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Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble Results 1998 - Present

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Royal Rumble
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Royal Rumble 1998 - San Jose Arena; San Jose, CA 1/18/98
- Vader beat Goldust
- Max Mini, Nova, & Mosaic beat Tarantula, El Torito, & Battalion
- I-C Title: Champ The Rock beat Ken Shamrock by DQ
- Casket Match for WWF Title: Shawn Michaels beat The Undertaker. During the match, Shawn landed incorrectly on the coffin & suffered a back injury that would lead to him being out of the ring for 5 years.
- Steve Austin won the Royal Rumble last eliminating The Rock

Royal Rumble 1999 - Arrowhead Pond; Anaheim, CA 1/24/99
- Big Bossman beat Hardcore champ Jesse James in a non-title match
- I-C Title: Champ Ken Shamrock beat Billy Gunn
- European Title: Champ X-Pac beat Gangrel
- Women's Title: Champ Sable beat Luna in a strap match
- I Quit Match for WWF Title: The Rock beat Mankind to win the title
- Vince McMahon won the Royal Rumble match by last eliminating Steve Austin

Royal Rumble 2000 - Madison Square Garden; New York, NY 1/23/00
- In his WWF debut Tazz beat Kurt Angle
- Tables Match: The Hardy Boyz beat The Dudley Boyz
- Mae Young won the Miss Royal Rumble contest
- I-C Title: Co-champ Chris Jericho beat co-champ Chyna & Bob Holly to become undisputed champ
- Tag Team Titles: Champions The New Age Outlaws beat The APA
- Street Fight for WWF Title: Champion Triple H beat Cactus Jack
- The Rock won the Royal Rumble last eliminating The Big Show

Royal Rumble 2001 - New Orleans Arena; New Orleans, LA 1/21/01
- Tag Team Title: The Dudley Boyz beat Edge & Christian to win the belts
- Ladder Match for I-C Title: Chris Jericho beat Chris Benoit to win the title
- Women's Title: Champ Ivory beat Chyna
- WWF Title: Champ Kurt Angle beat Triple H
- Steve Austin won the Royal Rumble last eliminating Kane

Royal Rumble 2002 - Philips Arena; Atlanta, GA 1/20/02
- Tag Team Title: Champs Tazz & Spike Dudley beat The Dudley Boyz
- I-C Title: William Regal beat Edge to win the title
- Women's Title: Champ Trish Stratue beat Jazz. Jacquelyn was referee.
- Streetfight: Ric Flair beat Vince McMahon
- WWF Title: Chris Jericho beat The Rock to retain the title
- Triple H won the Royal Rumble last eliminating Kurt Angle

Royal Rumble 2003 - Fleet Center; Boston, MA 1/19/03
- Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Brock Lesnar beat The Big Show
- Raw Tag Team Title: The Dudley Boyz beat Lance Storm & William Regal to win the titles - Torrie Wilson beat Dawn Marie
- World Heavyweight Title: Scott Steiner beat Champ Triple H by DQ.
- WWE Title: Champ Kurt Angle beat Chris Benoit
- Brock Lesnar won the Royal Rumble by last eliminating The Undertaker

Royal Rumble 2004 - Wachovia Center; Philadelphia, PA 1/25/04
- Table Match for World Tag Team Titles: Champions Ric Flair & Batista beat The Dudley Boyz
- Cruiserweight Title: Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. beat Jamie Knoble
- Eddie Guerrero beat Chavo Guerrero
- WWE Title: Champion Brock Lesnar beat Bob Holly
- Last Man Standing for World Heavyweight Title: Champion Triple H & Shawn Michaels fought to a draw
- Chris Benoit won the Royal Rumble by last eliminating The Big Show

Royal Rumble 2005 - Save Mart Arena; Fresno, CA 1/30/05
- Edge beat Shawn Michaels
- Casket Match: The Undertaker beat Heidenreich
- WWE Title: Champ JBL beat Kurt Angle & The Big Show
- World Heavyweight Title: Champ Triple H beat Randy Orton
- Batista won the Royal Rumble last eliminating John Cena after the match was restarted because they both eliminated each other at the same time

Royal Rumble 2006 - American Airlines Arena; Miami, FL 1/29/06
- Cruiserweight Open Invitational: Gregory Helms beat Champ Kid Kash, Funaki, Paul London, Nunzio, and Jamie Knoble
- Mickie James beat Ashley. Trish Stratus was guest referee
- The Boogey Man beat JBL
- Rey Mysterio won The Royal Rumble
- WWE Title: John Cena beat Edge to win the title
- World Heavyweight Title: Champ Kurt Angle beat Mark Henry

Royal Rumble 2007 - AT&T Center; San Antonio, TX 1/28/07
- The Hardy Boyz beat MNM
- ECW Title: Champion Lashley beat Test by count out
- World Heavyweight Championship: Champ Batista beat Kennedy
- Last Man Standing Match for the WWE Title: Champ John Cena beat Umaga
- The Undertaker won the Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble 2008 - Madison Square Garden; New York, NY 1/27/08
- Flair’s Career on the Line: Ric Flair beat MVP
- JBL beat Chris Jericho by DQ
- World Heavyweight Title: Champion Edge beat Rey Mysterio
- WWE Championship: Champion Randy Orton beat Jeff Hardy
- John Cena won the Royal Rumble by last eliminating Triple H

Royal Rumble 2009 - Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI 1/25/09
- ECW Title: Champion Jack Swagger beat Matt Hardy
- Women’s Title: Melina won the title from Beth Phoenix
- World Heavyweight Championship: Champion John Cena beat JBL
- No DQ Match for the WWE Championship: Edge beat Jeff Hardy to win the title
- Randy Orton won the Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble 2010 - Philips Arena; Atlanta, GA 1/31/10
- ECW Championship: Champion Christian beat Ezekiel Jackson
- US Championship: Champion The Miz beat MVP
- WWE Championship: Champion Sheamus beat Randy Orton by DQ
- Women's Championship: Mickie James beat Michelle McCool to win the title
- World Heavyweight Championship: Champion The Undertaker beat Rey Mysterio
- Edge won the Royal Rumble by last eliminating John Cena

Royal Rumble 2011 - TD Garden; Boston, MA 1/30/11
- World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Edge beat Dolph Ziggler
- WWE Championship: Champion The Miz beat Randy Orton
- Fatal 4-Way Match for the Divas Championship: Eve beat Champion Natalya, Michelle McCool, and Layla to win the title
- Alberto Del Rio won the 40-man Royal Rumble Match by last eliminating Santino Marella

Royal Rumble 2012 - Scottrade Center; St. Louis, MO 1/29/12
- Steel Cage Match for the World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Daniel Bryan beat Mark Henry and Big Show
- Beth Phoenix, Natalya, Nikki Bella, & Brie Bella beat Kelly Kelly, Eve, Alicia Fox, and Tamina
- John Cena and Kane fought to a double count out
- Brodus Clay beat Drew McIntyre
- WWE Championship Match with John Laurinaitis as Special Guest Referee: Champion CM Punk beat Dolph Ziggler
- Sheamus won the Royal Rumble by last eliminating Chris Jericho

Royal Rumble 2013 - US Airways Arena; Phoenix, AZ 1/27/13
- Last Man Standing Match for the World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Alberto Del Rio beat Big Show
- WWE Tag Team Championship: Champion Kane & Daniel Bryan beat Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow
- John Cena won the Royal Rumble Match by last eliminating Ryback
- WWE Championship: The Rock beat CM Punk to win the title

Royal Rumble 2014 - CONSOL Energy Center; Pittsburgh, PA  1/26/14
- Bray Wyatt beat Daniel Bryan
- Brock Lesnar beat Big Show
- WWE World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Randy Orton beat John Cena
- Batista won the Royal Rumble Match by last eliminating Roman Reigns

(Sources used include: Pro Wrestling Illustrated Almanac and onlineworldofwrestling.com)

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