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 Order Competitor Elimination Order Eliminator Time
1.  The Miz 1 Bubba Ray Dudley 04:01
2.  R-Truth 2 Bubba Ray Dudley 04:13
3.  Bubba Ray Dudley 3 Bray Wyatt 05:22
4.  Luke Harper 4 Bray Wyatt 03:42
5.  Bray Wyatt 24 The Big Show and Kane 47:29
6.  Curtis Axel Attacked by Erick Rowan n/a
7.  The Boogeyman 5 Bray Wyatt 01:43
8.  Sin Cara 6 Bray Wyatt 00:50
9.  Zack Ryder 7 Bray Wyatt 00:47
10.  Daniel Bryan 11 Bray Wyatt 10:36
11.  Fandango 10 Rusev 07:50
12.  Tyson Kidd 8 Daniel Bryan 02:41
13.  Stardust 15 Roman Reigns 12:49
14.  Diamond Dallas Page 9 Rusev 02:47
15.  Rusev 28 Roman Reigns 35:40
16.  Goldust 14 Roman Reigns 06:35
17.  Kofi Kingston 13 Rusev 03:04
18.  Adam Rose 12 Rusev 01:01
19.  Roman Reigns WINNER 27:29
20.  Big E 18 Rusev 15:04
21.  Damien Mizdow 16 Rusev 01:07
22.  Jack Swagger 20 The Big Show 13:06
23.  Ryback 19 The Big Show and Kane 11:15
24.  Kane 26 Roman Reigns 17:13
25.  Dean Ambrose 25 The Big Show and Kane  10:40
26.  Titus O’Neill 17 Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose 00:04
27.  Bad News Barrett 21 Dolph Ziggler 06:10
28.  Cesaro 22 Dolph Ziggler 05:16
29.  The Big Show 27 Roman Reigns 08:39
30.  Dolph Ziggler 23 The Big Show and Kane 02:29

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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