Royal Rumble 2018

Royal Rumble 2018

Royal Rumble 2018

Date: January 28 2018 | Attendance: TBC | Venue: Wells Fargo Center | City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Brands: RAW and SmackDown | Attendance: 17,629 | Sponsor: KFC and Rocket League | Theme Songs: “King is Born” by Aloe Blacc and “Power” by Little Mix feat. Stormzy


Royal Rumble 2018 was a WWE pay-per-view (PPV) event which aired on January 28 2018 from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event featured talent from both the RAW and SmackDown Live brands. This marked the thirty-first Royal Rumble in the events chronology. The event was aired across various pay-per-view outlets across the globe, and streamed live on the WWE Network. The event featured a thirty-man Royal Rumble match, with the opportunity to gain a championship opportunity at WrestleMania 34. The Royal Rumble 2018 also featured the first Women’s Royal Rumble match, with the chance of a women’s championship match at WrestleMania 34. The event is notable for the appearance of former UFC Competitor, Rhonda Rousey making her full-time WWE debut.


Results for Royal Rumble 2018

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Pre-Show: Six-Man Tag Team Match

Kalisto, Gran Metalik and Lince Dorado defeated TJP, Gentleman Jack Gakkagher and Drew Gulak

Time: 13:20

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Pre-Show

The Revival (Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson) defeated Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson

Time: 09:10

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Pre-Show: WWE United States Championship

Bobby Roode (c) defeated Mo Rawley to retain the WWE United States Championship

Time: 07:45

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WWE Championship – Handicap Match

AJ Styles (c) defeated Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn to retain the WWE Championship

Time: 15:55

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WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship – 2 out of 3 Falls Match

The Usos (Jimmy and Jey Uso) (c) defeated Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin (2 Falls – 0 Falls)

Time: 13:55

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30-Man Royal Rumble Match for a WWE World Championship Match at WrestleMania 34

Shinsuke Nakamura won, last eliminating Roman Reigns

Time: 1:05:27

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WWE RAW Tag Team Championship

Sheamus and Cesaro defeated Seth Rollins and Jason Jordan to capture the WWE RAW Tag Team Championship

Time: 12:49

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WWE Universal Championship – Triple Threat Match

Brock Lesnar (c) (w/ Paul Heyman) defeated Kane and Braun Strowman to retain the WWE Universal Championship

Time: 10:55

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30-Women Royal Rumble Match for a WWE Women’s Championship Match at WrestleMania 34

Asuka won, last eliminating Nikki Bella

Time: 58:57

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