Royal Rumble (2006)

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Royal Rumble 2006
Theme
song(s)
"Royal Rumble" by WWE's Jim Johnston
Information
Promotion {{{promotion}}}
Brand (s) Raw, Smackdown
Sponsor Con
Date January 29, 2006 (Sunday)
Attendance 16, 178[source?]
Venue {{{venue}}}
City Miami
Royal Rumble chronology
Royal Rumble (2005) Royal Rumble 2006 Royal Rumble (2007)

Royal Rumble (2006) was the nineteenth annual Royal Rumble PPV event held by WWE at the American Airlines Arena, in Miami, on January 29, 2006. It was sponsored by Sony Entertainment and The Con.

Qualification matches[change | change source]

Other on-screen talent
Role: Name:
Commentator Michael Cole
(SmackDown! / Royal Rumble match)
Jerry "The King" Lawler
(Raw / Royal Rumble match)
Joey Styles (Raw)
Tazz (SmackDown!)
Carlos Cabrera (Spanish)
Hugo Savinovich (Spanish)
Interviewer Todd Grisham
Josh Mathews
Ring announcer Tony Chimel (SmackDown!)
Lilian Garcia (Raw)
Referee Mike Chioda (Raw)
Mickie Henson (Raw)
Chris Kay (SmackDown!)
Jim Korderas (SmackDown!)
Nick Patrick (SmackDown!)
Charles Robinson (SmackDown!)
General manager Theodore Long (SmackDown!)
Vince McMahon (Raw; interim)
Bingo machine tumbler Candice Michelle
Victoria
Torrie Wilson

Results[change | change source]

No. Results Stipulations Times[2]
Heat Finlay defeated Brian Kendrick[3] Singles match 02:07
1 Gregory Helms defeated Kid Kash (c), Funaki, Jamie Noble, Nunzio and Paul London[3] 6-Way Cruiserweight match for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship 07:40
2 Mickie James defeated Ashley[3] Singles match with WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus as Special Guest Referee 07:44
3 The Boogeyman defeated John "Bradshaw" Layfield (with Jillian Hall) Singles match 01:54
4 Rey Mysterio won by last eliminating Randy Orton[3] 2006 Royal Rumble match 1:02:12
5 John Cena defeated Edge (c) (with Lita)[3] Singles match for the WWE Championship 14:02
6 Kurt Angle (c) defeated Mark Henry (with Daivari)[3] Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship 09:29
(c) – refers to the champion heading into the match

Royal Rumble entrances and eliminations[change | change source]

Red ██ and "Raw" indicates a Raw superstar, blue ██ and "SD!" indicates a SmackDown! superstar. A new entrant came out approximately every 90 seconds.

Draw[4] Entrant[4] Brand Order[4] Eliminated by[4] Time[4] Eliminations
1 Triple H Raw 28 Mysterio 60:09 5
2 Rey Mysterio SD! 62:12 6
3 Simon Dean SD! 1 Mysterio and Triple H 00:45 0
4 Psicosis SD! 2 Mysterio 01:15 0
5 Ric Flair Raw 3 Triple H 01:20 0
6 The Big Show Raw 7 Triple H 09:02 2
7 Jonathan Coachman Raw 4 Big Show 00:30 0
8 Bobby Lashley SD! 6 Big Show & Kane 04:17 1
9 Kane Raw 8 Triple H 03:33 1
10 Sylvan SD! 5 Lashley 00:18 0
11 Carlito Raw 26 Van Dam 38:29 2
12 Chris Benoit SD! 17 Orton 30:31 2
13 Booker T SD! 9 Benoit 00:18 0
14 Joey Mercury SD! 22 Nitro 29:14 1
15 Tatanka SD! 12 Mercury & Nitro 14:09 0
16 Johnny Nitro SD! 23 Michaels 25:45 2
17 Trevor Murdoch Raw 13 Michaels 13:41 0
18 Eugene Raw 15 Benoit 16:25 0
19 Road Warrior Animal SD! 10 Van Dam 02:49 0
20 Rob Van Dam Raw 27 Mysterio 23:52 3
21 Orlando Jordan SD! 21 Orton 16:09 0
22 Chavo Guerrero Raw 11 Triple H 00:59 0
23 Matt Hardy SD! 14 Viscera 07:42 0
24 Super Crazy SD! 16 Mysterio 07:40 0
25 Shawn Michaels Raw 25 Shane McMahon[1] 12:55 3
26 Chris Masters Raw 19 Carlito 07:01 1
27 Viscera Raw 18 Carlito & Masters 05:20 1
28 Shelton Benjamin Raw 24 Michaels 06:51 0
29 Goldust Raw 20 Van Dam 03:09 0
30 Randy Orton SD! 29 Mysterio 13:04 2

References[change | change source]