Royal Rumble (2008)

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Royal Rumble (2008)
"Stand Up For Rock 'N' Roll" by Airbourne[1]
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment
Brand (s) Raw
Date January 27, 2008
Attendance 20,798[2]
Venue Madison Square Garden
City New York, New York
Pay-per-view chronology
Armageddon (2007) Royal Rumble (2008) No Way Out (2008)
Royal Rumble chronology
Royal Rumble (2007) Royal Rumble (2008) Royal Rumble (2009)[3]

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 | change source]

# Matches Stipulations Time
Dark Shannon Moore and Jimmy Wang Yang defeated Deuce 'n Domino Tag team match Unknown
1 Ric Flair defeated Montel Vontavious Porter[4][5] Career Threatening match 07:48
2 John "Bradshaw" Layfield defeated Chris Jericho by disqualification[5][6] Singles match 09:23
3 Edge (c) (with Vickie Guerrero and Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder) defeated Rey Mysterio[7] Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship 12:34
4 Randy Orton (c) defeated Jeff Hardy[5][8] Singles match for the WWE Championship 14:03
5 John Cena won by last eliminating Triple H 2008 Royal Rumble match 51:26
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

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