Elimination Chamber 2015 was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE, that take place on May 31, 2015 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. It was the sixth annual Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. The theme song featured for the event is "Coming For You" by The Offspring.
Elimination Chamber featured professional wrestling matches that involved different wrestlers from pre-existing feuds, plots, and storylines that played out on WWE's primary television programs. Wrestlers portrayed villains or heroes as they followed a series of events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.
On May 17, it was announced that an Elimination Chamber match for the vacant Intercontinental Championship would be held at the event. On the May 18 episode of Raw, Sheamus, Ryback, R-Truth, King Barrett, Rusev and Dolph Ziggler were added to the match.
At Payback, The New Day defeated Tyson Kidd and Cesaro to retain the Tag Team Championship in a 2-out-of-3 falls Tag team match. Later in the event, it was announced that The New Day would defend the titles in the first-ever Tag team Elimination Chamber match at the event. On the May 18 episode of Raw, it was announced that Kidd and Cesaro, The Lucha Dragons, The Prime Time Players, The Ascension and Los Matadores were added to the match.
On the May 18 episode of Raw, Dean Ambrose challenged WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins to a title match at the event, but Rollins refused. Ambrose then attacked Rollins until The Authority granted Ambrose a title match against Rollins at the event.
At Payback, Naomi and Tamina defeated Divas Champion Nikki Bella and Brie Bella. On the May 18 episode of Raw, after Nikki defeated Naomi by disqualification, Paige returned from injury and attacked both Nikki and Naomi. On the May 21 episode of SmackDown, Naomi and Tamina attacked Paige before Nikki attacked Naomi, Tamina and Paige. It was then announced that Nikki would defend the title against Paige and Naomi in a Triple Threat match at the event.
On the May 18 episode of Raw, Bo Dallas confronted Neville during his interview with Renee Young. After King Barrett defeated Neville, Dallas attacked Neville. On the May 25 episode of Raw, after Neville defeated Stardust, Dallas attacked Neville. It was announced that Neville would face Dallas at the event.
|John Cena vs. Kevin Owens||Preview|
|WWE Tag Team Championship||Preview|
|WWE Intercontinental Championship||Preview|
|Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose||Preview|
|Nikki Bella (c) vs. Naomi vs. Paige||Preview|
|Neville vs. Bo Dallas||Preview|
- Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
- (c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.
- Kickoff Show: Stardust defeated Zack Ryder
- The New Day (c) (Big E, Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods) defeated Los Matadores (Diego & Fernando) (w/ El Torito), The Prime Time Players (Darren Young & Titus O'Neil), The Ascension (Konnor & Viktor), The Lucha Dragons (Kalisto & Sin Cara) and Cesaro & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya) in an Elimination Chamber Match to retain the WWE Tag Team Championship (23:40)
- Nikki Bella (c) defeated Paige and Naomi in a Triple Threat Match to retain the WWE Divas Championship (6:04)
- Kevin Owens (NXT Champion) defeated John Cena (United States Champion) in a Champion vs. Champion Non-Title Match (19:57)
- Neville defeated Bo Dallas (8:54)
- Ryback defeated King Barrett, R-Truth, Sheamus, Mark Henry, and Dolph Ziggler in an Elimination Chamber Match to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship (25:10)
- Dean Ambrose defeated Seth Rollins (c) (w/ J&J Security & Kane) by disqualification in a WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match (21:49)
Tag Team Championship Elimination Chamber entrances and eliminations
|Eliminated||Tag Team||Entered||Eliminated by||Method of elimination||Time|
|1||Los Matadores||4||The Ascension||Pinned after a Fall of Man||10:22|
|2||The Lucha Dragons||2||The Ascension||Pinned after a Fall of Man||11:20|
|3||The Ascension||1||The Prime Time Players||Pinned after a Gut Check||13:20|
|4||Tyson Kidd and Cesaro||3||The Prime Time Players||Pinned with a roll-up||18:18|
|5||The Prime Time Players||5||The New Day||Pinned after a Trouble in Paradise||23:30|
|Winners||The New Day||6||n/a||n/a|
Intercontinental Championship Elimination Chamber entrances and eliminations
|Eliminated||Wrestler||Entered||Eliminated by||Method of elimination||Time|
|1||King Barrett||1||R-Truth||Pinned after a Superkick by Ziggler, Snake Eyes by Ryback and a Lie Detector by R-Truth||11:05|
|2||R-Truth||3||Ryback||Pinned after a Shellshock||14:00|
|3||Mark Henry||4||Sheamus||Pinned after a Brogue Kick||17:20|
|4||Dolph Ziggler||2||Sheamus||Pinned after a Brogue Kick||20:25|
|5||Sheamus||6||Ryback||Pinned after a Powerbomb and a Shellshock||25:12|
Other on-screen talent
- List of WWE pay-per-view events
- World Wrestling Entertainment/Event history
- Elimination Chamber
- Event gallery
- Elimination Chamber 2015 Official Website
- Elimination Chamber 2015 on WWE Network
- Elimination Chamber 2015 Kickoff Show at CAGEMATCH.net
- Elimination Chamber 2015 at CAGEMATCH.net
- Elimination Chamber 2015 at Online World of Wrestling
|Elimination Chamber 2015 previews|
|John Cena v Kevin Owens • Tag Team Championship • Intercontinental Championship • Seth Rollins v Dean Ambrose • Nikki Bella v Naomi v Paige • Neville v Bo Dallas|
|No Way Out|
|1998 • 2000 • 2001 • 2002 • 2003 • 2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008 • 2009 • 2012|
|2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015|
|2015 World Wrestling Entertainment pay-per-views|
Royal Rumble • Takeover IV • Fast Lane • WrestleMania • Extreme Rules • Payback • Takeover V • Elimination Chamber • Money in the Bank • The Beast in the East • Battleground • Takeover VI • SummerSlam • Night of Champions • Live from Madison Square Garden • Takeover VII • Hell in a Cell • Survivor Series • TLC: Tables, Ladders, & Chairs • Takeover VIII