2022 WWE Royal Rumble Results – Kayla Braxton is your host and she is joined by Jerry Lawler, Booker T, Kevin Patrick, and Peter Rosenberg. They welcome us to the show.
Kayla asks what they are most looking forward to. Booker says he is looking forward to the men’s Royal Rumble Match. Jerry says he is looking forward to the women’s Royal Rumble. Kevin says he is looking forward to Brock Lesnar versus Bobby Lashley. Peter says he is looking forward to Brock and Bobby as well.
— They run through the card for the Royal Rumble.
— We have the By the Numbers video package.
— Sonya Deville joins the panel. Sonya says she is excited. She is ready and she is going to step in where needed. Booker asks if this is a conflict of interest. Sonya says when the jacket is on she is a WWE official and no one can touch her. She says this is a new time. Peter says that Sonya took it too far by putting herself in the Rumble match. Sonya says there was a referee who told her the match was going to call it down the middle. He was in Naomi’s pocket. She is in the Royal Rumble to make sure things go according to plan. Kevin asks Sonya when did she decide to get in the Rumble match. Sonya says it was when she realized the referee went too far.
Kayla asks Sonya about Charlotte Flair. Sonya says that Charlotte is dedicated and obsessive about things. She is clever and cunning. Sonya says Liv Morgan is someone who keeps them on their toes. Kayla brings up Bianca. Sonya says she would love to see Bianca win two times in a row. Booker asks why she hasn’t put Bianca in a better position. Sonya says she runs both shows and it is a lot of work to do. Jerry asks why is Sonya wanting to see someone else win the Rumble match. Booker asks why isn’t she preparing for the match instead of sitting out here.
— We take a look at the mixed tag match with a video package.
Kayla asks if Miz and Maryse are on the same level as Edge and Beth. Peter reminds everyone that Maryse is a former Divas Champion and she is the mystery factor. Peter mentions what Miz has done. Kevin says Miz and Maryse’s chemistry is not as good as Beth and Edge. Booker says Maryse had not been in a ring in a long time and you lose the feel. Booker says that Maryse has gone Hollywood. Beth is an OG. Booker says it will be a bad night for Miz and Maryse. Jerry says he thinks Edge and Beth are going to win but it is going to be closer. Peter is picking Edge and Beth but it is because Edge wanted to wrestle with his wife.
— We take a look at AJ Styles’ debut at the 2016 Royal Rumble.
AJ Styles says the Rumble has an important place in his heart but he has never won the Rumble before and that ends tonight.
— We see Bobby Lashley and MVP arriving at the building.
— We take a look at Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins with a video package.
Booker says Seth has been a hell of a talent, but Seth has evolved since the Shield days. He is working smarter and he wants to show that he is the best in the ring. Roman is like Thanos. He is looking forward to this. Kayla says Seth will go down as one of the best and she does not think that Roman’s time as champion is over. She asks if the Usos not being at ringside will hurt him. Jerry says Roman does not need the Usos to help him. Jerry says he believes Roman is in God mode. Peter says that some people have someone’s number. He says that he is afraid that Seth is the one who is not afraid of Roman.
— We take a look at Doudrop and Becky Lynch from Raw.
Sonya is back at the panel for this match. Sonya points out that she is in her jacket so she is a WWE official. Sonya says that Doudrop is someone to be reckoned with. Sonya says she did not know if Doudrop had it in her but she has shown it over the last few weeks. Sonya thinks that Becky will win this one. Kevin says that Becky is not used to not being a champion. Booker says he hears some favortism. Sonya says that Becky always finds a way. Kayla mentions that Sonya and Becky use similar means in their matches. Kevin mentions that Doudrop earned her shot in this match, but Sonya says that does not matter tonight.
— We take a look at Bad Bunny’s debut at last year’s Royal Rumble with Booker T and what happened leading into Wrestlemania.
— Damian Priest is in the back and he says as United States Champion he faces the best of the best on Raw. He is going to see a lot of fresh faces who have not been associated with both sides of Damian Priest. He tells them not to WAKE HIM UP.
— We move on to the Men’s Rumble match.
Kayla mentions that 25 have been announced and she asks for picks. Jerry says that one stands head and shoulders above the rest and that is Omos. Booker says someone as big as Omos has a target on them for elimination. Booker says that Big E is the favorite to win on a website while Brock is number two. Peter says it is about the winner and whoever has a long run. He mentions Montez Ford and Austin Theory. Peter picks Austin Theory to win. Kevin wonders where Mr. McMahon puts Austin in the match. He picks Randy Orton. Jerry mentions Johnny Knoxville and Kayla says he is her pick. We go to footage of Johnny Knoxville on Jimmy Kimmel.
— We take a look at Edge in last year’s Royal Rumble.
— We move on to the WWE Championship match between Brock Lesnar and Bobby Lashley with a video package.
Kayla mentions that Bobby has to have a different attitude tonight because he knows what to prepare for since Brock was added at Day 1. Booker says this is an even match up. Both have collegiate backgrounds as well as MMA backgrounds. Bobby Lashley has gone through so many changes in his career and he became champion. Peter asks Booker what makes Bobby and Brock different. Booker says he faced Brock early in his career. Bobby was being schooled along the way. Booker says they are well seasoned now. They will do what it takes to get their opponents in the worst possible position. Kevin mentions that Brock has done it all while Bobby has not had the same level of success. Jerry says he cannot wait for this match. It is the unstoppable force meeting the immovable object. Booker says Bobby sees what Brock is and what it means to be on top. Bobby wants to be on top.
That’s all for the pre-show. Stay tuned for The Royal Rumble!
2022 WWE Royal Rumble Results
With the Kickoff Show in the rear-view mirror, we move on to the elaborate cold open video package to get the PPV portion of tonight’s special event underway.
We head back inside The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, MO., as the 35th-annual WWE Royal Rumble PPV is now officially underway.
Roman Reigns (C) vs. Seth Rollins
“The Head of the Table” makes his way to the ring for this match, which kicks tonight’s show off with a “big fight feel.”
The familiar sounds of his old theme song plays, as Rollins makes his way out to The Shield theme song. Rollins also makes the old-school Shield-style entrance to the ring, making his way through the crowd in the big arena in the old security-SWAT-team-style ring gear that Reigns, Rollins and Dean Ambrose (aka Jon Moxley) wore during their days as the trio known as The Shield.
Rollins hops the guard rail and enters the ring, immediately approaching the Universal Champion and laughing in sinister fashion in the face of Roman Reigns. The bell sounds and the ring announcer handles the formal ring introductions for this championship contest. We’re about to get this one underway, folks.
The bell rings and they size each other up. Cole reminds us SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos are banned from ringside. Rollins taunts Reigns and Reigns charges but Rollins ducks and goes behind. Reigns escapes. They go at it and Rollins nails right hands to the face. Reigns launches Rollins into the corner and unloads with big forearms. Rollins quickly turns it right back around and beats Reigns down, then stomps away. Rollins goes on and hits a Slingblade.
Rollins sends Reigns over the top rope and into the barrier. Rollins runs the ropes and nails a suicide dive, sending Reigns back into the barrier. Rollins returns to the ring, plays to the crowd for a pop, and nails another big suicide dive. Rollins keeps control and rolls Reigns back in. Rollins laughs while waiting on the apron for Reigns to get up. Rollins springboards in with the flying knee but Reigns knocks him out of the air with a big right hand.
Reigns with a Drive-By now. Reigns runs around and leaps off the steel ring steps but Rollins boots him in the gut in mid-air. Rollins then catches Reigns with a big Shield Bomb through the announce table, or just a regular powerbomb. Fans go wild and Rollins brings Reigns back into the ring. Rollins nails a top rope Frogsplash but Reigns kicks out just in time.
Rollins wastes some time after climbing back up in the corner. He goes for the corkscrew but Reigns ducks it. Reigns goes for a Spear but Rollins kicks him. Rollins keeps fighting and hits Reigns in the back of the neck. Rollins follows up with a Buckle Bomb and then hits the Stomp for a huge pop. Reigns kicks out just in time and Rollins can’t believe it. Fans are also in shock.
Rollins laughs as he waits for Reigns to recover. Rollins goes for a Stomp but Reigns turns him inside out with a big clothesline. They’re both down trying to recover but Reigns snaps a bit and scurries over while down, mounts Rollins and unloads with strikes as the referee warns him. Reigns powers Rollins up and slams him with a big powerbomb in the middle of the ring for a 2 count. Reigns talks some trash while getting back to his feet. He stops and unloads with forearms because Rollins laughs at him. Rollins blocks a shot and pulls Reigns into an armbar in the middle of the ring. Reigns powers up and slams Rollins with a big powerbomb.
Rollins charges but Reigns side-steps and sends him into the ring post. Reigns follows Rollins to the floor and launches him into the barrier, sending him over into the timekeeper’s area. Reigns sends Rollins into the steel ring steps now and keeps control. Reigns brings it back in and stands tall so the crowd can acknowledge him but most boo. Reigns levels Rollins with a Superman Punch but he still kicks out at 2. Rollins rolls outside for a breather. Reigns runs and delivers another Spear on the floor. Reigns brings it back into the ring and gets the crowd riled up with mostly boos. Reigns calls for the Spear and runs but Rollins turns it into a Pedigree. Rollins is slow to make the cover but Reigns kicks out right before the 3 count.
Fans chant “this is awesome!” now. Rollins readies in the corner and gets the “Burn it down!” chants going as he stomps. Reigns side-steps the Stomp and they trade shots in the middle of the ring. Rollins with elbows and kicks to the head as he unloads. Reigns powers out and rocks Rollins. They run the ropes and Reigns hits a big Spear. Rollins starts laughing while down on his back. Reigns is up to his knees first. Rollins offers his fist for a Shield-style fist bump, saying they will always be brothers. Reigns paces now as Rollins keeps laughing and ranting about The Shield, still down on the mat.
Reigns snaps a bit and grabs Rollins, then drops him hard into the Guillotine submission. Reigns tightens the hold as Rollins tries to break free and get to the ropes. Reigns tightens it even more but Rollins fades and his arm drops before he can touch the bottom rope. Referee Charles Robinson checks the arm but Rollins grabs the bottom rope. Reigns keeps the hold locked as the referee counts to 5. Reigns will not let go and the referee calls the match while Rollins is holding the rope. Fans boo.
Winner by DQ: Seth Rollins
After the match, the ref continues shouting at Reigns to let go of the hold. Reigns squeezes even tighter and yells out that “he deserves it!” He finally lets go and stands up and looks down at Rollins, who is out of it.
Reigns ends up exiting the ring, but only to grab a steel chair. He re-enters the ring and heads over to Rollins, who is still down and out. He proceeds to bash him repeatedly with the steel chair. He hesitates but eventually exits the ring again, however once again we discover that he is not done yet.
“The Tribal Chief” grabs another steel chair and heads back into the ring again. He begins pounding the hell out of Rollins with it repeatedly until the chair is bent and twisted metal in the hands of the Universal Champion. He raises his hand in victory and finally exits the ring. He grabs his title and begins walking up the entrance aisle to end the violent post-match scene.
— After the Reigns-Rollins opener wraps up, we head to a quick ad time-out where a commercial airs to begin the countdown until WrestleMania 38, which is 63 days away as of tonight’s Rumble PPV. We then shoot to a quick WWE Shop commercial and a Cricket Wireless ad before returning to the live action.
Women’s Royal Rumble Match
Drawing the unlucky number one spot in the 2022 Women’s Royal Rumble match is none other than “The Boss” herself. Sasha Banks’ theme hits and out comes the women’s wrestling veteran as the first of the 30 participants in this year’s Rumble match. The commentators question whether or not Banks can follow-up her performance in last year’s Rumble and once again win the women’s Royal Rumble bout for the second year in a row.
With Banks in the ring, her music fades down and then the second entrant in the bout is introduced. On that note, we hear the familiar sounds of Melina’s theme. The red carpet is rolled out and out comes the old-school WWE Superstar to kick off the women’s Rumble match.
Melina shows the emotion of being in the match and Sasha says she is going to Wrestlemania. Both women do their poses and gestures. Sasha blocks a kick and connects with a knee and Sasha eliminates Melina.
Entrant Number Three is Tamina.
Sasha with a baseball slide before Tamina gets into the ring and Sasha with Meteora. Sasha sends Tamina into the ring and Sasha tries to eliminate Tamina but Tamina with a punch to stop Sasha. Sasha with a wheelbarrow into a bulldog. Sasha with a running double knee strike to Tamina and hits a second one. Sasha tries to get Tamina over the top rope but cannot do it. Tamina with a head butt.
Entrant Number Four is Kelly Kelly.
Tamina with punches to Sasha. Tamina puts Sasha on the turnbuckles and Sasha goes to the apron. Sasha punches Tamina and gets into the ring. Kelly with forearms and hits a satellite head scissors. Kelly with a handspring back elbow into the corner. Tamina with a Northern Lariat to Kelly. Sasha with a forearm to Tamina. Kelly with a forearm to Sasha and a head scissors in the ropes. Sasha escapes and kicks Kelly to eliminate her.
Kelly Kelly Eliminated
Entrant Number Five is Aliyah.
Sasha punches Aliyah when she enters the match. Aliyah escapes a slam and hits a Thesz Press and punches Sasha. Tamina slaps Aliyah but Aliyah with a kick. Sasha tries to eliminate Aliyah but she does not go over the ropes. Sasha sends Aliyah to the apron and Aliyah returns to the ring. Sasha with a knee to the chest.
Entrant Number six is Liv Morgan.
Liv drop kicks Aliyah and then connects with a forearm to Sasha. Liv tries to send Sasha over the top rope but Tamina makes the save. Liv with a kick to Tamina. Liv with kicks to Sasha and then kicks Sasha and Aliyah in the corner. Liv points to the Wrestlemania sign and then Aliyah kicks Liv when Liv goes after Tamina.
Sasha with a suplex to Aliyah and goes for the Three Amigos.
Entrant Number Seven is Zelina Vega.
Liv and Aliyah try to eliminate Tamina. Zelina pulls Liv and Aliyah off Tamina. Sasha with a kick to Zelina and sasha gets Zelina up but Tamina makes the save. Tamina puts Sasha on the apron and Vega kicks Sasha to the floor.
Sasha Banks Eliminated
Liv with a take down to Zelina. Tamina has Aliyah on the ropes but Aliyah kicks Tamina.
Entrant Number Eight is Bianca Belair.
Bianca with a shoulder tackle to Liv and then Tamina. Tamina with an Irish whip to Bianca but avoids a shoulder. Bianca kicks Tamina into the ring post. Zelina climbs on Bianca’s back and Bianca with a delayed vertical suplex. Liv is sent to the apron by Bianca. Bianca with a handspring kick to Liv and a moonsault to Zelina. Liv stays on the apron. Tamina with a forearm to Bianca to make the save for Zelina.
Entrant Number Nine is Dana Brooke.
Tamina punches Bianca and Dana goes after Aliyah but Zelina makes the save. Dana sends Zelina to the ropes but Tamina makes the save. Dana with kicks to Tamina. Dana with a cartwheel and drop kick to Tamina. Dana with a handspring back elbow to Bianca followed by a somersault senton to Liv. Bianca has Aliyah on the turnbuckels but Liv tries to eliminate Bianca.
Entrant Number Ten is Michelle McCool.
Michelle kicks Tamina and then she kicks Dana off the apron but Reggie catches Dana. Michelle with a belly-to-belly suplex to Liv. Michelle with a Faith Breaker to Zelina. Michelle kicks Dana in the face as she comes off the turnbuckles.
Dana Brooke Eliminated.
Tamina hits Michelle from behind. Michelle with punches to Tamina followed by kicks.
Bianca gets Aliyah up and she uses Aliyah to kick Liv.
Entrant Number Eleven is Sonya Deville.
Bianca has Zelina on her shoulders while Liv and Tamina try to eliminate Michelle. Sonya joins commentary since the jacket is still on. Zelina is sent to the apron and Michelle kicks Zelina and Aliyah tries to sen her to the floor. Michelle with a waist lock to Michelle. Aliyah with elbows to Michelle. Bianca goes to the turnbuckles and punches Tamina. Zelina sends Liv to the mat.
Entrant Number Twelve is Natalya.
Liv with forearms to Natalya and an elbow in the corner. Natalya sends Liv to the apron but Liv with elbows and a sunset flip. Natalya with a clothesline. Bianca gets Natalya up and Tamina hits Bianca from behind. Tamina gets Bianca up and Natalya sends them over the top rope.
Bianca stays on the apron and rolls back into the ring. Liv kicks Zelina. Michelle and Aliyah try to eliminate Natalya and Bianca joins in the fray.
Entrant Number Thirteen is Cameron.
Cameron with a head scissors to Liv and then a lungblower to Zelina. Cameron with a bulldog to Natalya. Sonya enters the match and hits Cameron from behind because Sonya was told that she might be Naomi’s friend. Sonya sends Cameron to the apron and Cameron with a forearm but Sonya sends Cameron into the ring post to eliminate her.
Entrant Number Fourteen is Naomi.
Naomi checks on Cameron before entering the ring and Sonya goes after Naomi. Naomi with punches and Sonya with knees. Naomi with a springboard round kick and then Sonya is sent to the apron. Naomi with a round kick.
Sonya Deville eliminated
Naomi stays in the ring when Natalya tries to eliminate her. Naomi tries to eliminate Natalya.
Entrant Number Fifteen is Carmella.
Naomi and Natalya try to eliminate Aliyah. Liv and Natalya try to eliminate Bianca but she gets back in the ring. Natalya works over Liv. Bianca with a kick to Michelle in the corner. Bianca puts Michell on the turnbuckles and Natalya tries to help Bianca. Vega with a clothesline to Naomi. Liv kicks Aliyah. Natalya punches Bianca and slams her.
Entrant Number Sixteen is Rhea Ripley.
Zelina tries to stay in the rign while Naomi tries to eliminate her. Rhea goes after Carmella and sends her into the ring. Carmella and Vega with forearms to Rhea. Natalya with a clothesline to Rhea. Naomi sends Michelle into the corner. Vega and Carmella try to eliminate Rhea but Rhea stops them and they are both sent to eh apron. Rhea drop kicks both of them to the floor.
Carmella and Zelina Vega eliminated
Ripley with a drop kick to Bianca and a head butt to Natalya. Rhea send Aliyah face first to the mat.
Entrant Number Seventeen is Charlotte Flair
Michelle punches Rhea while Bianca and Naomi try to eliminate Natalya. Liv joins in the attempt and Natalya holds on to the ropes for her life. Naomi goes after Liv while Rhea and Aliyah work over Michelle. Charlotte kicks Rhea and Aliyah. Charlotte eliminates Aliyah.
Charlotte with a fallaway slam to Liv. Charlotte and Naomi exchange chops. Naomi is sent to the apron but Naomi uses the ropes to keep her feet on the apron. Sonya eliminates Naomi
Liv is in the ropes and Charlotte goes for a kick but Liv gets back into the ring. Liv with forearms.
Entrant Number Eighteen is Ivory.
Ivory says this has been an awful long time and it appears that nothing has changed. It is hard for her to look at you girls. What she sees area a lot of wayward, lost, little girls. Rhea comes up to Ivoyry and kicks her an Rhea sends Ivory to the apron and then she pats Ivory on the head and pushes her off the apron.
Charlotte with shoulders to Michelle in the corner. Liv with an elbow to Bianca. Natalya punches Rhea.
Entrant Number Nineteen is Brie Bella.
Brie with a clothesline to Liv and a punch to Rhea. Brie with some yeses and then she connects with a running knee to Natalya and she gets Natalya to the apron. Brie kicks Natalya and Natalya returns to the ring. Natalya gets Brie up and Brie holds on to the ropes. Brie kicks Natalya and lands on the apron but rolls back into the ring. Bianca and Rhea with a double delayed vertical suplex and they send her to the apron.
Entrant Number Twenty is Mickie James
Michelle kicks Mickie off the apron before she gets in the ring. Michelle sends Mickie back itno the ring and Michelle gets Mickie up but Mickie with a kick and a kick to Rhea. Mickie with a flapjack to Liv. Michelle puts Mickie in the corner. Mickie with a head scissors to eliminate Michelle.
Michelle McCool eliminated
Entrant Number Twenty-One is Alicia Fox.
Fox with drop kicks to Liv and Rhea. Alicia with an axe kick to Mickie. Alicia with a face plant to Natalya. Rhea with a forearm to Alicia and then Liv and Rhea send Alicia to the apron. Charlotte tries to eliminate Natalya but she holds on to the ropes. Brie kicks Bianca and so does Mickie.
Entrant Number Twenty-Two is Nikki A.S.H.
Rhea waits for Nikki to come to the ring and she comes from behind and tries to eliminate Rhea but Rhea holds on to the ropes. Rhea grabs Nikki from the apron and Rhea forces Nikki to back up. Nikki rolls to the floor under the bottom rope. Charlotte with a forearm to Rhea from behind. Mickie sends Liv into the ropes. Bianca sends Nikki to the apron. Rhea with a chop to Charlotte. Natalya with knees to Brie.
Entrant Number Twenty-Three is Summer Rae.
Summer with a Thesz press to Natalya and punches. Natalya slaps Summer. Summer slaps Natalya. Summer with a spinning heel kick. Charlotte hits Summer from behind with a forearm. Natalya grabs Summer and tries to eliminate her and succeeds.
Summer Rae Eliminated
Charlotte tries to eliminate Natalya but Natalya holds on to the ropes. Brie tries to eliminate Rhea.
Entrant Number Twenty-Four is Nikki Bella
Nikki Bella kicks Bianca and Natalya and then hits a spinebuster on Natalya. Bianca kicks Nikki Bella and goes for a suplex but Brie maeks the save. Alicia goes over the top rope to the apron and the Bellas with a double flap jack to Bianca. Alicia and the Bellas with a fist bump and The Bellas eliminate Alicia.
Alicia Fox Eliminated
Rhea tries to eliminate Charlotte while the Bellas work over Liv.
Entrant Number Twenty-Five is Sarah Logan
Sarah with a double knee strike to Brie and a pop up head butt to Nikki Bella. Sarah and Liv see each other and Liv is happy but the Bellas attack Liv and Sarah. The Bellas send Sarah over the top rope to eliminate her.
Sarah Logan eliminated
Liv goes for a cross body on the Bellas and they catch Liv. Liv pulls Nikki Bella to the apron and Brie kicks Liv off the apron.
Liv Morgan Eliminated
Entrant Number Twenty-Six is Lita
Mickie chokes Nikki A.S.H. in the corner. Lita with a punch to Nikki Bella and a back elbow to Brie. Lita suplexes Nikki A.S.H. Mickie with a forearm to Lita and Lita with a punch to Mickie. Charlotte sends Rhea into the turnbuckles. Mickie goes for the head scissors but Lita sends Mickie to the apron. Lita with a DDT to eliminate Mickie.
Mickie James Eliminated
Lita with punches and Charlotte with chops.
Entrant Number Twenty-Seven is Mighty Molly.
Nikki A.S.H. ambushes Molly as she approaches the ring. Molly is sent into the ring steps. Lita and Charlotte are on the turnbuckles for a moment. Nikki A.S.H. tells Molly there is room for only one superhero. Molly is sent over the top rope by Nikki A.S.H.
Molly Holly Eliminated
Nikki A.S.H does her pose. Bianca limps over to try to get Rhea up while Rhea is working on Brie.
Entrant Number Twenty-Eight is Ronda Rousey
Everyone in the ring stops to see Ronda approach the ring. Ronda with a forearm to Nikki Bella off Nikki A.S.H.’s back. Ronda has the Nikkis on the apron and Ronda chokes both of them and then kicks A.S.H. off the apron.
Nikki A.S.H. Eliminated
Nikki Bella begs for mercy and Brie almost knocks Nikki off the apron and Brie does knock her sister off the apron.
Nikki Bella Eliminated
Ronda with punches and knees to Brie.
Entrant Number Twenty-Nine is Shotzi.
Shotzi with a cross body to Bianca, Charlotte, and Rhea. Brie Bella is eliminated.
Brie Bella Elminated
Shotzi with an Irish whip to Lita and Lita pulls Shotzi to the mat. Ronda with punches and knees to Bianca in the corner. Rhea punches Ronda when Ronda tries to eliminate Bianca. Ronda with knees to Rhea. Natalya with a power bomb to Charlotte.
Entrant Number Thirty is Shayna Baszler
Shayna with a knee to Rhea and a German suplex to Shotzi and Bianca. Shayna with a gutwrench suplex to Lita. Ronda with knees to Rhea. Shayna kicks Natalya. Shayna and Ronda circle each other and then Charlotte goes after Shayna while Natalya hits Ronda from behind. Ronda with knees to Natalya and Natalya is sent to the apron and Ronada with knees. Ronda with a kick to Shotzi and Ronda sends Shotzi to the floor.
Ronda with a key lock on Natalya and Bianca knees Natalya off the apron whe Ronda moves.
Natalya tries to eliminate Ronda even though Natalya is eliminated. Natalya is sent to the floor again. Lita with a Twist of Fate to Charlotte.Rhea runs Lita into the turnbuckles and connects with shoulders. Lita with a head scissors to Rhea off the turnbuckles. Lita misses a splash and Lita goes to the turnbuckles for a moonsault to Rhea and she is pushed off the turnbuckles to the apron. Charlotte kicks Lita off the apron.
We are down to Charlotte Flair, Shayna Baszler, Bianca Belair, Rhea Ripley, and Ronda Rousey.
Rhea has Ronda on her shoulders. Charlotte sends Rhea and Ronda to the apron. Rhea sends Ronda into the ring post and Charlotte kicks Rhea off the apron.
Rhea Ripley eliminated
Charlotte chops Bianca. Charlotte with a boot to Shayna from the apron. Bianca with a drop kick to Ronda and Charlotte is down on the apron. Bianca with a snap mare to escape a Kirifuda Clutch. Bianca with a spinebuster to Shayna. Shayna with a Kirifuda Clutch to counter a handspring move. Bianca gets Shayna up and Charlotte eliminates Bianca and Shayna.
Bianca Belair and Shayna Baszler eliminated
We are down to Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey.
Charlotte goes for a boot and Ronda gets Charlotte up and just like that sends her to the floor.
Charlotte Flair eliminated
Winner: Ronda Rousey
Rousey’s theme plays and the crowd explodes as she soaks in the victory. We see Charlotte looking upset as she finally heads to the back. Replays of key moments in the match are shown and then Rousey is shown once again standing tall as the lone survivor in this year’s women’s Royal Rumble match. Fireworks explode in the arena as Rousey points to the WrestleMania sign and celebrates her big win in her highly-anticipated WWE return.
Raw Women’s Championship
Becky Lynch vs. Doudrop
The theme for Doudrop hits and out comes the former Piper Niven to the ring. She settles in the ring and her theme fades down. Now the familiar sounds of Becky Lynch’s entrance music plays and “Big Time Becks” heads to the ring.
They lock up and Doudrop sends Becky to the mat. Becky with a waist lock into a side head lock. Doudrop sends Becky into the ropes and Becky shows some frustration. Becky with a waist lock and Doudrop uses her rear end to escape. Doudrop with a shoulder tackle and she sets for the cross body but Becky goes to the floor.
Becky with a kick when Doudrop misses a shoulder when Becky tries to return to the ring. Doudrop with a press slam to Becky. Becky avoids a splash by Doudrop but Doudrop with a head butt. Becky goes to the floor to avoid a Vader Bomb. Becky pulls Doudrop to the mat and Doudrop kicks Becky into the ringside barrier. Doudrop send Becky back into the ring. Becky with a forearm but Doudrop stays on her feet and connects with a shoulder tackle. Doudrop with a back senton and Becky goes for the floor. Doudrop goes for a cannonball but Becky moves and Doudrop hits the ring steps.
Becky kicks Doudrop when they return to the ring. Becky with more kicks and a rear chin lock. Becky tries for an Irish whip but Doudrop blocks it. Doudrop with an Irish whip. Lynch comes off the turnbuckles but Doudrop catches her. Becky goes for a sleeper. Doudrop backs Becky into the corner to break the hold. Doudrop misses a shoulder and hits the ring post. Becky with a missile drop kick for a near fall.
Becky slaps Doudrop. Doudrop with a slap. Doudrop with a back elbow and slam followed by a back senton for a near fall. Doudrop misses the cross body and Becky with DisArmHer. Doudrop tries to escape and Becky with a cross arm breaker and she kicks Doudrop in the head to add more impact. Doudrop rolls over and hits the one arm sit out power bomb for a near fall. Doudrop with a splash into the corner and a cannonball. Doudrop gets a near fall.
Doudrop goes to the turnbuckles for a Vader Bomb but Becky gets up her knees. Becky goes up top and hits a Molly Go Round for a near fall. Becky with kicks and forearms in the ropes. Becky goes to the turnbuckles for a springboard leg drop but misses. Doudrop with head butts to Becky. Doudrop sets for a suplex to the floor but Becky blocks it. Becky drops Doudrop on the top rope. Doudrop grabs Becky by the hair and Becky drops Doudrop on the top rope and Becky with a leg drop from the turnbuckles for a near fall. Becky goes for the Manhandle slam and Doudrop blocks it and hits a gutbuster for a near fall.
Doudrop goes to the turnbuckles and Becky tries to stop her and she clips Doudrop. Becky with a Manhandle Slam from the turnbuckles for the three count.
Winner: Becky Lynch
After the match, Lynch stands tall and celebrates as the music hits. WE get replays as Lynch stands with her title and talks some trash to the crowd, ending the segment with a smile.
— Time for a video package about our next match, Brock Lesnar vs. Vovvy Lashley.
Brock Lesnar (C) vs. Bobby Lashley
We go back to the ring and out comes Bobby Lashley with MVP. The All Mighty poses in the corner as the pyro goes off. Out next comes WWE Champion Brock Lesnar with Paul Heyman. Lesnar also gets a pop and some pyro. We get formal ring introductions from Rome.
Heyman grabs the mic from Rome and gives his own grand introduction for The Beast. The referee raises the title in the air and here we go. Lesnar and Lashley lock up in the middle of the ring and they both hold the other there. They do a clean break and lock up again. Lesnar is all business tonight, no smiling and laughing yet. Lesnar with a big German suplex with ease. Lashley gets right back up and they’re both still all business.
Lesnar laughs some now before they lock up again. Lashley goes behind and nails a big belly-to-back suplex. Lesnar goes to the corner and nods his head at Lashley, rubbing the back of his head. Lesnar man-handles Lashley a bit and delivers Germans but Lashley still gets back up. They fight now and Lashley backs Lesnar against the ropes with right hands. Lesnar goes for the F5 but Lashley slides out and nails a big Spear in the middle of the ring.
Lashley waits for Lesnar to get up, then nails a second bigger Spear. Lesnar rolls to the floor for a breather, clutching his mid-section. Lashley follows at ringside and charges but Lesnar moves and this time Lashley goes flying through the barrier into the timekeeper’s area. Lesnar grabs Lashley for a F5 on the floor but Lashley slides out and sends Lesnar face-first into the ring post. Lashley brings it back into the ring but misses in the corner as Lesnar uses his speed. Lesnar tries for a German from the corner but Lashley is holding onto the turnbuckle. Lesnar with a big German and Lashley is slower to get up from this one. Lesnar with another big German suplex and another.
Lesnar stalks Lashley a bit and delivers another German suplex. Lesnar works Lashley over while he’s down and sends him flying with yet another German as MVP and Heyman bark from ringside. Lashley slides out of a F5 attempt and applies The Hurt Lock in the middle of the ring. Lesnar tries but can’t shake the move. Lesnar finally starts to fade but he turns and rams Lashley back into the turnbuckles, but the referee gets smashed behind them.
The referee goes down in the corner but he slowly gets back up. Lashley goes for The Hurt Lock again but Lesnar counters and delivers the F5. Lashley’s leg knocks the referee down again on the way down in the F5. Lesnar covers for the win but the referee is down. Lesnar had the match won by a long shot but there is no referee to count.
WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns hits the ring out of nowhere and levels Lesnar with a Spear. Fans boo. Reigns looks down at Heyman, who is clutching the WWE Title belt at ringside. Heyman stares back. Heyman hands Reigns the WWE Title belt now. Reigns clutches the title and stares Lesnar down. Lashley is also trying to get up. Lesnar gets up and Reigns drops him with a belt shot to the head. Reigns tosses the title to the mat and laughs as he exits the ring. Heyman walks over and joins Reigns at ringside.
Lashley wakes up and covers Lesnar for the pin to win the WWE Title as Heyman and Reigns head up the ramp together.
Winner and NEW WWE Champion: Bobby Lashley
After the bell, Reigns is all smiles as he heads to the stage with Heyman. Lashley’s music hits as he takes the WWE Title and begins his celebration in the ring. We go to replays as Lashley poses in the corner. Lashley and MVP head up the ramp as Lashley slaps hands with fans and they chant his name. Lashley continues posing for fans on his way up the ramp.
— Time to see some highlights from the Women’s Royal Rumble focusing on Ronda Rousey’s big return. We are told that Rousey will be on Raw next Monday.
Edge & Beth Phoenix vs. The Miz & Maryse
We go back to the ring and out first are The Miz and Maryse. WWE Hall of Famers Edge and Beth Phoenix are out next.
The bell rings and Beth chases Maryse around the ring. Maryse and Miz end up falling down and Miz seethes. Miz comes in the ring, which means Edge has to tag in. Miz talks some trash to Beth but Edge attacks him and unloads, beating Miz from corner to corner. Maryse hits Edge from the apron, allowing Miz the chance to deck Edge from behind and knock him out of the ring.
Miz keeps control and brings it back in the ring for the It Kicks. Edge rolls Miz for a close 2 count. Miz fights Edge off and nails a neckbeaker for a 2 count. Maryse lands another cheap shot from the floor but this time Beth has had enough as she chases Maryse away. Beth grabs a steel chair but decides to throw it away as the referee warns h er. Edge takes advantage of the chaos and drops Miz with the big DDT.
It finally comes down to Maryse and Beth after some more stalling by Maryse. Beth unloads and mounts Maryse, slamming her head into the mat over and over. Beth catches Maryse in a tilt-a-whirl side-slam in the middle of the ring for a 2 count as Miz makes the save. Miz gets up celebrating but he feels Beth standing right behind him. Miz turns around and talks some trash in Beth’s face. Beth wants to fight as the crowd cheers h er on. Miz yells at her to get out of the ring so he can kick Edge’s ass and Maryse can kick hers.
Beth rams Miz into the corner and beats him down until the referee pulls her off. Maryse grabs her purse with a brick in it, and drops Beth with it from behind while the referee is distracted. Maryse covers but Beth kicks out at 2. She kicks out again and Maryse is frustrated.
Maryse mounts Beth with right hands now but she stops when she breaks a nail. Maryse shows off some and Miz is loving it. Maryse mounts Beth for a Camel Clutch in the middle of the ring as Edge and Miz look on. Beth powers up with Maryse on her shoulders now, drops her into positions for a Glam Slam but Maryse slides out and rocks her. They both go down after colliding with double clotheslines.
Miz and Edge both tag in. Edge runs over Miz with clotheslines, then a flying forearm. Edge drops Miz with the inverted DDT for a 2 count. Edge goes to the top but Maryse distracts him from the apron, allowing Miz to turn it around. Beth runs over and drops Maryse on the apron. Beth pulls Miz off the top where Edge is, and powerbombs him to the middle of the ring. Edge flies off the top rope with a big elbow drop but Miz still kicks out at 2.
Beth ends up sent into the steel ring steps at ringside. Edge drops Miz with a flapjack. Edge waits in the corner now while Miz slowly recovers. Maryse grabs Edge’s foot as he plans to go for a Spear. This leads to Edge tweaking his knee. Maryse goes to the top and hits a hurricanrana on Edge. Miz is shocked but Maryse is even more surprised. Beth comes in and drops Maryse with a DDT. Miz follows up with a Skull Crushing Finale to Edge but he kicks out just in time. Miz is shocked again.
Miz and Maryse go for a double Skull Crushing Finale on Edge but Beth makes the save. Edge and Beth keep going and hit a double Spear to The Miz for a big pop. Edge grabs Miz and Beth grabs Maryse, then they both hit Glam Slams to their opponents in the middle of the ring for the pins to win.
Winners: Edge and Beth Phoenix
After the match, The Grit Couple celebrate as Edge’s music hits. We go to replays. The celebration continues as Edge and Beth pose in the corners. The segment ends with Edge going to ringside to greet their children.
Men’s Royal Rumble Match
Samantha Irvin runs down the rules for the 30-man Royal Rumble match to determine who will move on to WrestleMania with the right to challenge for the WWE or Universal Championship. We hear the theme for our first entrant of the contest, which is none other than “The Phenomenal One” himself.
AJ Styles emerges to a big pop from the St. Louis crowd and then he begins heading down to the ring. He stops and does the Shawn Michaels-style spread-leg double-biceps pose. He continues on his way to the ring as the commentators sing his praises and the fans continue to give him a big ovation.
Cole points out that three Superstars have gone on to win the Royal Rumble match in the past after drawing the number one spot. Styles’ music dies down and then the theme hits to bring out the second entrant. On that note, we hear Shinsuke Nakamura’s music playing and out comes the Intercontinental Champion. The fans sing along with his entrance tune and the Japanese wrestling legend settles inside the ring. It’s time to get the men’s Royal Rumble match off-and-running.
They lock up and go to a stalemate. They lock up again and Nakamura with forearms and kicks. AJ blocks a kick and AJ with a dragon screw leg whip. AJ kicks Nakamura in the leg. Nakamura with a round kick. Nakamura goes for a reverse exploder to send AJ over the top rope but AJ blocks it and connects with elbows. Nakamura with an axe kick and AJ avoids a knee. AJ with a sliding forearm. AJ kicks Nakamura in the leg.
Entrant Number Three is Austin Theory
AJ kicks Nakamura and AJ is ready for Theory. Theory with a shoulder and rolling drop kick to AJ. Theory with a belly-to-back suplex to Nakamura. Theory goes after Nakamura and Nakamura is on the apron when AJ goes after Theory. Theory kicks AJ and Nakamura kicks Theory. Nakamura tries to send Theory over the top rope and AJ tries to help.
Entrant Number Four is Robert Roode.
Roode and AJ goes face to face and Rood says “it’s been a long time” as fans chant for “TNA!”. Nakamura kicks Theory and then Roode with a spinebuster to Nakamura and Theory. AJ avoids a punch from Roode and AJ with a punch. AJ goes for a Styles Clash but Roode goes to the apron. Roode with a punch and AJ sends Roode to the apron again and AJ kicks Roode off the apron.
Robert Roode Eliminated
Nakamura with a reverse exploder to Theory and he sets for Kinshasa and Theory blocks it and hits a uranage back breaker. Theory gets Nakamura on his shoudlers and Nakamura with a kick.
AJ and Theory send Nakamura to the apron and AJ eliminated Nakamura.
Shinsuke Nakamura eliminated
Holland with an arm trapped overhead belly-to-belly suplex to Theory followed by a suplex to AJ. Holland with an uppercut to Theory. Holland tries to eliminate Theory but AJ kicks Holland in the leg. Holland punches AJ and connects with a European uppercut.
Entrant Number Six is Montez Ford
Ford with a drop kick to Theory and he sends Theory to the apron. Holland with a shot to the lower back to Ford. Ford lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex. Holland with a power slam to Ford. Holland with a back body drop to Styles.
Entrant Number Seven is Damian Priest.
Priest sends AJ to the apron but Theory hits Priest from behind. Priest with a back breaker to Theory. Priest with a forearm and kicks to Styles. Styles tries to send Priest to the floor but he holds on to the ropes. AJ goes after Theory when Theory tries to help. Priest punches AJ and then Priest sends Theory to the apron.
Entrant Number Eight is Sami Zayn
Zayn looks for an opportunity and he stays in the corner. Ford kicks Zayn and Zayn tries to send Ford over the top rope and Ford rolls back into the ring. AJ goes after Zayn but Sami holds on to the ropes. Priest punches Zayn and Hollands with punches and kicks to Theory. Zayn with an elbow to Priest in the ropes. Zayn with a forearm to Priest.
Entrant Number Nine is Johnny Knoxville.
Knoxville with a double leg take down of Zayn and an elbow drop. Knoxville punches AJ and AJ with a forearm and strikes followed by a clothesline. Ford goes up top for a Seven Star Frog Splash on Knoxville. Holland puts Knoxville on the apron and Zayn with a Helluva Kick to eliminate Knoxville.
Johnny Knoxville Eliminated
AJ Styles eliminates Sami Zayn
Sami Zayn eliminated
Entrant Number Ten is Angelo Dawkins.
Dawkins goes after AJ and kicks him while Ford kicks Holland. Holland makes the save for Priest when Ford and Dawkins try to eliminate Priest. Priest punches Holland and kicks him. Styles chops Dawkins and Holland with an elbow to Priest.
Entrant Number Eleven is Omos.
Everyone watches Omos enter the ring and then Omos hits a shoulder tackle on Holland. Omos with a shoulder to Theory. Omos send Dawkins over the top rope to the floor.
Angelo Dawkins eliminated
Ford is caught by the throat as he comes off the turnbuckles and Omos sends Ford to the floor.
Montez Ford Eliminated
AJ with a forearm to Omos and Omos sends AJ ribs first into the ring post. AJ falls to the floor. Omos with a forearm to Theory and uppercut to Holland.
Entrant Number Twelve is Ricochet.
Ricochet with a springboard drop kick to Omos but Omos sends Ricochet into the air and face first to the mat. Omos chokes Holland and Theory with a splash to the back . Omos sends Ricochet to the mat and then he punches Theory. Ricochet with kicks to Omos but Omos with a chop and Ricochet is down. Theory with an ushigoroshi to Holland.
Entrant Number Thirteen is Chad Gable
Gable tries to get everyone to go after Omos. Gable tells Priest to go after him first because he is the biggest. Priest with punches and Omos with a clothesline. Priest is sent to the floor.
Damian Priest eliminated
Everyone but AJ Styles tries to eliminate Omos.
Entrant Number Fourteen is Dominik Mysterio
Mysterio joins in and AJ with a forearm to finally get Omos over the top rope to the floor.
Gable and AJ exchange punches while Holland connects with a European uppercut to Ricochet. Theory tries to eliminate Dominik but he lands on the apron. Ricochet with kicks to Holland
Entrant Number Fifteen is Happy Corbin
Corbin with punches to Dominik and a choke slam to Theory. Ricochet punches Corbin and Corbin with a kick to the chest. Ricochet goes for a springboard move and Corbin pushes Ricochet over the top rope to the floor.
Corbin punches AJ in the corner while Gable tries to eliminate Dominik. Holland sends Theory to the apron.
Entrant Number Sixteen is Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler punches Corbin and Corbin with a head butt. Gable with shoulders to Dominik. Dominik punches Corbin and Corbin sends Dominik into the turnbuckles. Dominik avoids a splash and Doinik goes up top and leaps over Corbin. Corbin with Deep Six to Dominik and Dominik is sent to the floor.
Dominik Mysterio Eliminated
Styles with an enzuigiri to send Theory to the floor.
Austin Theory eliminated
Entrant Number Seventeen is Sheamus
Gable and Ziggler with some mat wrestling. Styles kicks Holland and Sheamus tries to make the save for Holland but Holland lands on the floor.
Ridge Holland eliminated
Sheamus vows to get revenge for Holland’s elimination. Sheamus with punches to AJ but AJ with a punch. Sheamus with a jumping knee to AJ. Sheamus with a choke breaker to Gable. AJ is sent to the apron and AJ with punches while Sheamus connects with forearms.
Entrant Number Eighteen is Rick Boogs
Boogs with gutwrenches to Gable and then he kicks Gable. Gable with punches to stop a power bomb attempt. Gable punches Boogs from the turnbuckles. Gable gets back into the ring and Boogs send Gable face first into the mat. Sheamus sends Corbin to the apron. Boogs with a press slam and Gable is eliminated
Chad Gable eliminated
AJ chokes Ziggler in the ropes.
Entrant Number Nineteen is Riddick Moss
Moss and Corbin kick and punch Sheamus. Moss kicks and punches Styles. Sheamus is sent to the apron and rolls back in. Boogs presses Ziggler over his head and does some reps but Ziggler is able to hang on to the ropes. Styles with an enzuigiri to Corbin but Moss sends AJ into the turnbuckles. AJ with a kick and forearm. AJ goes for a Phenomenal Forearm and he misses Moss but Corbin with a choke breaker. Moss sends AJ to the floor.
AJ Styles Eliminated
Sheamus with forearms to Moss and Corbin.
Entrant Number Twenty is Riddle
Riddle is able to do his entrance and then he hits a German suplex on Moss. Corbin with forearms and then Moss and Corbin punch Riddle. Boogs pulls Corbin off Riddle and Boogs gets Moss up but Corbin makes the save and hits a clothesline. Boogs is sent to the apron and Corbin with a forearm to send Boogs to the floor.
Rick Boogs eliminated
Moss and Corbin with punches to Riddle.
Entrant Number Twenty-One is Drew McIntyre
Corbin and Moss look like they have seen a ghost and Drew with a punch to Moss and a head butt to Ziggler. Drew with a head butt to Corbin and then Drew clotheslines Moss over the top rope and then he sends Corbin over the top rope.
Madcap Moss and Happy Corbin eliminated
Drew sends Corbin into the ring post and then he hits an overhead belly-to-belly suplex on Moss. Drew hits Corbin and Moss with the steps. Drew hits Corbin again with the steps. Riddle punches Sheamus in the ring and Drew with a suplex throw of Moss onto the ring steps.
Entrant Number Twenty-Two is Kevin Owens
Drew and Owens with punches in the aisle. Drew runs Owens into the apron and then they go into the ring. Owens with a pop up power bomb and kicks to Drew. Owens with a cannonball to Dolph. Sheamus puts Riddle in the ropes and Owens with forearms to Sheamus. Riddle with forearms to Owens and Sheamus. Owens stomps on the foot and then stomps on the other foot. Drew and Sheamus face off and exchange punches.
Entrant Number Twenty-Three is Rey Mysterio
Rey slides betwene Owens’ legs and then he hits a satellite head scissors on Owens. Rey with a springboard cross body to Sheamus. Rey with an elbow to Riddle and then Riddle with a head scissors that sends both men to the apron but they return to the ring. Owens with a stunner to Rey. Owens punches Drew and then he punches Sheamus. Sheamus and Drew alternate forearms to Owens. Ziggler has Riddle on the apron but Riddle rolls back into the ring.
Entrant Number Twenty-Four is Kofi Kingston.
Kofi with punches to Owens in the corner while Riddle tries to eliminate Sheamus. Kofi goes to the apron and Owens pushes Kofi off the ropes and he lands on the ringside barrier but his feet hit the floor.
Kofi Kingston eliminated
Rey with a kick to Owens. Riddle with punches and chops to Sheamus. Riddle chokes Sheamus but Sheamus grabs Riddle’s foot.
Entrant Number Twenty-Five is Otis
Drew punches Riddle in the corner and Riddle with kicks. Otis with a back elbow to Ziggler and an exploder to Riddle. Otis chokes Owens in the corner. Sheamus sends Rey to the apron but Rey holds on to the ropes. Otis with a splash to Drew and a World’s Strongest Slam. Ziggler tries to eliminate Riddle but Riddle hangs on to the ropes. Owens punches Otis. Sheamus stands over Rey in the corner. Drew kicks Ziggler.
Entrant Number Twenty-Six is Big E
Big E with a belly-to-belly suplex to Owens and Big E with a Northern Lights suplex to Riddle. Big E with a shimmy and a splash to Owens. Sheamus kicks Big E and Rey gets on Sheamus’ back. Rey with an elbow and he goes to the turnbuckles and Sheamus catches Rey and hits a few back breakers.
Entrant Number Twenty-Seven is Bad Bunny
Bad Bunny with a cross body to Sheamus. Bad Bunny avoids a stunner and hits a head scissors. Bad Bunny kicks Riddle and then hits a Destroyer. Sheamus with a forearm to the back. Sheamus sends Bad Bunny to the apron but he stays on the apron. Sheamus misses a Brogue Kick and Bad Bunny drops down and Sheamus goes to the floor.
Rey with a head scissors to Ziggler and then Ziggler falls over Bad Bunny and falls into the ropes. Rey with a 619 and Bad Bunny sends Ziggler over the top rope to the floor.
Dolph Ziggler elliminated
Rey is sent to the apron and Owens with a stunner to Bad Bunny.
Entrant Number Twenty-Eight is Shane McMahon
Rey Mysteiro is eliminated
Shane punches Owens. Shane kicks Drew and Riddle with punches to Shane. Shane with punches to Riddle. Owens with a kick to Shane and a super kick. Shane sends Owens over the top rope to the floor.
Kevin Owens eliminated
Shane punches Drew and Drew punches Shane and sends him into the turnbuckles. Riddle with a forearm to Big E.
Entrant Number Twenty-Nine is Randy Orton.
Shane has Riddle on the turnbuckles. Orton avoids a clothesline from Big E and gives him an RKO. Riddle and Orton send Big E to the floor.
Big E Eliminated
Orton with an RKO to Otis. Riddle with a cutter off Otis’ back to Drew. Otis is sent to the floor.
Shaen with kicks and punches to Riddle but Riddle with kicks to Shane. Orton kicks Drew.
Entrant Number Thirty is Brock Lesnar
The remaining people in the match are Shane McMahon, Riddle, Randy Orton, Drew McIntyre, and Bad Bunny.
Brock clotheslines Shane and Riddle. Brock with overhead belly-to-belly suplexes to Orton, Shane, and Riddle. Brock sends Orton to the floor.
Randy Orton eliminated
Brock picks up Bad Bunny and gives him an F5. Brock sends Bad Bunny over the top rope.
Bad Bunny eliminated
Brock tosses Riddle over the top rope.
Brock with a suplex to Shane and he clotheslines Shane and kicks him. Brock clotheslines Shane over the top rope to the floor.
Shane McMahon eliminated
We are down to the final two and it is Brock Lesnar and Drew McIntyre.
Lesnar stares Drew down now and the crowd is standing. Drew talks some trash as they meet in the middle of the ring. Lesnar shoves Drew away as Drew backs him off. Lesnar unloads and rams Drew into the turnbuckles. Lesnar scoops Drew for the F5 but Drew fights off and nails a Glasgow Kiss headbutt. Lesnar dodges a Claymore Kick, then scoops Drew for a F5 but tosses him over the top rope instead. McIntyre has been eliminated and Lesnar is the winner.
Winner: Brock Lesnar
Lesnar’s music plays and he points to the WrestleMania sign in the rafters as Cole and McAfee speculate on what Paul Heyman and Roman Reigns are thinking right now.
Fireworks explode as Lesnar celebrates his big win while the fans go nuts. Highlights are shown of the final few eliminations as the commentary duo of Cole and McAfee talk us through them. We return live and Lesnar is shown smiling and soaking in his victory as this year’s Royal Rumble PPV goes off the air with him once again pointing to the WrestleMania sign. Cole thanks us for tuning in and that will do it, folks. That wraps up the 2022 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Thanks for joining us!
30-Man Royal Rumble Match
Johnny Knoxville, Austin Theory, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, Montez Ford, Angelo Dawkins, Sheamus, WWE United States Champion Damian Priest, AJ Styles, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Sami Zayn, Madcap Moss, Happy Baron Corbin, Kevin Owens, Omos, Dolph Ziggler, Robert Roode, Randy Orton, Riddle, RAW Tag Team Champion Otis, RAW Tag Team Champion Chad Gable, Ricochet, Rick Boogs, WWE Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura, 5 Superstars TBA
30-Woman Royal Rumble Match
SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair, Rhea Ripley, Nikki A.S.H., WWE Hall of Famer Nikki Bella, WWE Hall of Famer Brie Bella, Shotzi, Natalya, Michelle McCool, WWE 24/7 Champion Dana Brooke, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Carmella, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Queen Zelina Vega, Impact Knockouts Champion Mickie James, Tamina Snuka, Kelly Kelly, Aliyah, Summer Rae, Naomi, Shayna Baszler, WWE Hall of Famer Lita, Liv Morgan, Bianca Belair, Sasha Banks, Sonya Deville, 7 participants TBA
WWE Title Match
Bobby Lashley vs. Brock Lesnar (c)
WWE Universal Title Match
Seth Rollins vs. Roman Reigns (c)
SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos are banned from ringside.
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