WWE Royal Rumble Results – January 25, 2015
– The 2015 WWE Royal Rumble Kickoff pre-show kicks off live from Philadelphia with Renee Young, Byron Saxton, Booker T and Corey Graves on the panel. We see the WrestleMania 31 sign hanging up in the Wells Fargo Center. They all hype tonight’s show. Graves is wearing a tuxedo. They talk about the Rumble on social media tonight and we see a tweet from Hacksaw Jim Duggan, the first Rumble winner. Renee hypes tonight’s 30-man main event and the WWE World Heavyweight Title Triple Threat. Renee brings up how The Rock revealed he was in town.
– Renee shows us Lana’s tweet in response to The Rock. Saxton picks Bray Wyatt to win the Rumble tonight and a big chant for Booker T breaks out. Graves picks Roman Reigns to win, Booker picks Rusev and Renee picks Daniel Bryan. We go backstage to Tom Phillips in the social media lounge. He asks fans for hashtags and questions for Ryback, Erick Rowan and Dolph Ziggler, who will be in the lounge with him later on. We go back to the panel and they hype tonight’s Divas tag team match. They talk about The Ascension vs. The New Age Outlaws next and we get a replay from RAW Reunion with The Ascension, The APA, The Outlaws and The nWo. We go backstage tonight to The Outlaws and Tom Phillips. Road Dogg says the Legends put a stitch in The Ascension on RAW and it continues tonight. The Outlaws aren’t worried about The Ascension tonight but they do manage to get a WWE Network jingle in.
– We come back from commercials and get Booker T’s pre-recorded interview with Shawn Michaels. HBK talked about winning the Royal Rumble and then the WWE Title at WrestleMania. Bryan asked Michaels about a man he once trained – Daniel Bryan. HBK talks about Bryan and Bray Wyatt, saying there are so many favorites to win. We go back to the panel for more discussion and another commercial break.
Big E and Kofi Kingston vs. Cesaro and Tyson Kidd
We come back and The New Day makes their way to the ring – Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E. Woods leads on the mic as they make their entrance. Out next comes Cesaro, Tyson Kidd, Natalya, Adam Rose and the Rosebuds.
Kidd starts off with Big E and they go at it. Big E tosses Kidd and taunts him. We’ve got Michael Cole, JBL and Jerry Lawler on commentary. Kidd with kicks but Big E fights him off. Big E with three backbreakers and a 2 count. Kofi tags in for some double teaming and a pin attempt. Cesaro tags in to a big pop.
Fans chant for Cesaro as he locks up with Kofi. They go to the corner and Big E comes in. Big E with shoulder thrusts on Cesaro for a 2 count. Kofi comes back in with another double team move and a 2 count. Kidd makes a tag and they both stomp on Kofi in the corner. Kidd and Cesaro keep Kofi in their corner with cheap shots and double teaming. More back and forth before taking another quick commercial break.
We come back to Cesaro manhandling Kofi as Big E looks on. Cesaro tags in Kidd and he comes in with a kick on Kofi for a 2 count. They both go down and in comes Big E. Cesaro also comes in. Big E runs over Cesaro as fans boo. Big E with a belly to belly suplex to more boos. Lots more back and forth and double teaming by both teams. Cesaro and Kidd hit a big double team superplex move but Kofi manages to kick out at 2. Cesaro gets caught cheating by the referee. Kofi rolls Kidd up but the referee is distracted and he kicks out at 2. Big E runs over Cesaro on the floor. Kidd applies the Sharpshooter on Kofi as the Rosebuds cheer from the stage. Big E runs in and breaks the Sharpshooter with a belly too belly. Fans boo. Cesaro runs in and takes out Big E with a big boot as fans cheer. Kofi sends Cesaro out of the ring. Rose gets on the apron and eats a Trouble In Paradise from Kofi. Kofi with a 2 count on Kidd but he gets sent into a big uppercut from Cesaro, who was standing on the floor. Kidd follows up with his finisher for the win.
Winners: Cesaro and Tyson Kidd
– After the match, Cesaro, Kidd, Natalya, Rose and the Rosebuds all celebrate on the ramp.
– We go back to the panel to discuss the match. The crowd is hype and starts another chant for Booker T. We go to more promos. Renee goes over their predictions again – Saxton picks Wyatt, Graves picks Reigns, Booker picks Rusev and Renee goes with Bryan. We get a look back at RAW Reunion and Sting’s first-ever live RAW appearance. We go back to Tom Phillips in the social media lounge. He’s with Ryback, Dolph Ziggler and Erick Rowan. One fan question is for Ryback, asking where his head was at while he was gone. The Network feed goes out but Ryback says he’s hungrier now. Ziggler mentions how he doesn’t root for John Cena often but he was rooting for Cena when their jobs were on the line. Rowan is asked how he felt missing out on earning a Rumble spot on SmackDown. Rowan takes his mask off and says The Authority keeps throwing stuff at him and frustration is starting to kick in a little bit. Rowan says it’s not how you handle a situation, it’s what you do about it. Phillips has one final question but the feed freezes again. There may be some competitive tension between Ziggler and Ryback. Phillips wishes Ryback and Ziggler good luck but Ziggler says they don’t need it.
– We go back to the panel for more discussion. They air a video package for tonight’s WWE World Heavyweight Title match. Graves predicts Lesnar will retain tonight. We get more hype from the panel and Renee shows us Vince McMahon’s tweet showing The Rock and his mother at ringside earlier tonight. The panel plugs the Rumble and the WWE Network before wrapping the pre-show.
– The 2015 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view kicks off with a video package… Who will be The One tonight? The Road to WrestleMania 31 starts now.
– We’re live from the sold out Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia as the pyro goes off and Michael Cole welcomes us to the 28th annual Royal Rumble.
The New Age Outlaws vs. The Ascension
We go right to the ring and out comes “Road Dogg” BG James and Billy Gunn to cheers. They do their usual entrance on the mic and get a pop from the Philly fans. They do their “are you ready?” promo with the crowd. Gunn does the “two words” line and out comes The Ascension’s Konnor and Viktor.
We get a look back at the segment on RAW Reunion. Gunn starts off with Viktor and drops him with a shoulder. They run the ropes and Gunn hits a big hip toss and takes Viktor down again. Gunn keeps Viktor down with an arm lock now. A “you still got it” chant breaks out at Gunn. Dogg tags in and kicks Viktor while Gunn holds him. Viktor shoves Dogg into the corner and Konnor tags in. They double team Dogg in the corner. Dogg ducks a clothesline and fires away with right hands like only he can do. Dogg drops Konnor and hits the elbow for a 2 count. Konnor takes Dogg back to the corner. Dogg fights off Viktor but gets splashed by Konnor. Konnor stomps on Dogg and tags back in Viktor now.
Viktor with more offense and a pin attempt on Dogg. Viktor whips Dogg off the ropes and hits a big knee to the gut. Viktor gets hype and drops a big shoulder on Dogg. Viktor takes him to the corner and tags in Konnor for more double teaming. Konnor with a big knee to the head and a 1 count. Konnor keeps Dogg down with a headlock now. Dogg fights to his feet but Konnor hits a big back drop. Konnor misses a big running elbow as Dogg rolls out of the way. Viktor tags in and stops Dogg from tagging. Dogg counters but still can’t tag. Dogg ducks a clothesline and Gunn finally gets the tag. He unloads on Viktor. Konnor comes in but Gunn tosses him to the floor. Gunn with a tilt-a-whirl slam on Viktor. Gunn decks Konnor off the apron again. He does a crotch chop to Viktor but misses the Fame-asser. Konnor tags in and Gunn gets dazed in the corner. Dogg gets knocked off the apron. Gunn gets nailed by Fall of Man for the win.
Winners: The Ascension
– After the match, we go to replays and come back to The Ascension standing tall over Billy Gunn. JBL is giving credit to The Ascension on commentary.
– We get more promos and a look back at RAW. Triple H and Stephanie McMahon are backstage talking about how Sting got into the building at RAW. Stephanie says maybe that worked in WCW but this is the house of McMahon and they’re going to take care of Sting and whoever else had something to do with it. Triple H says he defends their house and if Sting comes back in, he’s going to destroy him. Paul Heyman walks up and an “ECW” chant starts up in the crowd. Heyman says he’s here to solve their problems. Heyman offers to solve their Sting problem with Brock Lesnar.
WWE Tag Team Title Match: Damien Sandow and The Miz vs. The Usos
We go to the ring and out comes The Miz and Damien Sandow. There’s a huge pop for Sandow. WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos are out next.
More boos for Miz and big cheers for Sandow before the bell. Miz starts off with Jey Uso and is worried too much about the crowd. Uso fights back with big chops. Miz comes with knees but Jimmy Uso tags himself in and comes off the top onto Miz for a 2 count. Uso works Miz over in the corner now. Miz turns it around and hits the running clothesline in the corner. Miz goes to the top but Uso knocks him down. Sandow climb to the other corner and plays the role of the stunt double as fans cheer. Uso decks Miz and climbs up. Miz shoves him to the mat but Uso decks Miz as he comes off the top. Sandow gets another big pop for playing the stunt double role. Jimmy gets sent face first into the second rope and goes down. Fans chant for Sandow while Miz stomps on Uso.
Miz keeps Uso grounded and teases a tag to Sandow but fans boo when he won’t make it. Miz hits a neckbreaker but Uso blocks the backbreaker. Uso misses a Samoan Drop and Miz drops him with a backbreaker for a 2 count. Miz teases a tag to Sandow and the crowd goes nuts. Miz changes his mind and fans boo. Miz takes a big kick to the head from Uso. Uso with more offense and a Samoan Drop and the Rikishi splash in the corner. Sandow comes in but Uso sends him to the floor. Miz and Uso trade pin attempts. Miz nails a huge DDT for a close 2 count. A chant breaks out for Sandow. Uso avoids the Figure Four. Uso ends up nailing a big kick to the face at hat ends Miz to the floor. Uso runs the ropes but Miz jumps on the apron and stops him. Jimmy comes running but Miz puts Sandow in between them. Another Uso comes flying and everyone is down on the floor. They come back in and Jey misses a splash as Miz moves. Miz nails Skull Crushing Finale for another close 2 count. Miz works over Uso as fans chant for Sandow. Miz runs into a big superkick. Uso goes to the top and nails the big splash but Sandow breaks the pin at 2. Jey runs in and Sandow moves, causing Jey to hit the ring post. Sandow hits a Skull Crushing Finale on Uso but Miz is still dazed. Miz crawls over but Uso kicks out just in time. Miz takes Uso up for a superplex but Uso headbutts him to the mat. Sandow runs up but takes a kick on the apron. Miz takes advantage and runs back up for a superplex but it’s blocked again. Jimmy tags himself in and superkicks Miz into a top rope powerbomb from Jey. Jimmy nails a splash from the top for the win.
Winners: The Usos
– After the match, The Usos celebrate as Sandow plays the stunt double role at ringside with The Miz on the ground.
– We go back to the panel for discussion on what’s happened so far tonight and what’s still to come.
– Joey Mercury is backstage playing WWE Immortals. Jamie Noble asks what he’s doing and goes to download the game too. Seth Rollins walks in and is upset at them for playing video games on a big night like tonight. Rollins says he’s tired of hearing about the future because he’s the “right now.” We go to more commercials.
The Bella Twins vs. Paige and Natalya
Brie Bella and WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella make their way to the ring first. Nikki’s leg is no longer bandaged up. Natalya is out next followed by Paige. They get separate entrances but walk to the ring together.
Natalya starts off with Nikki and they go at it. Brie tags in for a double team move. Brie picks up and goes back to work on the arm. Natalya fights back and tags in Paige. They hit a double suplex and hold it for a minute before dropping Brie. Paige crawls on top of Brie and covers her for a 2 count. Paige with headbutts now.
Paige works Brie over and tags in Natalya. Natalya kicks Brie back and locks her up but gets dropped. Brie covers for a 2 count but the referee informs them that Paige still hasn’t came in after being tagged. Paige finally comes in as an “ole” chant breaks out in the crowd. More tags. Natalya comes in and gets dropped on her head by Brie. Brie tags in Nikki. Nikki keeps up the attack on Natalya and goes for another pin attempt. Natalya fights back but Nikki cuts her off and stops a tag. Paige rallies the crowd as Nikki keeps Natalya grounded. Natalya breaks free but Nikki runs over her with a shoulder. Nikki shows off before covering for a 2 count. Brie tags back in for some double teaming and another 2 count.
Brie keeps control of Natalya and hits the running knee to the face for another 2 count. Nikki tags back in for more double teaming and a 2 count by Nikki. Natalya powers up with Nikki on her shoulders and slams her back. Nikki stops a tag and goes for a submission but Natalya turns it into a Sharpshooter attempt. Nikki kicks her off and hits her with shoulder thrusts in the corner. Natalya decks Brie off the apron but Nikki clotheslines her. Nikki mocks Natalya and misses when she charges in the corner. Natalya gets close to tagging Paige but has to kick Nikki back again. Brie runs over and knocks Paige off the apron. Natalya gets to her feet but Nikki drops her with a big forearm to the face for the win.
Winners: The Bella Twins
– After the match, The Bella Twins celebrate and Nikki grabs her title as we go to replays. We see Paige and Natalya recovering on the floor as The Bellas taunt them. Back to commercials.
– We see pre-recorded videos with Superstars discuss the Rumble main event. Roman Reigns says he’s winning the whole thing this year. Stardust and Goldust cut a bizarre promo. Rusev says his rise to power will be complete tonight and he will crush whoever the champion is – John Cena, Seth Rollins or Brock Lesnar. More tension between The Miz and Damien Sandow. Big Show says Lesnar tried to make him look mortal last week but he’s not, he’s a giant and now he’s a vicious, angry, highly motivated giant. Show says he will annihilate the other competitors. Rosa Mendes and Fandango talk about getting the spotlight at WrestleMania. Daniel Bryan says he was kept out of the Rumble last year but still fought his way to WrestleMania Does he think he can do it all again this year? Bryan chants “yes!” as we go back to the announcers.
– We get a promo for tonight’s WWE World Heavyweight Title match.
Triple Threat for the WWE World Heavyweight Title: Seth Rollins vs. John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar
Back to the ring and out comes John Cena to a very rowdy reaction from the Philly crowd. Seth Rollins is out next to a big pop. He’s got Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble with him. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar is out next to the biggest pop. Lesnar looks jacked and has Paul Heyman with him.
Lilian Garcia does formal ring introductions and the reactions are about the same. The bell rings and Rollins goes to the floor. Lesnar takes Cena out with a German suplex. Lesnar stares down at Rollins. Lesnar with another German on Cena. Rollins runs in but Lesnar stops him. The Stooges make the save but Lesnar dumps them both on their head at the same time. Cena goes for an Attitude Adjustment on Lesnar but it’s blocked. Cena gets sent into a shot from Rollins. Lesnar drops Rollins and goes to work on him. Lesnar with a German to Rollins and another German to Cena as Heyman smiles and fans cheer.
Lesnar tosses Cena across the ring with just a standard suplex. Lesnar drops Rollins with another nasty German suplex. Lesnar tosses Cena across the ring again. Lesnar with another regular suplex on Rollins that’s more devastating than your average suplex. Lesnar goes back to work on Cena. Lesnar drops Cena in the Kimura Lock in the middle of the ring. Cena tries to power to his feet and does, with Lesnar still attached to him. Rollins springboards in and nails a knee on both Cena and Lesnar at the same time. Rollins with kicks to Lesnar’s knee now. Rollins with rights on Lesnar now. Lesnar fights to his feet but Cena runs over and beats on Lesnar as fans boo. Cena and Rollins double team Lesnar and hit a double suplex. Cena with an AA on Lesnar. Rollins tosses Cena out of the ring and covers Lesnar for a 1 count.
Lesnar goes back to manhandling Cena now. Lesnar clears the ring and fans cheer. Lesnar comes to the floor but Rollins runs up with a kick to the shoulder, sending Lesnar into the ring post or the steps. Cena goes to work on Lesnar while he’s down now. Cena and Rollins end up in the ring. Fans boo as Cena hits his usual comeback moves. The Five Knuckle Shuffle is blocked but Cena counters the block. Rollins lands on his feet but Cena slams him. Cena goes for the Shuffle again but Lesnar runs in with a big German suplex out of nowhere. Lesnar with another German. He holds it but Rollins runs over and kicks Lesnar in the head, saving Cena from another German.
Rollins sends Lesnar to the floor. Cena comes from behind on Rollins for a 2 count. Rollins turns it around and goes for a pin but Lesnar breaks it up. Rollins gets tossed back to the floor. Cena brawls with Lesnar but it doesn’t phase him. Lesnar takes two clotheslines like it’s nothing but goes down on the third. Rollins takes Cena out from behind. Rollins springboards in but Lesnar catches him in mid-air and turns it into a huge F5 for a close 2 count as Cena breaks the pin. Lesnar comes back with another German on Cena and drops him on his head. Lesnar goes to the floor and takes apart the Spanish announce table.
Lesnar comes in and eats two AA’s from Cena. He keeps getting up and takes a third AA but Rollins breaks Cena’s pin. Rollins sends Cena into the steel steps on the floor. Rollins nails a Curb Stomp on Lesnar but he kicks out at 2 somehow. Lesnar rolls to the floor while Cena and Rollins are inside the ring. Lesnar gets to his feet on the floor but Cena runs and tackles him through the barrier. Fans chant “holy shit” as Cena is laid out on top of Lesnar and equipment.
Cena gets up and sends Lesnar into the steel steps. Cena signals that it’s over but he can’t believe that Lesnar is still getting up. Cena rams part of the steel steps into Lesnar’s head and he’s positioned on the announce table now. Rollins takes Cena down on the floor. Rollins goes to the top as the crowd goes crazy. Rollins leaps out and puts Lesnar through the announce table with a huge elbow drop. Cena, Lesnar and Rollins are all down at ringside. Fans chant “ECW” and “this is awesome” as they try to recover.
Cena brings Rollins in the ring as fans boo. Cena goes in but Rollins rolls him up for a 2 count. Rollins with a big kick to the face for another 2 count. Cena manages to try for an AA in the middle of the ring but it’s blocked. Cena counters that and slams Rollins with a powerbomb for a very close 2 count. Heyman is at ringside calling for a doctor to come check on Lesnar. Cena pulls Rollins to the top for a superplex. Lawler informs us two doctors are working on Lesnar. Rollins blocks the superplex and tries to powerbomb Cena across the ring into the turnbuckles. Rollins nails it for a close 2 count.
Cena dodges a Curb Stomp and goes for the STF in the middle of the ring. Rollins crawls for the rope until The Stooges make the save and attack Cena. Noble and Mercury mount Cena with punches in the ring now. We see EMT’s bringing a stretcher out for Lesnar. Rollins calls for the triple powerbomb on Cena and they nail it. Rollins covers Cena but he kicks out at 2. Rollins grabs his briefcase and waits on Cena to get up. Cena ducks it and backdrops Rollins over the top to the floor. Cena hits a double AA on Mercury and Noble. Rollins runs back in with the briefcase but Cena ducks and hits an AA for a very close 2 count. We see Lesnar still being loaded onto a stretcher.
Cole says Lesnar has at least a broken rib, according to the doctors at ringside. Fans do dueling chants for Cena now. Cena and Rollins trade shots in the middle of the ring. Rollins blocks an AA twice. Rollins nails a big enziguri and a Curb Stomp but Cena kicks out at 2. Rollins goes to the top and hits an awesome corkscrew 450 but as soon as he lands it Lesnar runs right in and nails a German on Rollins. Lesnar is hype as he hits a German on Cena. Lesnar with a German on Rollins but he lands on his feet. Rollins hits Lesnar with the briefcase twice. Rollins puts Lesnar’s head on the briefcase for a Curb Stomp but Lesnar catches him in mid-move and turns it into a big F5 for the win.
Winner: Brock Lesnar
– After the match, Lesnar leaves with Heyman and the title belt. Doctors are shocked at ringside. We go to replays with Cena and Rollins still trying to recover. We come back to Rollins with his briefcase, Mercury and Noble in the ring. Rollins is in a daze as he stumbles around.
– We get a WWE Fast Lane promo. The announcers wonder who Lesnar will defend against at WrestleMania 31 and we go to a Ruble stats video.
30-Man Royal Rumble Match
e go to the ring and Lilian Garcia explains the rules. The Miz is out as the first entrant. The second entrant is R-Truth and out he comes rapping.
Truth takes his time on the mic and gets the crowd to participate. The bell rings and here we go. They lock up and Truth drops Miz first. They run the ropes and Truth throws Miz to the apron. Miz comes back in and tries to dump Truth but he lands on the apron. Truth runs into a big kick to the face. Truth comes back and goes to the top. The counter starts and out comes “Bully Ray” Bubba Dudley to a big pop.
Dudley hits the ring and unloads on Miz. He hits the big elbow to the head and a scoop slam. Truth watches from the top rope. Dudley holds Miz’s legs while Truth does the “what’s up” headbutt. Dudley looks confused. Fans chant “ECW” as Dudley approaches Truth like he’s Devon. Dudley tells Truth to get the tables and starts a “tables” chant. Miz attacks Truth from behind but Truth and Dudley hit a 3D. Dudley tosses The Miz and he is eliminated. R-Truth dropkicks Dudley. Luke Harper is the next man out. Dudley eliminates Truth as Harper makes his way to the ring.
Harper and Dudley come face to face before trading shots. Harper blocks the Bubba Bomb but gets dropped with a clothesline after some back and forth. The timer starts up again and out next is Bray Wyatt with his usual entrance. This is Wyatt’s first Royal Rumble. Wyatt hits the ring and yells at Dudley. They have a staredown. Harper attacks Dudley from behind. Harper and Wyatt stomp away on Bubba. Dudley fights them off as fans chant for Devon. Harper hits a big boot on Dudley. Wyatt tosses Dudley out and he is eliminated.
Harper and Wyatt come face to face but just wait. The next man out is Curtis Axel. Axel comes out but Erick Rowan attacks him and lays him out on the entrance. Rowan hits the ring and apparently is taking Axel’s spot. Harper and Rowan are apparently going to turn on Wyatt. He smiles and welcomes it. Harper turns and they beat down Rowan. He fights them off. Rowan with a big splash on Harper after a clothesline on Wyatt. Both Harper and Rowan get eliminated at the same time as Wyatt struggled with them. Wyatt is alone now.
The Boogeyman makes his entrance next. Wyatt yells that this is his world. They taunt each other. Wyatt turns upside down and then clotheslines Boogey before tossing him out. Boogeyman is eliminated and Wyatt just waits.
Sin Cara is out next. He springboards and splashes Wyatt. Cara with kicks now. Wyatt tosses Cara to the apron but he hangs on. Cara fights back in with kicks. He comes off the top but Wyatt decks him with a right hand. Wyatt nails Sister Abigail on Cara and tosses him out. Cara is eliminated.
Wyatt takes the mic and tells everyone this is his year. He sits down and sings “whole world” until the counter starts back up. Zack Ryder is out next making his return. They go at it and Wyatt runs into knees. Ryder with a missile dropkick and a big right hand in the corner. Ryder hits the Broski Boot but Wyatt tosses him out, out of nowhere. Ryder is eliminated.
Wyatt just waits for the counter to start back up. He talks some trash and out next comes Daniel Bryan to a huge pop. A big “yes!” chant starts as Bryan heads to the ring and they stare each other down. Bryan hits the ring and they go at it. Bryan counters and hits a big clothesline. Fans go crazy for Bryan. Bryan hits the corner dropkick and then another. Bryan runs again and nails the third and fourth dropkicks in the corner. Bryan with kicks in the corner as fans chant “yes!” now. Bryan takes Wyatt to the top and brings him back down with a big hurricanrana. The next man out is Fandango with Rosa Mendes. Fandango hit the ring and unloads on Bryan. Fandango with a dropkick. Fandango takes Bryan to the corners now. Fandango dances around and Bryan counters a suplex. Bryan drops Fandango and spins him around with an airplane spin. Bryan tries to dump Fandango over the top rope but he hangs on and fights back. The next man out is Tyson Kidd.
Kidd comes in and goes from Bryan to Wyatt. Fandango grabs Kidd but Kidd sends him to the corner. Kidd puts Fandango on the top but moves when Bryan runs in, leading to Bryan kicking Fandango on the top. Kidd and Bryan trade shots in the middle of the ring now. They collide hard in mid-air and both go down. The next man out is Stardust. He hits the ring and goes at it with Kidd. Stardust drops Bryan and goes to work on Wyatt. Fandango hits Stardust from behind but Stardust comes back. Fandango gets tossed but hangs on. He comes back to toss Stardust but he also hangs on. Stardust takes Fandango’s leg out from behind. Bryan and Kidd go at it. Bryan backdrops Kidd and eliminates him.
Wyatt and Bryan end up going out of the middle rope and to the floor but they’re not eliminated. the next man out is Diamond Dallas Page and he gets a good pop. DDP hits the ring to chants but Stardust stomps away on him. Stardust smacks DDP around and mocks him. DDP counters a slam and nails a Diamond Cutter on Stardust. Fandango runs over and nails DDP. Fandango with right hands on DDP now. Fandango poses. Fandango goes to the top but DDP crotches him and blocks the leg drop. DDP nails a super Diamond Cutter on Fandango from the top to a big pop. Wyatt runs in and nails DDP from behind. Wyatt stomps on DDP. DDP ducks a move and nails a Diamond Cutter on Wyatt. DDP is on fire and does the “bang!” taunt. The next man out is Rusev.
Lana holds the united States Title as Rusev hits the ring and goes at it with DDP. Rusev blocks a Diamond Cutter and hits a big kick. Rusev eliminates DDP and Fandango. Rusev and Wyatt come face to face but Bryan attacks them both from the top. Bryan get sent to the apron but hangs on. Wyatt runs over and knocks Bryan off the apron for his 6th elimination. Fans boo as Bryan is eliminated. Goldust is out next.
Goldust goes at it with Wyatt. Fans are booing, apparently at Bryan’s elimination. Stardust runs over and tries to eliminate his brother. Goldust hangs on and comes in. Stardust turns around to Goldust and they trade slaps. They go at it now. Fans chant for Daniel Bryan now. Rusev attacks Stardust while Wyatt goes at it with Goldust. The next man out is Kofi Kingston and fans boo The New Day music. Kofi runs down and splashes the Dust brothers. Fans are still booing Bryan’s elimination. Wyatt catches Kofi and catapults him over the top but Kofi hangs on. Wyatt clotheslines him over the top but he hangs on again. Kofi springboards in and takes Wyatt down. Kofi unloads on Rusev in the corner. The boos continue.
More Daniel Bryan chants. The next man out is Adam Rose and he’s got the Rosebuds with him. Kofi leaps out onto the Rosebuds and they catch him. The Rosebuds surf Kofi around the ring and put him back on the apron. Rusev eliminates Adam Rose and the Rosebuds aren’t there to catch him. Rose is eliminated. Rusev goes at it with Kofi and eliminates him also.
The next man out is Roman Reigns. There are a lot of boos as Reigns makes his way through the crowd. Reigns runs in and gets attacked by the Dust brothers. Fans are booing more now. Reigns takes out both Dust brothers with clotheslines. Reigns hits Rusev and Wyatt with clotheslines. Goldust takes a Samoan Drop. Stardust takes a tilt-a-whirl slam. Reigns eliminates Goldust and Stardust. Fans boo as Reigns goes at it with Wyatt and Rusev now. Reigns fights them off. Big E is out next but that doesn’t stop the boos.
Big E goes to work on Rusev. Rusev counters and sends him to the corner. Rusev works on Big E while Wyatt and Reigns fight in the corner. The next man out is Damien Sandow to a big pop. Sandow makes it to the ring but The Miz run down and stops him. Miz orders Sandow to go to the back. Sandow doesn’t look happy. Miz goes to the apron but gets knocked off by Reigns. Sandow walks over and considers going into the match. He does and nails a kick and DDT on Wyatt. Sandow with the backbreaker and neckbreaker combo on Big E. Fans are cheering now. Rusev tosses Sandow out of nowhere as fans boo. The Miz is upset as Sandow plays the stunt double role now.
Jack Swagger is out next to a pop. He runs in and takes out Rusev, then Wyatt. Swagger nails a Swagger Bomb on Rusev. Swagger tries to eliminate Rusev but can’t. Wyatt nails Swagger from behind as Big E battles Reigns. Wyatt and Rusev double team Swagger now. The next man out is Ryback. Ryback hits the ring and slams Rusev. Ryback with right hands on Rusev until Wyatt grabs him. Ryback slams everyone in the ring and clotheslines Reigns to a pop. Ryback with the Meathook clothesline on Rusev. Ryback tries to toss Rusev but he hangs on to the ropes. Ryback stomps away now. Wyatt attacks Ryback from behind. Wyatt works over Ryback now. Fans chant for CM Punk now. The next man out is Kane.
Kane decks Ryback, Reign and Rusev. He nails Ryback again and tries to dump him over the top. Wyatt drops Reigns. Big E works on getting Swagger out. The next man out is Dean Ambrose and he gets a big pop. Ambrose rushes the ring and unloads on Kane. Wyatt grabs Ambrose but Ambrose comes back with a big clothesline. Rusev hits Ambrose but it doesn’t phase him. Ambrose takes Rusev out and goes at it with Kane. Fans chant for Ambrose as he nails Kane off the top. Ambrose tries to eliminate Rusev now. Ambrose with right hands on Rusev in the corner. Ryback goes at it with Big e. Reign works over Wyatt in the corner. Kane and Swagger go at it. The next man out is Titus O’Neil.
Titus talks trash on the way down and enters the ring but is immediately eliminated by Reigns and Ambrose. He did not break Santino Marella’s record.
The next man out is Intercontinental Champion Bad News Barrett. Barrett hits the ring and nails Big E, Ryback, Kane, Ambrose. Barrett with a big slam on Ambrose. Wyatt works over Reigns in the corner. Kane drops Ryback. Big E works on Rusev now. The next man out is Cesaro. Cesaro hits the ring and has uppercuts for everyone. Ambrose grabs Cesaro and they go at it. Cesaro with a big uppercut in mid-air on Ambrose. Cesaro dumps Ambrose to the apron but he hangs on. Cesaro unloads on Barrett now. Rusev and Big E go at it. Rusev eliminates Big E.
Ambrose grabs Rusev and works him over. The next man out is Big Show. He hits the ring and everyone jumps on him. Show powers out and sends everyone flying. Show splashes Rusev in the corner. Show chokeslams Reigns. Kane and Show eliminate Ryback at the same time. Kane sends out Rusev also. Dolph Ziggler gets the final spot. Ziggler unloads and eliminates Barrett. Cesaro hits the Cesaro Swing on Ziggler. Cesaro clotheslines Ziggler but he hangs on. Fans chant for Ziggler and he eliminates Cesaro. Ziggler and Kane go at it. Big Show knocks Ziggler out in mid-air as he comes off the top. Kane and Show grab Ziggler, tossing him to the floor. Ziggler is eliminated. Show tosses Wyatt next and he is eliminated. It’s down to Reigns, Ambrose, Show and Kane.
Reigns and Ambrose double team Show. Kane stops them from eliminating him. Kane stomps on Ambrose now. Show with a big chokeslam on Ambrose. Fans continue to boo. Kane and Show toss Ambrose to more boos. Fans chant “bullshit” now. Kane and Show end up fighting. Reigns comes over and eliminates them both. Fans are still booing as Reigns stands tall as the winner.
Winner: Roman Reigns
– After the match, Show and Kane come in to beat Reigns down. The Rock’s music hits to a huge pop. Rock runs down and takes Kane and Show down. Kane takes a People’s Elbow to a big pop. Show comes back in and grabs Rock by the throat. Rock fights him off and Reigns hits a Superman punch. Rock nails a Rock Bottom. Reigns is bleeding from the nose. Fans boo. Rusev runs in and he was never eliminated. Reigns spears Rusev. Reigns tosses Rusev and is the official winner. Rock comes back in the ring to celebrate with Reigns. Triple H and Stephanie McMahon appear on the stage and they are not happy. Rock and Reigns stare back at them. The pyro goes off as Reigns poses with the WrestleMania 31 banner hanging in the background.
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