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WWE Royal Rumble – Jan 28

WWE Royal Rumble – Jan 28

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WWE Royal Rumble Results

*Live from San Antonio, TX.

(1)  Cody Rhodes wins the 30-MAN ROYAL RUMBLE MATCH…Final Four: Logan Paul, Rollins, Rhodes, Gunther…Cody Rhodes eliminates Gunther for the win (1:11:41).

Entry #Participant:Eliminated:
1Gunther28th by Cody
2Sheamus20th by Gunther
3Miz1st by Sheamus
4Kofi Kingston4th by Gunther
5Johnny Gargano13th by Dom & Balor
6Xavier Woods3rd by Gunther
7Karrion Kross2nd by McIntyre
8Chad Gable7th by Lesnar
9Drew McIntyre21st by Gunther
10Santos Escobar5th by Lesnar
11Angelo Dawkins6th by Lesnar
12Brock Lesnar8th by Lashley
13Bobby Lashley10th by Rollins
14Baron Corbin9th by Rollins
15Seth Rollins26th by Logan Paul
16Otis11th by Banger Bros
18Dom Mysterio22nd by Cody
19Elias12th by Banger Bros
20Finn Balor17th by Edge
21Booker T.14th by Gunther
22Damian Priest16th by Edge
23Montez Ford15th by Priest
24Edge18th by Balor from outside
25Austin Theory25th by Cody
26Omos19th by Strowman
27Braun Strowman23rd by Cody
28Ricochet24th by Theory
29Logan Paul27th by Cody
30Cody RhodesWINNER


(2)  Bray Wyatt def. LA Knight…in a MOUNTAIN DEW PITCH BLACK MATCH…Knight misses with a kendo stick & Wyatt delivers Sister Abigail for the win (05:05)…AFTER…Wyatt continues to chase Knight around the ringside area & up the aisle, no-selling kendo shots along the way…eventually catches him to the side of the ‘tron & puts Knight to sleep with a Mandible Claw…Uncle Howdy appears on top of the ‘tron & delivers a Coffin Drop that puts Knight through the stage & sets it on fire.

*Royal Rumble has drawn 51,338 to the Alamo Dome tonight.

(3)  Bianca Belair def. Alexa Bliss…retains her Raw Women’s Championship…KOD for the win (07:34)…AFTER…Bliss is haunted by another Uncle Howdy-voiced video on the ‘tron, asking if she feels in control…what was the point?

(4)  Rhea Ripley wins the 30-WOMAN ROYAL RUMBLE MATCH…Final Four: Rhea Ripley, Liv Morgan, Asuka, & Nikki Cross…Asuka blinds Liv with the blue mist, Rhea eliminates Asuka…Rhea Ripley eliminates Liv Morgan for the win (1:01:09).

Entry #Participant:Eliminated:
1Rhea RipleyWINNER
2Liv Morgan29th by Rhea
3Dana Brooke2nd by Damage CTRL
4Emma3rd by Dakota
5Shayna Baszler6th by Damage CTRL
6Bayley13th by Liv
7B-Fab1st by Rhea
8Roxanne Perez4th by Damage CTRL
9Dakota Kai10th by ??
10Iyo Sky11th by Becky
11Natalya5th by Damage CTRL
12Candice LeRae7th by Iyo Sky
13Zoey Stark16th by Sonya
14Xia Li14th by Zelina
15Becky Lynch12th by Bayley
16Tegan Nox8th by Asuka
17Asuka28th by Rhea
18Piper Niven25th by Raquel
19Tamina15th by McCool
20Chelsea Green9th by Rhea
21Zelina Vega17th by Lacey
22Raquel Rodriguez26th by Rhea
23Mia Yim24th by Niven
24Lacey Evans20th by Raquel
25Michelle McCool22nd by Rhea
26Indi Hartwell18th by Sonya
27Sonya Deville21st by Asuka
28Shotzi23rd by Mia Yim
29Nikki Cross27th by Liv
30Nia Jax19th by everyone


(5)  Roman Reigns def. Kevin Owens…retains his Undisputed WWE Universal Championship…Reigns shoves KO into the ref, who gets knocked to the floor…KO with a Pop-Up Powerbomb but there’s no one to count…Reigns with a low blow uppercut…Reigns demands Sami Zayn get him a chair, and as Sami hesitates, KO hits a Stunner that gets a 2 count…Reigns with a Spear but KO kicks at 2…KO to the floor, Sami tells him to just stay down…Reigns with a Spear through the barricade & rolls him back in…KO rolls out, Reigns follows & slams KO backwards onto the ringsteps two times…Reigns rolls KO back in…Reigns with another Spear, this time good enough for the 3 count & the win (19:14)…AFTER…

*Solo Sikoa & the Usos join the Tribal Chief in the ring…Roman Reigns demands a beatdown on Kevin Owens…Usos deliver 1-D…Usos hang a chair around KO’s head & Sikoa delivers the hip check in the corner…Paul Heyman produces leg irons & KO is cuffed to the top rope…Usos deliver a lengthy Superkick Party…Reigns gets ready to swing a chair but Sami steps in between, tells him it’s enough…Reigns hands the chair to Sami & demands he do it…Sami can’t do it…Roman starts pushing & shoving Sami, then turns his back…SAMI BLASTS ROMAN…Jimmy Uso drops Sami & the beating is on…Jey Uso can’t take it, rolls out, & heads up the aisle…Reigns works Sami over viciously with the chair & soaks in the hate from the crowd before the Bloodline leaves the carcasses of Sami & KO in the ring as the show ends.


WWE RAW PREVIEW – Jan. 30, 2023 

+ no matches announced


WWE SmackDown PREVIEW – Feb. 3, 2023

+ Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Sonya Deville – for the SmackDown Women’s Championship

+ Braun Strowman vs. Imperium – SmackDown Tag Title #1 Contender Match


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