Royal Rumble (2011)

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Royal Rumble (2011)
Theme song (s) "Living in a Dream" by Finger Eleven[1]
Information
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment
Date January 30, 2011
Venue TD Garden
City Boston, Massachusetts
Pay-per-view chronology
TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs (2010) Royal Rumble (2011) Elimination Chamber (2011)
Royal Rumble chronology
Royal Rumble (2010) Royal Rumble (2011) Royal Rumble (2012)

Royal Rumble (2011) was the twenty-fourth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event made by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It took place on January 30, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. As always, the Royal Rumble match winner, Alberto Del Rio got a main event match at WrestleMania XXVII for his choice at either the WWE Championship or the World Heavyweight Championship.

Six professional wrestling matches were on the event's supercard, a scheduling of more than one main event. The main event was the 40-man Royal Rumble match instead of the original 30-man match which featured wrestlers from both brands.

Matches[change | edit source]

# Match Stipulations
1 Edge (c) defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship. If Edge used the spear on Ziggler, he would have lost the title.[2]
2 The Miz (c) (w/ Alex Riley) lost to Randy Orton Singles match for the WWE Championship[3]
3 Eve defeated Natalya (c), Layla and Michelle McCool Fatal Four Way for the WWE Divas Championship[4]
4 Alberto Del Rio won by last eliminating Santino Marella 2011 Royal Rumble match
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the matches

Royal Rumble entrances and eliminations[change | edit source]

Red ██ and "Raw" indicates a Raw wrestler, blue ██ and "SD" indicates a Smackdown wrestler and gold ██ and "FA" indicates a free agent entrant.[5] A new entrant came out every 90 seconds.

Entry order Entrant Brand Elimination order Eliminated by Time
1 Punk, CMCM Punk Raw 21 Cena 35:21
2 Bryan, DanielDaniel Bryan Raw 8 Punk 20:55
3 Gabriel, JustinJustin Gabriel SD 1 Bryan 00:58
4 Ryder, ZackZack Ryder Raw 2 Bryan 00:43
5 Regal, WilliamWilliam Regal Raw 3 DiBiase 04:10
6 DiBiase, TedTed DiBiase Raw 7 Harris and McGillicutty 12:16
7 Morrison, JohnJohn Morrison Raw 10 Punk 13:24
8 Tatsu, YoshiYoshi Tatsu Raw 5 Henry 05:35
9 Harris, HuskyHusky Harris Raw 15 Khali 15:48
10 Guerrero, ChavoChavo Guerrero SD 4 Henry 02:01
11 Henry, MarkMark Henry Raw 11 Harris, McGillicutty, Otunga and Punk 07:04
12 JTG SD 6 McGillicutty 01:48
13 McGillicutty, MichaelMichael McGillicutty Raw 20 Cena 15:07
14 Masters, ChrisChris Masters SD 9 Punk 01:58
15 Otunga, DavidDavid Otunga Raw 19 Cena 11:56
16 Reks, TylerTyler Reks SD 12 Punk 00:34
17 Kozlov, VladimirVladimir Kozlov Raw 13 Punk 00:40
18 R-Truth Raw 14 Punk 01:02
19 Khali, The GreatThe Great Khali Raw 16 Ryan 01:17
20 Ryan, MasonMason Ryan Raw 18 Cena 04:32
21 Booker T[1] FA 17 Ryan 01:08
22 Cena, JohnJohn Cena Raw 36 The Miz[2] 33:17
23 Hornswoggle SD 24 Sheamus 09:39
24 Kidd, TysonTyson Kidd Raw 22 Cena 00:53
25 Slater, HeathHeath Slater SD 23 Cena 00:57
26 Kingston, KofiKofi Kingston SD 31 Orton 24:04
27 Swagger, JackJack Swagger SD 25 Mysterio 04:41
28 Sheamus, KingKing Sheamus Raw 32 Orton 18:16
29 Mysterio, ReyRey Mysterio SD 35 Barrett 19:07
30 Barrett, WadeWade Barrett SD 37 Orton 22:23
31 Ziggler, DolphDolph Ziggler SD 27 Big Show 07:12
32 Diesel[3] FA 26 Barrett 02:45
33 McIntyre, DrewDrew McIntyre SD 29 Big Show 04:46
34 Riley, AlexAlex Riley Raw 28 Cena and Kingston 02:50
35 Big Show SD 30 Jackson 01:30
36 Jackson, EzekielEzekiel Jackson SD 33 Kane 07:14
37 Marella, SantinoSantino Marella Raw 39 Del Rio 12:54
38 Del Rio, AlbertoAlberto Del Rio SD WINNER - 09:33
39 Orton, RandyRandy Orton Raw 38 Del Rio 08:18
40 Kane SD 34 Mysterio 01:36

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