WWE Royal Rumble 2014
January 26, 2014
Consol Energy Center
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Bray Wyatt w/The Wyatt Family vs. Daniel Bryan
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Bray backs Bryan into the turnbuckle. Bryan creates distance with multiple haymakers. Bray drives his knee into the midsection of Bryan. Bryan follows that with a HeadButt. Bray drops Bryan with a shoulder block. Bray and Bryan are trading back and forth shots. Bryan with a Running Knee Lift to Bray. Bryan delivers two Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Bryan is distracted by Rowan and Harper. Bray attacks Bryan behind the referee’s back. Bryan takes out Harper with a Suicide Dive. The referee ejects Harper and Rowan from the ringside area. Bryan rolls Bray back into the ring. Bryan with a Flying Crossbody Block for a one count. Bryan uppercuts Bray. Bryan repeatedly kicks Bray in the left leg. Bryan kicks Bray in the jaw. Bray responds with a uppercut which sends Bryan tumbling to the outside.
Bryan side steps Bray into the steel ring steps. Bryan ChopBlocks Bray. Bryan starts kicking Bray in the back. Bryan connects with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Bryan follows that with a SurfBoard Stomp for a one count. We have a stalemate in the corner. Bryan is targeting Bray’s hamstring. Bray goes for a Suplex, but Bryan blocks it. Bray drives Bryan shoulder to the ring apron. Bray rolls Bryan back into the ring. Bray hits a Toss Suplex. Bray applies a rear chin lock. Bryan gets back to a vertical base. Bryan fires up with a series of buzzsaw kick. Bray launches Bryan over the top rope. Bray lights up Bryan with multiple forearm shivers.
Bray lands a Running Senton on the floor. Bray with the lateral press for a two count. Bray is choking Bryan with his boot. Bray whips Bryan throat first across the middle rope for a two count. Bray is mauling Bryan in the center of the ring. Bryan dodges another HeadButt from Bray. Bray connects with the Uranage Slam. Bray starts spider walking. Bray runs through Bryan with a Body Avalanche for a two count. Bray goes for a Running Senton, but Bryan ducks out of the way. Bryan delivers his lighting quick offense. Bryan with a drop toe hold which sends Bray face first to the middle turnbuckle pad.
Bryan connects with a FrankenSteiner for a two count. Bryan dives over Bray. Bray regains momentum with a Running Shoulder Block for a two count. Bray goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Bryan lands back on his feet. Bryan lowers the top rope which sends Bray tumbling out of the ring. Bryan with a Flying Tornado DDT off the ring apron. Bryan follows that with a Running Dropkick on the floor. Bryan lands a Missile Dropkick. Bryan is dishing out multiple YES Kicks! Bryan drops Bray with a Leg Lariat for a two count. Bryan with two Corner Dropkicks to Bray.
Bray explodes out of the corner with the Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Bray goes for the Sister Abigail, but Bryan counters with a rollup for a two count. Bryan locks in the YES Lock! Bray starts biting Bryan’s fingers. Bray transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bray places Bryan on the top turnbuckle. Bray and Bryan are trading clubbing headbutts. Bryan sends Bray crashing to the canvas. Bryan lands a Flying Splash. Bryan goes for the Running Knee, but Bray rolls himself out of the ring. Bryan rocks Bray with the Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Bryan goes for the Suicide Dive, but Bray counters with The Sister Abigail on the floor. Back in the ring, Bray plants Bryan with another Sister Abigail to pickup the victory.
Winner: Bray Wyatt via Pinfall
Second Match: Brock Lesnar w/Paul Heyman vs. Big Show
Brock attacks Show before the bell rings. Brock transitions into a ground and pound attack. Paul Heyman rolls a chair into the ring. Brock repeatedly hits Show in the back with the chair. Referee Mike Chioda asks Show if he wants to continue the match. Brock drops Show with a Running Knee Strike. Brock repeatedly stomps on Show’s chest.
Brock wants the referee to ring the bell. Show decks Brock with The Knockout Punch. Brock is trying to regain his composure on the outside. Show is throwing Brock around the ringside area. Show rolls Brock back into the ring. Show goes for another Knockout Punch, but Brock counters with The F5 to pickup the victory. After the match, Brock continues to destroy with multiple steel chairs.
Winner: Brock Lesnar via Pinfall
Third Match: Randy Orton (c) vs. John Cena For The WWE World Heavyweight Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Orton applies a side headlock. Cena responds with a HeadScissors Leg Lock. Orton kicks Cena in the gut. Orton with a clubbing blow to the back of Cena. Orton repeatedly stomps on Cena chest. Orton lands a side headlock takeover. Cena drops Orton with a Shoulder Tackle. Cena delivers multiple haymakers in the corner. Cena with a Running Bulldog for a two count. Orton decks Cena with a Back Elbow Strike. Orton does the You Can’t See Me Hand Gesture. Orton with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Orton HeadButts Cena. Orton with the lateral press for a two count. Orton goes back to the rear chin lock. Cena gets back to a vertical base. Cena with a Double Leg TakeDown to Orton.
Cena goes for the Boston Crab, but Orton blocks it. Orton kicks Cena out of the ring. Orton bounces Cena head on the ring apron. Orton hits a SlingShot Suplex for a two count. Orton applies his third rear chin lock of the match. Cena is throwing haymakers at Orton. Cena clotheslines Orton over the top rope. Orton sends Cena shoulder first into the steel ring steps. Orton rolls Cena back into the ring. Orton with the cover for a two count. Orton starts talking smack to the Pittsburgh Crowd. Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment, but Orton counters with a DDT for a two count.
Orton connects with the Garvin Stomp. Cena responds with a Electric Chair Slam for a two count. Cena ducks a clothesline from Orton. Cena lands Two Flying Shoulder Tackles. Cena follows that with the Spinning Side Slam. Orton blocks the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Orton PowerSlams Cena for a two count. Cena turns a Full Nelson Slam into a Neck Breaker for another near fall. Orton starts throwing haymakers at Cena who’s perched on the top turnbuckle. Cena delivers a HeadButt which sends Orton crashing to the canvas. Cena connects with a Flying Leg Drop for a two count.
Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment, but Orton counters with a Back Breaker for a two count. Cena launches Orton over the top rope. Orton decks Cena with the IEDDT on the floor. Orton with the lateral press for a two count. Orton goes for the RKO, but Cena counters with the STF. Orton crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Cena levels Orton with another Spinning Side Slam. Cena lands the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Orton inadvertently knocks down the referee. Cena goes back to the STF, but it’s to no avail. Orton clocks Cena with the WWE World Heavyweight Title for a two count.
Cena connects with the Attitude Adjustment for a two count. Orton responds with a Snap RKO for a two count. Orton goes for the Running Punt, but Cena ducks out of the way. Orton gets Cena trapped in the STF. Cena transitions into the Crippler Cross Face. Orton rolls Cena over for a two count. Orton delivers an Attitude Adjustment of his own. Cena finds a way to kick out. Cena drops Orton with the RKO for a two count. Cena locks in the STF. The lights go out in the Consol Energy Center. The Wyatt Family hops on the ring apron to distract Cena. Orton plants Cena with the RKO to pickup the victory. After the match, Harper clotheslines Cena. Bray follows that with the Sister Abigail.
Winner: Still WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Randy Orton via Pinfall
Fourth Match: 2014 Royal Rumble Match
1.) CM Punk eliminated by Kane
2.) Seth Rollins eliminated by Roman Reigns
3.) Damien Sandow eliminated by CM Punk
4.) Cody Rhodes eliminated by Goldust
5.) Kane eliminated by CM Punk
6.) Alexander Rusev eliminated by CM Punk, Cody Rhodes, Kofi Kingston and Seth Rollins
7.) Jack Swagger eliminated by Kevin Nash
8.) Kofi Kingston eliminated by Roman Reigns
9.) Jimmy Uso eliminated by Dean Ambrose
10.) Goldust eliminated by Roman Reigns
11.) Dean Ambrose eliminated by Roman Reigns
12.) Dolph Ziggler eliminated by Roman Reigns
13.) R-Truth eliminated by Dean Ambrose
14.) Kevin Nash eliminated by Roman Reigns
15.) Roman Reigns eliminated by Batista
16.) The Great Khali eliminated by Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose
17.) Sheamus eliminated by Roman Reigns
18.) The Miz eliminated by Luke Harper
19.) Fandango eliminated by El Torito
20.) El Torito eliminated by Roman Reigns
21.) Antonio Cesaro eliminated by Roman Reigns
22.) Luke Harper eliminated by Roman Reigns
23.) Jey Uso eliminated by Luke Harper
24.) JBL eliminated by Roman Reigns
25.) Erick Rowan eliminated by Batista
26.) Ryback eliminated by Batista
27.) Alberto Del Rio eliminated by Batista
29.) Big E Langston eliminated by Sheamus
30.) Rey Mysterio eliminated by Seth Rollins