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The Big Show also did a live in-ring promo talking about his entry in the Rumble match. The first match of the event was between Kurt Angle and an unannounced opponent.
Before the match, Angle spoke to the audience, putting down the New York Knicks , and his opponent. Tazz gained the early advantage, performing a back body drop , sending Angle outside the ring.
Angle gained the advantage after performing a vertical suplex outside the ring. After performing a belly to belly suplex , Angle climbed the turnbuckles, but Tazz hit the ropes.
Angle fell onto the top turnbuckle, and Tazz performed a belly to belly suplex off the turnbuckles. Angle regained the advantage after a small package , and a bridging German suplex.
Tazz then countered an Olympic slam into a German suplex. Before the match, the Dudley Boyz insulted the fans, expressing their dislike for the booing of John Rocker.
The Hardy Boyz gained the advantage with a double superplex to Bubba Ray, and the use of a ladder. After using the chair, Matt placed Bubba Ray on a table outside the ring.
Matt then performed a diving leg drop as Jeff performed a diving splash known as the Event Omega on Bubba Ray through the table.
The Hardy Boyz then placed D-Von on a table outside the ring. Matt attempted a diving leg drop through the table, but D-Von avoided it.
Jeff then attempted a suicide senton , but missed, sending himself into a table. Bubba Ray performed a superbomb through a table on Matt.
The Dudley Boyz then beat down the Hardy Boyz, and stacked tables in the entrance way under a balcony in the seating area.
Bubba Ray dragged Jeff to the balcony, but Jeff performed a low blow , and used a chair on Bubba Ray. Matt moved as Bubba Ray fell through the tables.
Matt then placed D-Von onto a table, and Jeff sent him through it with a Swanton Bomb from the balcony for the Hardy Boyz to win the match.
Next was the Miss Rumble swimsuit contest. The contestants showed their swimsuits, though Luna refused to take off her coat.
As the judges were deciding, Mae Young appeared, and announced her participation in the contest. After showing her swimsuit, she flashed her breasts.
The video was censored before Mark Henry covered her up. The judges then unanimously decided Young as the winner.
Before the match, Jericho declared his plans for a celebration after winning the match. The match went back and forth before Holly sent Chyna outside the ring.
Jericho then fought with Holly, applying the Walls of Jericho. Chyna returned to the ring, and attacked Jericho. Jericho performed a springboard splash to Holly outside the ring.
Chyna attempted a pin, but Holly returned and threw her out of the ring. In the ring, Chyna performed a diving splash onto Holly, and Jericho performed a diving splash onto both of them.
Chyna countered a belly to back suplex , and performed a low blow to Jericho. This was the first time a Royal Rumble pay-per-view was held inside of a baseball stadium.
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The Royal Rumble has a history of big surprises. In her own words: Sasha Banks on making history and breaking barriers. Soon to be a father, Miz has his priorities straight for AJ Styles makes his debut in John Cena returns from injury to win in Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker clash in It was strange that neither McMahon nor SmackDown general manager Daniel Bryan was anywhere to be seen during this match considering the entire storyline revolved around them.
The first fall took a while to come through in this 2-out-of-3 falls match. Jey Uso was given a bright spot as he jumped over the top rope in succession, splashing Gable and then Benjamin on opposite sides of the ring.
Confusing The Usos again, Gable got turned around and ate a superkick followed by a splash but managed to kick out at two. A blind tag led to four total superkicks between The Usos, getting the on Gable for Fall 1.
Gable had jumped from the top rope in an attempt to breakup the fall but missed, leading one to wonder whether this finish was actually botched.
See below for order of entry and exit. Moments after Baron Corbin eliminated Rhyno, Finn Balor eliminated Corbin, who went nuts at ringside, slamming Balor into the barricade and then into his knee.
He next pulled Rusev out of the ring and attacked him outside before laying out the next entrant, Heath Slater.
This led to an elongated spot for Elias to do his normal spiel. Slater was beaten up by multiple ensuing entrants, consistently unable to make it into the ring.
As Sheamus made his way to the ring at No. New Day then put a plate of pancakes under Kingston and lifted him into the ring like a cheerleader before Kingston hit Trouble In Paradise to eliminate Mahal only to quickly be taken out by Andrade "Cien" Almas.
When Matt Hardy hit the ring, he and Bray Wyatt actually teamed up for a bit before eliminating each other simultaneously. As John Cena made his way in, the rest of the wrestlers ganged up on him, but as they separated, Cena quickly eliminated Elias and then The Hurricane, who made a surprise entrance.
The biggest return came at No. Upon Reigns entering, he and Seth Rollins teamed up to powerbomb The Miz over the top rope before Reigns turned and threw Rollins over.
The two smirked and nodded. Dolph Ziggler entered at No. The veterans stood tall early until Reigns eliminated Orton and Mysterio hit a double onto Cena and Reigns.
Balor then eliminated Mysterio. Nakamura got the chants. Cena got aggressive and then squared off with Reigns, pointing to the WrestleMania sign as the fans chanted, "You both suck!
Balor caught Cena, Reigns and Nakamura with slingblades, and Balor countered Kinshasa with a stomp only to be eliminated by Cena, which definitely took some air out of the arena.
Reigns hit his Superman Punch on Nakamura, but after Reigns flipped him over the top rope, Nakamura landed a kick and locked in a hanging triangle on Reigns over the rope.
Reigns lifted Nakamura into the ring for a powerbomb, leaving the two sprawled out on the canvas. Reigns made it to his feet first and squared Nakamura up for a spear, but Nakamura caught him with a kick, a boot to the face and a knee.
Reigns, however, countered Kinshasa with a spear to flatten Nakamura. However, as Reigns went to eliminate Nakamura, he held himself up with the ropes, nailed Reigns with Kinshasa and eliminated him to win the Royal Rumble.
Immediately after the match, Nakamura was asked by Renee Young if he had decided who he wanted to challenge at WrestleMania After the crowd chanted the champions name, Nakamura screamed "AJ Styles!
WWE fixed the mistake it made with Reigns back in by allowing him to look strong but not win, and it put both Balor and Nakamura over huge with Shinsuke eliminating both Cena and Reigns on his way to victory.
Authority figures bicker backstage: Early in the match, Cesaro pulled Jordan off the ring apron and threw him head-first into the ring post.