5 last-minute changes that can be made to Elimination Chamber: Edge to get surprising WrestleMania opponent, Superstar to win first title in 6 years?
Elimination Chamber 2021 is here, and it’s the final pay-per-view stop on the Road to WrestleMania. Things are heating up, and a lot of what we see inside the two Elimination Chamber matches will determine the direction for WrestleMania.
Let’s start with the biggest possible change that WWE could make at Elimination Chamber 2021:
#5. Edge’s WrestleMania opponent gets changed at Elimination Chamber 2021Edge on SmackDown
Edge on SmackDown
Edge is a name that will be key to Elimination Chamber 2021, even though he won’t even be competing at the pay-per-view. The Royal Rumble winner normally doesn’t have a match at Elimination Chamber, which has become the final stop on the Road to WrestleMania in the last few years.
While Edge was originally rumored to face Randy Orton at WrestleMania 37, plans seemed to have changed. Edge is now reportedly set to face Roman Reigns at The Grandest Stage of Them All.
Even before Elimination Chamber, Edge seemed to have gotten Randy Orton out of the way. He faced his former rival in what seemed to be a conclusion of their trilogy and defeated The Viper.
Had WWE been planning Edge vs. Randy Orton at WrestleMania 37, there is no way that they would have given it off on free TV. Not that they haven’t done so before, but when they have two names as big as Edge and Orton, it makes no sense.
Edge visited RAW, NXT, and SmackDown post-Royal Rumble 2021 and went as far as teasing a WrestleMania 37 bout against Finn Balor. This is highly unlikely to happen.
A last-minute change at Elimination Chamber could be Edge coming out and challenging the winner of the RAW WWE title match instead. Drew McIntyre is expected to walk out of Elimination Chamber still the WWE Champion.
It would be a big surprise to see Edge go after the Scotsman, revealing him to be his World Champion of choice as a WrestleMania 37 opponent.
Edge had a fun confrontation with Drew McIntyre, who held his own when standing toe-to-toe with the legend. With that said, we still fully expect Edge to choose Roman Reigns – presumably on the SmackDown after Elimination Chamber 2021.#4. A Women’s Tag Team title match and change at Elimination Chamber 2021Shayna Baszler blindsiding a victorious Lana.
Shayna Baszler blindsiding a victorious Lana.
While it’s not officially on the Elimination Chamber 2021 card as of this writing, we wouldn’t be surprised to see a Women’s Tag Team title on the pay-per-view as a last-minute addition.
The match has “Elimination Chamber Kickoff/Pre-Show” written all over it, but that doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t be on the card. Naomi and Lana, a new pairing, earned the right to challenge Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax to a WWE Women’s Tag Team title shot.
It was built up but never added to the Elimination Chamber card. After earning the number one contender’s spot, Lana defeated Nia Jax the following week in a tables match. Naomi also got the better of Shayna Baszler.
The following week, Shayna Baszler defeated Lana, and it’s been a simple but effective build. It would be good to see the match added to the card, and hopefully, there would be a tag team title change as well.
Lana has yet to find any championship success in WWE. There’s no better way to cap it off than heading into WrestleMania 37 as one-half of the Women’s Tag Team Champions.