Royal Rumble (2017)

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Royal Rumble (2017) was a wrestling Pay-per-view made by WWE. It happened on January 29, 2017. It was performed at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. It was the thirtieth time a Royal Rumble was held, the second to be held at the Alamodome and the fourth to be held in Texas.

Eight matches were performed at the event. The most important match was the Royal Rumble match. Randy Orton won it by last eliminating Roman Reigns for a world championship match at WrestleMania 33. Tye Dillinger also wrestled in WWE for the first time in the Royal Rumble. John Cena beat WWE Champion AJ Styles in another important match that was for the title. That was the thirteenth time John won the title (which is a record) and the sixteenth time he won a world championship. That meant he tied Ric Flair's record.

Results[change | change source]

Royal Rumble match entrances and eliminations[change | change source]

    Raw
    SmackDown
    NXT
     – Unassigned
     – Winner
Draw Entrant Brand Elimination Order Eliminated by Time Elimination(s)
1 Big Cass Raw 3 Braun Strowman 09:57 0
2 Chris Jericho Raw 27 Roman Reigns 1:00:13 2
3 Kalisto SmackDown 4 Braun Strowman 08:17 0
4 Mojo Rawley SmackDown 2 06:16 0
5 Jack Gallagher Raw 1 Mark Henry 03:20 0
6 Adam Cole Raw 5 Braun Strowman 03:17 1
7 Braun Strowman Raw 9 Baron Corbin 13:11 7
8 Sami Zayn Raw 25 The Undertaker 47:12 0
9 Big Show Raw 6 Braun Strowman 01:42 0
10 Tye Dillinger NXT 8 Braun Strowman 05:27 0
11 James Ellsworth SmackDown 7 Braun Strowman 00:15 0
12 Dean Ambrose SmackDown 16 Brock Lesnar 26:55 0
13 Baron Corbin SmackDown 21 The Undertaker 32:39 1
14 Kofi Kingston Raw 10 Cesaro 16:13 0
15 The Miz SmackDown 24 The Undertaker 32:44 0
16 Sheamus Raw 14 Chris Jericho 12:13 2
17 Big E Raw 12 Sheamus and Cesaro 09:46 0
18 Rusev Raw 20 Goldberg 22:31 0
19 Cesaro Raw 13 Chris Jericho 06:44 2
20 Xavier Woods Raw 11 Sheamus 04:47 0
21 Bray Wyatt SmackDown 28 Roman Reigns 24:11 0
22 Apollo Crews SmackDown 15 Luke Harper 05:46 0
23 Randy Orton SmackDown Winner 20:52 1
24 Dolph Ziggler SmackDown 17 Brock Lesnar 04:21 0
25 Luke Harper SmackDown 22 Goldberg 09:56 1
26 Brock Lesnar Raw 19 Goldberg 04:30 3
27 Enzo Amore Raw 18 Brock Lesnar 00:18 0
28 Goldberg Raw 23 The Undertaker 03:21 3
29 The Undertaker Unassigned 26 Roman Reigns 05:30 4
30 Roman Reigns Raw 29 Randy Orton 05:05 3