Here's your Fight Size wrestling Update for the 2019 Royal Rumble PPV.
- Drake Maverick struck a deal with Vince McMahon that if he could get Rezar of A.O.P. and Scott Dawson of The Revival to team up and defeat the RAW Tag Team Champions Bobby Roode and Chad Gable then AOP and The Revival would be in line for a championship opportunity. The make-shift team failed to win and Dash Wilder tweeted the following:
----— Dashiel Wheeilder (@DashWilderWWE) January 27, 2019
- Shinsuke Nakamura become a two-time WWE United States Champion and you can watch his championship photo shoot by clicking here.
- The full Royal Rumble kickoff show can be watched below. The show includes Scott Dawson and Rezar versus Bobby Roode and Chad Gable, Shinsuke Nakamura versus Rusev, and Buddy Murphy defending his WWE Cruiserweight Championship against Akira Tozawa, Hideo Itami and Kalisto.
- The camera went black during Asuka and Becky Lynch's SmackDown Women's Title match because Becky had a wardrobe malfunction. Asuka commented on the toughness of Becky during the post-match interviews.
- Shane McMahon and The Miz celebrated with The Miz's father after defeating The Bar to become SmackDown Live Tag Team Champions.
- Here's a clip from Ronda Rousey and Sasha Banks' match, and once their match was over Sasha threw up the Four Horsewomen gesture to Ronda and Ronda responded to that in the embedded video at the top of the article.
- Lana was "injured" during the kickoff show when she was knocked off the apron during the United States Championship match. She could not compete in the Women's Royal Rumble and filling in for her was "The Man" and eventual winner of the match Becky Lynch.
- Erick Rowan made his return to WWE TV and aided Daniel Bryan in retaining the WWE Championship and following the match Bryan let his mind flow on the WWE Universe:
- After defeating Finn Balor to retain the Universal Championship, Brock Lesnar added insult to injury by continuing his beat down of Finn.
- NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano reflected on his weekend:
Not a bad weekend.. pic.twitter.com/IqT7JWscqX— Johnny Gargano (@JohnnyGargano) January 28, 2019
- Finn Balor's parents sat behind the American announce team's desk for the entire show.
- WWE announced an attendance of 48,000 people inside Chase Field.
- Here are a few clips of Naomi's Royal Rumble save:
- Ireland was proud of their home-country girl for winning the Women's Royal Rumble match.
Ireland, I love you!!!! ---- https://t.co/oBxojVMP80— The Man (@BeckyLynchWWE) January 28, 2019
- Zelina Vega cosplay the 'Street Fighter' character "Vega".