WWE’S eagerly anticipated Royal Rumble returned and again was one of the highlights of the wrestling calendar.
The winner of each Rumble is guaranteed a title shot at the Granddaddy of the All, WrestleMania, but who the men’s rumble and were there any unexpected returns…
Who won the Royal Rumble 2019?
Raw’s Seth Rollins won the men’s Royal Rumble 2019 after curb-stomping Braun Strowman on the apron.
Strowman had previously been a late entry to the Rumble after replacing the injured John Cena.
SmackDown Live’s Becky Lynch, who had earlier been defeated by Asuka, won the women’s Royal Rumble after eliminating Charlotte Flair.
The Lass-kicker entered in place of Lana at number 28 after the Ravishing Russian was ruled out through injury during the kick-off show.
Order of entry and when they were eliminated
- 1. Elias (Eliminated by Seth Rollins)
- 2. Jeff Jarrett (Eliminated by Elias)
- 3. Shinsuke Nakamura (Eliminated by Mustafa Ali)
- 4. Kurt Angle (Eliminated by Shinsuke Nakamura)
- 5. Big E (Eliminated by Samoa Joe)
- 6. Johnny Gargano (Eliminated by Dean Ambrose)
- 7. Jinder Mahal (Eliminated by Johnny Gargano)
- 8. Samoa Joe (Eliminated by Mustafa Ali)
- 9. Curt Hawkins (Eliminated by Samoa Joe)
- 10. Seth Rollins
- 11. Titus O’Neil (Eliminated by Curt Hawkins)
- 12. Kofi Kingston (Eliminated by Drew McIntyre)
- 13. Mustafa Ali (Eliminated by Nia Jax)
- 14. Dean Ambrose (Eliminated by Aleister Black)
- 15. No Way Jose (Eliminated by Samoa Joe)
- 16. Drew McIntyre (Eliminated by Dolph Ziggler)
- 17. Xavier Woods (Eliminated by Drew McIntyre)
- 18. Pete Dunne (Eliminated by Drew McIntyre)
- 19. Andrade (Eliminated by Braun Strowman)
- 20. Apollo Crews (Eliminated by Baron Corbin)
- 21. Aleister Black (Eliminated by Baron Corbin)
- 22. Shelton Benjamin (Eliminated by Braun Strowman)
- 23. Baron Corbin (Eliminated by Braun Strowman)
- 24. Jeff Hardy (Eliminated by Drew McIntyre)
- 25. Rey Mysterio (Eliminated by Randy Orton)
- 26. Bobby Lashley (Eliminated by Seth Rollins)
- 27. Braun Strowman (Eliminated by Seth Rollins)
- 28. Dolph Ziggler (Eliminated by Braun Strowman)
- 29. Randy Orton (Eliminated by Andrade)
- 30. R-Truth then Nia Jax (Eliminated by Rey Mysterio)
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