WWE.com announced today that Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston will face Alberto Del Rio this Sunday at Elimination Chamber. The bout is a non-title re-match from last Friday’s episode of SmackDown, which saw Del Rio defeat Kingston via submission.
Thus far on the card for this Sunday’s last pay-per-view before WrestleMania, the Miz will defend the WWE Championship against Jerry “The King” Lawler; the RAW Elimination Chamber #1 contender match will feature John Cena, John Morrison, R-Truth, Randy Orton, Sheamus and CM Punk; the SmackDown! World Championship Elimination Chamber will feature World Champion Edge, Dolph Ziggler, Kane, Drew McIntyre, Rey Mysterio and Wade Barrett; and the aforementioned Del Rio vs Kingston match.
WrestleHeat.com will be providing free, live coverage of the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view this Sunday night starting at 8PM EST. At that point, we will follow the show up with a special edition of WrestleHeat Radio, talking about the Elimination Chamber PPV results, match star ratings and where things go from there heading into WrestleMania.