surprised to see the two have their own feud.
That is reason enough to tune in to this match.
The online viewing opportunities don't end there; the free options do, though. The entire event is available to order and view at WWE.com.
Here is the full card and stipulations for each match:
WWE Champion The Rock vs. CM Punk (If Rock is counted out or disqualified, Punk wins the WWE title)
John Cena, Ryback and Sheamus vs. The Shield
Elimination Chamber Match to determine the No. 1 contender for the World Heavyweight Championship
World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio vs. Big Show
United States Champion Antonio Cesaro vs. The Miz
Divas Champion Kaitlyn vs. Tamina Snuka
Brodus Clay and Tensai vs. Team Rhodes Scholars (Pre-Show)
Things to Watch for During the Event
Will the Rock Be Shafted?
The peculiar request to have the Rock lose the title by count out or disqualification makes you wonder what Paul Heyman has up his sleeve.
Why exactly wasn't he fired once Vince McMahon could speak again?
At any rate, this element adds a bit of intrigue to this match.
Will Team Hell No Still Be a Tag Team After the Event?
God, I hope not.
This angle has run its course, and having Daniel Bryan and Kane compete against each other in the Elimination Chamber is a perfect way to bust this hug fest up.
This could be a very nice feud, and it could lead to both men being taken seriously again.
Where Will Dolph Ziggler Make an Impact?
He is now one of the WWE's biggest stars. You have to think that, since he's not scheduled to appear in a match, this would be a prime opportunity for him to cash in the Money in the Bank suitcase.
The winner of the Big Show-Alberto Del Rio match better watch his back.
We could be looking at a great Triple Threat or Fatal Four Way match for the World Heavyweight title at WrestleMania. The first details and clues about how the title will be included in the event could come on Sunday night.