WWE Royal Rumble 2020 Results

WWE Royal Rumble 2020
January 26, 2020
Minute Maid Park
Houston, Texas

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

Royal Rumble Kickoff Panel: Jonathan Coachman, Charly Caruso, Christian, David Otunga, Booker T and Renee Young.

First Kickoff Match: Sheamus vs. Chad Gable 

Gable immediately goes for a single leg takedown, but Sheamus shrugs it off. Sheamus tosses Gable to the corner. Sheamus with a waist lock takedown. Gable applies a wrist lock. Sheamus reverses the hold. Sheamus with an arm-ringer. Sheamus with two side headlock takeovers. Gable answers with two headscissors escape. Gable applies a side headlock. Sheamus drops Gable with a shoulder tackle. Gable applies a waist lock. Gable backs Sheamus into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Sheamus decks Gable with a back elbow smash. Sheamus uppercuts Gable. Gable dives over Sheamus. Gable ducks a clothesline from Sheamus. Gable with a Running Crossbody Block over the top rope. Sheamus with heavy bodyshots. Sheamus drives his knee into the midsection of Gable. Sheamus punches Gable in the back. Gable with an O’Connor Roll for a two count.

Gable tackles Sheamus. Sheamus negates The Ankle Lock. Sheamus sends Gable shoulder first into the steel ring post. Sheamus hits The Shoulder Breaker. Sheamus repeatedly stomps on the left hand of Gable. Sheamus abuses the referee’s five count. Gable is trying to create separation. Sheamus scores the elbow knockdown. Sheamus works on his joint manipulation game. Sheamus applies an arm-bar. Sheamus is bending Gable’s fingers. Sheamus drops Gable with a running axe handle strike. Sheamus continues to bend Gable’s fingers. Gable slaps Sheamus in the chest. Gable repeatedly stomps on the left foot of Sheamus. Sheamus dumps Gable out of the ring. Sheamus kicks the injured hand of Gable. Sheamus delivers The Ten Beats Of The Bodhran.

Sheamus toys around with Gable. Gable unloads a flurry of palm strikes. Gable with forearm shivers. Gable kicks Sheamus in the chest. Sheamus goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Gable lands back on his feet. Gable dropkicks the left knee of Sheamus. Gable with a chop/forearm combination. Gable follows that with Two Rolling Capo Kicks. Gable repeatedly stomps on the left knee of Sheamus. Gable plays to the crowd. Gable drops Sheamus with a Running Capo Kick. Sheamus catches Gable in mid-air. Sheamus goes for a Running PowerSlam, but Gable counters with a Spinning DDT. Gable lands The MoonSault for a two count. Sheamus negates The German Suplex.

Sheamus with a Running Knee Strike. Gable responds with The Rolling German Suplex for a two count. Gable with two dragon screw leg whips. Sheamus whips Gable neck first across the top rope. Sheamus goes for a Flying Clothesline, but Gable counters with The Ankle Lock. Gable avoids The Brogue Kick. Sheamus gets trapped in The Ankle Lock. Sheamus crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Gable is mauling Sheamus in the corner. Sheamus kicks Gable in the chest. Sheamus goes for The Irish Curse BackBreaker, but Gable counters with a rolling crucifix for a two count. Sheamus connects with The Brogue Kick to pickup the victory.

Winner: Sheamus via Pinfall 

Second Kickoff Match: Andrade Cien Almas (c) w/Zelina Vega vs. Humberto Carrillo For The WWE United States Championship 

Quick shoving contest before the bell rings. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Almas with a waist lock takedown. Standing Switch Exchange. Carrillo with a leg sweep for a one count. Almas scores the elbow knockdown. Carrillo avoids a standing foot stomp. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Almas kicks Carrillo in the gut. Almas with a forearm smash. Carrillo side steps Almas into the turnbuckles. Carrillo with Two HandSpring Arm-Drags. Almas dodges The Baseball Slide Dropkick. Almas launches Carrillo to the ring apron. Almas with a leg sweep. Carrillo with a short side kick. Carrillo with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Almas sends Carrillo crashing into the ringside barricade. Almas blasts Carrillo with a knife edge chop. Almas rolls Carrillo back into the ring.

Almas is putting the boots to Carrillo. Forearm Exchange. Almas hits The Tornado Reverse DDT for a two count. Almas kicks Carrillo in the back. Almas stomps on the midsection of Carrillo. Almas with a running basement dropkick. Almas applies The Rope Assisted Arm-Bar. Almas stomps on Carrillo’s back. Almas applies an arm-bar. Carrillo with heavy bodyshots. Carrillo with a Cazadora Arm-Drag. Almas responds with an elbow knockdown. Almas with a forearm smash. Knife Edge Chop. Almas drives his knee into the midsection of Carrillo. Carrillo kicks Almas in the chest. Almas dumps Carrillo face first on the canvas Almas figure fours the legs of Carrillo. Carrillo with a sunset flip for a one count. Almas kicks Carrillo in the gut.

Almas goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Carrillo lands back on his feet. Standing Switch Exchange. Carrillo decks Almas with a back elbow smash. Almas goes for a Back Body Drop, but Carrillo lands back on his feet. Carrillo with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Carrillo follows that with a Step Through Enzuigiri. Carrillo goes for The Rolling MoonSault, but Almas gets his knees up in the air. Almas repeatedly stomps on Carrillo’s chest. Almas launches Carrillo over the top rope. Almas blocks a roundhouse kick. Almas with a forearm shiver. Almas slides under Carrillo. Carrillo drops Almas with The Quebrada. Rollup Exchange. Carrillo negates The Three Amigos. Almas avoids The MoonSault. Almas throws Carrillo into the turnbuckles. Almas hits The ShotGun Meteora for a two count.

Almas goes for The HammerLock DDT, but Carrillo counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Almas and Carrillo are trading back and forth shots. Carrillo SuperKicks Almas for a two count. Carrillo follows that with The Rolling MoonSault for a two count. Second Forearm Exchange. Carrillo dodges The Discus Elbow Smash. Almas reverses out of the irish whip from Carrillo. Almas with a Standing Enzuigiri. Carrillo responds with a SpringBoard FrankenSteiner for a two count. Almas decks Carrillo with a JawBreaker. Almas fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Almas goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Carrillo lands back on his feet. Carrillo goes for a Hurricanrana, but Almas rolls him over to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE United States Champion, Andrade Cien Almas via Pinfall 

WWE Royal Rumble 2020 !!!! 

First Match: Roman Reigns vs. King Corbin in a Falls Count Anywhere Match 

Reigns attacks Corbin before the bell rings. Corbin is throwing haymakers at Reigns. Reigns sends Corbin shoulder first into the steel ring steps. Reigns rolls Corbin back into the ring. Reigns transitions into a corner mount. Reigns goes for The Samoan Drop, but Corbin lands back on his feet. Corbin regroups on the outside. Corbin with a big haymaker. Reigns HeadButts Corbin. Reigns tees off on Corbin. Reigns with a Belly to Back Slam for a two count. Corbin avoids The SuperMan Punch. Corbin hits Deep Six for a two count. Corbin dumps Reigns out of the ring. Corbin sends Reigns chest first into the ringside barricade.

Corbin nails Reigns with the steel ring stair. Corbin poses for the crowd. Reigns delivers a gut punch. Reigns slams Corbin’s head on the announce table. Reigns and Corbin are brawling in the crowd. Corbin makes his way back to the ringside area. Corbin drives the ring bell into the midsection of Reigns. Corbin ChokeSlams Reigns on the german announce table for a two count. Reigns with two uppercuts. Reigns goes for The SuperMan Punch, but Corbin counters with a ChokeSlam through the spanish announce table for a two count. Corbin is displaying his frustration. The action spills towards international press row. Corbin tees off on Reigns. Corbin slams Reigns head on the equipment case. Reigns fires back with Two Samoan Drops through two tables.

Reigns hooks the leg for a two count. Corbin drives Reigns back first into the equipment case. Corbin is trying to crawl away from Reigns. Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler attacks Reigns from behind. The Usos joins the fray. Jey tackles Roode. All hell is breaking loose in Houston. Jey is throwing haymakers at Roode. Ziggler SuperKicks Jey. We’re in the center field of Minute Maid Park. Roode puts a steel railing in between two equipment cases. Ziggler hits Jey with a trash can lid. Jimmy with a Flying Crossbody Block off the scaffold. Corbin with a Belly to Back Suplex on the steel railing. Reigns unloads Two SuperMan Punches. Reigns puts Corbin inside a porta potty. Reigns tips over the porta potty. Reigns is fired up. Reigns brings Corbin to the home dugout area. Reigns with rapid fire haymakers. Corbin delivers multiple chair shots. Reigns negates The End Of Days. Reigns connects with The SuperMan Punch. Reigns Spears Corbin to pickup the victory.

Winner: Roman Reigns via Pinfall 

Second Match: The 2020 Women’s Royal Rumble Match 

1.) Alexa Bliss was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

2.) Bianca BelAir was eliminated by Charlotte Flair

3.) Molly Holly was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

4.) Nikki Cross was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

5.) Lana was eliminated by Liv Morgan

6.) Mercedes Martinez was eliminated by Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville

7.) Liv Morgan was eliminated by Lana

8.) Mandy Rose was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

9.) Candice LeRae was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

10.) Sonya Deville was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

11.) Kairi Sane was eliminated by Alexa Bliss

12.) Mia Yim was eliminated by Alexa Bliss

13.) Dana Brooke was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

14.) Tamina was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

15.) Dakota Kai was eliminated by Chelsea Green

16.) Chelsea Green was eliminated by Alexa Bliss

17.) Charlotte Flair

18.) Naomi was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

19.) Beth Phoenix was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

20.) Toni Storm was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

21.) Kelly Kelly was eliminated by Charlotte Flair

22.) Sarah Logan was eliminated by Charlotte Flair

23.) Natalya was eliminated by Beth Phoenix

24.) Xia Li was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

25.) Zelina Vega was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

26.) Shotzi Blackheart was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

27.) Carmella was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

28.) Tegan Nox was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

29.) Santina Marella was eliminated by Santina Marella

30.) Shayna Baszler was eliminated by Charlotte Flair

Winner: Charlotte Flair 

Third Match: Bayley (c) vs. Lacey Evans For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Evans backs Bayley into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Evans whips Bayley to the corner. Evans repeatedly slams the back of Bayley’s head into the top turnbuckle pad. Evans with a Big Biel Throw for a one count. Evans with clubbing knee drops for a one count. Bayley sends Evans face first into the middle rope. Bayley reverts to dirty tactics. Evans with a leg sweep. Evans follows that with a SlingShot Elbow Drop. Bayley avoids The Shining Wizard. Bayley ducks a clothesline from Evans. Bayley pretended to have a left knee injury. Bayley with a running forearm smash. Bayley dumps Evans face first on the top turnbuckle pad. Bayley lands The Flying Elbow Drop for a two count.

Bayley with vicious crossfaces. Bayley repeatedly stomps on Evans back. Bayley with the cover for a one count. Bayley slams Evans head on the top turnbuckle pad. Bayley puts her knee on the back of Evans neck. Bayley applies a rear chin lock. Evans gets back to a vertical base. Bayley whips Evans to the corner. Bayley with a Vertical Suplex for a one count. Bayley goes back to the rear chin lock. Evans with heavy bodyshots. Evans with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Bayley wrestles Evans down to the mat. Bayley has complete control of the match. Bayley with a Running Clothesline for a two count. Bayley talks smack to Evans. Evans with forearm shots across the midsection of Bayley. Bayley scores the elbow knockdown for a two count.

Bayley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bayley applies her third rear chin lock of the match. Evans drop toe holds Bayley into the middle turnbuckle. Evans avoids The Middle Rope Stunner. Evans with a knee lift. Evans rolls Bayley over for a two count. Bayley decks Evans with a back elbow smash. Bayley mocks Evans. Bayley goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Evans ducks out of the way. Evans with two clotheslines. Evans drives Bayley shoulder first into the canvas. Evans drops Bayley with a Running Mid-Kick. Evans follows that with a Delayed Bronco Buster.

Evans with a Rebound Dropkick. Evans slips on the top rope. Bayley wisely rolls herself out of the ring. Evans goes for a SlingShot Pescado, but Bayley ducks out of the way. Bayley repeatedly throws Evans into the ringside barricade. Evans negates The Bayley To Belly. Evans kicks Bayley in the gut. Evans drops Bayley with a Swinging NeckBreaker. Evans with a Standing MoonSault. Evans goes for a Double SpringBoard MoonSault, but Bayley gets her knees up in the air. Bayley connects with the hand full of tights to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion, Bayley via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt (c) vs. Daniel Bryan in a Strap Match For The WWE Universal Championship 

Bryan is throwing haymakers at Bray. Bray launches Bryan to the corner. Bryan ducks a clothesline from Bray. Corner YES! Kicks. Bryan transitions into a corner mount. Bray PowerBombs Bryan. Bray violently whips Bryan with the leather strap. Bray HeadButts Bryan. Bryan kicks Bray in the chest. Bryan dumps Bray out of the ring. Bryan with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Bryan prepares for The Suicide Dive. Bray throws Bryan into the ringside barricade. Bray sends Bryan face first into the steel ring post. Bray continues to whip Bryan with the strap. Bray puts Bryan on the top turnbuckle. Bray gets Bryan tied to the tree of woe. Bray is mauling Bryan in the corner. The welts are forming on Bryan’s back. Bray starts laughing. Bray drops Bryan with The Uranage Slam.

Bray has complete control of the match. Bray plays to the crowd. Bryan repeatedly kicks Bray in the face. Bray responds with a short headbutt. Bryan negates The Sister Abigail. Bryan with a RoundHouse Kick. Bryan follows that with The Running Knee for a two count. Bryan dumps Bray out of the ring. Bryan with a Flying Crossbody Block. Bryan is raining down haymakers. Bray throws Bryan into the steel ring steps. Bryan avoids the steel ring post. Bryan repeatedly pulls Bray into the ring post. Bryan with a Flying Knee Strike off the ring apron. Bray with an Inside Out Lariat on the floor. Bray goes back to hitting Bryan with the strap. Bray clears the german announce table. Bryan delivers multiple low blows. Bryan drops Bray with a Snap DDT on the announce table. Bryan gives Bray a taste of his own medicine. Bryan rolls Bray back into the ring. Bryan lands The Missile Dropkick.

Bryan pops back on his feet. YES! Kick/Lashing Combination. Bryan drops Bray with The RoundHouse Kick. Bray wants more punishment. Bryan obliges. Bryan repeatedly stomps on Bray’s face. Bryan goes for The Running Knee, but Bray counters with The Sister Abigail for a two count. Slap Exchange. Bryan kicks Bray in the face. Bray locks in The Mandible Claw. Bryan responds with The Strap Assisted Lebel Lock. Bray transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bray is trying to wear down Bryan with the leather strap. Bray goes for The Sister Abigail, but Bryan rolls him over for a two count. Bryan ducks a clothesline from Bray. Bryan connects with The Running Knee for a two count. Bray rises. Bray drops Bryan with a Uranage Slam. Bray plants Bryan with The Mandible Claw to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Universal Champion, “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt via Pinfall 

– WWE will return to Saudi Arabia on February 27th for WWE Super ShowDown 2020.

Fifth Match: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Asuka w/Kairi Sane For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Asuka grapples around Becky. Becky with a side headlock takeover. Asuka answers with the headscissors escape. Becky avoids a Running Boot. Asuka ducks a clothesline from Becky. Asuka rolls Becky over for a one count. Becky side steps The RoundHouse Kick. That leads us to a quick standoff. Asuka applies a waist lock. Asuka with an O’Connor Roll for a two count. Asuka lunges over Becky. Becky swats away the running dropkick. Becky drops Asuka with a shoulder tackle. Asuka regroups on the outside. Asuka kicks the left shoulder of Becky. Becky dodges The Running Hip Attack. Becky applies The Dis-Arm-Her on the top rope. Becky delivers a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Becky sends Asuka to the ring apron. Asuka hits The Draping NeckBreaker. Asuka follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri.

Asuka repeatedly kicks Becky in the face. Becky with forearm shivers. Asuka with The Missile Dropkick for a two count. Asuka goes for a German Suplex, but Becky holds onto the ropes. Asuka pulls Becky down to the mat. Asuka drops Becky with The Shining Wizard for a two count. Asuka applies a hammerlock. Becky uses her hips to escape the hold. Becky decks Asuka with a back elbow smash. Asuka goes for a Corner Hip Attack, but Becky gets her knees up in the air. Becky with a Running Bulldog. Becky follows that with a basement dropkick for a two count. Becky slams Asuka head on the top turnbuckle pad. Becky kicks Asuka in the chest. Becky is distracted by Kairi Sane. Asuka negates The BexPloder. Asuka goes for a German Suplex, but Becky blocks it. Becky with clubbing elbow smashes. Becky with a Front Suplex Toss off the apron. Becky with a Flying Dropkick off the apron. Becky hits The BexPloder into the ringside barricade. Becky rolls Asuka back into the ring.

Becky lands The Flying Leg Drop for a two count. Becky with two uppercuts. Asuka with a backslide cover for a two count. Asuka with a Pop Up Knee Strike. Asuka delivers her combination offense. Asuka hits The SitOut Fisherman’s Bomb for a two count. Asuka avoids the steel ring post. Asuka decks Becky with a back elbow smash. Asuka thrust kicks the midsection of Becky. Asuka with a Running Hip Attack into the ring post. Asuka with forearm shivers. Asuka slams Becky’s head on the top turnbuckle. Asuka goes for a SpringBoard Vertical Suplex, but Becky blocks it. Becky with Two SpringBoard Side Kicks. Becky connects with The SpringBoard Rock Bottom for a two count. Asuka drops Becky with The CodeBreaker. Asuka applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Becky rolls Asuka over for a two count. Becky gets trapped in The Asuka Lock.

Becky puts her foot on the bottom rope to create separation. Asuka with a Snap German Suplex. Asuka unloads a series of kawada kicks to the side of the jaw. The referee is trying to check on Becky’s medical condition. Becky prevents the referee from calling the match. Asuka with clubbing mid-kicks. Becky hulks up. Asuka drops Becky with The RoundHouse Kick for a two count. Becky negates The Asuka Lock. Becky goes for The Dis-Arm-Her, but Asuka rolls her over for a two count. Becky hits The Reverse DDT for a two count. Becky and Asuka are trading back and forth shots. Becky dodges The Spinning Back FIst. Asuka nearly whips Becky into the referee. Becky avoids The Green Mist. Becky kicks the green mist out of Asuka’s mouth. Becky makes Asuka tap out to The Dis-Arm-Her.

Winner: Still WWE Raw Women’s Champion, Becky Lynch via Submission 

Sixth Match: The 2020 Men’s Royal Rumble Match 

1.) Brock Lesnar was eliminated by Drew McIntyre

2.) Elias was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

3.) Erick Rowan was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

4.) Robert Roode was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

5.) John Morrison was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

6.) Kofi Kingston was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

7.) Rey Mysterio was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

8.) Big E was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

9.) Cesaro was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

10.) Shelton Benjamin was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

11.) Shinsuke Nakamura was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

12.) MVP was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

13.) Keith Lee was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

14.) Braun Strowman was eliminated by Brock Lesnar

15.) Ricochet was eliminated by Drew McIntyre

16.) Drew McIntyre

17.) The Miz was eliminated by Drew McIntyre

18.) AJ Styles was eliminated by Edge

19.) Dolph Ziggler was eliminated by Roman Reigns

20.) Karl Anderson was eliminated by Randy Orton

21.) Edge was eliminated by Roman Reigns

22.) King Corbin was eliminated by Drew McIntyre

23.) Matt Riddle was eliminated by King Corbin

24.) Luke Gallows was eliminated by Edge

25.) Randy Orton was eliminated by Edge

26) Roman Reigns was eliminated by Drew McIntyre

27.) Kevin Owens was eliminated by Seth Rollins

28.) Aleister Black was eliminated by Seth Rollins

29.) Samoa Joe was eliminated by Seth Rollins

30.) Seth Rollins was eliminated by Seth Rollins

Winner: Drew McIntyre 

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Author: Josh Lopez