Royal Rumble 2015

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Royal Rumble 2015

Date: January 25 2015 Attendance: 17,164 Venue: Wells Fargo Center City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Theme Song: “Gonna Be a Fight Tonight” by Danko Jones | Sponsors: Hulu and WWE Immortals

The twenty-eight edition of the Royal Rumble event aired on 25/01/2015 from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There were six matches contested on the card, with one on the pre-show and two championships on the line. The main event featured the traditional Royal Rumble match with 30 WWE Superstars, with the under card featuring a Triple Threat Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, with Brock Lesnar defending against John Cena and Seth Rollins. The event was aired live across various pay-per-view channels across the globe including a live stream on the WWE Network.

Pre-Show Contest: Tag Team Match

Tyson Kidd and Cesaro (w/ Natalya and Adam Rose) defeated The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingston) (w/ Xavier Woods)

Time: 11:03

The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor) defeated The New Age Outlaws (Road Dogg and Billy Gunn)

Time: 05:25

WWE Tag Team Championship

The Usos (Jimmy and Jey Uso) (c) defeated The Miz and Damien Mizdow to retain the championship

Time: 09:20

The Bella Twins (Brie and Nikki Bella) defeated Paige and Natalya

Time: 08:05

Triple Threat Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship

Brock Lesnar (c) (w/ Paul Heyman) defeated Seth Rollins (w/ Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury) and John Cena to retain the championship

Time: [22:42]

30-Man Royal Rumble Match

Roman Reigns won the Royal Rumble 2015 match, last eliminating Rusev

Time: 59:43

Royal Rumble 2015 Statistics 

Entry OrderCompetitorElimination OrderEliminatorTime
1. The Miz1Bubba Ray Dudley04:01
2. R-Truth2Bubba Ray Dudley04:13
3. Bubba Ray Dudley3Bray Wyatt05:22
4. Luke Harper4Bray Wyatt03:42
5. Bray Wyatt24The Big Show and Kane47:29
6. Curtis AxelAttacked by Erick Rowann/a
7. The Boogeyman5Bray Wyatt01:43
8. Sin Cara6Bray Wyatt00:50
9. Zack Ryder7Bray Wyatt00:47
10. Daniel Bryan11Bray Wyatt10:36
11. Fandango10Rusev07:50
12. Tyson Kidd8Daniel Bryan02:41
13. Stardust15Roman Reigns12:49
14. Diamond Dallas Page9Rusev02:47
15. Rusev28Roman Reigns35:40
16. Goldust14Roman Reigns06:35
17. Kofi Kingston13Rusev03:04
18. Adam Rose12Rusev01:01
19. Roman ReignsWINNER27:29
20. Big E18Rusev15:04
21. Damien Mizdow16Rusev01:07
22. Jack Swagger20The Big Show13:06
23. Ryback19The Big Show and Kane11:15
24. Kane26Roman Reigns17:13
25. Dean Ambrose25The Big Show and Kane 10:40
26. Titus O’Neill17Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose00:04
27. Bad News Barrett21Dolph Ziggler06:10
28. Cesaro22Dolph Ziggler05:16
29. The Big Show27Roman Reigns08:39
30. Dolph Ziggler23The Big Show and Kane02:29

Other Royal Rumble 2015 On-Screen Talent

Event Commentators

Jerry “The King” Lawler, Michael Cole and John “Bradshaw” Layfield

Spanish Commentators

Carlos Cabrera and Marcelo Rodriguez

Pre-Show Panel

Renee Young, Byron Saxton, Corey Graves and Booker T


Tom Phillips

Ring Announcers 

Lilian Garcia and Eden


Rudy Charles, Chad Patton, John Cone, Darrick Moore, Mike Chioda and Road Zapata

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