Drew McIntyre is out next at #16. Lesnar locks eyes with Drew as he marches to the ring. Drew enters and they face off, talking trash. Lesnar takes his gloves off as they get ready to brawl. Ricochet comes from behind with a low low to Lesnar. Drew nails a Claymore Kick to eliminate Lesnar as the crowd goes wild. Heyman is shocked as we get a replay.
Ricochet and Drew go at it. Drew catches a move and launches Ricochet over the top rope for the elimination. Lesnar is still down on the floor with Heyman next to time. Drew looks out at him and they stare at each other. The Miz is out next at #17. Miz tries to come from behind but Drew drops him and kips up. Drew keeps staring at Lesnar and giving him his attention. Drew delivers a Claymore to Miz and then eliminates him. Drew goes back to staring Lesnar down as he waits for the next entrant. Fans sing “Goodbye!” to Lesnar as he and Heyman look to make their exit. Lesnar actually stops near the timekeeper’s area and leans against the barrier. The next man out is AJ Styles at #18. AJ enters the ring and goes at it with Drew. AJ gets sent to the apron but he fights from it. He springboards in and they go at it again. Drew lifts AJ and fights off a Calf Crusher attempt. Dolph Ziggler is out at #19.
Ziggler gets in Drew’s face, allowing AJ to drop Drew with a shot to the knee from behind. Ziggler also drops AJ after going at it with Drew. Drew launches Ziggler across the ring. Drew levels Ziggler in the corner now. Drew chops AJ down in another corner. Karl Anderson is out at #20. Anderson stops Drew from dumping AJ to the floor, just in time. Anderson unloads on Drew. Drew goes to drop AJ and Anderson at the same time but Ziggler superkicks Drew down. Drew gets triple-teamed now but AJ stops to hit Ziggler. Anderson with a big Spinebuster to Ziggler. Anderson works on Ziggler while AJ works on Drew. WWE Hall of Famer Edge is out next at #21. The stadium erupts and the pyro goes off as Edge makes his way to the ring.
Edge hits the ring and delivers a bunch of Spears. Edge stands tall for a pop. AJ and Edge meet in the middle and then go at it. AJ with a pele kick. Edge drops AJ with a Spear for a big pop. King Baron Corbin is out next at #22. Corbin and Ziggler double team Edge in the corner now. McIntyre works on dumping Ziggler. AJ and Anderson work on Edge. Edge eliminates AJ. Edge waits in the corner and watches the others go at it. The timer counts down and the #23 spot goes to Matt Riddle of NXT. Riddle hits the ring and unloads with kicks to several Superstars. Riddle delivers a bunch of kicks to Drew in the corner, then drops him with one. Edge goes for Riddle but Riddle levels Edge with a big jumping knee to the head. Corbin eliminates Riddle to boos. Corbin taunts Riddle as Luke Gallows comes out at #24.
Corbin drops Edge with a Deep Six. Drew eliminates Corbin and The King is shocked. Gallows and Anderson double team Drew now. The OC hits a Magic Killer on Edge. Randy Orton is out next at #25 for a big pop. Orton heads to the ring as The OC stomps on Edge. Orton with a big RKO on Gallows, then Anderson. Edge and Orton stare at each other as fans pop. Rated RKO reunites t eliminate The OC. They have friendly words and Orton works on Ziggler while Edge works on Drew in the corners. Roman Reigns is out at #26 now. Reigns comes in and sends Ziggler out, eliminating him. Roman rocks Drew into the corner. Kevin Owens is out next at #27 for a pop.
Owens hits the ring and beats Drew into a corner, then clotheslines Orton. Owens with a corner cannonball to Reigns, then a cannonball to Edge. Owens with a Pop-Up Powerbomb to Drew, then a kick to Reigns. Reigns blocks the powerbomb but Owens hits him with a Stunner. Owens blocks the RKO and hits a Stunner to Orton. Owens works on eliminating Edge now. The #28 entrant is Aleister Black. Black and Owens unload on each other now. Black misses a moonsault but levels Owens with a big kick to the face Black fights Edge off and drops him with a big knee. Drew with a Glasgow Kiss headbutt to Black Drew runs into Black Mass from Aleister. Black is the only one standing now.
Samoa Joe runs down at #29 and unloads, taking Black down. Reigns works on Orton in the corner. Edge goes for Owens. Joe drops Black with a big kick to the head. Drew works on dumping Orton now. Owens with a corner cannonball to Black. Reigns drops Drew. Joe and Owens meet in the middle of the ring and then start brawling with each other. Joe with the inverted atomic drop and the big boot to drop Owens. The #30 spot goes to RAW Tag Team Champion Seth Rollins, who comes out with partner Buddy Murphy and The Authors of Pain – Akam and Rezar.
Joe and Owens go to the floor to brawl but get beat down by Rollins and his crew. They also bring Edge and Orton under the ropes and take them down on the floor. Rollins delivers Stomps to Drew and Reigns in the ring. Black fights Rollins off. Orton is laid out on the other side of the announcers and Graves says he looks hurt. We hear a crew member check on the announcers. Owens stuns Rollins and tosses him out but AOP catch him. Rollins is out back in and then eliminates Owens thanks to help from AOP. Joe with the Coquina Clutch on Rollins but Murphy interferes. Rollins eliminates Joe. Joe attacks Murphy on the floor and another big brawl breaks out at ringside. Rollins looks out from the turnbuckles as his partners leave while brawling with the others who have been eliminated. Edge and Orton stare down Rollins, as do Reigns and Drew. Rollins is in trouble.
Rollins tries to talk Reigns into being on his side. Reigns responds with a Superman Punch. Edge sends Rollins into a powerslam from Orton. Drew with a Claymore to Rollins. Drew eliminates Rollins. The match is down to Edge, Reigns, McIntyre and Orton now.
Edge and Orton strategize, then attack the other two. Fans chant “this is awesome!” as Orton unloads on Drew. Drew gets dropped with the RKO. Edge and Orton regroup over Drew and then drop him with a double RKO. Orton stalks Edge from behind but Edge senses his former partner. They go to attack Reigns but Edge turns and eliminates Orton. Edge yells out at Orton and Orton is frustrated. The crowd pops as Edge and Reigns face off. They unload on each other with strikes. Edge goes down with a Superman Punch and fans boo loudly. Edge jumps over Reigns’ Spear and nails his own Spear for a big pop. Edge ends Reigns to the apron but he hangs on. Edge misses a Spear. Reigns kicks him. Reigns tries to pull Edge over the top but he hangs on. They trade big strikes on the apron now. Reigns uppercuts Edge and eliminates him.
Fans boo Edge’s elimination. Reigns and Drew go at it now as fans cheer them on. Drew ends up flooring Reigns with a big Claymore Kick out of nowhere. Fans pop as Drew immediately follows up and eliminates Reigns.
Winner: Drew McIntyre
After the match, fans go wild and give McIntyre a standing ovation as his music hits. We go to replays. McIntyre stands tall and points up at the exploding pyro as he’s headed to WrestleMania 36. The 2020 Royal Rumble pay-per-view goes off the air with McIntyre celebrating as the crowd cheers him on.
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