WWE returns to Australia this February, for its highly-anticipated Premium Live Event, Elimination Chamber: Perth.
The epic spectacle will emanate from the Optus Stadium in Perth, Western Australia on Saturday February 24, 2024. It marks WWE’s first Premium Live Event in Australia since 2018, and will be the only PLE in the Asia-Pacific region in 2024.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of one of the most brutal but electrifying events in the WWE calendar.
What is WWE’s Elimination Chamber?
WWE Elimination Chamber is an annual PLE that plays host to several epic matches which all take place in a large chain-linked steel structure surrounding the ring. Triple H created the concept in 2002 and in 2010, Elimination Chamber became a PLE in its own right.
How many Elimination Chambers have there been?
There have been 32 matches in WWE history that have included the Elimination Chamber structure.
The 2023 edition of WWE Elimination Chamber that took place in the Bell Centre in Montreal broke multiple WWE company records. The event has grown exponentially in popularity, with the viewership of the 2023 event increasing by 54% from the 2022 iteration, as well as setting new records for event attendance, merchandise and sponsorship.
How is the Elimination Chamber built?
The Elimination Chamber structure takes a 50 foot flatbed truck to transport, and several hours of construction to be suspended over the ring in the centre of the stadium. The chamber itself is made of black-painted steel with 16 frames, each weighing 300 pounds. At 16 ft (4.9 m) high and 36 ft (11 m) in diameter with a total weight of 16 short tons (15,000 kg), eight motors are needed to suspend the massive structure over the ring for each event.
What are the Rules of the Elimination Chamber?
In the Elimination Chamber Match, six Superstars will enter the foreboding structure — which is composed of two miles of chain and 10 tons of unforgiving steel — but only one can emerge victorious.
In the beginning, two Superstars are stationed in the middle of the cage, kicking off the match while the remaining four are enclosed in glass pods. After a regularly scheduled period of time, a pod will open at random, enabling a Superstar to enter the match. This will continue until all the competitors have been released.
A Superstar is eliminated via pinfall or submission only, with the last one standing being the winner.
What are the most Iconic Elimination Chamber Matches?
- Shawn Michaels (Survivor Series 2002): Michaels won the first-ever Elimination Chamber match, becoming the World Heavyweight Champion.
- John Cena (New Year’s Revolution 2006): Cena successfully defended the WWE Championship in the Elimination Chamber, overcoming the odds in a challenging contest.
- The Undertaker (No Way Out 2008): Undertaker won the Elimination Chamber to earn a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania 24.
- Triple H (No Way Out 2008): Triple H won the WWE Championship in a brutal Elimination Chamber match, solidifying his status as one of the top stars.
- Bray Wyatt (Elimination Chamber 2017): Wyatt won the WWE Championship in the Elimination Chamber, marking a significant moment in his career.
- Kofi Kingston (Elimination Chamber 2019): Although not winning the match, Kofi Kingston had a standout performance in the Elimination Chamber, which played a crucial role in setting up his historic WWE Championship win at WrestleMania 35.
What time does WWE Elimination Chamber: Perth 2024 start?
For the first time in history, UK fans can tune into a major PLE live on Saturday morning at 10AM GMT, making it the perfect choice for family viewing.
Which Superstars will be at Elimination Chamber: Perth?
The Superstars currently advertised for Elimination Chamber: Perth include Logan Paul, Rhea Ripley, Grayson Waller, LA Knight, Bianca Belair…with many more to be announced!
How do I watch Elimination Chamber: Perth?
Elimination Chamber: Perth will be broadcast live in approximately 165 countries in 25 languages, and seen in more than 1 billion households.