Royal Rumble (2008)
|Royal Rumble (2008)|
|Theme song (s)||"Stand Up For Rock 'N' Roll" by Airbourne|
|Promotion||World Wrestling Entertainment|
|Date||January 27, 2008|
|Venue||Madison Square Garden|
|City||New York, New York|
|Armageddon (2007)||Royal Rumble (2008)||No Way Out (2008)|
|Royal Rumble chronology|
|Royal Rumble (2007)||Royal Rumble (2008)||Royal Rumble (2009)|
Royal Rumble (2008) was a wrestling PPV that took place in New York City, New York at Madison Square Garden. It was the 21nd Royal Rumble event. The event had the twenty-first yearly Royal Rumble match as the main event, which John Cena won. One of the matches was Randy Orton defending his WWE Championship against Jeff Hardy. Another was, Edge defending his World Heavyweight Championship against Rey Mysterio. Another match was, John "Bradshaw" Layfield wrestling against Chris Jericho. The last match was Ric Flair wrestling against M.V.P.
Results[change | edit source]
|Dark||Shannon Moore and Jimmy Wang Yang defeated Deuce 'n Domino||Tag team match||Unknown|
|1||Ric Flair defeated Montel Vontavious Porter||Career Threatening match||07:48|
|2||John "Bradshaw" Layfield defeated Chris Jericho by disqualification||Singles match||09:23|
|3||Edge (c) (with Vickie Guerrero and Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder) defeated Rey Mysterio||Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship||12:34|
|4||Randy Orton (c) defeated Jeff Hardy||Singles match for the WWE Championship||14:03|
|5||John Cena won by last eliminating Triple H||2008 Royal Rumble match||51:26|
References[change | edit source]
- Medalis, Kara. "The Royal Rumble goes Airbourne". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/inside/overtheropes/news/airbourne. Retrieved 2008-09-19.
- Dee, Louie. "Royal Rumble Results - Next stop: Orlando". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/royalrumble/history/2008/matches/5267610321112/results. Retrieved 2008-01-28.
- WWE announces PPV dates for the Royal Rumble & No Way Out (2009)
- Difino, Lennie. "Results: A Flair for greatness". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/royalrumble/history/2008/matches/6141204/results/. Retrieved 2008-01-28.
- "Royal Rumble 2008 Results". Online World of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/results/wweppv/royalrumble08/. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
- Adkins, Greg (2008-01-28). "Bad Blood". World Wrestling Entertainment. http://www.wwe.com/shows/royalrumble/history/2008/matches/526761032111/results/. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
- Tello, Craig (2008-01-28). "All in the family". World Wrestling Entertainment. http://www.wwe.com/shows/royalrumble/history/2008/matches/52676103211111/results/. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
- Robinson, Bryan (2008-01-28). "Fate on the Legend Killer's side". World Wrestling Entertainment. http://www.wwe.com/shows/royalrumble/history/2008/matches/52676103211/results/. Retrieved 2008-01-29.