WWE Elimination Chamber: What to know before you watch
The WWE Elimination Chamber is one of the biggest pay-per-view events of the year. But what exactly should you know before watching? Here are a few tips to help you get ready for this epic event.
What is the Elimination Chamber?
WWE Elimination Chamber is a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network original series. It is a professional wrestling and sports entertainment company founded by Vince McMahon in 1984. The concept was introduced in 2002 as an annual event where eight wrestlers compete in a series of matches. The last two standing compete in a final match to determine the champion. The annual event is the main event of the WWE season.
For those who are not familiar with what an elimination chamber match entails. It’s where several people are placed in pods that represent different areas. The object is to escape by getting out of your pod while fighting all other competitors until there is only one person left in the ring.
Where to watch WWE Elimination Chamber?
WWE Elimination Chamber went live on Peacock in the United States. You can purchase a premium subscription for $4.99 per month. Moreover, U.S. residents can stream Elimination Chamber for free on Peacock. It offers a free 7-day trial for new users who sign up for the OTT service.
The event airs on pay-per-view worldwide and is available to stream through Peacock in the United States and the WWE Network internationally. Which made it the first Elimination Chamber to air on Peacock.
WWE Elimination Chamber 2022
Every year, WWE hosts their Elimination Chamber event on Wrestlemania road. This year was no exception! This year’s event was the twelfth Elimination Chamber Pro Wrestling PPV. It was held on February 19, 2022, at the Jeddah Superdome in Saudi Arabia. This PPV event took place on pay-per-view television. Moreover, it also aired worldwide to subscribers through Peacock. It was the first Elimination Chamber PPV to air on Peacock.
WWE held its first-ever event in the kingdom, originally scheduled to take place on a Thursday. However, it shifted to Thursday Night Smackdown and then to Saturday. In addition, this was the only event WWE has addressed in Saudi Arabia.
DATE: Saturday, February 19
LOCATION: Jeddah Super Dome
AVAILABLE ON: Peacock, WWE Network
Highlights of WWE Elimination Chamber 2022
- Seven matches were oppugned at the event, including one on the Kickoff pre-show.
- The event featured two Elimination Chamber matches, one for the men and one for the women; both were for the Raw brand.
- In the main event, Brock Lesnar won the men’s eponymous match to succeed in the WWE Championship.
- In contrast, Bianca Belair won the women’s match to achieve a Raw Women’s Championship match at WrestleMania 38.
- Becky Lynch beat Lita to retain the Raw Women’s Championship in other prominent matches.
- Finally, Roman Reigns defeated Goldberg in the opening bout to uphold SmackDown’s Universal Championship.