— In addition to World Heavyweight Champion Edge, the SmackDown brand’s Elimination Chamber Match at WWE‘s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event will include Rey Mysterio, Kane, Wade Barrett and Drew McIntyre – all of whom claimed their opportunity in a series of Elimination Chamber Qualifying Matches on SmackDown. “Acting” SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero used her authority to automatically insert her boyfriend, Dolph Ziggler, into the bout.
— Following wins against Dolph Ziggler last week at the Royal Rumble and SmackDown, Edge will put his World Heavyweight Champion on the line for a third time against him this week on SmackDown. “Acting” SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero will serve as the special guest referee.
— Goldust stated on Twitter that his signing tour for his autobiography, Cross Rhodes: Goldust, Out of the Darkness, was postponed due to injury. However, he seemed optimistic about it taking place in the future. He said he hopes to return to the squared circle by June.