WWE Royal Rumble 2021 Results

WWE Royal Rumble 2021
January 31, 2021
Tropicana Field
St. Petersburg, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

WWE Royal Rumble Kickoff Match: Charlotte Flair & Asuka (c) vs. Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax For The WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship 

Charlotte Flair and Shayna Baszler will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Charlotte applies a side headlock. Baszler with a waist lock go-behind. Front Face Lock Exchange. Charlotte grabs a side headlock. Baszler whips Charlotte across the ring. Charlotte drops Baszler with a shoulder tackle. Charlotte applies a front face lock. Asuka tags herself in. Chop/Mid-Kick Exchange. Following a snap mare takeover, Asuka kicks Baszler in the chest. Baszler blocks a boot from Asuka. Baszler sends Asuka face first into the canvas. Baszler with The PK. Baszler tags in Jax. Jax paint brushes Asuka. Asuka ducks a clothesline from Jax. Asuka applies The Octopus Stretch. Asuka thrust kicks the midsection of Jax. Asuka tags in Charlotte. Charlotte applies a side headlock. Charlotte drives her knee into the midsection of Jax. Jax reverses out of the irish whip from Charlotte. Charlotte with a forearm smash. Charlotte kicks Baszler off the ring apron. Charlotte kicks the left knee of Jax. Charlotte with a SlingShot Seated Senton for a one count. Charlotte kicks Jax in the face. Charlotte with a Rising Knee Strike. Charlotte applies a side headlock. Charlotte tags in Asuka.

Asuka with forearm shivers. Jax shoves Asuka. Jax clotheslines Asuka. Jax drags Asuka to the corner. Jax tags in Baszler. Baszler stomps on the right elbow of Asuka for a two count. Baszler works on her joint manipulation game. Asuka with heavy bodyshots. Baszler clotheslines Asuka for a two count. Baszler tags in Jax. Jax kicks the left shoulder of Asuka. Jax applies The Cobra Clutch. Asuka with three sharp elbow strikes. Jax knocks Charlotte off the apron. Asuka unloads Two Spinning Back Fists. Jax reverses out of the irish whip from Asuka. Jax shrugs off The Missile Dropkick. Asuka with The RoundHouse Kick. Asuka hits The CodeBreaker for a two count. Jax HeadButts Asuka. Jax goes for an Avalanche Samoan Drop, but Asuka lands back on her feet. Asuka PowerBombs Jax for a two count. Asuka ducks a clothesline from Baszler. Asuka drops Baszler with The RoundHouse Kick. Asuka with a Mid-Kick. Jax responds with The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Charlotte and Baszler are tagged in.

Charlotte clotheslines Baszler. Charlotte unloads five knife edge chops. Charlotte with The Exploder Suplex. Charlotte pops back on her feet. Baszler side steps Charlotte into the turnbuckles. Charlotte with a Turnbuckle/FlatLiner Combination. Charlotte ducks a clothesline from Jax. Charlotte kicks the left knee of Jax. Charlotte connects with The Double Natural Selection for a two count. Charlotte drags Baszler to the corner. Jax runs interference. Baszler pulls Charlotte off the top turnbuckle. Baszler tags in Jax. Jax with The Samoan Drop. Baszler made the blind tag. Baszler with a Running Knee Strike for a two count.

Baszler sends Charlotte face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Asuka with The Flying Hip Attack off the steel ring steps. Baszler launches Asuka over the announce table. Charlotte lands The Orihara MoonSault. Charlotte rolls Baszler back into the ring. Ric Flair appears on the stage. Baszler rolls Charlotte over for a two count. Charlotte drops Baszler with The Big Bot. Charlotte is distracted by Lacey Evans. Charlotte applies The Figure Eight. Evans attacks Charlotte behind the referee’s back. Charlotte tugs on Evans hair. Baszler applies The Kirifuda Clutch. Charlotte responds with The Figure Eight. The referee is distracted by Jax. Evans delivers The Woman’s Right. Baszler tags in Jax. Jax plants Charlotte with The Running Leg Drop to pickup the victory.

Winner: New WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax via Pinfall 

WWE ROYAL RUMBLE 2021 !!!!!

First Match: Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Goldberg For The WWE Championship 

McIntyre HeadButts Goldberg before the bell rings. McIntyre Spears Goldberg. Goldberg heads to the outside. McIntyre with a straight right hand. Goldberg whips McIntyre into the steel ring steps. Goldberg Spears McIntyre through the ringside barricade. McIntyre slowly climbs back into the ring. McIntyre tells the referee to ring the bell. McIntyre with a knee lift. McIntyre with The ClayMore for a two count. Goldberg avoids The ClayMore. Goldberg delivers Two Spears for a two count. Goldberg connects with The Jack Hammer for a two count. Goldberg is shocked. Goldberg prepares for The Spear. McIntyre side steps Goldberg into the turnbuckles. McIntyre plants Goldberg with The ClayMore to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Champion, Drew McIntyre via Pinfall 

Second Match: Sasha Banks (c) vs. Carmella w/Reginald Thomas For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship 

Sasha with an arm-bar takedown. Carmella denies The Bank Statement. Carmella regroups on the outside. Carmella calls herself the new boss. Standing Switch Exchange. Sasha with a waist lock takedown. Sasha applies a front face lock. Carmella with a gut punch. Sasha reverses out of the irish whip from Carmella. Carmella dives over Sasha. Carmella tugs on Sasha’s hair. Sasha decks Carmella with a back elbow smash. Sasha with a Springboard Arm-Drag. Sasha slaps Carmella in the chest. Carmella denies The Lucha Libre Arm-Drag. Sasha with a forearm smash. Sasha pulls Thomas off the ring apron. Carmella SuperKicks Sasha off the apron. Carmella with a Flying Clothesline onto the announce table. Carmella slaps Sasha in the chest. Carmella rolls Sasha back into the ring. Carmella hooks the outside leg for a two count. Carmella with clubbing elbow smashes. The referee admonishes Carmella. Carmella with a Running Boot across the top turnbuckle pad. Carmella applies The Upside Down. Carmella takes a bow. Sasha with heavy bodyshots. Sasha goes for a Bodyslam, but Carmella counters with The Edge-O-Matic for a two count.

Carmella applies a rear chin lock. Sasha targets the midsection of Carmella. Carmella punches Sasha in the back. Carmella sends Sasha to the corner. Sasha with a back elbow smash. Carmella answers with a leaping forearm smash. Sasha denies The Handstand FrankenSteiner. Sasha drops Carmella with The Flying Meteora. Carmella sends Sasha face first into the middle rope. Carmella wraps Sasha’s blue wig around the bottom rope. Carmella repeatedly stomps on Sasha’s chest. Carmella talks smack to Sasha. Carmella abuses the referee’s five count. Carmella continues to stomp on Sasha’s chest. Sasha kicks Carmella in the gut. Sasha is relying on the back elbow smashes. Sasha drives Carmella face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Sasha stands on Carmella’s hair. Sasha with The Rebound Meteora for a two count. Carmella denies The Three Amigos. Sasha with a knee lift. Carmella reverses out of the irish whip from Sasha. Thomas catches Sasha in mid-air.

Sasha with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors Takeover on the floor. Sasha slaps Thomas in the face. The referee has ejected Thomas from the ringside area. Carmella lands The Suicide Dive. Carmella rolls Sasha back into the ring. Carmella hooks the outside leg for a two count. Carmella argues with the referee. Sasha with an inside cradle for a two count. Sasha with another rollup for a two count. Sasha ducks a clothesline from Carmella. Sasha with a backslide cover for a two count. Sasha with a Vertical Suplex. Sasha goes for The Frog Splash, but Carmella gets her knees up in the air. Carmella with a drop toe hold. Carmella applies The Code Of Silence. Sasha with a Sliding Knee Strike. Sasha ducks a clothesline from Carmella. Carmella denies The BackStabber. Carmella brings Sasha to the apron. Sasha with a shoulder block. Sasha with a Rising Knee Strike. Carmella connects with Two SuperKicks for a two count. Carmella is displaying her frustration. Sasha makes Carmella tap out to The Bank Statement.

Winner: Still WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion, Sasha Banks via Submission 

Third Match: The 2021 Women’s Royal Rumble Match 

1.) Bayley was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

2.) Naomi was eliminated by Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax

3.) Bianca BelAir

4.) Billie Kay was eliminated by The Riott Squad

5.) Shotzi Blackheart was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

6.) Shayna Baszler was eliminated by Nia Jax

7.) Toni Storm was eliminated by Rhea Ripley

8.) Jillian Hall was eliminated by Billie Kay

9.) Ruby Riott was eliminated by Bayley

10.) Victoria was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

11.) Peyton Royce was eliminated by Charlotte Flair

12.) Santana Garrett was eliminated by Rhea Ripley

13.) Liv Morgan was eliminated by Peyton Royce

14.) Rhea Ripley was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

15.) Charlotte Flair was eliminated by Bianca BelAir & Rhea Ripley

16.) Dana Brooke was eliminated by Rhea Ripley

17.) Torrie Wilson was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

18.) Lacey Evans was eliminated by Shayna Baszler

19.) Mickie James was eliminated by Lacey Evans

20.) Nikki Cross was eliminated by Carmella

21.) Alicia Fox was eliminated by Mandy Rose

22.) Mandy Rose was eliminated by Rhea Ripley

23.) Dakota Kai was eliminated by Rhea Ripley

24.) Carmella was eliminated by Tamina

25.) Tamina was eliminated by Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax

26.) Lana was eliminated by Natalya

27.) Alexa Bliss was eliminated by Rhea Ripley

28.) Ember Moon was eliminated by Nia Jax

29.) Nia Jax was eliminated by Lana

30.) Natalya was eliminated by Bianca BelAir

Winner: Bianca BelAir 

Fourth Match: Roman Reigns (c) w/Paul Heyman vs. Kevin Owens For The WWE Universal Championship 

Complete slugfest after the bell rings. Reigns uppercuts Owens. Owens avoids The Superman Punch. Owens kicks Reigns in the gut. Reigns denies The Stunner. Reigns drops Owens with The Superman Punch. Owens with a knee lift. Owens whips Reigns across the ring. Owens with The Pop Up PowerBomb. Reigns goes for The Samoan Drop, but Owens lands back on his feet. Owens uppercuts Reigns. Owens sends Reigns face first into the steel ring post. Reigns throws Owens into the steel ring steps. Reigns Spears Owens on the floor. Reigns repeatedly hits Owens with the ring stair. Owens SuperKicks Reigns. Owens repeatedly slams Reigns head on the ring stair. Owens repeatedly whips Reigns into the LED Screens. Owens with The Big Boot. Owens delivers a massive stair shot. Owens lays Reigns flat on a table. Reigns with a thumb to the eye.

Reigns and Owens starts brawling around the Thunderdome. Reigns delivers multiple chair shots. Reigns tees off on Owens. Owens SuperKicks Reigns. Owens gives Reigns the chair treatment. Reigns with a straight right hand. Reigns kicks Owens in the face. Reigns with clubbing chair shots. Owens shoves Reigns into the LED Wall. Owens kicks Reigns in the gut. Owens hits The Stunner. Reigns uppercuts Owens. Reigns with another Superman Punch. Reigns sends Owens crashing through two tables on the floor. Owens crawls towards the backstage area. Reigns runs Owens over with a golf cart. Owens gets back on his feet at the count of nine. Reigns with rapid fire haymakers. Reigns kicks Owens in the face. Reigns talks smack to Owens. Owens tackles Reigns. Owens transitions into a ground and pound attack. Owens repeatedly whips Reigns into the road cases. Owens connects with The Pop Up PowerBomb on the table. Owens lands The Frog Splash through the table. Reigns gets up at the count of nine.

Owens sends Reigns face first into a ladder. Owens with a stiff ladder shot. Owens lays Reigns flat on another table. Owens climbs up a forklift. Owens delivers The Swanton Bomb off the forklift. Reigns refuses to stay down. Reigns is busted open. Owens brings Reigns back inside the Thunderdome. Owens goes for The Pop Up PowerBomb, but Reigns counters with The Superman Punch. Reigns Spears Owens through the table. Owens gets up at the count of nine. Reigns and Owens are trading back and forth shots. Reigns kicks Owens in the face. Owens with a forearm smash. Owens drops Reigns with The Stunner. Owens with handcuff assisted haymakers. Owens handcuffs Reigns to a piece of the stage set. Reigns wisely lays out the referee at the count of nine. Owens with rapid fire haymakers. Reigns delivers the low blow. Paul Heyman sets Reigns free. Reigns makes Owens pass out to The Guillotine Choke. Owens was unable to break the referee’s ten count.

Winner: Still WWE Universal Champion, Roman Reigns 

Fifth Match: The 2021 Men’s Royal Rumble Match 

1.) Edge

2.) Randy Orton was eliminated by Edge

3.) Sami Zayn was eliminated by Big E

4.) Mustafa Ali was eliminated by Big E

5.) Jeff Hardy was eliminated by Dolph Ziggler

6.) Dolph Ziggler was eliminated by Kane

7.) Shinsuke Nakamura was eliminated by King Corbin

8.) Carlito was eliminated by Elias

9.) Xavier Woods was eliminated by Mustafa Ali

10.) Big E was eliminated by AJ Styles and Omos

11.) John Morrison was eliminated by Damian Priest

12.) Ricochet was eliminated by Kane

13.) Elias was eliminated by Damian Priest

14.) Damian Priest was eliminated by Bobby Lashley

15.) The Miz was eliminated by Damian Priest

16.) Matt Riddle was eliminated by Seth Rollins

17.) Daniel Bryan was eliminated by Seth Rollins

18.) Kane was eliminated by Damian Priest

19.) King Corbin was eliminated by Dominik Mysterio

20.) Otis Dozovic was eliminated by King Corbin

21.) Dominik Mysterio was eliminated by Bobby Lashley

22.) Bobby Lashley was eliminated by Matt Riddle, Big E, Daniel Bryan, and Christian

23.) The Hurricane was eliminated Big E & Bobby Lashley

24.) Christian was eliminated by Seth Rollins

25.) AJ Styles was eliminated by Braun Strowman

26.) Rey Mysterio was eliminated by AJ Styles and Omos

27.) Sheamus was eliminated by Braun Strowman

28.) Cesaro was eliminated by Braun Strowman

29.) Seth Rollins was eliminated by Edge

30.) Braun Strowman was eliminated by Edge and Christian

Winner: Edge 

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Author: Josh Lopez