We hear from WWE stars about why they will win the Royal Rumble match tonight. This includes The Miz, The Usos, Big E Langston, Fandango, Batista, Damien Sandow, Ryback and Rey Mysterio. We also check in with the Royal Rumble panel with Jim Duggan, Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair.
30 Superstar Royal Rumble Match
1. CM Punk
2. Seth Rollins
CM Punk with a running knee and clothesline combo on Seth Rollins early on. Rollins and Punk exchange big kicks. Time expires.
3. Damien Sandow
Neckbreaker and DDT combo by Punk on both Rollins and Sandow. Time expires.
4. Cody Rhodes
Cross Rhodes on Sandow. Punk tosses Sandow over his head.
Damien Sandow is eliminated.
5. (Corporate) Kane
Kane with some big shots on Rollins and Punk early. Punk with a kick and tosses Kane over.
Kane is eliminated.
6. Alexander Rusev (NXT wrestler)
Rusev nearly tosses Rollins out as he hangs on. He nearly tosses Rhodes out as well. Rusev with big knees and fallaway slam to Punk. Time expires.
7. Jack Swagger
Swagger Bomb to Rollins, Rhodes and then stares down Rusev. Swagger and Rusev exchange rights. Rusev with a big splash to Swagger in the corner. Time expires.
8. Kofi Kingston
Rhodes tries tossing Punk over and Punk holds on to the legs of Rhodes through the ropes. Time expires.
9. Jimmy Uso
Lots of brawling. Punk jumps on the back of Rusev attempting a sleeper.
Punk, Rollins and Rhodes start to gang up on Rusev. Kingston joins in and they get him over the top rope.
Alexander Rusev is eliminated.
Kingston is tossed over, but Rusev catches him. Rusev dumps him over the barricade and heads to the back. Kingston is still in the match. Kingston stands up, jumps, lands on the ring apron and is back in the ring. Time expires.
11. Dean Ambrose
Swagger is nearly tossed out and hangs on. Time expires.
12. Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler with a huge missile dropkick on Ambrose from the top turnbuckle. Crowd behind Ziggler in Pittsburgh. Time expires.
Truth is kicked off the ring apron by Ambrose.
R-Truth is eliminated.
Jimmy Uso is eliminated.
Kingston ends up pulling off Swagger’s boot and hits him with it hanging on by his feet on the bottom rope. Time expires.
14. Kevin Nash
Nash hits the ring and tosses Swagger out.
Jack Swagger is eliminated.
Nash continues to get in shots on others in the ring. Time expires.
15. Roman Reigns
Reigns with a huge spear on Rhodes. Reigns tosses Kingston out.
Kofi Kingston is eliminated.
Reigns with spear on Ziggler and he tosses him out.
Dolph Ziggler is eliminated.
Reigns tosses Nash out.
Kevin Nash is eliminated.
16. The Great Khali
Khali is tossed out by Reigns and Ambrose.
The Great Khali is eliminated.
Ziggler with a big DDT on Reigns. Goldust tosses Rhodes out.
Cody Rhodes is eliminated.
Goldust is eliminated.
Sheamus with chest chops to Ambrose. A huge kick to both Rollins and Reigns. Time expires.
18. The Miz
Miz hits the ring and goes on the attack on Reigns and Ambrose. Time expires.
Fandango with a kick to Miz. He nearly gets tossed out by Miz moments later and hangs on. Time expires.
20. El Torito
Torito with some high flying shots on Miz and Fandango. Punk with a stare down and holds Torito off. Torito takes Punk down. Fandango lifts up Torito, but Torito counters into a huricanrana. Fandango holds on going over the top rope. Torito goes up top and kicks Fandango out!
Fandango is eliminated.
Torito springboards up, Reigns catches him and tosses him out over Fandango.
El Torito is eliminated.
21. Antonio Cesaro
Cesaro Swing on Miz. Cesaro pulls Ambrose and Rollins into each other. Cesaro Swing on Rollins. Time expires.
22. Luke Harper
Reigns with a big spear on Cesaro. Harper and Punk exchange shots. Reigns with a big right that drops Punk. Time expires.
23. Jey Uso
Cesaro and Harper exchange uppercuts. Time expires.
Big reaction for JBL as he leaves the announce table and enters the ring in his suit. JBL takes off his jacket and yells at Michael Cole to grab it. Reigns then tosses JBL out quickly.
JBL is eliminated.
25. Erick Rowan
Miz is nearly tossed out by Rowan. Harper with a clothesline to Miz and Miz is out.
The Miz is eliminated.
Jey Uso is eliminated.
Rollins and Sheamus hold on when Ryback tries to toss them both over the top rope. Sheamus with a big elbow to the jaw of Cesaro. Time expires.
27. Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio goes after Ryback trying to toss him over. Cesaro with a scoop slam on Rollins. Time expires.
Batista cleans house when he hits the ring. Batista tosses Rowan over.
Erick Rowan is eliminated.
Batista launches Ryback out.
Ryback is eliminated.
Alberto Del Rio is eliminated.
29. Big E Langston
Langston nearly tosses Sheamus out. Time expires.
30. Rey Mysterio
Crowd wanted Daniel Bryan and boo during Mysterio’s entrance. Punk and Mysterio both nearly go over the top rope and hang on. Sheamus clotheslines Langston out.
Big E Langston is eliminated.
Cesaro is tossing out uppercuts all over the place. Mysterio with 619 to Rollins. Rollins kicks Mysterio in the head sending him out.
Rey Mysterio is eliminated.
Crowd is chanting for Daniel Bryan. Reigns tosses Harper out.
Luke Harper is eliminated.
Ambrose and Rollins nearly toss out Reigns. Reigns tosses out Ambrose, Rollins and Cesaro.
Dean Ambrose is eliminated.
Seth Rollins is eliminated.
Antonio Cesaro is eliminated.
Batista with a spinebuster. Sheamus with a Brouge Kick to Batista. Punk with GTS on Sheamus. Punk kicks Reigns in the face. Punk with GTS on Reigns. Kane shows back up and pulls Punk out of the ring over the top rope.
CM Punk is eliminated.
Kane tosses Punk into the barricade at ringside and gets in a few shots. Kane gives Punk a chokeslam through the Spanish announce table.
We are down to Batista, Sheamus and Roman Reigns. Sheamus charges in taking down Reigns. Batista with a splash to Sheamus in the corner. Batista with a quick powerslam on Reigns. Sheamus has Batista up and plants him rolling forward. Sheamus points to the Wrestlemania 30 sign and backs up in the corner. Sheamus calls for the Brogue Kick. Batista moves and drops down. Batista with a kick to Sheamus. Sheamus counters and then Batista tosses Sheamus over. Sheamus hangs on. Reigns tosses Sheamus out.
Sheamus is eliminated.
Batista nearly eliminates Reigns, but Reigns holds on. Batista strikes first. Reigns responds with shots. Reigns with a huge clothesline on Batista. Reigns charges in and Batista catches him with a big spear. Reigns fires back with a spear of his own. Reigns picks up Batista, Batista counters and tosses Reigns over.
Roman Reigns is eliminated.
Winner of the 2014 Royal Rumble: Batista
After the match, we see highlights of the last portion of the Rumble. Back live, Batista gets up on the top turnbuckle. He yells that he is going to be the new champion and to deal with it. Batista points at the Wrestlemania 30 sign as pyro goes off above the ring.