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Royal Rumble 1988


January 24, 1988 in Hamilton, ON
Copps Coliseum drawing 18,000
Shown live on USA (8.2)
  1. Ricky Steamboat beat Rick Rude (17:00) via DQ.

  2. The Jumping Bomb Angels beat Lelani Kai & Judy Martin (15:00) in three falls to win the WWF Women's Tag Team Title.
    • Martin pinned Yamazaki (7:00).
    • Yamazaki pinned Kai (10:00).
    • Tateno pinned Martin (15:00).

  3. Jim Duggan won a "royal rumble" (33:00) which included: Ron Bass, Brian Blair, Dino Bravo, Jim Brunzell, Danny Davis, Bret Hart, Hillbilly Jim, Sam Houston, Junkyard Dog, Don Muraco, Jim Niedhart, One Man Gang, Harley Race, Butch Reed, Jake Roberts, Tito Santana, Nikolai Volkoff, Ultimate Warrior, and Boris Zuhkov.

  4. Haku & Tama beat Jim Powers & Paul Roma (14:00) in two straight falls.
    • Roma was counted out (7:00).
    • Haku forced Roma to submit (7:00).
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Royal Rumble 1989


January 15, 1989 in Houston, TX
The Summit drawing 19,000
Shown live on PPV (1.5)
  1. Jim Powers beat Barry Horowitz.

  2. Sam Houston beat Steve Lombardi.

  3. The Hart Foundation & Jim Duggan beat Dino Bravo, Jacques & Raymond Rougeau (15:42) in three falls.
    • Jacques pinned Hart (4:22).
    • Duggan pinned Jacques (11:46).
    • Hart pinned Bravo (15:42).

  4. WWF Women's Champ Rockin' Robin pinned Judy Martin (16:24).

  5. Ultimate Warrior beat Rick Rude in a "posedown."

  6. Haku pinned Harley Race (9:01).

  7. John Studd won a "royal rumble" (64:53) which included: Akeem, Arn Anderson, Andre the Giant, The Barbarian, Ron Bass, Brutus Beefcake, Big Boss Man, Tully Blanchard, Bad News Brown, Demolition Axe & Smash, Ted DiBiase, Ronnie Garvin, Mr. Perfect, Hercules, Hulk Hogan, Honkytonk Man, Marty Jannetty, Rick Martel, Shawn Michaels, Butch Miller, Red Rooster, Jake Roberts, Tito Santana, Randy Savage, Greg Valentine, Koko B. Ware, Warlord, & Luke Williams.
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Royal Rumble 1990


January 21, 1990 in Orlando, FL
Orlando Arena drawing 16,000 ($170,000)
Shown live on PPV (2.0)

  1. Paul Roma pinned The Brooklyn Brawler (6:13)

  2. Jim Duggan beat The Big Boss Man (10:26) via DQ.

  3. The Bushwhackers beat Jacques & Raymond Rougeau (13:35) when Miller pinned Jacques.

  4. Lanny Poffo DDQ Brutus Beefcake (11:07).

  5. Ronnie Garvin beat Greg Valentine (16:55) via submission in an "I quit" match.

  6. Hulk Hogan won a "royal rumble" (58:46) which included: Akeem, Andre the Giant, The Barbarian, Dino Bravo, Bad News Brown, Demolition Axe & Smash, Ted DiBiase, Earthquake, Haku, Bret Hart, Mr. Perfect, Hercules, Honkytonk Man, Marty Jannetty, Rick Martel, Shawn Michaels, Jim Niedhart, Roddy Piper, Red Rooster, Dusty Rhodes, Jake Roberts, Rick Rude, Tito Santana, Randy Savage, Jimmy Snuka, Ultimate Warrior, Koko B. Ware, & Warlord.
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Royal Rumble 1991


January 19, 1991 in Miami, FL
Miami Arena drawing 16,000 ($210,000)
Shown live on PPV (2.4)

  1. Jerry Sags pinned Sam Houston (5:25).

  2. The Rockers beat The Orient Express (Tanaka & Kato) (19:15) when Jannetty pinned Tanaka.

  3. Big Boss Man pinned The Barbarian (14:15).

  4. The Mountie pinned Koko B. Ware (9:12).

  5. Ted DiBiase & Virgil beat Dusty & Dustin Rhodes (9:57) when DiBiase pinned Dusty.

  6. Sgt Slaughter pinned Ultimate Warrior (12:47) to win the WWF World Title.

  7. Hulk Hogan won a "royal rumble" (65:17) which included: Dino Bravo, The Bushwhackers, Demolition Crush & Smash, Shane Douglas, Jim Duggan, Earthquake, Haku, The Hart Foundation, Mr. Perfect, Hercules, Brian Knobbs, The Legion of Doom, Rick Martel, Jake Roberts, Paul Roma, Tito Santana, Randy Savage (no show), Saba Simba, Davey Smith, Jimmy Snuka, Tugboat, The Undertaker, Greg Valentine, Kerry Von Erich, and Warlord.
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Royal Rumble 1992


January 19, 1992 in Albany, NY
Knickerbocker Arena drawing 17,000 ($210,000)
Shown live on PPV (1.8)

  1. Chris Walker beat Brooklyn Brawler via DQ.

  2. Owen Hart & Jim Niedhart beat The Orient Express (Tanaka & Kato) (17:18) when Hart pinned Tanaka.

  3. Roddy Piper beat The Mountie (5:22) via sleeperhold to win the WWF I-C Title.

  4. The Beverly Brothers beat The Bushwhackers (14:56) when Blake pinned Miller.

  5. Earthquake & Typhoon beat WWF Tag Champs The Legion of Doom (9:24) via countout.

  6. Ric Flair won the WWF World Title by winning a "royal rumble" (62:02) which included: The Barbarian, The Berzerker, Big Boss Man, Ted DiBiase, Jim Duggan, Haku, Hercules, Hulk Hogan, Sid Justice, Rick Martel, Shawn Michaels, Col Mustafa, Roddy Piper, Repoman, Jake Roberts, Jerry Sags, Tito Santana, Randy Savage, Irwin R. Schyster, Skinner, Sgt Slaughter, Davey Smith, Jimmy Snuka, The Undertaker, Greg Valentine, Virgil, Nikolai Volkoff, Kerry Von Erich, & Warlord.
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Royal Rumble 1993


January 24, 1993 in Sacramento, CA
Arco Arena drawing 16,000 ($187,000)
Shown live on PPV (1.25)
  1. Doink (Borne) beat Jim Powers (5:57) via submission.

  2. Rick & Scott Steiner beat The Beverly Brothers (10:34) when Scott pinned Blake.

  3. WWF I-C Champ Shawn Michaels pinned Marty Jannetty (14:20).

  4. Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Big Boss Man (10:10).

  5. WWF World Champ Bret Hart beat Razor Ramon (17:52) via submission.

  6. Yokozuna won a "royal rumble" (66:35) which included: Bob Backlund, The Berzerker, Carlos Colon, Ted DiBiase, Damien Demento, Earthquake, Fatu, Ric Flair, Owen Hart, Mr. Perfect, Jerry Lawler, Rick Martel, Max Moon, The Nasty Boys, Repoman, Samu, Tito Santana, Randy Savage, Irwin R. Schyster, Papa Shango, Skinner, Tatanka, Red Rooster, Genichiro Tenryu, Typhoon, The Undertaker, Virgil, and Koko B. Ware.
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Royal Rumble 1994


January 22, 1994 in Providence, RI
Civic Center drawing 14,500 ($160,000)
Shown live on PPV (0.9)
  1. Brooklyn Brawler beat Jim Powers.

  2. Tatanka pinned Bam Bam Bigelow (8:12).

  3. WWF Tag Champs The Quebecers beat Bret & Owen Hart (16:48) via referee's decision when it was deemed that Bret could not continue.

  4. WWF I-C Champ Razor Ramon pinned Irwin R. Schyster (11:30).

  5. WWF World Champ Yokozuna beat The Undertaker (14:20) in a "casket" match.

  6. Bret Hart and Lex Luger won a "royal rumble" (55:08) which included: Bob Backlund, Bam Bam Bigelow, Adam Bomb, Crush, Doink (Fall), Diesel, Fatu, Great Kabuki, Owen Hart, Marty Jannetty, Jeff Jarrett, Kwang, Rick Martel, Men on a Mission, Shawn Michaels, Sparky Plugg, Samu, Randy Savage, The Smoking Gunns, Rick Steiner, Scott Steiner, Tatanka, Genichiro Tenryu, Greg Valentine, and Virgil.
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Royal Rumble 1995


January 22, 1995 in Tampa, FL
The Sundome drawing 10,000 ($140,000)
Shown live on PPV (1.0)
  1. Buck Quartermaine beat Brooklyn Brawler.

  2. Jeff Jarrett pinned Razor Ramon (18:06) to win the WWF I-C Title.

  3. The Undertaker pinned Irwin R. Schyster (12:21).

  4. WWF World Champ Diesel NC Bret Hart (27:19).

  5. The 1-2-3 Kid & Bob Holly beat Bam Bam Bigelow & Tatanka (15:32) to win the vacant WWF Tag Title when Kid pinned Bigelow.

  6. Shawn Michaels won a "royal rumble" (38:41) which included: Bob Backlund, The Blue Brothers, Adam Bomb, British Bulldog, King Kong Bundy, The Bushwhackers, Crush, Doink (Fall), Duke Droese, Fatu, Henry Godwinn, Owen Hart, The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey), Kwang, Lex Luger, Mantaur, Rick Martel, Men on a Mission, Aldo Montoya, Dick Murdoch, Sionne, The Smoking Gunns, and Well Dunn.
Guest: Pamela Anderson

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Royal Rumble 1996


January 21, 1996 in Fresno, CA
Selland Arena drawing 9,600 ($130,000)
Shown live on PPV (1.1)
  1. Duke Droese beat Hunter Hearst Helmsley (6:25) via DQ.

  2. Ahmed Johnson beat Jeff Jarrett (6:40) via DQ.

  3. WWF Tag Champs The Smoking Gunns beat The Bodydonnas (11:14) when Bart pinned Zip.

  4. Goldust pinned Razor Ramon (14:17) to win the WWF I-C Title.

  5. Shawn Michaels won the "royal rumble" (58:49). Also in the match were: The 1-2-3 Kid, Bob Backlund, Diesel, Duke Droese, Fatu, Dory Funk Jr, Doug Gilbert, Henry Godwinn, Hakushi, Owen Hart, Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Bob Holly, Barry Horowitz, Marty Jannetty, Kama, Jerry Lawler, Mabel, Aldo Montoya, Takao Omori, Ringmaster, Jake Roberts, Davey Smith, Squat Team #1 & #2, Tatanka, Vader, Savio Vega, Isaac Yankem, and Yokozuna.

  6. The Undertaker beat WWF World Champ Bret Hart (28:31) via DQ.
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Royal Rumble 1997


January 21, 1997 in San Antonio, TX
AlamoDome drawing 60,525 ($480,013)
Shown live on PPV (0.7)
  1. Venum & Perro Aguayo, Jr. beat Maniaco & Mosco de la Merced (10:00).

  2. Octagon, Blue Demon Jr., & Tinieblas Jr. beat Heavy Metal, Avismo Negro, & Histeria (14:00).

  3. Mascarita Sagrada, Jr. & La Parkita beat Mini Mankind & Mini Vader (4:29) when Sagrada pinned Vader.

  4. WWF I-C Champ Hunter Hearst Helmsley pinned Goldust (16:50).

  5. Ahmed Johnson beat Farooq (8:48) via DQ.

  6. Vader pinned Undertaker (13:19).

  7. Hector Garza, Perro Aguayo, & El Canek beat Jerry Estrada, Heavy Metal, & Fuerza Guerrera (10:56) when Aguayo pinned Metal.

  8. Steve Austin won the "royal rumble" (50:29). Also in the match were: Cibernetico, Crush, Diesel II, Farooq, Flash Funk, Terry Funk, Goldust, Henry & Phineas Godwinn, Bart Gunn, Bret Hart, Owen Hart, Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Jesse Jammes, Ahmed Johnson, Latin Lover, Jerry Lawler, Rocky Maivia, Mankind, Marc Mero, Mil Mascaras, Pierroth Jr, Razor Ramon II, Jake Roberts, Davey Smith, The Sultan, The Undertaker, Vader, and Savio Vega.

  9. Shawn Michaels pinned Sycho Sid (13:49) to win the WWF World Title.
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Royal Rumble 1998


January 18, 1998 in San Jose, CA
San Jose Arena drawing 18,542 ($414,373)
Shown live on PPV (0.97)
  1. Vader pinned Goldust (7:47).

  2. Max Mini, Mosaic, & Nova beat Battalion, El Torito, & Tarantula (7:49) when Max pinned Torito. Sunny was the special referee.

  3. WWF I-C Champ Rocky Maivia beat Ken Shamrock (10:53) via DQ.

  4. The Legion of Doom beat WWF Tag Champs The New Age Outlaws (7:56) via DQ.

  5. Steve Austin won the "royal rumble" (55:24). Also in the match were: Steve Blackman, Justin Bradshaw, Tom Brandi, D-Lo Brown, Cactus Jack, Chainsaw Charlie, Chainz, Eight-Ball, Farooq, Henry Godwinn, Phineas Godwinn, Goldust, Owen Hart, Mark Henry, Honkytonk Man, Jeff Jarrett, Ahmed Johnson, Kurrgan, Dude Love, Rocky Maivia, Mankind, Marc Mero, Mosh, Kama Mustafa, Ken Shamrock, Skull, Thrasher, Vader, & Savio Vega.

  6. WWF World Champ Shawn Michaels beat The Undertaker (20:37) in a "casket" match.
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Royal Rumble 1999


January 24, 1999 in Anaheim, CA
Arrowhead Pond drawing 14,816 ($630,050)
Shown live on PPV (1.88)
  1. Christian pinned Jeff Hardy (11:00).

  2. Bob Holly & Scorpio beat Scott Taylor & Brian Christopher (3:52) when Holly pinned Christopher.

  3. Mankind pinned Mabel (5:04).

  4. Big Boss Man pinned Jesse Jammes (11:52).

  5. WWF I-C Champ Ken Shamrock beat Billy Gunn (14:24) via submission.

  6. WWF European Champ X-Pac pinned Gangrel (5:53).

  7. WWF Women's Champ Sable beat Luna (4:43) in a "strap" match.

  8. Rocky Maivia beat Mankind (21:46) in an "I quit" match to win the WWF World Title.

  9. Vince McMahon won the "royal rumble" (56:38). Also in the match were: Steve Austin, Big Boss Man, Steve Blackman, Blue Meanie, D-Lo Brown, Chyna, Droz, Edge, Gangrel, Gillberg, Godfather, Goldust, Golga, Billy Gunn, Owen Hart, Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Mark Henry, Jesse Jammes, Jeff Jarrett, Kane, Kurrgan, Mabel, Dan Severn, Ken Shamrock, Tiger Ali Singh, Al Snow, Test, Val Venis, and X-Pac.
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Royal Rumble 2000


January 23, 2000 in New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden drawing 19,231 ($1,142,540)
Shown live on PPV (1.58)
  1. Tazz KO Kurt Angle (3:16).

  2. Matt & Jeff Hardy beat Buh Buh Ray & D-Von Dudley (10:18) in a "double tables' match.

  3. Mae Young won the "Miss Royal Rumble Contest." Also in the contest were: B.B., Ivory, Jacquelyn, Miss Kitty, Luna, and Terri Runnels. The judges were: Freddie Blassie, Fabulous Moolah, Tony Garea, Andy Richter, Sgt. Slaughter, and Johnny Valiant.

  4. Chris Jericho beat Chyna and Hardcore Holly (7:30) to reclaim sole possession of the WWF I-C Title when he pinned Holly. Note: Jericho and Chyna had been "co-champions."

  5. WWF Tag Champs The New Age Outlaws beat The Acolytes (2:35) when Gunn pinned Bradshaw.

  6. WWF Champ Triple H pinned Cactus Jack (26:51) in a "street fight" match.

  7. The Rock won a "royal rumble" (51:49). Also in the match were: Bob Backlund, Steve Blackman, Big Bossman, The Big Show, Bradshaw, British Bulldog, D-Lo Brown, Christian, Brian Christopher, Chyna, Edge, Farooq, Gangrel, The Godfather, Billy Gunn, Headbanger Mosh, Crash Holly, Hardcore Holly, Chris Jericho, Kane, Rikishi Phatu, Prince Albert, Road Dogg, Al Snow, Scott Taylor, Test, Val Venis, Viscera, and X-Pac.
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Royal Rumble 2001


January 21, 2001 in New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Arena drawing 16,056 ($666,700)
Shown live on PPV (1.35)
  1. D-Lo Brown & Chaz beat Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki (1:57) when Chaz pinned Funaki.

  2. Buh Buh Ray & D-Von Dudley beat Edge & Christian (9:59) to win the WWF Tag Title when Buh Buh pinned Edge.

  3. Chris Jericho beat Chris Benoit (18:44) in a "ladder" match to win the WWF I-C Title.

  4. WWF Women's Champ Ivory pinned Chyna (3:32).

  5. WWF World Champ Kurt Angle pinned Triple H (24:15).

  6. Steve Austin won a "royal rumble" (61:55). Also in the match were: Big Show, Steve Blackman, Bradshaw, Bull Buchanan, Drew Carey, Farooq, The Goodfather, Grand Master Sexay, Billy Gunn, Haku, Jeff Hardy, Matt Hardy, Crash Holly, Hardcore Holly, Honkytonk Man, K-Kwik, Kane, Prince Albert, Raven, William Regal, Rikishi, The Rock, Perry Saturn, Scotty Too Hotty, Al Snow, Tazz, Test, The Undertaker, and Val Venis.
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Royal Rumble 2002


January 20, 2002 in Atlanta, GA
Phillips Arena drawing 12,915 (859,690)
Shown live on PPV (1.69)
  1. WWF Tag Champs Spike Dudley & Tazz beat Bubba & D-Von Dudley (5:06) when Tazz forced D-Von to submit.

  2. William Regal pinned Edge (9:45) to win the WWF I-C Title.

  3. WWF Women's Champ Trish Stratus pinned Jazz (3:43). Jacquelyn was the special referee.

  4. Ric Flair beat Vince McMahon (14:55) via submission in a "street fight."

  5. WWF World Champ Chris Jericho pinned The Rock (18:48).

  6. Triple H won a "royal rumble" (69:22). Also in the match were: Albert, Kurt Angle, Steve Austin, Booker T, Big Bossman, The Big Show, Bradshaw, Christian, Diamond Dallas Page, Farooq, Godfather, Goldust, Billy Gunn, Jeff Hardy, Matt Hardy, Hurricane, Kane, Maven, Chuck Palumbo, Mr. Perfect, Rikishi, Perry Saturn, Scotty Too Hotty, Al Snow, Lance Storm, Test, The Undertaker, Rob Van Dam, and Val Venis.
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Royal Rumble 2003


January 19, 2003 in Boston, MA
Fleet Center drawing 15,338 ($850,000)
Shown live on PPV (0.99)
  1. Spike Dudley pinned Steven Richards (3:36).

  2. Brock Lesnar pinned The big Show (6:29).

  3. Bubba & D-Von Dudley beat William Regal & Lance Storm (7:24) to win the World Tag Title when D-Von pinned Storm.

  4. Torrie Wilson pinned Dawn Marie (3:36).

  5. Scott Steiner beat World Champ Triple H (18:14) via DQ.

  6. WWE Champ Kurt Angle beat Chris Benoit (19:48) via submission.

  7. Brock Lesnar won a "royal rumble" (53:41). Also in the match were: A-Train, Batista, Shelton Benjamin, Booker T, Bull Buchanan, John Cena, Christian, Bill DeMott, Tommy Dreamer, Edge, Goldust, Chavo Guerrero, Eddie Guerrero, Charlie Haas, Jeff Hardy, Matt Hardy, Jamal, Chris Jericho, Kane, Maven, Shawn Michaels, Rey Mysterio, Christopher Nowinski, Rikishi, Rosey, Yoshihiro Tajiri, Test, The Undertaker and Rob Van Dam.
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Royal Rumble 2004


January 25, 2004 in Philadelphia, PA
Wachovia Center drawing 17,289 ($1,085,000)
Shown live on PPV (1.05)
  1. Victoria pinned Molly Holly.

  2. World Tag Champs Ric Flair & Batista beat Bubba & D-Von Dudley (4:23) in a "tables" match.

  3. WWE Cruiserweight Champ Rey Mysterio pinned Jamie Noble (3:12).

  4. Eddie Guerrero pinned Chavo Guerrero (8:03).

  5. WWE Champ Brock Lesnar pinned Bob Holly (6:30).

  6. World Champ Triple H DKO Shawn Michaels (22:46) in a "last man standing" match.

  7. Chris Benoit won a "royal rumble" (61:30). Also in the match were: Kurt Angle, A-Train, Shelton Benjamin, The Big Show, Bradshaw, John Cena, Christian, Rene Dupre, Spike Dudley, Mick Foley, Bill Goldberg, Billy Gunn, Charlie Haas, Matt Hardy, Mark Henry, Hurricane, Chris Jericho, Kane, Ernest Miller, Matt Morgan, Nunzio, Randy Orton, Rhyno, Rico, Rikishi, Scott Steiner, Booker T, Yoshihiro Tajiri, and Rob Van Dam.
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Royal Rumble 2005


January 30, 2005 in Fresno, CA
Save Mart Arena drawing 12,000 ($750,000)
Shown live on PPV (1.02)
  1. Maven pinned Rhyno (7:01).

  2. Edge pinned Shawn Michaels (18:32).

  3. The Undertaker beat John Heidenreich (13:20) in a "casket" match.

  4. WWE Champ John Bradshaw Layfield beat The Big Show and Kurt Angle (12:04) in a "triple threat" match when he pinned Angle.

  5. World Champ Triple H pinned Randy Orton (21:28).

  6. Dave Batista won a "royal rumble" (51:27). Also in the match were: Kurt Angle, Shelton Benjamin, Chris Benoit, John Cena, Christian, Jonathon Coachman, Simon Dean, Rene Dupre, Edge, Ric Flair, Eddie Guerrero, Charlie Haas, Muhammad Hassan, Bob Holly, Hurricane, Chris Jericho, Mark Jindrak, Orlando Jordan, Kane, Paul London, Shawn Michaels, Rey Mysterio, Daniel Puder, Luther Reigns, Scotty Too Hotty, Gene Snitsky, Kenzo Suzuki, Booker T, and Viscera.
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Royal Rumble 2006


January 29, 2006 in Miami, FL
American Airlines Arena drawing 14,500 ($800,000)
Shown live on PPV
  1. Fit Finlay pinned Brian Kendrick (2:07).

  2. Gregory Helms beat Kid Kash, Funaki, Nunzio, Jamie Noble, and Paul London (7:40) in a "six-way tornado" match to win the WWE Cruiserweight Title when he pinned Funaki.

  3. Mickie James pinned Ashley (7:44). Trish Stratus was the referee.

  4. The Boogeyman pinned John Bradshaw Layfield (1:54).

  5. Rey Mysterio won a "royal rumble" (62:12). Also in the match were: Shelton Benjamin, Chris Benoit, The Big Show, Booker T, Carlito, Jonathon Coachman, Simon Dean, Eugene, Ric Flair, Goldust, Sylvan Grenier, Chavo Guerrero, Matt Hardy, Orlando Jordan, Kane, Bobby Lashley, Chris Masters, Joey Mercury, Shawn Michaels, Trevor Murdoch, Johnny Nitro, Randy Orton, Psicosis, Road Warrior Animal, Super Crazy, Tatanka, Triple H, Rob Van Dam, and Viscera.

  6. John Cena pinned Edge (14:02) to win the WWE Title.

  7. World Champ Kurt Angle pinned Mark Henry (9:29).
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Royal Rumble 2007


January 28, 2007 in San Antonio, TX
AT&T Center drawing 13,500 ($780,000)
Shown live on PPV
  1. JTG pinned Lance Cade.

  2. Matt & Jeff Hardy beat Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (15:27) when Jeff pinned Nitro.

  3. ECW Champ Bobby Lashley beat Test (7:18) via countout.

  4. World Champ Batista pinned Mr. Kennedy (10:29).

  5. WWE Champ John Cena beat Umaga (23:09) in a "last man standing" match.

  6. The Undertaker won a "royal rumble" (56:18). Also in the match were: Shelton Benjamin, Chris Benoit, Booker T, Carlito, Tommy Dreamer, Kenny Dykstra, Edge, Fit Finlay, Ric Flair, The Great Khali, Chavo Guerrero, Jeff Hardy, Matt Hardy, Gregory Helms, Hardcore Holly, Kane, Chris Masters, Shawn Michaels, The Miz, MVP, Johnny Nitro, Randy Orton, CM Punk, Sabu, Sandman, Super Crazy, Kevin Thorn, Rob Van Dam, and Viscera.
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Royal Rumble 2008


January 27, 2008 in New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden drawing 17,382 ($1,383,980)
Shown live on PPV
  1. Jimmy Wang Yang & Shannon Moore beat Deuce & Domino.

  2. Ric Flair pinned MVP (7:48).

  3. John Bradshaw Layfield beat Chris Jericho (9:23) via DQ.

  4. World Champ Edge pinned Rey Mysterio (12:34).

  5. WWE Champ Randy Orton pinned Jeff Hardy (14:03).

  6. John Cena won a "royal rumble" (51:26). Also in the match were: Batista, Shelton Benjamin, Big Daddy V, Elijah Burke, Carlito, Tommy Dreamer, Fit Finlay, Mick Foley, The Great Khali, Chavo Guerrero, Mark Henry, Hardcore Holly, Hornswoggle, Kane, Mr. Kennedy, Santino Marella, Shawn Michaels, The Miz, John Morrison, Jamie Noble, Chuck Palumbo, Roddy Piper, CM Punk, Cody Rhodes, Gene Snitsky, Jimmy Snuka, Triple H, Umaga, and The Undertaker.
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Royal Rumble 2009


January 25, 2009 in Detroit, MI
Joe Louis Arena drawing 16,685 ($800,000)
Shown live on PPV
  1. Jimmy Wang Yang pinned Paul Burchill.

  2. ECW Champ Jack Swagger pinned Matt Hardy (10:27).

  3. Melina pinned Beth Phoenix (5:56) to win the WWE Women's Title.

  4. World Champ John Cena pinned John Bradshaw Layfield (15:29).

  5. Edge pinned Jeff Hardy (19:22) to win the WWE Title.

  6. Randy Orton won a "royal rumble" (58:37). Also in the match were: Shelton Benjamin, The Big Show, Carlito, Ted DiBiase Jr., Jim Duggan, Fit Finlay, Goldust, Great Khali, Mark Henry, Chris Jericho, JTG, Kane, Brian Kendrick, Kofi Kingston, Mike Knox, Vladimir Kozlov, Santino Marella, The Miz, John Morrison, MVP, Rey Mysterio, CM Punk, William Regal, Cody Rhodes, R-Truth, Triple H, The Undertaker, Rob Van Dam, and Dolph Ziggler.
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Royal Rumble 2010


January 31, 2010 in Atlanta, GA
Phillips Arena drawing 16,697 ($800,000)
Shown live on PPV
  1. Gail Kim, Eve Torres, Kelly Kelly, Nikki & Brea Bella beat Alicia Fox, Katie Lea Burchill, Maryse, Natalya, & Jillian Hall when Kelly pinned Hall.

  2. ECW Champ Christian pinned Ezekiel Jackson (11:59).

  3. WWE U.S. Champ The Miz pinned MVP (7:30).

  4. WWE Champ Sheamus beat Randy Orton (12:24) via DQ.

  5. Mickie James pinned Michelle McCool (0:20) to win the WWE Women's Title.

  6. World Champ The Undertaker pinned Rey Mysterio (11:07).

  7. Edge won a "royal rumble" (49:24). Also in the match were: Batista, Shelton Benjamin, The Big Show, Evan Bourne, Carlito, John Cena, Ted DiBiase Jr., The Great Khali, Matt Hardy, Mark Henry, Chris Jericho, JTG, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Chris Masters, Drew McIntyre, Shawn Michaels, The Miz, John Morrison, MVP, Beth Phoenix, CM Punk, Cody Rhodes, R-Truth, Zack Ryder, Jack Swagger, Yoshi Tatsu, Triple H, and Dolph Ziggler.
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Royal Rumble 2011


January 30, 2011 in Boston, MA
TD Bankworth Gardens drawing 15,113 ($800,000)
Shown live on PPV
  1. R-Truth pinned Curt Hawkins.

  2. World Champ Edge pinned Dolph Ziggler (20:44).

  3. WWE Champ The Miz pinned Randy Orton (19:48).

  4. Eve Torres beat Natalya, Michelle McCool, and Layla (5:10) in a "fatal four way" match to win the WWE Divas Title when she pinned Layla.

  5. Alberto del Rio won a "royal rumble" (69:47). Also in the match were: Wade Barrett, The Big Show, Booker T, Daniel Bryan, John Cena, Ted DiBiase Jr., Diesel, Justin Gabriel, The Great Khali, Chavo Guerrero, Husky Harris, Mark Henry, Hornswoggle, Ezekiel Jackson, JTG, Kane, Tyson Kidd, Kofi Kingston, Vladimir Kozlov, Santino Marella, Chris Masters, Michael McGillicutty, Drew McIntyre, John Morrison, Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton, David Otunga, CM Punk, William Regal, Tyler Reks, Alex Riley, R-Truth, Mason Ryan, Zack Ryder, Sheamus, Heath Slater, Jack Swagger, Yoshi Tatsu, and Dolph Ziggler.
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Royal Rumble 2012


January 29, 2012 in St. Louis, MO
Savvis Center drawing 18,121 ($950,000)
Shown live on PPV
  1. Yoshi Tatsu pinned Heath Slater (4:00).

  2. World Champ Daniel Bryan beat The Big Show and Mark Henry (9:01) in a "steel cage" match.

  3. Beth Phoenix, Natalya, Brie & Nikki Bella beat Kelly Kelly, Eve Torres, Tamina, & Alicia Fox (5:27) when Phoenix pinned Kelly.

  4. John Cena DCO Kane (10:56).

  5. Brodus Clay pinned Drew McIntyre (1:04).

  6. WWE Champ CM Punk pinned Dolph Ziggler (14:30).

  7. Sheamus won a "royal rumble" (54:54). Also in the match were: Wade Barrett, The Big Show, Booker T, Michael Cole, Jim Duggan, Epico, Mick Foley, Justin Gabriel, The Great Khali, Hunico, Ezekiel Jackson, Chris Jericho, Kharma, Kofi Kingston, Jerry Lawler, Jinder Mahal, Santino Marella, The Miz, Randy Orton, David Otunga, Primo, Cody Rhodes, Alex Riley, Road Dogg, Ricardo Rodriguez, Jack Swagger, R-Truth, Jey Uso, and Dolph Ziggler.
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Royal Rumble 2013


January 27, 2013 in Phoenix, AZ
US Airways Arena drawing 13,000
Shown live on PPV
  1. WWE U.S. Champ Antonio Cesaro pinned The Miz (7:24). This match aired online.

  2. World Champ Alberto Del Rio beat The Big Show (16:56) in a "last man standing" match.

  3. WWE Tag Champs Daniel Bryan & Lane beat Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes (9:24) when Bryan forced Sandow to submit.

  4. John Cena won a "royal rumble" (55:04). Also in the match were: Wade Barrett, Daniel Bryan, Antonio Cesaro, Brodus Clay, Bo Dallas, The Godfather, Goldust, The Great Khali, Chris Jericho, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Lord Tensai, Jinder Mahal, Santino Marella, Drew McIntyre, The Miz, Rey Mysterio, Titus O'Neil, Randy Orton, David Otunga, Cody Rhodes, Ryback, Zack Ryder, Damien Sandow, Sheamus, Sin Cara, Heath Slater, Darren Young, Dolph Ziggler.

  5. The Rock pinned CM Punk (23:36) to win the WWE Title.
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Royal Rumble 2014


January 26, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA
Consol Energy Center drawing 12,000
Shown live on PPV
  1. Billy Gunn & Road Dogg beat Cody Rhodes & Goldust (6:37) to win the WWE Tag Title when Gunn pinned Rhodes. This match aired online.

  2. Bray Wyatt pinned Daniel Bryan (21:29).

  3. Brock Lesnar pinned The Big Show (2:01).

  4. WWE World Champ Randy Orton pinned John Cena (20:55).

  5. Batista won a "royal rumble" (55:06). Also in the match were: Dean Ambrose, Antonio Cesaro, Alberto Del Rio, Fandango, Goldust, The Great Khali, Luke Harper, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Big E. Langston, John Bradshaw Layfield, The Miz, Rey Mysterio, Kevin Nash, CM Punk, Roman Reigns, Cody Rhodes, Seth Rollins, Erick Rown, R-Truth, Alexander Rusev, Ryback, Damien Sandow, Sheamus, Jack Swagger, Torito, Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, and Dolph Ziggler.
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