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WWE Royal Rumble results: live coverage

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WWE Royal Rumble
January 29, 2022
The Dome at America's Center
St. Louis, MO

We are live with ongoing coverage of the WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view. As always, we will have results posted immediately after every match. We will also update this page after every Royal Rumble match entry. Refresh this page often or click here if you are having trouble seeing the results.

There was no kickoff show so the show starts with the Universal Title match.

WWE Universal Championship
Roman Reigns (Champion) vs. Seth "Freakin" Rollins

Rollins came out through the crowd with the old Shield entrance music and he had his old Shield gear on. Reigns was not happy about it and the announcers said Rollins was playing mind games. Rollins was on offense for the first few minutes until Reigns caught him with a right hand as Rollins jumped off the top rope.

Rollins quickly turned things around and he powerbombed (Shield Bomb) Reigns through the announcer's table. Rollins also hit Reigns with a buckle bomb and the stomp but Reigns kicked out of the pin attempt.

Reigns avoided another curb stomp and he hit Rollins with punches and a powerbomb. Moments later, Reigns hit a Superman punch but Rollins kicked out of the pin attempt. Reigns speared Rollins on the floor and then he tossed him in the ring so he could hit another Superman punch but Rollins countered into the Pedigree, Reigns kicked out of the pin attempt.

Reigns avoided another stomp but Rollins continued with kicks to the head and Reigns hit a punch and a spear. Rollins laughed and asked for a fist bump and Reigns simply grabbed him and locked him in the guillotine submission but Rollins made it to the bottom rope. Reigns would not break the hold so he was disqualified.

After the match, Reigns hit Rollins with a chair to the back several times like Rollins did several years ago. Reigns left the ring but then he went back in to hit Rollins several more times with the chair.

30-Woman Royal Rumble Match

Melina was in for a few seconds before the third entrant (Tamina) entered the match. Kelly Kelly also did not last long and she was also eliminated by Banks. Banks was ultimately eliminated by Queen Zelina. Dana Brooke almost got eliminated by Michelle McCool but she was saved because Reggie caught her. McCool eliminated Brooke a few seconds later. Deville entered at number 11 but she opted to go to the announcer's table first. She said that she would take her jacked off and enter the match at the proper time. Deville entered the ring after the 13th entrant, Cameron, entered the match. Deville then quickly eliminated Cameron by ramming her head into the ring post. Deville was eliminated by Naomi. Upon entering the match, Rhea Ripley eliminated Carmella and Queen Zelina at the same time. When Naomi was about to be eliminated, she tried to do a handstand to avoid having her feet touch the floor but she was pulled out of the ring by Sonya Deville. Ivory entered the match in her doing her Right to Censor gimmick and she was quickly eliminated by Rhea Ripley. Mickie James entered the match with her Impact Knockouts Championship around her waist. When Nikki A.S.H. entered the match, she snuck in from behind to try to eliminate Ripley but the plan didn't work and Nikki escaped under the bottom rope. Summer Rae was quickly eliminated about 30 seconds after she entered the match. When Mighty Molly walked out, she was attacked and driven into the steel steps by Nikki A.S.H. Nikki then eliminated Molly. Ronda Rousey was a surprise entrant. Brie Bella eliminated Brie and then Brie was eliminated by Ronda. The final two women were Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey.

Order of entry:
1. Sasha Banks
2. Melina
3. Tamina
4. Kelly Kelly
5. Aliyah
6. Liv Morgan
7. Queen Zelina
8. Bianca Belair
9. Dana Brooke
10. Michelle McCool
11. Sonya Deville
12. Natalya
13. Cameron
14. Naomi
15. Carmella
16. Rhea Ripley
17. Charlotte Flair
18. Ivory
19. Brie Bella
20. Mickie James
21. Alicia Fox
22. Nikki A.S.H.
23. Summer Rae
24. Nikki Bella
25. Sarah Logan
26. Lita
27. Mighty Molly
28. Ronda Rousey
29. Shotzi
30. Shayna Baszler

Eliminations
1. Melina
2. Kelly Kelly
3. Sasha Banks
4. Dana Brooke
5. Tamina
6. Cameron
7. Sonya Deville
8. Queen Zelina
9. Carmella
10. Aliyah
11. Naomi
12. Ivory
13. Michelle McCool
14. Summer Rae
15. Alicia Fox
16. Sarah Logan
17.. Liv Morgan
18. Mickie James
19. Mighty Molly
20. Nikki A.S.H.
21. Nikki Bella
22. Brie Bella
23. Shotzi
24. Natalya
25. Lita
26. Rhea Ripley
27. Shayna Baszler
28. Bianca Belair
29. Charlotte Flair

WWE Raw Women's Championship
Becky Lynch (Champion) vs. Doudrop

Notes from the match...

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Rousey was on defense for much of the match until she was able to get her knees up when Doudrop attempted a Vader Bomb. Lynch hit a Molly go round off the top rope and then almost pinned the challenger.

Lynch hit a flurry of offense but Doudrop caught her with a headbutts but Lynch bounced Doudrop's neck off the top rope. Lynch then followed up with a legdrop off the top rope and a pin attempt. Doudrop fought back and picked up and drove Lynch into the mat. She went for a move off the top but Lynch caught up to her and hit the Manhandle slam off the top to win the match via pinfall.

Announced attendance: 44,390

WWE Championship
Brock Lesnar (Champion) vs. Bobby Lashley

The match started with a legit looking lock up and a clean break. They locked up again and Lesnar hit a German suplex but Lashley got up quickly. Lashley hit his own German suplex on Lesnar. Lesnar hit 2 consecutive suplexes on Lashley but Lashley quickly got back on his feet. Lashley came back with a kick and punches. Lesnar reversed and he tried the F5 but Lashley speared him. Lashley speared him again and Lesnar rolled out to the floor.

Lashley went for a spear on the outside of the ring but Lesnar moved and Lashley crashed through the barricade. Lashley wasn't done for long and he send Lesnar into the ring post. Back in the ring, Lashley crashed into the middle turnbuckle after trying another spear. Lesnar hit five consecutive suplexes and he tried the F5 but Lashley countered into the Hurt Lock. Lesnar backed Lashley into the turnbuckle and he took out the referee in the process. Lesnar hit the F5 but Lashley landed on the referee so there was no count.

Roman Reigns ran in and speared Lesnar. Heyman handed the WWE Championship to Reigns so he could use on Lesnar's head. This allowed Lashley to make the cover and win the title.

Mixed Tag Team Match
Edge and Beth Phoenix vs. The Miz and Maryse

Maryse and Beth started the match but Maryse ran away and tagged in her husband. Miz hit several offensive moves on Edge in the first few moments of the match and Maryse slapped Edge with the referee wasn't looking.

Beth eventually tagged in and she got her hands on Maryse. Beth had Maryse pinned but Miz knocked Beth off to break up the pin but Beth didn't take kindly to that and she picked up Miz and drove him into the corner. She followed up with a flurry of kicks and punches. Maryse hit Beth with the loaded purse as the referee wasn't looking but Beth kicked out of the pin attempts.

They did a double clothesline spot and that led to a hot tag to the man. There was a combination powerbomb from Beth, followed by a top rope elbow from Edge but Miz was able to kick out. Maryse took out Beth at ringside as Maryse took out Beth at ringside. A distraction from Maryse caused Edge to miss a spear. Maryse then hit Edge with a hurricanrana. Maryse hit Beth with a DDT and Miz hit the skull crushing finale but Edge kicked out of the pin attempt. Beth recovered and took out Maryse. Both Edge and Beth hit a double spear on Miz. Beth and Edge both hit the Glamazon slam on Beth and Miz and they both pinned them to win the match.

Medal of Honor recipient Captain Flo Groberg was honored with a video package and he was shown at ringside.

30-Man Royal Rumble Match

AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura started the match. When Bobby Roode got in the match, he faced off with AJ Styles and Roode said he been waiting for this a long time. It looked like they were hoping for a bigger pop from fans who remembered their TNA history. Johnny Knoxville entered at number 9 and he was accompanied by other Jackass cast members. Knoxville took a shot at AJ but AJ laid him out with combinations kicks and a lariat. Montez Ford followed up with a frog splash on Knoxville. Ridge Holland went to eliminate Knoxville but Zayn stole the glory by knocking Knoxville out of the ring with the heluva kick. Zayn was then eliminated by Styles. When Chad Gable entered the ring, he gathered the wrestlers around him so they could work together to take out Omos. The plan worked because they were able to get him out, with some help from AJ Styles. Austin Theory was given 22 minutes in the ring before he was eliminated and his time was pointed out by the announcers. Styles spent 29 minutes in the match and was eliminated by Madcap Moss. On Friday, WWE said Drew McIntyre's return timetable was unknown but he entered the match at number 22 and he eliminated Madcap Moss and Baron Corbin as soon as he entered the ring. McIntyre continued the attack on Moss and Corbin with steel steps at ringside. Kevin Owens and McIntyre fought in the aisleway and in the ring as KO entered in the 22 spot. Kingston entered at 25 and he was sent out of the ring but he landed on the barricade. It was supposed to be another trademark trick spot where he held onto the barricade and missed the floor but the replay showed that both feet touched the floor so they announced that he was eliminated. Bad Bunny came out at 27 and he entered by hitting a cross body off the top on Sheamus. He also hit a hurricanrana on Kevin Owens and a Canadian Destroyer on Riddle. Sheamus was eliminated after Bad Bunny moved out of the way from a brogue kick. Bunny also eliminated Ziggler with help from Mysterio. Shane McMahon came out at 28 and he quickly eliminated Kevin Owens. Randy Orton got a massive reaction from his hometown when he came out at 29. RK-Bro eliminated Big E and Otis and they took out several guys. Brock Lesnar came in at number 30 and quickly eliminated Orton. Lesnar hit an F5 on Bad Bunny and then he tossed him out. Brock dumpted McIntyre to win the match.

Order of entry
1. AJ Styles
2. Shinsuke Nakamura
3. Austin Theory
4. Robert Roode
5. Ridge Holland
6. Montez Ford
7. Damian Priest
8. Sami Zayn
9. Johnny Knoxville
10. Angelo Dawkins
11. Omos
12. Ricochet
13. Chad Gable
14. Dominik Mysterio
15. Happy Corbin
16. Dolph Ziggler
17. Sheamus
18. Rick Boogs
19. Madcap Moss
20. Riddle
21. Drew McIntyre
22. Kevin Owens
23. Rey Mysterio
24. Kofi Kingston
25. Otis
26. Big E
27. Bad Bunny
28. Shane McMahon
29. Randy Orton
30. Brock Lesnar

Order of elimination
1. Robert Roode
2. Shinsuke Nakamura
3. Johnny Knoxville
4. Sami Zayn
5. Angelo Dawkins
6. Montez Ford
7. Damian Priest
8. Omos
9. Ricochet
10. Dominik Mysterio
11. Austin Theory
12. Ridge Holland
13. Chad Gable
14. AJ Styles
15. Rick Boogs
16. Madcap Moss
17. Happy Corbin
18. Kofi Kingston
19. Sheamus
29. Dolph Ziggler
21. Rey Mysterio
22. Kevin Owens
23. Big E
24. Otis
25. Randy Orton
26. Bad Bunny
27. Riddle
28. Shane McMahon
29. Drew McIntyre