The Royal Rumble is back, and it’s the first Rumble since the Raw/Smackdown split back in July. Which brand will get the bragging rights for this PPV?
WWE’s first major event of 2017 takes place today at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. This is the 30th Rumble in the company’s history, so hopefully, it has a few surprises along the way. You can check out an in-depth match card with the predictions here and every confirmed wrestler for the Rumble match here.
Here’s the card lineup for the event:
- Sasha Banks vs Nia Jax
- Cesaro & Sheamus (c) vs Gallows & Anderson (For the Raw Tag Team Championship)
- 6-Woman Smackdown Tag Match
- Rich Swann (c) vs. Neville (For the Cruiserweight Championship)
- Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Bayley (For the WWE Raw Women’s Championship)
- Kevin Owens (c) vs. Roman Reigns (For the WWE Universal Championship)
- AJ Styles (c) vs. John Cena (For the WWE Championship)
- Royal Rumble Match
The Royal Rumble Kickoff Show starts on the WWE Network at 5PM ET/2PM PT. The actual Rumble begins at 7PM ET/4PM PT on the WWE Network and on PPV.
In case you’re not caught up, don’t worry; we put the final results in spoiler blocks.
- The Smackdown 6-Woman Tag Match has been moved to the Kickoff Show.
- The Raw Tag Team Championship match, on the Kickoff Show, will have two referees.
Naomi, Nikki Bella, & Becky Lynch vs. Alexa Bliss, Natalya, & Mickie James (Kickoff Show)
Naomi pins Bliss at 9:32.
Cesaro & Sheamus (c) vs Gallows & Anderson (Kickoff Show)
(For the Raw Tag Team Championship)
Anderson pins Cesaro at 10:31.
Sasha Banks vs Nia Jax (Kickoff Show)
Jax pins Banks at 5:09.
Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Bayley
(For the WWE Raw Women’s Championship)
Charlotte pins Bayley at 13:02.
Kevin Owens (c) vs. Roman Reigns
(For the WWE Universal Championship)
Note: No DQ match with Chris Jericho locked above the ring in a shark cage.
Owens pins Reigns at 23:26.
Rich Swann (c) vs. Neville
(For the Cruiserweight Championship)
Neville submits Swann. WWE Network experienced severe streaming issues during this match. It was approximately 14 minutes long.
AJ Styles (c) vs. John Cena
(For the WWE Championship)
Cena pins Style at 23:24.
Entrants will be updated as their appear.
1. Big Cass
2. Chris Jericho
4. Mojo Rawley
5. Jack Gallagher
6. Mark Henry
7. Braun Strowman
8. Sami Zayn
9. Big Show
10. Tye Dillinger
11. James Ellsworth
12. Dean Ambrose
13. Baron Corbin
14. Kofi Kingston
15. The Miz
17. Big E
20. Xavier Woods
21. Bray Wyatt
22. Apollo Crews
23. Randy Orton
24. Dolph Ziggler
25. Luke Harper
26. Brock Lesnar
27. Enzo Amore
30. Roman Reigns
Randy Orton eliminates Roman Reigns at 1:02:10.