Elimination Chamber

The Elimination Chamber is a professional wrestling elimination-based match held in the WWE. The match was created by Triple H[1] and was introduced by Eric Bischoff in November 2002. It features a large chain-linked circular steel structure which encloses the ring.[2] The chamber's floor is platformed over the ringside area which elevates it to ring level. Within the chamber are four inner enclosures outside each ring corner.[3] While similar in profile and nature to WWE's original large scale steel-structured match Hell in a Cell, the Elimination Chamber match is a multiple participant match wherein two participants begin the match in the ring as the remaining four are held within each inner enclosure and are released into the match at five-minute intervals (in the event of a seven-person Chamber match, three participants begin, and in the event of a tag team Chamber match, two teams begin for a total of four participants starting). The objective is to eliminate each opponent from the match via pinfall or submission. The winner is the last remaining participant (or team) after all others have been eliminated. As in the Hell in a Cell match, disqualifications do not apply. The original structure was 16 ft (4.9 m) high, 36 ft (11 m) in diameter, weighed over 10 short tons (9,100 kg) and comprised 2 mi (3.2 km) and 6 short tons (5,400 kg) of chain.[3][4] Before the establishment of the yearly Elimination Chamber pay-per-view (PPV) in 2010, the match was contested at other PPV events. There have been 28 Elimination Chamber matches in WWE since the concept's inception in November 2002.

The Elimination Chamber at New Year's Revolution in January 2006

HistoryEdit

OriginEdit

Before the introduction of the Elimination Chamber match, WWE only promoted two matches in a caged environment, namely the steel cage and Hell in a Cell matches. The steel cage was the first type of cage-based match in professional wrestling and consisted of four fenced walls of steel surrounding the ring apron while the Hell in a Cell was a taller roofed version that surrounded the ring and ringside area on the ground rather than the apron. In 2002, WWE announced the creation of the Elimination Chamber, a match that combined elements of WWE's Hell in a Cell matches, Royal Rumble match, Survivor Series matches, and World Championship Wrestling's (WCW) WarGames matches,[5] such as the countdown timer and time intervals from the Royal Rumble and War Games matches, the large enclosed cage format of both Hell in a Cell and WarGames and the elimination process from the Survivor Series contest.[6]

Brand and pay-per-view designationEdit

 
The Raw brand Elimination Chamber match in January 2006

To exploit additional on-screen talent after buying World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in March 2001, the following year WWE began a brand extension that divided the roster between the two brands of WWE, namely Raw and SmackDown.[7] Former WCW President and then Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff formally announced the creation of the chamber during the October 21 episode of Raw and scheduled the match to feature participants from the Raw brand roster at the Survivor Series in November 2002.[8] The match was exclusive to the Raw brand for the first four matches and at joint-branded pay-per-view events, but upon the creation of the ECW brand in 2006 the match was instead promoted for the newly created brand at December to Dismember.[9] Beginning in 2008, the match became exclusive to the No Way Out event and two Elimination Chamber matches were featured annually for two years among the three brands.[10][11] In 2010, WWE replaced their No Way Out event with the self-titled Elimination Chamber, a new event which continued the tradition of its predecessor. From 2008 to 2014, the match had been featured in February events only. An Elimination Chamber event took place on May 31, 2015 exclusively on the WWE Network.[12] After the second brand extension in 2016, it was announced that the brands would return to having separate events. In late 2016, it was announced that Elimination Chamber would return as a SmackDown-exclusive event in February 2017,[13] but it switched to being Raw-exclusive in February 2018, which was the last brand-exclusive Elimination Chamber event, as following WrestleMania 34 that year, brand-exclusive pay-per-views were discontinued.

InjuriesEdit

 
Hardcore Holly and CM Punk compete in the Extreme Elimination Chamber at December to Dismember in December 2006

Triple H suffered an injury during the 2002 Survivor Series match with swelling on the inside of his throat which put pressure on his esophagus and trachea.[14][15] This was caused after Rob Van Dam performed the Five Star Frog Splash off the top of one of the chambers. Triple H also expressed concern that he might have broken his wrist and noted anything could have caused it.[16] Sheamus reportedly suffered a concussion during the Raw Elimination Chamber match in 2010.[17] Also in 2010, The Undertaker was involved in a pyrotechnics accident during his ring entrance. He was temporarily engulfed in flames on three occasions when the pyrotechnics were mistimed and his jacket briefly caught on fire. He suffered first and second-degree burns to his neck and chest and according to a WWE spokesperson the injury "looked like a bad sunburn". He was only allowed to participate in the match after being cleared by a ringside doctor and was given bottles of water throughout the match to douse himself with to alleviate the discomfort. Acknowledging the concern, WWE now had padded the steel floor of chamber.

MatchEdit

RulesEdit

The Elimination Chamber match is a variation of elimination-based matches which draws elements from steel cage and Hell in a Cell matches in that the wrestling ring is surrounded by a large steel-fenced cage supported by girders. Originally, its design was a circular-like chain-linked structure, but since 2017 it is now square and encloses the ring. Its floor is platformed over the ringside area around the ring which elevates and levels it with the ring mat. Within the Elimination Chamber, four enclosures, referred to as inner chambers or pods, are encased in plexiglass and face the outside of each ring post.[2] The match is contested by six or seven participants: two or three starting in the ring, while the other four are held within each inner chamber.[4] The Elimination Chamber in February 2018 featured a seven-man chamber match in which three participants began. Every five minutes, one of the four participants within an inner chamber enters the match. This continues until all four have been released, meaning an Elimination Chamber match typically lasts over twenty or more minutes.[4]

The objective of the match is to eliminate each opponent from the match by scoring a pinfall or a submission. These can occur in the ring or on the chamber's elevated floor, but starting with the 2012 event all pinfalls and submissions must take place within the ring. Disqualifications and count-outs do not apply in the process of elimination. The winner of the match is the last remaining participant after all others have been eliminated (or after all members of the opposing tag team are eliminated in either the tag team matches or the twelve-on-twelve tornado tag team elimination matches).[4] The same rules apply when the match involves six tag teams where two teams start in the ring and a new team leaves the pod enters the ring after every five minutes.[4][18]

StructureEdit

 
The current alteration of the Elimination Chamber structure was introduced at the 2017 Elimination Chamber event

According to a WWE Magazine article in 2009 by WWE's production designer Jason Robinson, who co-designed the structure, several designs for the Elimination Chamber were considered. The structure was manufactured in Colorado Springs, Colorado and took six to eight weeks to make from design blueprints. It cost US$ 250,000 to construct.[3]

The structure is made of black-painted steel with an outer structure of 16 frames, each weighing 300 pounds (140 kg).[3] The chamber is 16 ft (4.9 m) high and 36 ft (11 m) in diameter and weighs a total of 16 short tons (15,000 kg), 10 of which consists of steel.[3][19][4] Each inner chamber consists of three large steel framed sheets of plexiglass, costing US$225 per sheet.[3] The chains that surround the chamber stretch 2 mi (3.2 km) long and weigh 6 short tons (5,400 kg).[19][4]

A 50 ft (15 m) flatbed truck is needed to transport the chamber. Assembly in the arena takes eight hours to complete and eight motors are used to suspend the structure over the ring before each event.[3] When not in use, the structure is stored at a dock in Newark, New Jersey.[3] Unlike standard steel cage matches and Hell in a Cell matches, Elimination Chamber matches cannot be held at several arenas due to the structure's massive size and weight, similar to how WarGames matches could only be held at certain arenas. This would play a factor in WWE dropping the annual Elimination Chamber event.[20]

In 2017, the Elimination Chamber event returned (2017's event was SmackDown-exclusive while 2018's was Raw-exclusive). In addition, the chamber structure was redesigned, becoming square instead of circular. The pods were also changed from circular to square and feature sliding doors that referees slide open from outside the chamber. At the top of the chamber at its center which is now 26 ft (7.9 m) tall is a large cutout of the WWE logo. The steel grates between the ring and the cage were also replaced with padding. LED lights also line the corners of the structure. The redesign was for practical purposes due to certain venues only being able to house the previous structure, allowing most venues to host the Chamber.[21]

VariationsEdit

The fifth match, held by the ECW brand at December to Dismember, was a slight variation called the Extreme Elimination Chamber.[22] In this variation, each chamber had one of four weapons for the competitors locked inside to hold on to. When each competitor's chamber opened, their weapon entered the match with them.[23] The four weapons used in the match were a crowbar, a table, a steel folding chair and a barbed wire-wrapped baseball bat.[23]

The 2015 Elimination Chamber event saw another slight variation of the match, namely the tag team chamber match. Both team members were inside of their respective pods, for a total of six tag teams in the match. Two teams, totaling four individual participants, started the match. This match was for the WWE Tag Team Championship. This variation was repeated in 2019, but for women and to determine the inaugural holders of the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship. Another tag team chamber match happened in 2020 for the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship.

The 2018 Elimination Chamber featured the first seven-man chamber match. Due to the extra person, three competitors started the match instead of two. The 2018 event also featured the first women's chamber match, but there were no variations in the rules.

InterferenceEdit

Despite the structure, interference has become common inside the Elimination Chamber. At New Year's Revolution in January 2005, Ric Flair distracted guest referee Shawn Michaels. allowing Batista (who had been eliminated) to attack Randy Orton so Triple H could win the match. At No Way Out in February 2009, Edge attacked Kofi Kingston during his entrance and locked himself in one of the pods becoming a participant in the match for the World Heavyweight Championship after losing the WWE Championship earlier in the night. At Elimination Chamber in February 2010, Cody Rhodes passed Ted DiBiase Jr. a metal pipe which he used to eliminate Randy Orton in the match for the WWE Championship. Later in the night, Shawn Michaels broke into the chamber to cost The Undertaker his World Heavyweight Championship to Chris Jericho. At the Elimination Chamber event in February 2013, Mark Henry took out the remaining participants in the chamber for a World Heavyweight Championship match at WrestleMania 29 after being eliminated until SmackDown General Manager Booker T broke it up. At the Elimination Chamber for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in February 2014, The Wyatt Family interfered by attacking John Cena, leading to his eventual elimination by Randy Orton. Kane would then come out to help escort The Wyatt Family out of the chamber, but would then interfere to cost Daniel Bryan the match to Orton.

Match historyEdit

The Elimination Chamber debuted at WWE's event Survivor Series at Madison Square Garden in November 2002.[24] Since the inaugural match, there have been 27 other matches (28 overall) as of Elimination Chamber in February 2021. The Raw brand has been featured the most with 13 matches, including its joint-branded match with SmackDown. ECW has been featured in two matches, including its joint-branded match with SmackDown. The SmackDown brand has been featured in nine matches, including the joint-branded matches with both ECW and Raw. The Elimination Chamber event has featured more Elimination Chamber matches than any other WWE pay-per-view event, with seventeen matches being held. Triple H has the most victories with four. Chris Jericho and Randy Orton hold the distinctions of being involved in the most Elimination Chamber matches to date (8) and Jericho has eliminated the most wrestlers (10).[25] Braun Strowman and Shayna Baszler have the most eliminations in a single Elimination Chamber match (5); Baszler is also the only winner to eliminate all other opponents in a single match.

The majority of matches have been contested for a top-tier championship with the WWE Championship (once as the WWE World Heavyweight Championship) being contested for the most in eight matches. The World Heavyweight Championship has the second-most at seven matches, while the ECW World Championship, WWE Tag Team Championship, SmackDown Tag Team Championship, Intercontinental Championship, and Raw Women's Championship being contested in one match each. Six matches (two in 2008 and one in 2011, 2013, 2018, and 2020) awarded the winners the number-one contendership for the WWE Championship, World Heavyweight Championship, WWE Universal Championship, and Raw Women's Championship, respectively, at those years' WrestleMania; in 2021, SmackDown's Chamber match awarded the winner the number-one contendership for the Universal Championship that same night, which happened immediately after the Chamber match itself. The Elimination Chamber match has been contested only in indoor arenas in the United States and once in Puerto Rico. From 2008 to 2014, the match had been featured in February pay-per-view events only. An Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event took place on May 31, 2015 exclusively on the WWE Network. The Elimination Chamber in February 2018 featured the first seven-man Elimination Chamber match as well as the first Elimination Chamber match for women with the Raw Women's Championship contested. The Elimination Chamber in February 2019 featured a tag team Elimination Chamber match, the second overall tag team chamber match, but this time for women to determine the inaugural holders of the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship.

Raw brand SmackDown brand ECW brand
Number Brand Prize Result Date Event Location Ref. Length
1 Raw World Heavyweight Championship Shawn Michaels defeated Triple H (c), Chris Jericho, Booker T, Kane, and Rob Van Dam November 17, 2002 Survivor Series New York City, New York [26][27] 39:20
2 Raw World Heavyweight Championship Triple H (c) defeated Chris Jericho, Goldberg, Kevin Nash, Randy Orton, and Shawn Michaels August 24, 2003 SummerSlam Phoenix, Arizona [28][29] 19:12
3 Raw The vacant World Heavyweight Championship Triple H defeated Batista, Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho, Edge, and Randy Orton
(with Shawn Michaels as the special guest referee)
January 9, 2005 New Year's Revolution San Juan, Puerto Rico [30][31] 35:02
4 Raw WWE Championship John Cena (c) defeated Carlito, Chris Masters, Kane, Kurt Angle, and Shawn Michaels January 8, 2006 New Year's Revolution Albany, New York [32][33] 28:25
5[A 1] ECW ECW World Championship Bobby Lashley defeated Big Show (c), CM Punk, Hardcore Holly,[A 2] Rob Van Dam, and Test December 3, 2006 December to Dismember Augusta, Georgia [9][22] 24:42
6 SmackDown/ECW World Heavyweight Championship match at WrestleMania XXIV The Undertaker defeated Batista, Big Daddy V, Finlay, Montel Vontavious Porter, and The Great Khali February 17, 2008 No Way Out Las Vegas, Nevada [10][34] 29:28
7 Raw WWE Championship match at WrestleMania XXIV Triple H defeated Chris Jericho, Jeff Hardy, John "Bradshaw" Layfield, Shawn Michaels, and Umaga [10][35] 23:54
8 SmackDown WWE Championship Triple H defeated Edge (c), Big Show, Jeff Hardy, The Undertaker, and Vladimir Kozlov February 15, 2009 No Way Out Seattle, Washington [11][36] 35:55
9 Raw World Heavyweight Championship Edge[A 3] defeated John Cena (c), Chris Jericho, Kane, Mike Knox, and Rey Mysterio [11][37] 29:46
10 Raw WWE Championship John Cena defeated Sheamus (c), Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton, Ted DiBiase, and Triple H February 21, 2010 Elimination Chamber St. Louis, Missouri [38][39] 30:10
11 SmackDown World Heavyweight Championship Chris Jericho defeated The Undertaker (c), CM Punk, John Morrison, Rey Mysterio, and R-Truth [39][40] 35:40
12 SmackDown World Heavyweight Championship Edge (c) defeated Big Show,[A 4][41] Drew McIntyre, Kane, Rey Mysterio, and Wade Barrett February 20, 2011 Elimination Chamber Oakland, California [42] 31:30
13 Raw WWE Championship match at WrestleMania XXVII John Cena defeated CM Punk, John Morrison, Sheamus, Randy Orton, and R-Truth [43] 33:12
14 WWE[A 5] WWE Championship CM Punk (c) defeated Chris Jericho, Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, and The Miz February 19, 2012 Elimination Chamber Milwaukee, Wisconsin [44] 32:39
15 WWE[A 5] World Heavyweight Championship Daniel Bryan (c) defeated Big Show, Cody Rhodes, Santino Marella,[A 6] The Great Khali,[A 7] and Wade Barrett [45] 34:04
16 WWE[A 5] World Heavyweight Championship match at WrestleMania 29 Jack Swagger defeated Chris Jericho, Daniel Bryan, Kane, Mark Henry, and Randy Orton February 17, 2013 Elimination Chamber New Orleans, Louisiana [46] 31:18
17 WWE[A 5] WWE World Heavyweight Championship[A 8] Randy Orton (c) defeated Cesaro, Christian, Daniel Bryan, John Cena, and Sheamus February 23, 2014 Elimination Chamber Minneapolis, Minnesota [47] 37:30
18 WWE[A 5] WWE Tag Team Championship The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston, and Xavier Woods) (c) defeated Cesaro and Tyson Kidd, Los Matadores (Diego and Fernando), The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor), The Lucha Dragons (Kalisto and Sin Cara), and The Prime Time Players (Darren Young and Titus O'Neil) May 31, 2015 Elimination Chamber Corpus Christi, Texas [48] 23:40
19 The vacant WWE Intercontinental Championship Ryback defeated Dolph Ziggler, King Barrett, Mark Henry,[A 9] R-Truth, and Sheamus [49] 25:12
20 SmackDown WWE Championship[A 10] Bray Wyatt defeated John Cena (c), AJ Styles, Baron Corbin, Dean Ambrose, and The Miz February 12, 2017 Elimination Chamber Phoenix, Arizona [50] 34:20
21[A 11] Raw WWE Raw Women's Championship Alexa Bliss (c) defeated Bayley, Mandy Rose, Mickie James, Sasha Banks, and Sonya Deville February 25, 2018 Elimination Chamber Paradise, Nevada [51] 29:35
22[A 12] WWE Universal Championship match at WrestleMania 34 Roman Reigns defeated Braun Strowman, Elias, Finn Bálor, John Cena, Seth Rollins, and The Miz [52] 40:15
23[A 13] Raw/SmackDown WWE Women's Tag Team Championship The Boss 'n' Hug Connection (Bayley and Sasha Banks) defeated Carmella and Naomi, Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville, Nia Jax and Tamina, The IIconics (Billie Kay and Peyton Royce), and The Riott Squad (Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan) February 17, 2019 Elimination Chamber Houston, Texas [53] 33:00
24 SmackDown WWE Championship Daniel Bryan (c) defeated AJ Styles, Jeff Hardy, Kofi Kingston,[A 14] Randy Orton, and Samoa Joe [54] 36:40
25 SmackDown WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship The Miz and John Morrison (c) defeated Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode, Heavy Machinery (Otis and Tucker), Lucha House Party (Lince Dorado and Gran Metalik), The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingston), and The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) March 8, 2020 Elimination Chamber Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [55] 32:55
26 Raw WWE Raw Women's Championship match at WrestleMania 36 Shayna Baszler defeated Asuka, Liv Morgan, Natalya, Ruby Riott, and Sarah Logan [56] 21:00
27 SmackDown An immediate match for the WWE Universal Championship[A 15] Daniel Bryan defeated Cesaro, Jey Uso, Kevin Owens, King Corbin, and Sami Zayn February 21, 2021 Elimination Chamber St. Petersburg, Florida [57] 34:20
28 Raw WWE Championship Drew McIntyre (c) defeated AJ Styles, Jeff Hardy, Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton, and Sheamus [58] 31:10
  1. ^ This edition of the match was promoted as the Extreme Elimination Chamber which featured a weapon in each inner chamber.
  2. ^ Sabu was originally scheduled to be part of the match, but due to a scripted attack by Hardcore Holly backstage he was unable to take part. Holly was allowed to take his place.
  3. ^ Kofi Kingston was originally scheduled to be part of the match, but due to a scripted attack by Edge during his entrance he was unable to take part. Edge was allowed to take his place.
  4. ^ Dolph Ziggler was originally scheduled to be part of the match, but was replaced by Big Show before the match due to being fired (kayfabe) on SmackDown two days earlier.
  5. ^ a b c d e The brand extension was not in effect from August 2011 to July 2016.
  6. ^ Randy Orton was originally scheduled to be part of the match, but due to suffering a scripted concussion at the hands of Daniel Bryan he was replaced by Santino Marella, who won a battle royal to take Orton's spot.
  7. ^ Mark Henry was originally scheduled to be part of the match, but due to a scripted suspension by SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long he was replaced by The Great Khali.
  8. ^ In December 2013, the WWE Championship and Word Heavyweight Championship were unified to become the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, retaining the lineage of the WWE Championship while the World Heavyweight Championship was retired.
  9. ^ Rusev was originally scheduled to be part of the match, but due to suffering a broken foot, he was replaced by Mark Henry.
  10. ^ The WWE World Heavyweight Championship reverted to being called the WWE Championship after the reintroduction of the brand extension in 2016.
  11. ^ This was the first Elimination Chamber match to be contested between female wrestlers.
  12. ^ This was the first Elimination Chamber to feature seven men, with three men starting the match.
  13. ^ This match determined the inaugural holders of the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship, with three teams from Raw and SmackDown each.
  14. ^ Mustafa Ali was originally scheduled to be part of the match, but due to suffering an injury he was replaced by Kofi Kingston.
  15. ^ The WWE Universal Championship match happened immediately after SmackDown's Elimination Chamber match.

Participant listEdit

MalesEdit

 
Shawn Michaels was the inaugural winner in November 2002
 
Triple H holds the record for the most Elimination Chamber wins at 4
 
Chris Jericho is tied with Randy Orton for most Elimination Chamber appearances at 8 and has the most cumulative eliminations with 10
 
Along with Triple H, Daniel Bryan holds the record for either winning or defending both the WWE Championship and the World Heavyweight Championship in the Elimination Chamber
 
Along with Bryan, John Cena holds the record from winning the match from both starting it and entering last
 
Braun Strowman holds the record for the most eliminations in a single Elimination Chamber match at 5.
Wrestler Victories Appearances Eliminations
Triple H 4 6 7
Daniel Bryan 3 5 5
John Cena 3 7 5
Edge 2 4 4
Bobby Lashley 1 1 2
Ryback 1 1 2
Bray Wyatt 1 1 2
Jack Swagger 1 1 1
Xavier Woods 1 1 1
Roman Reigns 1 1 1
Drew McIntyre 1 2 2
Big E 1 2 1
The Undertaker 1 3 6
John Morrison 1 3 4
CM Punk 1 4 5
Shawn Michaels 1 4 3
The Miz 1 4 3
Kofi Kingston 1 6 4
Chris Jericho 1 8 10
Randy Orton 1 8 6
Braun Strowman 0 1 5
Goldberg 0 1 3
Carlito 0 1 3
Test 0 1 2
Santino Marella 0 1 2
Konnor 0 1 2
Darren Young 0 1 2
Booker T 0 1 1
Chris Masters 0 1 1
Finlay 0 1 1
Ted DiBiase 0 1 1
Cody Rhodes 0 1 1
Christian 0 1 1
Viktor 0 1 1
Dean Ambrose 0 1 1
Otis 0 1 1
Robert Roode 0 1 1
Jimmy Uso 0 1 1
Kevin Owens 0 1 1
Kevin Nash 0 1 0
Chris Benoit 0 1 0
Kurt Angle 0 1 0
Hardcore Holly 0 1 0
Big Daddy V 0 1 0
Montel Vontavious Porter 0 1 0
JBL 0 1 0
Umaga 0 1 0
Vladimir Kozlov 0 1 0
Mike Knox 0 1 0
Diego 0 1 0
Fernando 0 1 0
Kalisto 0 1 0
Sin Cara 0 1 0
Tyson Kidd 0 1 0
Titus O'Neil 0 1 0
Elias 0 1 0
Finn Bálor 0 1 0
Seth Rollins 0 1 0
Samoa Joe 0 1 0
Lince Dorado 0 1 0
Gran Metalik 0 1 0
Tucker 0 1 0
Sami Zayn 0 1 0
Batista 0 2 3
Jey Uso 0 2 3
Mark Henry 0 2 2
Rob Van Dam 0 2 1
The Great Khali 0 2 0
Baron Corbin/King Corbin 0 2 0
Rey Mysterio 0 3 3
Cesaro 0 3 2
AJ Styles 0 3 2
Dolph Ziggler 0 3 1
Wade Barrett/King Barrett 0 3 0
Big Show 0 4 2
Jeff Hardy 0 4 2
R-Truth 0 4 1
Sheamus 0 5 5
Kane 0 5 2

FemalesEdit

 
Alexa Bliss was the winner of the inaugural women's Elimination Chamber in February 2018
 
Shayna Baszler is the only wrestler to eliminate all other competitors in a single Elimination Chamber match, as well as tying a record for the most eliminations at 5.
Wrestler Victories Appearances Eliminations
Shayna Baszler 1 1 5
Alexa Bliss 1 1 2
Sasha Banks 1 2 3
Bayley 1 2 2
Tamina 0 1 2
Mickie James 0 1 1
Billie Kay 0 1 1
Peyton Royce 0 1 1
Nia Jax 0 1 1
Naomi 0 1 0
Carmella 0 1 0
Natalya 0 1 0
Ruby Riott 0 1 0
Asuka 0 1 0
Mandy Rose 0 2 1
Sonya Deville 0 2 1
Liv Morgan 0 2 0
Sarah Logan 0 2 0

Compilation releaseEdit

In July 2010, WWE released Satan's Prison: The Anthology of the Elimination Chamber, a DVD featuring every Elimination Chamber match as of the 2010 Elimination Chamber.[59] The European release of the DVD is titled Iron Will, primarily over the name change of the structure, match type and pay-per-view in Germany to avoid a brand blunder with the Elimination Chamber name as it may create imagery of gas chambers during The Holocaust (the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, structure and match are called No Escape in Germany).[60]

See alsoEdit

NotationsEdit

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