Royal Rumble Archives

Not Even Death Itself Frightens WWE Champion Brock Lesnar
Not even death." While the grim reaper doesn't intimidate the Royal Rumble winner, Brock Lesnar does describe a moment where a very large animal made him a bit nervous "Last fall I did get a little spooked by a bull moose I got charged a little bit in the bush by a bull moose[...]
Brock Lesnar Talks About Vince McMahon And Who He'd Like To Face
WWE Royal Rumble 2022 winner Brock Lesnar has had a pretty unique and well-decorated career  He's an NCAA Heavyweight Champion, a UFC Heavyweight Champion, has won pretty much everything major in WWE, and even gave the NFL a try  And yet for a man who had done so many high-profile things, we all feel like we[...]
Brock Lesnar Opens Up About His Life And Career To Pat McAfee
Image: Screencap. Appearing live for an in-studio interview with host and fellow WWE personality Pat McAfee on the Pat McAfee Show, Royal Rumble winner Brock Lesnar covered his life and career in a wide-ranging interview that saw the notoriously reclusive star open up in a way we've never quite seen before. Pat McAfee asked Brock Lesnar early on[...]
Jackass Star Steve-O Tested Positive For COVID At The Royal Rumble
While I'm sure you've read by now that there was plenty of jackassery to go around backstage at last week's Royal Rumble event, it turns out one of the most synonymous people with the term had to leave upon arriving  Steve-O joined his Jackass Forever co-stars at WWE's big annual event last Saturday to support Johnny Knoxville,[...]
WWE Had To Tell Ronda Rousey To Stop Being A Jerk To Fans Last Week
 It's easy to see how this is a potential issue brewing and as such, WWE management has reportedly already stepped in to try and amend this ahead of time. 2022 Royal Rumble winner Ronda Rousey on this week's WWE Raw, courtesy of WWE. Ronda Rousey returned to WWE after a near-three year absence a week ago Saturday[...]
2/4 SmackDown Recap: Roman Reigns & Ronda Rousey Choose Opponents
 Last Saturday night's Royal Rumble event went over like a led balloon with fans, who were none too pleased with either Ronda Rousey or Brock Lesnar winning the Men's and Women's Rumble matches, let alone both of them winning  The roster also wasn't too happy with the current situation post-Rumble and wasn't hiding it[...]
Rumor: Shane McMahon Fired by WWE Even Though He Doesn't Work There
Shane McMahon's wild ride following attempts to blame him for this year's crappy Royal Rumble continues as former colleagues speak out on the rumors about his backstage behavior. Greetings, comrades! It is I, your El Presidente, bringing you the latest wrestling news and hot goss And what goss could be hotter than the goss surrounding Vince[...]
Cesaro Shares His Disappointment In Not Being In The Royal Rumble
 This became clear again this past Saturday night at the WWE's annual Royal Rumble event when Cesaro was perplexingly left out of the 30-Man Royal Rumble Match, which felt lacking in interesting or fan-favorite stars like him, while they made sure to include cameoing celebrity entrants such as Jackass Forever's Johnny Knoxville and rapper Bad Bunny[...]
Johnny Knoxville Zaps WWE's Sami Zayn At "Jackass Forever" Premiere
 Zayn took umbrage with Knoxville entering this past Saturday night's Royal Rumble match and tried turning the tables on him by creating his own silly stunt show, InZayn, which predictably backfired  In the match itself, Zayn got some revenge when he kicked Knoxville off of the ring apron to eliminate him, but it looks like Zayn wasn't[...]
Rumor: Shane McMahon Fired by WWE Even Though He Doesn't Work There
According to a new dirt sheet rumor, WWE has run out of people to fire and is now firing people who don't even work there! Shane McMahon, who is reportedly not under contract to WWE, has reportedly been fired by the company for ruining the Royal Rumble! Greetings, comrades! It is I, your El Presidente, bringing[...]
Royal Rumble: WWE Bummed Out Their Wrestlers As Much As Their Fans
This past Saturday night's 2022 edition of the Royal Rumble wasn't exactly met with glowing reviews  In fact, it was quite the opposite, with fans and critics being vocal that aside from the opening Roman Reigns versus Seth Rollins match, the show was something of a dud with sloppy matches and very predictable outcomes[...]
Royal Rumble: Predictions For Who The Surprise Entrants Will Be
Tonight's the night wrestling fans!  It's Royal Rumble time again and this year, we will again have two different 30-entrant Rumble Matches, one men's and one women's  As it stands right now, the men's match has 25 entrants, while the women's match has 23  That leaves some spots to fill and if you've seen your fair[...]
Disney+ Carrying WWE Network In Indonesia Could Be Just The Beginning
 It will be a part of the package on Disney+ Hotstar, the Disney streaming service in Indonesia, beginning today with one of WWE's biggest annual events, the Royal Rumble  Disney+ Hotstar subscribers will now have access to WWE's premium live events, as well as their original programming and the entire catalog of WWE history. Vineet Puri, General[...]
SmackDown Recap 1/28: All That's Left Now Is The Royal Rumble
This week's SmackDown was in the interesting position of being the Royal Rumble go-home show within 24 hours of the event itself  That means if any of the WWE Superstars had any last-minute issues to cover before the big day, they were rapidly running out of time to do so  This is why Raw star Seth Rollins announced ahead[...]
SmackDown Preview 1/28: A Last Show On The Eve Of The Royal Rumble
Exactly twenty-four hours from the start of tonight's SmackDown, one of the WWE's biggest and most impactful events of the year, The Royal Rumble will kick off live from St Louis  But twenty-four hours is a long time in WWE and there's still unsettled business between Raw's Seth Rollins and his former stablemate, Universal Champion Roman Reigns ahead of their title[...]
A Major Star To Return At The Royal Rumble & Head To WrestleMania
The Royal Rumble has long been one of WWE's premier events of the year, not only for directly setting the stage for the company's single biggest event of the year, WrestleMania but also for being WWE's most unpredictable night of the year where anyone can show up unannounced and can even begin a career resurgence[...]
SmackDown Recap 1/21:
Last week on SmackDown, we saw Universal Champion Roman Reigns and the challenger for his title at next week's Royal Rumble, Seth Rollins, come face to face  They took verbal shots at one another, with each doubting the abilities and accomplishments of the other  But when Reigns' cousins, The Usos, tried to sneak attack Rollins, it was the wacky Raw star[...]
SmackDown Recap 1/15: Setting The Stage For The Royal Rumble
Hey gang!  It's only two weeks and counting until one of WWE's biggest events of the year, the Royal Rumble, which also kicks off the road to Wrestlemania  So with only three episodes of SmackDown left until the big event on January 29, they really need to make them count  Will they though?  Well, that remains to be[...]
Xavier Woods Suffers Leg Injury And Will Miss The Royal Rumble
 Not only is the SmackDown roster thin from injuries, illnesses, and releases at the moment, but the four to six weeks needed for recovery means that Woods will almost certainly miss one of WWE's biggest shows of the year, the Royal Rumble, which will be held in just two weeks on Saturday, January 29. As mentioned above, Woods is[...]
SmackDown Preview 1/14: Roman Reigns Will Confront Seth Rollins
Hey gang!  While Universal Champion Roman Reigns got to avoid putting his title on the line against eventual WWE Champion Brock Lesnar at WWE Day 1 thanks to his contracting COVID-19, he will still be forced to defend the title at the upcoming Royal Rumble and on SmackDown last week, he, along with the audience, waited to find out who his[...]
WWE Hall Of Famer Lita To Make Her WWE Return Tonight On SmackDown
Fans were left excited after a segment on last week's SmackDown on Fox when SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair announced that not only would she be entering as one of 30 women in the Women's Royal Rumble match in two weeks, but that the match would include a number of returning big names as entrants[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap 1/11: AJ Styles In Action & A Crowbar On A Pole Match
11, 2022 ( AJ Styles does a backstage interview now where he says he's going to teach Grayson Waller a lesson and ride that success into the Royal Rumble. We now see the NXT North American Champion Carmelo Hayes and Trick Williams arrive in a Bentley, before heading into the arena. The NXT North American Champion has arrived#WWENXT @Carmelo_WWE @_trickwilliams[...]
Sasha Banks Injured: The SmackDown Star Will Miss 6-8 Weeks
 The roster (and backstage staff) have been decimated by COVID-19 infections as of late and on top of that, another top SmackDown star, Drew McIntyre, has suffered a neck injury and might be out for some time going forward. It's also a bad time schedule-wise, as one of WWE's biggest events of the year, the Royal Rumble, is at[...]
SmackDown Recap 1/7: The Road To The Royal Rumble Has Begun
 His attention is drawn to Johnny Knoxville though and he lectures Knoxville about entering the Royal Rumble match and how it's a bad idea. * twangy guitar riff *#SmackDown @SamiZayn @realjknoxville @jackassworld — WWE (@WWE) January 8, 2022 Sami Zayn vs Rick Boogs Boogs continues to impress me here, mixing his powerful strength and technical abilities with some serious[...]