2017 WWE ELIMINATION CHAMBER PPV PARTICIPANTS’ HISTORY

As I do every month, it’s time to look at this weekend’s WWE Elimination Chamber Pay-Per-View and see the history of all of the participants. To see the entire 6 year history of the Elimination Chamber PPV, visit the Chamber History Page here & for the history of the actual Elimination Chamber Match, go here. And for any feedback or comments about this, comment below or tweet me (@hbkid718). Thanks.

 

No Opener has been announced for the PPV. The only wrestlers to compete in an Opener that are not in the main event are The Ascension & Kalisto in 2015 & Dolph Ziggler in 2012. Also, this will be the 1st Elimination Chamber PPV to have multiple women’s matches, let alone 3.

 

ELIMINATION CHAMBER MATCH FOR THE WWE CHAMPIONSHIP: WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION DEAN AMBROSE VS WWE CHAMPION JOHN CENA VS BARON CORBIN VS THE MIZ VS AJ STYLES VS BRAY WYATT

This will be the 20th Elimination Chamber Match in WWE History & 1st since 2012. It will be the 11th Chamber Match at a Elimination Chamber PPV & 7th Elimination Chamber PPV to have an Elimination Chamber Match. This will be the 12th WWE or World Championship Match at an Elimination Chamber PPV & 7th straight PPV to have a WWE or World Championship Match. The WWE or World Title has changed hands 3 times at the Elimination Chamber PPV & last changed hands in 2010, where both titles changed hands, & the WWE Title changed hands twice. This will be the 13th WWE, World, or ECW Championship Match to be held inside the Elimination Chamber. The WWE, World, or ECW Title has changed hands 7 times inside the Elimination Chamber, with the last being in 2010. The only wrestlers to compete in a previous Elimination Chamber Match are John Cena & The Miz. John Cena will be competing in his 6th Elimination Chamber, tying him with Triple H & Randy Orton, for the 2nd most appearances in an Elimination Chamber Match, & 1st since 2014. He has won 3, therefore, if he wins, he will tie Triple H for the most wins inside the Elimination Chamber. He also has 4 eliminations. The Miz will be competing in his 2nd Elimination Chamber Match & 1st since 2012, & has never had an elimination in a Chamber Match. Dean Ambrose, Baron Corbin, AJ Styles, & Bray Wyatt will all be making their Elimination Chamber Match debuts, making it the 1st time since 2006 that 4 wrestlers will be making their debut in the same match. This will be Dean Ambrose’s 4th Elimination Chamber PPV, his 1st since 2015, his 1st Chamber Match, his 2nd WWE/World Title Match, the 1st time that he will not be in the ring with or against Seth Rollins at an Elimination Chamber PPV, & will be his 2nd Elimination Chamber PPV main event & 1st since 2015. This will be the 1st time since 2013 that the Intercontinental Championship will not be defended at an Elimination Chamber PPV. This will be John Cena’s 8th match at a Elimination Chamber PPV, but 7th Elimination Chamber PPV, since he competed twice in 2010, his 3rd Chamber Match at a Elimination Chamber PPV & 1st since 2014, 1st WWE/World Title Match since 2014, his 3rd Elimination Chamber PPV main event & 1st since 2014, & he is the only wrestler to compete at every Elimination Chamber PPV. This will be The Miz’s 4th Elimination Chamber PPV & 1st since 2013, his 1st WWE/World Title Match since 2012, & 1st Chamber Match at a Elimination Chamber PPV since 2012. This will be Bray Wyatt’s 2nd Elimination Chamber PPV & 1st since 2014, & 1st WWE Title Match & Elimination Chamber Match at a Elimination Chamber PPV. This will be Baron Corbin & AJ Styles’ Elimination Chamber PPV debuts, their 1st WWE Title Matches ,& their 1st Elimination Chamber Matches.

 

Dean Ambrose (2-1-0)

  1. With Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins as The Shield defeated John Cena, Ryback, & Sheamus in a 6-Man Tag Team Match (2/17/13)
  2. With Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins as The Shield lost to The Wyatt Family (Luke Harper, Erick Rowan, & Bray Wyatt) in a 6-Man Tag Team Match (2/23/14)
  3. Defeated WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins by Disqualification (5/31/15)

 

John Cena (3-4-0)

  1. Defeated Ted DiBiase, Triple H, Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton, & WWE Champion Sheamus to win the title in an Elimination Chamber Match (2/21/10)
  2. Lost the WWE Championship to Batista (2/21/10)
  3. Defeated John Morrison, Randy Orton, CM Punk, R-Truth, & Sheamus in a WWE Championship #1 Contendership Elimination Chamber Match (2/20/11)
  4. Defeated Kane in an Ambulance Match (2/19/12)
  5. With Ryback & Sheamus lost to The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, & Seth Rollins) in a 6-Man Tag Team Match (2/17/13)
  6. Lost to WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton along with Daniel Bryan, Cesaro, Christian, & Sheamus in an Elimination Chamber Match (2/23/14)
  7. Lost to NXT Champion Kevin Owens in a Non-Title Champion VS Champion Match (5/31/15)

 

Baron Corbin (0-0-0)

This will be Baron Corbin’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

The Miz (2-2-0)

  1. Defeated MVP to retain the WWE United States Championship (2/21/10)
  2. Defeated Jerry Lawler to retain the WWE Championship (2/20/11)
  3. Lost to WWE Champion CM Punk along with Chris Jericho, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, & Dolph Ziggler in an Elimination Chamber Match (2/19/12)
  4. Lost to WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro by Disqualification (2/17/13)

 

AJ Styles (0-0-0)

This will be AJ Styles’ Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

Bray Wyatt (1-0-0)

  1. With Luke Harper & Erick Rowan as The Wyatt Family defeated The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, & Seth Rollins) in a 6-Man Tag Team Match (2/23/14)

 

WWE SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: NAOMI VS WWE SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION ALEXA BLISS

This will be the 5th Women’s/Diva’s Championship Match at an Elimination Chamber PPV & 1st since 2015. The Women’s Title has never changed hands at an Elimination Chamber PPV. This will be Naomi’s 2nd Elimination Chamber PPV & 2nd Title Match, & 1st since 2015. This will be Alexa Bliss’ Elimination Chamber PPV debut & 1st Title Match.

 

Naomi (0-1-0)

  1. Lost to WWE Diva’s Champion Nikki Bella along with Paige in a Triple Threat Match (5/31/15)

 

Alexa Bliss (0-0-0)

This will be Bliss’ Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

TAG TEAM TURMOIL MATCH FOR THE WWE SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: WWE SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPION AMERICAN ALPHA (CHAD GABLE & JASON JORDAN) VS THE ASCENSION (KONNOR & VIKTOR) VS BREEZANGO (TYLER BREEZE & FANDANGO) VS RHYNO & HEATH SLATER VS THE USOS (JEY & JIMMY USO) VS THE VAUDEVILLAINS (AIDEN ENGLISH & SIMON GOTCH)

This will be the 4th WWE Tag Team Championship Match at an Elimination Chamber PPV & 1st since 2015. The Tag Team Titles has changed once at an Elimination Chamber PPV, with the last title changing hands in 2011. This will be the 1st ever Tag Team Turmoil Match at an Elimination Chamber PPV. This will be Konnor & Viktor’s 2nd Elimination Chamber PPV, their 2nd Tag Team Title Match, & 1st since 2015. This will be Heath Slater’s 2nd Elimination Chamber PPV & 2nd Tag Title Match & 1st since 2011. This will be Jey & Jimmy Uso’s 2nd Elimination Chamber PPV & 2nd Tag Title Match & 1st since 2014. This will be Chad Gable, Jason Jordan, Tyler Breeze, Fandango, Rhyno, Aiden English, & Simon Gotch’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut & their 1st Tag Team Title Match. It will be everyone’s 1st Tag Team Turmoil Match.

 

Chad Gable (0-0-0)

This will be Chad Gable’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

Jason Jordan (0-0-0)

This will be Jason Jordan’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

Konnor (0-1-0)

  1. With Viktor as The Ascension lost to WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston, & Xavier Woods) along with Cesaro & Tyson Kidd, Los Matadores (Diego & Fernando), The Lucha Dragons (Sin Cara & Kalisto), & The Primetime Players (Titus O’Neil & Darren Young) in an Elimination Chamber Match (5/31/15)

 

Viktor (0-1-0)

  1. With Konnor as The Ascension lost to WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston, & Xavier Woods) along with Cesaro & Tyson Kidd, Los Matadores (Diego & Fernando), The Lucha Dragons (Sin Cara & Kalisto), & The Primetime Players (Titus O’Neil & Darren Young) in an Elimination Chamber Match (5/31/15)

 

Tyler Breeze (0-0-0)

This will be Tyler Breeze’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

Fandango (0-0-0)

This will be Fandango’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

Rhyno (0-0-0)

This will be Rhyno’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

Heath Slater (1-0-0)

  1. With Justin Gabriel as The Corre defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Vladimir Kozlov & Santino Marella to win the titles (2/20/11)

 

Jey Uso (0-1-0)

  1. With Jimmy Uso as The Usos lost to WWE Tag Team Champions The New Age Outlaws (Road Dogg & Billy Gunn) (2/23/14)

 

Jimmy Uso (0-1-0)

  1. With Jey Uso as The Usos lost to WWE Tag Team Champions The New Age Outlaws (Road Dogg & Billy Gunn) (2/23/14)

 

Aiden English (0-0-0)

This will be Aiden English’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

Simon Gotch (0-0-0)

This will be Simon Gotch’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

LUKE HARPER VS RANDY ORTON

This will be Luke Harper’s 2nd Elimination Chamber PPV & 1st since 2014. This will be Randy Orton’s 5th Elimination Chamber PPV & 1st since 2014 & will be the 1st time that he is not competing in an Elimination Chamber Match at an Elimination Chamber PPV.

 

Luke Harper (1-0-0)

  1. With Erick Rowan & Bray Wyatt as The Wyatt Family defeated The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, & Seth Rollins) in a 6-Man Tag Team Match (2/23/14)

 

Randy Orton (1-3-0)

  1. Lost to John Cena along with Ted DiBiase, Triple H, Kofi Kingston, & WWE Champion Sheamus in an Elimination Chamber Match (2/21/10)
  2. Lost to John Cena along with John Morrison, CM Punk, R-Truth, & Sheamus in a WWE Championship #1 Contendership Elimination Chamber Match (2/20/11)
  3. Lost to Jack Swagger along with WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan, Mark Henry, Chris Jericho, & WWE Tag Team Champion Kane in a WWE World Heavyweight Championship #1 Contender’s Elimination Chamber Match (2/17/13)
  4. Defeated Daniel Bryan, John Cena, Cesaro, Christian, & Sheamus in an Elimination Chamber Match to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Championship (2/23/14)

 

NIKKI BELLA VS NATALYA

This will be Nikki Bella’s 2nd Elimination Chamber PPV & 1st since 2015. This will be Natalya’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut.

 

Nikki Bella (1-0-0)

  1. Defeated Naomi & Paige in a Triple Threat Match to retain the WWE Diva’s Championship (5/31/15)

 

Natalya (0-0-0)

This will be Natalya’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

BECKY LYNCH VS MICKIE JAMES

This will be both Becky Lynch & Mickie James’ Elimination Chamber PPV debuts.

 

Becky Lynch (0-0-0)

This will be Becky Lynch’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

Mickie James (0-0-0)

This will be Mickie James’ Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

2-ON-1 HANDICAP MATCH: APOLLO CREWS & KALISTO VS DOLPH ZIGGLER

This will be the 1st Handicap Match at an Elimination Chamber PPV. This will be Apollo Crews’ Elimination Chamber PPV debut & 1st Handicap Match. This will be Kalisto’s 2nd Elimination Chamber PPV & 1st since 2015, & 1st Handicap Match. This will be Dolph Ziggler’s 4th Elimination Chamber PPV & 1st since 2015 & his 1st Handicap Match.

 

Apollo Crews (0-0-0)

This will be Apollo Crews’ Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

Kalisto (0-1-0)

  1. With Sin Cara as The Lucha Dragons lost to WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston, & Xavier Woods) along with The Ascension (Konnor & Viktor), Cesaro & Tyson Kidd, Los Matadores (Diego & Fernando), & The Primetime Players (Titus O’Neil & Darren Young) in an Elimination Chamber Match (5/31/15)

 

Dolph Ziggler (1-2-0)

  1. Lost to WWE Champion CM Punk along with Chris Jericho, Kofi Kingston, The Miz, & R-Truth in an Elimination Chamber Match (2/19/12)
  2. Defeated Kofi Kingston (2/17/13)
  3. Lost to Ryback along with King Barrett, Mark Henry, R-Truth, & Sheamus  in an Elimination Chamber Match for the Vacant WWE Intercontinental Championship (5/31/15)

 

KICKOFF SHOW MATCH: MOJO RAWLEY VS CURT HAWKINS

This will be the 7th Dark/Pre-Show/Kickoff Show Match at an Elimination Chamber PPV. This will be both Mojo Rawley & Curt Hawkins’ Elimination Chamber PPV debut & 1st Kickoff Show Match.

 

Mojo Rawley (0-0-0)

This will be Mojo Rawley’s Elimination Chamber PPV debut

 

Curt Hawkins (0-0-0)

This will be Curt Hawkins’ Elimination Chamber PPV debut

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