Royal Rumble 2002

royal rumble 2002

Royal Rumble 2002

30 Men, One Match, One W1nner

Date: January 20, 2002 | Attendance: 12,915 | Venue: Phillips Arena | City: Atlanta, Georgia

Sponsors: Final Fantasy X Theme Song: “Cocky” By Kid Rock


The fifteenth edition of the Royal Rumble event aired on 20/02/2002 from the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. There were six matches contested on the card and four championships on the line. The main event featured the traditional Royal Rumble match with 30 WWE Superstars competing for the chance to go to WrestleMania X8, with the under card being headlined with a contest for the WWE Undisputed Championship with Chris Jericho defending against The Rock. The event is now available to watch on the WWE Network under the pay-per-views section.


WWE Tag Team Championship

Spike Dudley and Tazz (c) defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley) (w/ Stacy Keibler) to retain the championship

Time: 05:06

WWE Intercontinental Championship

William Regal defeated Edge (c) to capture the championship

Time: 09:45

WWE Women’s Championship

Trish Stratus (c) defeated Jazz to retain the championship

Special Guest Referee: Jacqueline

Time: 03:43

Street Fight

Ric Flair defeated Vince McMahon

Time: 14:55

WWE Undisputed Championship

Chris Jericho (c) defeated The Rock to retain the championship

Time: 18:48

30-Man Royal Rumble Match for a WWE Undisputed Championship Opportunity at WrestleMania X8

Triple H won the Royal Rumble 2002 match, last eliminating Kurt Angle

Time: 01:09:22


Royal Rumble 2002 Statistics

Entry OrderCompetitorElimination OrderEliminatorTime
1Rikishi6Undertaker13:39
2Goldust4Undertaker13:00
3Big Boss Man1Rikishi03:05
4Bradshaw3Billy07:17
5Lance Storm2Al Snow04:46
6Al Snow5Undertaker05:12
7Billy7Undertaker03:37
8The Undertaker10Maven07:40
9Matt Hardy9Undertaker04:16
10Jeff Hardy8Undertaker01:30
11Maven11Undertaker[1]03:34
12Scotty 2 Hotty12Dallas Page02:36
13Christian16Steve Austin12:14
14Diamond Dallas Page13Christian05:15
15Chuck17Steve Austin09:04
16The Godfather15Christian & Chuck01:48
17Albert14Christian & Chuck00:48
18Perry Saturn18Steve Austin02:57
19Stone Cold Steve Austin27Kurt Angle26:46
20Val Venis19Steve Austin02:58
21Test20Steve Austin01:42
22Triple H-Winner23:14
23The Hurricane21Steve Austin & Triple H00:39
24Faarooq22Triple H00:36
25Mr. Perfect28Triple H15:18
26Kurt Angle29Triple H16:09
27Big Show23Kane02:45
28Kane24Kurt Angle01:02
29Rob Van Dam25Booker T02:12
30Booker T26Steve Austin00:33

Other Royal Rumble 2002 On-Screen Talent

Event Commentators

Jerry “The King” Lawler and Jim Ross

Interviewers

Jonathan Coachman, Michael Cole and Lilian Garcia

Ring Announcer

Howard Finkel

Referees

Mike Chioda, Jack Doan, Brian Hebner, Earl Hebner, Jimmy Korderas, Theodore Long, Nick Patrick, Charles Robinson and Tim White


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