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WWE Universal Title Match
Triple Threat Match
Brock Lesnar def. Kane & Braun Strowman to retain the title
WWE World Heavyweight Title Match
AJ Styles def. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn to retain the title
WWE Raw Tag Team Title Match
The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro) def. Seth Rollins & Jason Jordan to win the titles
WWE Smackdown Tag Team Title Match
2 Out Of 3 Falls Match
The Uso’s (Jimmy & Jey) def. Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable to retain the titles
WWE United States Title Match
Bobby Roode def. Mojo Rawley to retain the title
Women’s Royal Rumble Match
Asuka won the match, last eliminating Nikki Bella
Men’s Royal Rumble Match
Shinsuke Nakamura won the match, last eliminating Roman Reigns
The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder) def. The Balor Club (Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows)
Kalisto, Lince Dorado & Gran Metalik def. TJP, Drew Gulak & Jack Gallagher
Here is the Fightful post-show podcast for the 2018 WWE Royal Rumble:
- Rene Young, Peter Rosenberg, David Otunga and Jerry Lawler are on the panel tonight.
- Kevin Young & Sami Zayn are announced for the social media lounge.
- Sam Roberts is with the WWE Universe outside of the arena and he talks about the two Rumble matches happening tonight.
- Highlights are shown from when Stephanie McMahon first announced the women’s Rumble match on WWE Raw.
- WWE Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss is on the panel now, Bliss says she is excited tonight and wishes she was in the Rumble match. Bliss says it is interesting that whomever wins the Rumble could challenge her, no matter what brand they are on. Rosenberg says Asuka won a poll earlier today about who’ll win the Rumble match, Bliss says she thinks Nia Jax will win. Bliss admits that she doesn’t care who wins because she is a smart champion and plans on leaving ‘Mania 34 as champion, Bliss calls the Rumble great for the women’s revolution and everybody backstage is nervous.
- The New Day cut a promo through Twitter about competing in the Rumble tonight.
- Seth Rollins is in the locker room when Jason Jordan walks in, Jordan says he appreciates being the partner of Rollins. Jordan defends Kurt Angle putting the team together, Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable enter the room with Gable and Jordan embracing. Gable says that Jordan dumped him in order to move to Raw, Jordan says he is doing better than Gable is right now since he is a champion.
- The panel take a look at the WWE Raw Tag Team Title & WWE Smackdown Tag Team Title matches.
- Highlights are then shown of the first ever Royal Rumble match.
- Bayley cuts a Twitter promo about the Rumble match.
Kalisto, Lince Dorado & Gran Metalik vs. TJP, Drew Gulak & Jack Gallagher
The match begins with Gulak scoring a takedown on Kalisto and Kalisto gets right back up, Gulak gets Kalisto back down while working on his arm. Kalisto reverses Gulak before applying an inverted figure four leg lock, Gallagher and Metalik get tagged in by their respective partners. Metalik gets Gallagher down with a pinning combination for a near fall, TJP tags in and Dorado tags in as well. Dorado and TJP do same chain wrestling until Kalisto tags in, Kalisto takes TJP down with a headlock. TJP gets free and Kalisto takes him down with a head scissors takedown, Dorado tags in and he attacks TJP with chops. Dorado then hits TJP with a hurricarana followed by a standing moonsault for a near fall, Dorado knocks TJP and an interfering Gulak out of the ring.
Dorado and his teammates take out the entire opposing team with moonsaults to the arena floor as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see TJP nailing Dorado with a European uppercut in the corner. Dorado leaps off the middle rope and TJP nails him with a drop kick, Gulak tags in and distracts the ref so Gallagher can attack Dorado. Gallagher tags in and he stomps on the back of Dorado’s legs, Gallagher then decides to wrench on the leg of Dorado. Gallagher drops a knee on Dorado’s leg while still wrenching away on it, Gulak tags in and he stomps away on a downed Dorado. TJP tags in and he teams with Gulak to hit Dorado with a rolling thunder, TJP gets a few pin attempts against Dorado.
Dorado looks for a tag and TJP knocks him out of the ring, TJP gets Dorado back in the ring for a near fall on a pin attempt. Gallagher tags in and he goes to the middle rope before arguing with Gulak, Gallagher misses a middle rope splash on Dorado. Metalik and Gulak get tagged in by their respective partners, Metalik instaly cleans house on the opposing team. Metalik then hits Gulak with a missile drop kick from the middle rope, Metalik follows up with a top rope elbow drop for the near fall. Kalisto tags in and he attacks Gulak and Gallagher with an enzaguri, Metalik eventually takes out Gallagher and Gulak with suicide dives. TJP tags in as Kalisto knocks Gulak out of the ring, Kalisto hits TJP with Salido Del Sol for the three count.
Winners: Kalisto, Lince Dorado & Gran Metalik
- Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens are shown in their locker room.
- WWE Smackdown Women’s Champion Charlotte has joined the panel, Charlotte talks about the first women’s Rumble match tonight. Charlotte says she would like Becky Lynch or Nikki Bella to win the Rumble match tonight, Charlotte says whomever wins tonight should challenge her for the belt.
- A Rumble flashback is shown next, this time we see Ric Flair winning the ‘92 Rumble match.
- The Royal Rumble “By The Numbers” video airs next.
- Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens are on the Social Media Lounge, they mock some of the people and questions asked of them. Owens says that when they win the WWE Heavyweight Championship tonight, they are going to share the title as co-champions. Owens says they will not reveal their strategy for tonight, Owens claims Peter Rosenberg is paying the WWE to be on the pre-show tonight. Owens says the road to KO mania 3 kicks off tonight when he and Zayn win the belt.
- The next Rumble Flashback shows Shawn Michaels winning the match in 1995.
The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder) vs. The Balor Club (Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows)
The match begins with Wilder backing Anderson into the corner before tagging Dawson in, Dawson backs Anderson into another corner before landing a few strikes. Anderson fights back and he eats a knee from Dawson, Anderson then hits a charging Dawson with a leg lariat. Gallows tags into hit Dawson with a double back body drop alongside Anderson, Wilder distracts the referee so Dawson can rake the eyes of Gallows. Wilder tags in and he mauls Gallows with strikes in the corner, Gallows recovers and he nails Wilder with strikes in the corner. Dawson interferes and Gallows takes him out as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Anderson attacks both opponents.
Dawson then hits Anderson with a dragon screw leg whip in the ropes, Dawson then hits Anderson with multiple elbow drops to the injured leg. Dawson follows that up with a drop kick to the back of the head, Wilder tags in as Anderson is hung upside down in the corner. Anderson gets off the ropes and Wilder stomps on his injured leg, Wilder then wrenches away on the leg of Anderson. Dawson tags in and he attacks the injured leg of Anderson, Wilder tags in and he goes to work on Anderson. Dawson tags back in and Anderson tries rolling him up for a near fall, Wilder tags in and he wrenches on the leg of Anderson.
Dawson tags back in and he goes to work on the leg of Anderson, Anderson recovers and he kicks Dawson out of the ring. Wilder and Gallows get tagged in by their respective partners, Gallows quickly cleans house on the opposing team. Anderson tags in and Dawson prevents the Magic Killer from happening, Gallows then hits Dawson with a super kick. Anderson then catches Wilder with a spine buster for a near fall, Dawson causes a charging Gallows to crash into the turnbuckle. Wilder nails Anderson with a chop block to the injured knee for a three count.
Winners: The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)
- John “Bradshaw” Layfield has joined the panel.
- Highlights from WWE NXT Takeover: Philadelphia air.
- Aiden English & Rusev cut a promo about the Rumble through Twitter.
- Alundra Blayze has joined the panel, Blayze says she is happy to be here and says she would’ve loved to have a Rumble in her day. Blayze says she feels pride for the first women’s Rumble, but credits all the women’s wrestlers who have competed. Blayze says she would love to face Asuka in a match, Blayze refuses to give a prediction for who will win the women’s Rumble match. Blayze eventually picks Nia Jax to win the Rumble match.
- Sam Roberts is with the WWE Universe again and he talks about the WWE Universal Title Match tonight.
- A video package airs about the WWE Universal Title Match.
- The panel discusses the WWE Universal Title Match.
- Another Rumble flashback airs and we see Steve Austin winning the ‘98 Rumble.
- WWE United States Champion Bobby Roode comes to the ring and he has a microphone in hand, Roode talks about winning the WWE United States Title. Roode wonders who will answer the open challenge for the title tonight, which brings out Mojo Rawley.
WWE United States Title Match: Bobby Roode (Champion) vs. Mojo Rawley
The match begins with Rawley shoving Roode to the mat, Rawley then then drops a charging Roode with a shoulder block. Roode fights back and he nails Rawley with a few strikes, Roode then drops Rawley with a clothesline. Roode then hits Rawley with an inverted atomic drop and a side Russian leg sweep for a near fall, Rawley recovers and he drops Roode with a few strikes. Rawley escapes a Glorious DDT attempt before sending Roode to the ring apron, Rawley then knocks Roode from the apron to the barricade. Rawley follows that up by tackling Roode into the barricade, Rawley gets Roode in the ring for a near fall as we go to a commercial break.
We return from the break to see Rawley working over Roode in the corner with knee strikes, Rawley drops Roode before applying a chin lock. Roode gets free after dropping Rawley with a back suplex, Roode looks for a middle rope high cross body and Rawley catches him. Roode escapes to drop Rawley a few times with forearm strikes, Roode then hits Rawley with a running clothesline in the corner followed by a neck breaker for a near fall. Roode corners Rawley before attacking him with chops, Roode then hits Rawley with a blockbuster. Roode goes for a Glorious DDT and gets a roll up instead, Rawley recovers to hit Roode with a spine buster for a near fall.
Rawley gets angry and he taunts a downed Roode, Roode recovers to hit a charging Rawley with a spine buster for a near fall. Rawley escapes the Glorious DDT with a back body drop, Rawley then throws Roode into the ring post. Roode avoids a Rawley forearm strike tp land the Glorious DDT for the three count.
Winner: Bobby Roode, still the WWE United States Champion
- The next Rumble flashback is when John Cena won the ‘08 Rumble.
- Ric Flair joins the panel, Flair talks about the big week he has had with the WWE. Flair says no inexperienced wrestlers will win either Rumble matches, Flair talks about winning the 1992 Rumble. Flair says the winners of tonight’s Rumbles will take themselves to the next level, Flair goes over the rest of the card with the panel.
WWE World Heavyweight Title Match - Handicap Match: AJ Styles (C) vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn
The match begins with Owens tagging Zayn in before making contact with Styles, Zayn pretends to want to fight Styles before tagging Owens back in. Styles attacks Owens with a few strikes to get an early edge, Zayn tags in and Styles catches him with a roll up for a near fall. Owens tags back in and Styles gets him down with a hurricarana from his back, Zayn tags in and he gets Styles in a headlock. Styles gets free and he drops a charging Zayn with a drop kick, Owens tags in and he attacks Styles after arguing with the referee. Owens traps Styles in the corner before mauling him with strikes, Zayn tags in and he stomps away on a downed Styles.
Zayn traps Styles in the ropes before attacking him with chops, Styles fights back until Zayn nails him with a back body drop. Owens tags in and he attacks Styles with some more strikes and an Irish whip into the corner, Owens mounts Styles to assault him with strikes. Styles rolls out of the ring and Owens throws him into the barricade, Owens gets Styles in the ring for a near fall on a pin attempt. Owens then nails Styles with a double stomp on the midsection, Zayn tags in and he mauls Styles with more strikes. Zayn slows things down by holding Styles in a chin lock, Styles fights back and Owens tags in to stop a swinging Styles. Styles attacks both opponents with a series of strikes, Styles goes to the middle rope and Owens gets him down with an inverted tiger driver for a near fall.
Owens slows things down again by holding Styles in a chin lock, Styles fights back and Owens shoves him to the ground below. Owens then misses a cannonball senton in the corner, Zayn tags in and Styles traps him on the top rope. Styles takes Zayn down with a top rope hurricarana, Owens tags in and Styles nails him with a pele kick. Zayn tags back in and he eats a boot to the face, Styles then hits Zayn with a springboard reverse DDT. Owens tags in and Styles attacks him as well, Zayn hits the ring and Styles takes him out with a hurricarana. Styles then locks Owens in the calf crusher and Zayn breaks it all up, Zayn stays in the ring and Styles drops him with a clothesline.
Owens catches a distracted Styles with a roll up for a near fall, Styles then sends a charging Owens into the ring post. Zayn tags in and Owens nails Styles with a super kick as the ref was distracted, Zayn then hits Styles with a Blue Thunder Bomb for a near fall. Zayn traps Styles in the corner while landing some chops, Zayn then gets Styles on the top rope and he follows him up there. Styles slides free and he sends Zayn crashing into the turnbuckles, Styles drops Owens before hitting Zayn with a Phenomenal Forearm for a near fall. Styles gets up and has a striking exchange with Zayn, Styles throws Zayn out of the ring and Owens interferes to attack Styles from behind.
Styles rolls up Owens out of nowhere after eating a super kick for a three count.
Winner: AJ Styles, still the WWE Heavyweight Champion
- Backstage, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn are complaining to Shane McMahon about the match result, McMahon said he saw everything and then does nothing about it.
WWE Smackdown Tag Team Title Match - 2 Out Of 3 Falls Match: The Uso’s (Jimmy & Jey) (C) vs. Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable
The fall begins with Benjamin attacking Jey with some knee strikes, Gable tags in and Jey escapes the grasp of Benjamin. Gable goes for Chaos Theory as Jimmy tags in to block the hold, Gable scores a takedown on Jimmy. Jimmy traps Gable in the corner before attacking him with chops, Jimmy then drops a charging Gable with a punch for a near fall. Benjamin tags in and he distracts Jimmy so Gable can nail him with a chop block, Benjamin drags Jimmy to the ring post to smash his leg onto it. Benjamin then cracks Jimmy with another chop block, Benjamin keeps Jimmy down by wrenching away on his leg.
Gable tags in and he nails the injured leg of Jimmy with multiple knee drops for a near fall, Gable then wrenches away on the injured leg of Jimmy. Jimmy gets Gable off of him and Gable responds with a dragon screw leg whip, Benjamin tags in and he wrenches away on the injured leg of Jimmy. Benjamin then decides to nail Jimmy with a knee drop to the injured leg, Jimmy gets Benjamin off of him and Gable tags into the match. Gable corners Jimmy before a striking exchange occurs, Gable drops Jimmy before dropping a knee on his injured leg. Benjamin tags in and he works with Gable to hit Jimmy with a double knee strike, Jimmy tries fighting back and he eventually drops Benjamin with an enzaguri.
Jey tags in and he immediately cleans house on the opposing team, Gable tags in as Jey sends both opponents out of the ring. Jey then attacks both opponents with suicide dives, Jey catches Gable with a top rope high cross body in the ring for a near fall. Jey then hits Gable with a running butt smash in the corner, Benjamin nails Jey with a knee strike and Gable rolls him up for a near fall. Gable then hits Jey with a tiger suplex for a near fall, Benjamin tags in and Gable nails an interfering Jimmy with a missile drop kick. Benjamin then power bombs Jey into Jimmy before landing Pay Dirt for a near fall, Benjamin catches Jey with a spin kick that knocks him to the arena floor.
Gable tags in and he takes out both opponents with a moonsault on the arena floor, Gable gets the Usos back into the ring before his whole team gets taken out with super kicks. Jey then hits Gable with a top rope splash for a near fall, Jimmy tags in and the Usos set up for the double splash until Benjamin breaks it all up. Jimmy then hits Benjamin with a super kick, Jey tags in and the Usos take turns nailing Gable with super kicks for a three count.
Fall #1 Winners: The Usos
The fall begins with Benjamin attacking Jey from behind and he throws him into the ring post, Gable and Benjamin then attack Jimmy on the arena floor. Benjamin and Gable then hit Jimmy with their finisher on the arena floor, Gable then hits Jey with an overhead rolling kick. Benjamin sets up for their finisher and Jey rolls him up for the three count.
Fall #2 Winners: The Usos
Match Winners: The Usos (2-0), still your WWE Smackdown Tag Team Champions
Men’s Royal Rumble Match
The match begins with #1 Rusev and #2 Finn Balor, Rusev quickly grabs Balor and tries dumping him out of the ring. Balor gets to the ring apron and quickly drops Rusev with strikes, Rusev recovers and drops Balor with strikes of his own. Balor gets the upper hand and he tries dumping Rusev out of the ring, Balor then hits a charging Rusev with a drop kick. #3 is Rhyno and he gets into it with Rusev, Rhyno catches Rusev with a corner spear and a belly to belly suplex. Balor comes forward and Rhyno nails him with a belly to belly suplex, Rhyno goes after Balor and Rusev jumps him from behind. Rusev then drops Rhyno with a spin kick to the face, #4 is Baron Corbin and he goes after everybody.
Corbin rolls under the ropes before getting back in the ring to nail Rusev with a clothesline, Rhyno goes for a Gore and Corbin nails him with a Deep Six before eliminating him. Balor sneaks up behind Corbin and he dumps him out of the ring for the elimination, an angry Corbin drags Rusev and Balor out of the ring before laying them out. #5 is Heath Slater and Corbin attacks him as security escorts him out of the ringside area, #6 is Elias and he plays a song as he makes his way to the ring. Elias gets in the ring and he gets interrupted by the countdown clock, #7 is Andrade “Cien” Almas and he he attacks a still down Slater. Almas gets in the ring and Elias tries getting him out, Almas drops Elias with a back elbow strike before the running double knee strike. Elias recovers and he drops Almas with a clothesline, #8 is Bray Wyatt and he throws a downed Slater into the barricade.
Wyatt hits the ring and he quickly lays out Elias with a uranage, Balor returns to the ring and Wyatt drops him with a clothesline. Wyatt then chokes a downed Almas on the middle rope, Rusev tries getting back in the ring and Wyatt keeps him out. #9 is Big E and he gives a still down Slater some pancakes, Wyatt then attacks Big E as he gets in the ring. Big E then hits Wyatt with a belly to belly suplex, Elias and Rusev double team Big E to drop him. #10 is Tye Dillinger and the cameras show him getting attacked by Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn, Zayn then hits the ring in Dillinger’s spot. Zayn attacks Slater and then he attacks Balor inside of the ring, Wyatt and Elias work together in an attempt to eliminate Almas.
#11 is Sheamus and he throws Slater into the ring, Slater recovers quickly and he knocks Sheamus over the top rope for an elimination. Wyatt then hits Slater with Sister Abigail before tossing him out of the ring for the elimination, #12 is Xavier Woods and he goes after Wyatt. Zayn attacks Woods and they go after each other, Woods and Big E start working together to attack everybody. Big E and Woods try eliminating Elias until Rusev intervenes, #13 is Apollo Crews and he goes right after Wyatt. Zayn traps Rusev in the corner while nailing him with punches, Woods and Big E continue double teaming Elias in the corner. Wyatt goes for Sister Abigail and Balor nails him with a double stomp, #14 is Shinsuke Nakamura and he nails Zayn with a drop kick.
Nakamura attacks just about everybody in the ring with a plethora of strikes, Nakamura corners Elias before nailing him with knee strikes. Nakamura eliminates Zayn with a running knee strike in the corner, #15 is Cesaro and he attacks everybody with European uppercuts. Cesaro goes after Balor and he tries eliminating him, Cesaro and Rusev go after each other after a striking exchange. #16 is Kofi Kingston and Cesaro clobbers him with a European uppercut right away, Cesaro gets Crews to the ring apron before eliminating him with an European uppercut. The New Day go after Nakamura and Elias in the corner, #17 is Jinder Mahal and he goes right after Woods. Mahal drops Woods before landing a knee drop, Woods catches Mahal with a drop kick that gets him in the corner.
Mahal then propels a charging Woods out of the ring to eliminate him, Mahal battles Big E on the ring apron before kicking him off to the arena floor for another elimination. #18 is Seth Rollins and he nails Wuatt with a springboard clothesline, Rollins then hits Balor with a sling blade. Rollins propels a charging Cesaro out of the ring for an elimination, Kingston and Mahal try eliminating each other. Mahal dumps Kingston out of the ring and Woods saves him, The New Day launch Kingston back into the ring. Kingston then sends a charging Mahal out of the ring for an elimination, Almas nails Kingston with a DDT before throwing him out of the ring for an elimination. #19 is Matt Hardy and he goes right after Elias by smashing his head into the turnbuckles, Rusev then attacks Hardy and Wyatt.
Wyatt and Hardy work together to clothesline Rusev out of the ring for an elimination, Hardy then hits Almas with a side effect. Hardy and Wyatt eliminate each other, #20 is John Cena and everybody attacks him as he entered the ring. Elias goes for Drift Away and Cena counters to dump him out of the ring for an elimination, #21 is The Hurricane and Cena quickly throws him over the top rope for an elimination. #22 is Aiden English and he goes right after Rollins before attacking Balor, English then hits Balor with a middle rope axe handle drop. #23 is Adam Cole and he goes right after English before attacking Balor, English then hits Balor with a middle rope elbow drop.
Balor then attacks English and knocks him out of the ring for an elimination, Cole then hits Almas with an enzaguri. #24 is Randy Orton and he attacks Cole with some clotheslines followed by a power slam, Orton then hits an aerial Almas with an RKO before eliminating him. Cole attacks Balor and they fight in the corner, #25 is Titus O’Neil and he goes right after Cena by attacking him from behind. Rollins and Cole start double teaming Nakamura in the corner, O’Neil gets Nakamura in the corner before landing some chops. #26 is The Miz and he immediately attacks Rollins, Miz then hits Cena with a DDT after escaping an Attitude Adjustment. Miz then attacks Rollins and Cena with the It Kicks, Rollins recovers to hit Miz with a super kick before trying to eliminate him.
#27 is Rey Mysterio and he takes Miz down with a hurricarana, Myserio uses a hurricarana to knock Cole out of the ring and eliminate him. Mysterio then connects with a 619 against a downed Miz, #28 is Roman Reigns and he attacks everybody in the match. Reigns then attacks Miz with a plethora of clotheslines, Reigns then traps Miz in the corner while landing clothesline strikes. Reigns then attacks O’Neil and he tosses him out of the ring for an elimination, The Miztourage interferes and Reigns takes them out. Rollins then hits Miz with a Blackout, Reigns then power bombs Miz out of the ring for an elimination. Reigns then attacks Rollins from behind before eliminating him, #29 is Goldust and he goes right after Orton. Goldust gets Orton to the ring apron before stomping away on him, Goldust then attacks Reigns after trapping him in the ropes.
#30 is Dolph Ziggler and he goes right after Cena, Ziggler escapes an Attitude Adjust to start laying people out with super kicks. Ziggler uses a super kick to eliminate Goldust from the match, Ziggler then hits Nakamura with the Zig Zag. Ziggler is knocked on the ring apron by Nakamura and Balor eliminates him, we have a brief face off with everybody left in the match before a brawl erupts. Cena hits Balor with an Attitude Adjustment as Orton catches Nakamura with an RKO, Reigns hits Orton with a superman punch before eliminating him. Mysterio takes out Reigns and Cena before Balor dumps him out of the ring for an elimination, we get another face off before everybody goes after each other.
Balor and Nakamura work together to attack Cena and Reigns, Balor and Nakamura then go after each other. Nakamura almost gets Balor out of the ring while exchanging strikes, Balor catches a downed Nakamura with a basement drop kick. Cena and Reigns get up to lay waste to Balor and Nakamura, Reigns eats a shoulder tackle before nailing Cena with a Samoan drop. Cena counters a superman punch before Balor nails him with a sling blade followed by a shotgun drop kick, Balor then hits everybody else with the same combination. Balor then hits Nakamura with a double stomp, Cena then dumps Balor out of the ring for an elimination. Cena and Reigns start double teaming Nakamura, Reigns and Cena then go after each other.
Cena drops Reigns and he follows up with a Five Knuckle Shuffle, Reigns recovers and he hits Cena with a superman punch. Reigns goes for a spear and Cena counters with an Attitude Adjustment, Nakamura eliminates Cena by nailing him with a knee strike while he was on the ring apron. Reigns and Nakamura have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Reigns then drops Nakamura with a superman punch. Reigns gets Nakamura to the ring apron and Nakamura locks him in a triangle choke. Reigns gets Nakamura in the ring before landing a power bomb, Reigns goes for a spear and Nakamura counters with a series of knee strikes. Reigns recovers and he crushes a charging Nakamura with a spear, Reigns tries eliminating Nakamura and he gets nailed with a knee strike before throwing him out of the ring for the final elimination.
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura
- Rene Young interviews Shinsuke Nakamura, who says he'll faces WWE Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles at WWE Wrestlemania 34.
- Shane McMahon, Daniel Bryan, Stephanie McMahon & Kurt Angle have a meeting backstage about the upcoming women’s Rumble and what just happened in the men’s Rumble.
WWE Raw Tag Team Title Match: Seth Rollins & Jason Jordan (C) vs. The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro)
The match begins with Cesaro attacking Rollins with a few strikes, Cesaro then wrenches away on the arm of Rollins. Rollins gets free and he takes Cesaro down with a few arm drags and hurricaranas followed by a drop kick, Sheamus tags in and Rollins takes him down with a high cross body. Cesaro distracts Jordan and that allows The Bar to get the edge on Rollins, Cesaro tags in and he stomps away on a downed Rollins. Sheamus tags in and he works with Cesaro to hit Rollins with a double side kick to the midsection, Rollins gets free from Sheamus before catching him with an enzaguri.
Rollins then sends an interfering Cesaro out of the ring, Cesaro then grabs Jordan and he throws him into the ring post. Rollins knocks Sheamus out of the ring before taking out The Bar with a suicide dive, Sheamus recovers and he throws Rollins into the barricade a few times. Sheamus gets Rollins back in the ring before landing a top rope clothesline for a near fall, Cesaro tags in and he attacks Rollins with strikes in the corner. Rollins fights back against Cesaro and Sheamus tags in so he can double team Rollins with Cesaro, Sheamus then hits a downed Rollins with a knee drop. Sheamus traps Rollins in the ropes and Rollins quickly gets free to drop Sheamus neck first on the top rope, Sheamus distracts the ref so Cesaro can clothesline Rollins.
Cesaro tags in and he works with Sheamus to hit Rollins with a Destruction Device for a near fall, Sheamus tags back in and The Bar hits Rollins with a double back breaker for a near fall. Cesaro tags in and he nails a swinging Rollins with a knee strike, Sheamus tags in and Rollins escapes a Doomsday Device before knocking both of The Bar out of the ring. Cesaro tags in and Rollins attacks him with a series of strikes, Rollins then drops Cesaro with a sling blade followed by a blockbuster. Rollins then hits Cesaro with a suplex into a roll up for a near fall, Rollins then catches Cesaro with a falcon arrow for a near fall.
Rollins continues going after Cesaro until Sheamus interferes and attacks him, Sheamus corners Rollins before nailing him with strikes. Sheamus gets Rollins to the top rope and he follows him up there, Rollins nails Sheamus with strikes and Cesaro gets to the ropes as well. Rollins eventually knocks both of The Bar off the ropes and into the ring, Rollins hits The Bar with a frog splash. Jordan tags in and he immediately grabs his own head in pain, Jordan tags Rollins into the match and an argument ensues. Rollins fights again both members of The Bar until Cesaro drops him with an European uppercut, Sheamus tags in and he nails Rollins with a Brogue Kick. Cesaro tags in and The Bar hits Rollins with their finisher for the three count.
Winners: The Bar, the new WWE Raw Tag Team Champions
WWE Universal Title Match - Triple Threat Match: Brock Lesnar (C) vs. Kane vs. Braun Strowman
The match begins with Lesnar backing Kane into a corner while landing shoulder thrusts, Strowman then destroys Lesnar with a drop kick. Strowman rocks Lesnar with a knee strike before Lesnar attempts an F-5, Kane breaks that up by hitting Lesnar with a choke slam. Strowman backs Kane into the corner before landing some strikes, Lesnar finds a chair and he attacks Kane with it. Strowman gets the chair off of Lesnar before dropping him with a clothesline, Strowman then throws Lesnar out of the ring. Strowman goes out of the ring before throwing Lesnar into the barricade, Strowman grabs the ring steps and he attacks both opponents with them.
Strowman grabs some tables and he puts them all in the ring, Kane gets in the ring and Strowman stomps away on him. Strowman then nails Kane with a choke slam for a near fall, Lesnar hits the ring and he takes Strowman to Suplex City. Strowman recovers and power slams Lesnar through a table for a near fall, Strowman looks to puts Kane through a table and Kane winds up putting him through one. Kane then hits Strowman with a choke slam for a near fall, Lesnar then hits Kane with an F-5 for a near fall. Strowman breaks up the pin with a German suplex on Lesnar, Strowman grabs Lesnar while he is out of the ring before throwing him into the barricade.
Lesnar recovers and he nails Strowman with an F-5 through the announce table, Lesnar lifts up another announce table and he throws it on top of Strowman. Lesnar then hits Kane with an F-5 on another announce table, Strowman gets up and he quickly drops Lesnar with a kick to the face. Strowman gets Lesnar in the ring and he nails Lesnar with a few power slams, Kane returns and he attacks Strowman with some chair shots. Kane goes for a tombstone pile driver and Lesnar escapes to land an F-5 for the three count.
Winner: Brock Lesnar, still the WWE Universal Champion
- Stephanie McMahon is introduced as the special commentator, while Maria Meneunos is the special guest ring announcer. WWE Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss and WWE Smackdown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair are then introduced.
Women’s Royal Rumble Match
The match starts with #1 Sasha Banks and #2 is Becky Lynch, the two go at it with Lynch applying a headlock to Banks. Banks and Lynch both try eliminating each other, Lynch takes Banks down with arm drags before wrenching on her arm. #3 is Sarah Logan and she immediately attacks a downed Lynch, Logan then hits Banks with a drop kick. Lynch fights back and Logan drops her with a clothesline, Logan looks for the elimination on Lynch and Banks makes the save. Logan gets angry and she drops Banks with a headbutt, #4 is Mandy Rose and she battles with Banks. Banks and Rose both try to slam each other out of the ring, Rose then clobbers a charging banks with a knee strike.
#5 is Lita and she gets jumped by the duo of Banks and Lynch, Lita drops both women with a double clothesline. Rose jumps Lita from behind and she nails her with a few strikes, Lita takes Rose down before assaulting her with strikes. Banks eats a right from Logan as she tries eliminating her, Rose then hits Lita with a knee strike. Lita recovers and she shoves Rose out of the ring to eliminate her, #6 is Kairi Sane and she immediately takes aim at Logan. Sane then drops Banks and Lynch with a double clothesline, Sane then hits a downed Lita with a baseball slide forearm strike. Sane then hits a downed Banks with a running neck breaker, Sane then crushes Banks with a top rope elbow drop.
#7 is Tamina and she immediately starts brawling with Sane, Tamina then attacks Lynch and Banks with super kick. Lita appears and she nails everybody with DDT’s or a Twist Of Fate, Lita goes to the top rope and she hits Banks and Lynch with a moonsault. Lita then sends a charging Tamina out of the ring for an elimination, Lynch sneaks up behind Lita to dump her out of the ring for an elimination. #8 is Dana Brooke and Lynch jumps her as she gets in the ring. Brooke quickly drops Lynch with a short arm clothesline, Brooke tehn goes to work on Sane in the corner. Sane climbs to the top rope and Brooke shoves her out of the ring for an elimination, #9 is Torrie Wilson and she immediately hits Brooke with an x-factor.
Wilson then hits Banks with a clothesline followed by a drop kick to Lynch, Logan traps Wilson in the corner before working over her. Wilson drops Logan and then eliminates Brooke by knocking her out of the ring with a drop kick, #10 is Sonya Deville and she immediately attacks Banks. Deville eventually attacks everybody who is in the ring, Deville gets Wilson to the ring apron before kicking her to the arena floor for the elimination. #11 is Liv Morgan and she immediately goes after Lynch alongside Logan, Banks looks for a head scissors and Morgan plants her on the mat below. Morgan and Logan try eliminating Banks until Lynch makes the save, #12 is Molly Holly and she attacks everybody in the match.
Holly picks Logan up and dumps her out of the ring for an elimination, Holly then hits Banks with a Molly Go Round. Lynch then hits Deville with an exploder suplex, #13 is Lana and she immediately gets jumped by Morgan and Deville. Lana fights back and drops Deville and Morgan with strikes, #14 is Michelle McCool and she drops Lana with a super kick to the face. McCool then nails Morgan and Deville with running knee strikes, Deville goes to the top rope and McCool shoves her off for the elimination. McCool then dumps Morgan out of the ring a short time later for the elimination, McCool then dumps Holly and Lana for the eliminations as well. #15 is Ruby Riott and she immediately goes after Banks, McCool tries dumping Riott out of the ring.
Banks and Lynch also do their best to dump Riott out of the ring, Banks and McCool battle on the ring apron. #16 is Vickie Guerrero and she hits the ring with a microphone in hand, Guerrero continues yelling “excuse me” at everyone. Everybody in the ring works together to toss Guerrero out of the ring and eliminate her, #17 is Carmella and Guerrero nails her with the Money In The Bank case. Banks battles McCool while Lynch gets it on with Riott, #18 is Natalya and Carmella attacks her before entering the ring herself. Carmella attacks everybody in the ring with super kicks, Lynch then hits Carmella with an exploder suplex. #19 is Kelly Kelly and Natalya nearly dumps her right out of the ring, Kelly catches McCool with a head scissors takedown.
Natalya then knocks a dazed McCool out of the ring for an elimination, #20 is Naomi and she nails everybody with a Rear View. Naomi then cracks Banks with a kick to the head, Lynch then drops Naomi with a missile drop kick. Lynch starts nailing everybody with exploder suplexes, Riott dumps Lynch out of the ring for an elimination. #21 is Jacqueline and she lays out everybody who comes near her, Jacqueline works with Natalya to try and eliminate Kelly. #22 is Nia Jax and she levels everybody before eliminating Jacqueline and Kelly, Jax knocks Natalya under the ropes with a shoulder tackle. Jax then dumps Riott on the top turnbuckle before eliminating her, Naomi goes after Jax with a bunch of kicks.
Jax knocks Naomi out of the ring and a bunch of women catch her, #23 is Ember Moon and she goes right after Jax. Moon nails Jax with a springboard kick to the face, Jax quickly attacks the injured arm of Moon before tossing her across the ring. Naomi eventually finds a way back in the ring and Jax dumps her back out for the elimination, #24 is Beth Phoenix and she goes face to face with Jax. Phoenix and Jax get into a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Jax misses a charge in the corner and Phoenix fails at lifting her up. Phoenix tries eliminating Jax and Natalya goes after Jax as well, Natalya and Phoenix knock Jax through the middle rope.
Natalya then turns on Phoenix and dumps her out of the ring for an elimination, #25 is Asuka and she destroys Banks with an elevated knee strike. Asuka then attacks Carmella with a plethora of kicks, Moon and Asuka go after each other as well. Moon eventually catches Asuka with the Eclipse, Asuka recovers and she knocks Moon out of the ring for an elimination. #26 is Mickie James and she nails Carmella with a kick to the head, James then hits Asuka with a top rope Thesz Press. James then catches Natalya with a neck breaker, #27 is Nikki Bella and she nails Carmella with a knee strike. Nikki then hits Banks with a Beautiful Disaster kick, Carmella gets the edge on Nikki after a back and forth with Charlotte.
Nikki eventually drops Carmella neck first on the top rope before dumping her out of the ring for an elimination, #28 is Brie Bella and she goes after everybody attacking her sister. Brie nails Asuka and Banks with a double knee strike, Brie also nails James and Natalya with knee strikes as well. Jax tries getting back in the ring and the Bella Twins keep her out, #29 is Bayley and she goes after the Bella Twins. Bayley catches Natalya with a flying back elbow strike from the middle rope, Asuka kicks Bayley before trying to eliminate her. #30 is Trish Stratus and she goes right after Natalya, Stratus also goes after the Bella Twins. Stratus nails both Bella Twins with a double Stratusfaction, Stratus then uses a head scissors takedown to get Bayley off the ropes.
James and Stratus then have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, James goes to the top rope and Stratus kicks her down to eliminate her. Jax attacks Stratus from behind and the rest of the competitors attack Jax, everybody works together to eliminate Jax from the match. Banks attacks Bayley from behind to dump her out of the ring for an elimination, Natalya drops Stratus and she applies the sharp shooter. Stratus eventually escapes the hold and she eliminates Natalya by dumping her over the top rope, Stratus goes for Startusfaction on Banks and Banks dumps her for an elimination.
Banks then goes after Asuka before triple teaming her with the Bella Twins, Banks goes for her double knee strike and the Bella Twins dump her out of the ring. The Bella Twins go back to double teaming Asuka, Asuka fights back and attacks the Bella Twins with a bunch of kicks. Asuka tries elimination Brie until Nikki makes the save, Nikki then hits Asuka with a TKO. Nikki then attacks Brie and eliminates her from the match, Asuka then hits Nikki with a missile drop kick. Nikki recovers and she nails Asuka with a Beautiful Disaster kick, Nikki tries dumping Asuka out of the ring and she gets her to the ring apron. Asuka kicks Nikki before using a head scissors to get her to the ring apron. Asuka kicks Nikki in the leg and Nikki falls to the floor for the final elimination.
After the match, Asuka is in the ring with Charlotte and Alexa Bliss when former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey comes out. Rousey gets in the ring and she points at the Wrestlemania 34 sign, Rousey goes to shake Asuka's hand and Asuka slaps it away. Rousey points at the 'Mania 34 sign again before leaving the ring. Rousey then shakes the hand of Stephanie McMahon before leaving.