Superstars from Raw and SmackDown can be confined inside one in every of WWE’s most bodily demanding buildings on Saturday, Feb. 18. WWE will erect the Elimination Chamber in entrance of what ought to be a raucous Montreal crowd for his or her remaining main present earlier than WrestleMania 39.
Two Elimination Chamber matches have been introduced for the annual occasion. United States champion Austin Theory will defend his title towards acquainted foes, equivalent to Seth Rollins, and new nemeses like Bronson Reed. The winner of the opposite Elimination Chamber match will decide who will problem Raw ladies’s champion Bianca Belair on the grandest stage. Raquel Rodriguez, Asuka, Liv Morgan and Nikki Kross have all been confirmed as contenders.
Take a glance under on the confirmed and predicted matches for the 2023 Elimination Chamber. Check again for updates and predictions.
2023 WWE Elimination Chamber matches
United States championship — Austin Theory (c) vs. Seth Rollins vs. Johnny Gargano vs. Bronson Reed vs. TBD vs. TBD (Elimination Chamber match): It was introduced on the Jan. 30 episode of Monday Night Raw that Theory will defend his U.S. championship contained in the Elimination Chamber. Qualifier matches came about that very same night with Rollins, Johnny Gargano and Reed defeating Chad Gable, Baron Corbin and Dolph Ziggler, respectively, to earn their spots.
Raquel Rodriguez vs. Nikki Kross vs. Liv Morgan vs. Asuka vs. TBD vs. TBD (Elimination Chamber match): Rhea Ripley, the ladies’s Royal Rumble winner, revealed that she would problem for the SmackDown ladies’s championship. Authority determine Adam Pearce subsequently introduced that Belair would defend the Raw ladies’s championship at WrestleMania 39 towards the winner of a No. 1 contender’s Elimination Chamber match. The 4 runner-ups from the Rumble match — Rodriguez, Morgan, Asuka and Kross — had been chosen as the primary 4 individuals within the Elimination Chamber. A deadly four-way match between Candice LeRae, “Michin” Mia Yim, Piper Niven and Carmella will decide the fifth participant.
2023 WWE Elimination Chamber predictions
Undisputed WWE Universal championship — Roman Reigns (c) vs. Sami Zayn: The wheels had been lastly set in movement for a long-anticipated match between Reigns and Zayn. The Bloodline’s adoption of “Honorary Uce” Zayn is among the greatest storylines WWE has produced in a very long time. Following months of build-up, Zayn lastly turned his again on The Bloodline on the Royal Rumble. Reigns demanded that Zayn blast estranged greatest buddy Owens with a chair shot to the top. Unable to ship a career-ending blow, Zayn as an alternative struck Reigns with the chair. What’s extra, Elimination Chamber takes place in Zayn’s hometown of Montreal.
Beth Phoenix vs. Rhea Ripley: Two generations of feminine powerhouses would possibly simply collide on the Elimination Chamber. The rivalry between Phoenix and Ripley dates again months to Edge’s feud together with his former faction, The Judgement Day. The villainous group terrorized each Edge and Phoenix at Extreme Rules. Ripley struck Phoenix with a Con-chair-to within the aftermath of Edge vs. Finn Balor in an “I Quit” match. Edge and Phoenix made their surprising returns on the Royal Rumble with Phoenix spearing Ripley each that night and the next evening on Raw.