No details are available at the moment on what changes were made, however, Stephanie McMahon told The Wrestling Compadres Slamcast in 2015 that WWE had dropped the event due to the logistics of hanging the Chamber, which weighs slightly above 10 tons.
Also, there were problems arising whilst hanging the Chamber structure above the ring in some arenas, because many buildings/arenas now have large scoreboards where the structure would be. WWE did end up bring back the Elimination Chamber after Stephanie’s interview as a Network special.
– A new match has been announced for the WWE Elimination Chamber 2017 PPV. ”Two Promising Talents” will go head-to-head in singles competition on the ”Kickoff Show” of the pay-per-view.
Mojo Rawley versus Curt Hawkins for Sunday’s WWE Elimination Chamber Kickoff-Show.
The updated match card for Sunday’s pay-per-view from Phoenix, AZ stands as follows:-
Elimination Chamber Match for the WWE Championship:
The Miz vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose vs. A.J. Styles vs. Bray Wyatt vs. Baron Corbin vs. John Cena (c)
Tag Team Turmoil for the Smackdown Tag Team Championship:
The Ascension vs. ”The Beauty & The Man-Beast” Heath Slater & Rhyno vs. The Vaudevillains vs. Breezango vs. The Usos vs. American Alpha (c)
Singles Match for the SmackDown Women’s Championship:
Naomi vs. Alexa Bliss (c)
2-on-1 Handicap Match:
Kalisto and Apollo Crews vs. Dolph Ziggler
Randy Orton vs. Luke Harper
Natalya Neidhart vs. Nikki Bella
Becky Lynch vs. Mickie James
Curt Hawkins vs. Mojo Rawley
Follow AbbyManiac (Abhishek) on Twitter at @AbbyManiac.