WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Results


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Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Greatest Royal Rumble results. The event, aired on WWE Network from Saudi Arabai, featured seven championship matches and the largest Royal Rumble match in WWE history. Be back here on Monday for the full Best and Worst of Greatest Royal Rumble column.

WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Results:

1. John Cena defeated Triple H. Both men kicked out of the other’s finisher, but Cena was able to hit an Attitude Adjustment to win. After the match, Cena cut a promo thanking Saudi Arabia for its hospitality.

2. Cruiserweight Championship Match: Cedric Alexander (c) defeated Kalisto. Alexander countered Salida del Sol into a Lumbar Check to retain the championship.

3. Raw Tag Team Championship Match: Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt defeated The Bar. This was for the vacant Raw Tag Team Championship. Hardy and Wyatt won after a double-team Twist of Fate on Sheamus to become the new champs.

4. United States Championship Match: Jeff Hardy (c) defeated Jinder Mahal. Hardy won the match with a Swanton Bomb.

– WWE introduced the four best participants in the Saudi Arabia tryouts. They were interrupted by Ariya Daivari and a returning Shawn Daivari, who insisted Iran was better. The Daivaris got beaten up by the rookies.


5. Smackdown Tag Team Championship Match: The Bludgeon Brothers (c) defeated The Usos. The Bludgeon Brothers retained with a Killer Bomb on Jimmy Uso.

6. Ladder Match for the Intercontinental Championship: Seth Rollins (c) defeated Finn Balor, Samoa Joe and The Miz. Balor appeared to have the match won, but Rollins sprung into the ring and onto the ladder and snatched down the belt before Balor was able to react.

7. WWE Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) vs Shinsuke Nakamura ended in a double count-out.

8. Steel Cage Match for the Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) defeated Roman Reigns. Reigns speared Lesnar through the cage and to the floor, where it was ruled that Lesnar “hit first” despite his back hitting the floor and not his feet. Also, he was lying on a cage wall. Here’s the GIF:

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9. Braun Strowman won the Greatest Royal Rumble Match. Big Cass eliminated Daniel Bryan, who set a record for longest time in a Royal Rumble, lasting from #1 to the final 3. Strowman then eliminated Cass to win the match.

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Order of entry:

1. Daniel Bryan
2. Dolph Ziggler
3. Sin Cara
4. Curtis Axel
5. Mark Henry
6. Mike Kanellis
7. sumo wrestler Hiroki Sumi
8. Viktor
9. Kofi Kingston
10. Tony Nese
11. Dash Wilder
12. Hornswoggle
13. Primo
14. Xavier Woods
15. Bo Dallas
16. Kurt Angle
17. Scott Dawson
18. Goldust
19. Konnor
20. Elias
21. Luke Gallows
22. Rhyno
23. Drew Gulak
24. NXT’s Tucker Knight
25. Bobby Roode
26. Fandango
27. Chad Gable
28. Rey Mysterio
29. Mojo Rawley
30. Tyler Breeze
31. Big E
32. Karl Anderson
33. Apollo Crews
34. Roderick Strong
35. Randy Orton
36. Heath Slater
37. NXT’s Babatunde
38. Baron Corbin
39. Titus O’Neil
40. NXT’s Dan Matha
41. Braun Strowman
42. Tye Dillinger
43. Curt Hawkins
44. Bobby Lashley
45. The Great Khali
46. Kevin Owens
47. Shane McMahon
48. Shelton Benjamin
49. Big Cass
50. Chris Jericho

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