We get a backstage video from Drew McIntyre. Drew talks about how he’s dominated WWE and will continue to do that in the Rumble, then go on to WrestleMania to win the WWE Universal Title. We go back to the panel for more discussion on tonight’s pay-per-view and that’s it for the Kickoff.
30-Man Royal Rumble Match
No Way Jose is out with his conga line at #15.
Jose barely enters when Joe eliminates him. Jose’s music starts back up and the conga line exits. Drew McIntyre is out at #16. Drew drops Jose on the entrance way with a Glasgow Kiss headbutt. Drew starts taking out members of the conga line as he walks to the ring. Drew hits the ring and nails a Claymore Kick to Rollins, then Ambrose. Drew and Joe go at it now. Drew drops Joe and others. Drew works on dumping Rollins. The next entrant is Xavier Woods. Kofi gets sent out but Woods catches him and keeps him in the match. Kofi is on Woods back, being carried to the steps. Kofi stays in the match. Woods and Kofi come in but McIntyre immediately eliminates them. Ambrose and Drew go at it now. The next man out is WWE UK Champion Pete Dunne. Dunne hits a German on Ali and goes to work on him. Dunne take Joe out now. Dunne goes at it with Drew now, taking him down. Dunne tries to dump Ali now. Andrade is out next. Drew tries to dump Rollins. Andrade enters and goes at it with Dunne, getting the upperhand. Andrade and Ambrose go at it now. Drew tries to eliminate Rollins again. The next entrant at #20 is Apollo Crews.
Crews enters and dropkicks Ali, then Ambrose. Crews drop Joe and then Dunne for a pop. Ambrose chops Crews. Crews tries to dump Ambrose now. Andrade works on Ali in the corner. Rollins sends Drew to the apron and tries to dump him but Drew hangs on. Drew fights back in. The next entrant is Aleister Black. Black hits the ring and drops Dunne a few times. Fans chant for NXT now. Black takes Rollins and Dunne out with a second rope moonsault. Drew and Black go at it now. Black with a big boot to the face. Ali grabs Black and rocks him in the corner. Black with a big kick to knock Ali out of the air. Ambrose tries to dump Black. Black eliminates Ambrose with Black Mass. Joe drops Black. The next entrant is Shelton Benjamin. Benjamin enters and goes at it with Crews in the middle of the ring. Benjamin drops Crews. Benjamin with a Paydirt to Dunne. Joe with the Coquina Clutch on Benjamin. Ali breaks it up. Joe applies it on Ali now. Shelton breaks it with a knee. Ali dumps Joe and eliminates him. Benjamin nails Ali. The next entrant is Baron Corbin. Corbin hits the ring and takes Rollins down. Corbin sends Crews to the apron. Corbin with a Deep Six to Ali. Corbin tosses Ali but he hangs on. Corbin eliminates Crews. Black and Drew go at it again. The next entrant at #24 is Jeff Hardy. Hardy hits the ring and starts hitting everyone. Fans do the “Delete!” chant with him. Hardy with Twists of Fate and a Whisper In the Wind. Black drops Hardy with a big boot. Dunne works on Black now. Black with a big knee to the face. Corbin eliminates Black to boos.
Dunne goes after Corbin now but Drew nails a Claymore. Drew eliminates Dunne. The #25 entrant is Rey Mysterio. Rey unloads on Corbin to start. Corbin catches Rey in mid-air and drives him down into a big backbreaker. Shelton works on dumping Ali. Andrade stomps on Rey now. Drew tries to dump Hardy. Andrade powerbombs Rey. Corbin almost dumps Rollins. The next entrant is WWE Intercontinental Champion Bobby Lashley with Lio Rush. Lashley goes at it with Rollins but quickly gets eliminated. Lashley pulls Rollins under the bottom rope and tosses him to the floor. Rush takes apart the announce table. Lashley destroys Rollins and places him on the German announce table. Lashley stands on one table and launches Rollins through another table. Rollins is laid out. The next entrant is Braun Strowman as officials try to keep Lashley and Rush away from Rollins. Cole says Rollins needs medical attention. Strowman hits the ring and goes at it with Corbin. Strowman eliminates Corbin. Strowman eliminates Shelton.
Dolph Ziggler is out next at #28. He eliminates McIntyre shortly after entering.
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