WWE Royal Rumble Results & Highlights

The official march to Wrestlemania has begun, and the first stop along the way is the iconic and legend-making pay-per-view, The Royal Rumble. Taking place before a packed audience in Phoenix, both the men’s and women’s Royal Rumble matches saw an influx of talent from NXT and gave us a glimpse at the future of WWE. Fan favorites Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins won their respective Royal Rumble matches to advance to Wrestlemania and face a champion of their choosing. Check out the full results from the pay-per-view below:

  1. Bobby Roode and Chad Gable defeated Rezar and Scott Dawson by pinfall
  2. Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Rusev to win the United States Championship
  3. Fatal 4-Way Match: Buddy Murphy defeated Akira Tozawa, Kalisto, and Hideo Itami by pinfall to retain the Cruiserweight Championship
  4. Asuka defeated Becky Lynch by submission to retain the SmackDown Women’s Championship
  5. The Miz and Shane McMahon defeated The Bar by pinfall to win the SmackDown Tag Team Championship
  6. Ronda Rousey defeated Sasha Banks by pinfall to retain the Raw Women’s Championship
  7. Becky Lynch won the 30-woman Royal Rumble match
  8. Daniel Bryan defeated AJ Styles by pinfall to retain the WWE Championship
  9. Brock Lesnar defeated Finn Balor by submission to retain the Universal Championship
  10. Seth Rollins won the 30-man Royal Rumble match

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