Elimination Chamber 2018: All the key stats
The final pay-per-view of the Raw brand before WrestleMania 34, the Elimination Chamber, took place in Las Vegas, on 25 February 2018.
For the first time in WWE history, a women's Elimination Chamber match took place, with Alexa Bliss defending her Universal Championship against Sasha Banks, Bayley, Sonya Deville, Mandy Rose and Mickie James.
Also for the first time in the history of WWE, a seven-man Elimination Chamber match took place, with Braun Strowman, Roman Reigns, The Miz, Elias, John Cena, Finn Balor and Seth Rollins fighting out to determine a #1 contender for the Universal Title against Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 34.
The wrestling at the 2018 Elimination Chamber was solid for most of the night, with both men and women Superstars giving their 100% effort.
Here in this article, we will look at various stats and records that were made and broken in 2018 Elimination Chamber pay-per-view:
1- The first ever Women's Elimination Chamber match took place at Las Vegas, on 25 February 2018 Elimination Chamber pay-per-view.
1- The first time a seven Man Elimination Chamber match took place at Las Vegas, on 25 February 2018 Elimination Chamber pay-per-view.
1- Alexa Bliss becomes the first-ever women's Elimination Chamber match winner when she last eliminated Sasha Banks.
1- Roman Reigns become the first ever seven-man Elimination Chamber match winner.
2- Although this is the first Women's Elimination Chamber match, Alexa Bliss now currently holds the record for most number of eliminations in the Women's Elimination Chamber match.
2- This was only the 2nd instance when John Cena failed to score an elimination in the Elimination Chamber, with the previous instance being the 2009 Elimination Chamber match.
5- Braun Strowman became the first WWE Superstar to score five eliminations in a single Elimination Chamber match, thereby breaking the records of Goldberg, Carlito and The Undertaker who have scored three eliminations each at 2003, 2006 and 2008 Elimination Chamber matches respectively.
7- This is John Cena's 7th Elimination Chamber match appearance, only Chris Jerico is ahead of Cena with 8 Elimination Chamber match appearances.
7- Roman Reigns become the 7th WWE Superstar to win the Elimination Chamber match, from entry number 5, which is also the entry number from the maximum number of superstars who have emerged victorious in the Elimination Chamber match.
12- Roman Reigns became the 12th WWE Superstar to win his debut Elimination Chamber match.
40:15- With this Chamber match lasting 40 minutes and 15 seconds, it becomes the longest Elimination Chamber match in Elimination Chamber history, with the previous longest match being the inaugural 2002 Elimination Chamber match which lasted for a duration of 39 minutes and 20 seconds.