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2015 WWE ROYAL RUMBLE REPORT: WHO WON THE RUMBLE?; WHO SURVIVED THE WWE TITLE MATCH; AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2015-01-25 22:35:45
Match Number Five: Royal Rumble Match

Entrant Number 1 is The Miz while R Truth is Entrant Number 2. They lock up and Truth with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Truth dances in front of Miz and Miz is sent to the apron and he slides back in and he sends Truth to the apron. Miz runs into a shoulder from Truth. Miz with a boot to Truth. Truth with a leg lariat. Truth gets sent to the apron and Truth with an elbow. Truth goes up top and Miz crotches him.

Number Three is Bubba Ray Dudley and Miz is not very happy. Bubba with clothesline to Miz followed by a back body drop and he asks everyone what’s going on. Bubba with jabs followed by the Bubbonic elbow. Bubba with a slam and he sees Truth on the turnbuckles so it is time for a Wazzup head butt (by proxy). Bubba points around and he tells Truth . . . GET THE TABLES.

Miz hits Truth from behind and they hit 3-D on Miz and they send Miz over the top rope to eliminate him. Truth with a drop kick to Bubba. Number Four is Luke Harper. Bubba eliminates Truth as Harper makes his way to the ring. Harper and Bubba go face to face and they exchange punches. Harper with an uppercut and then they both go for clotheslines. Bubba tries for the Bubba Bomb but Harper escapes. Harper with a super kick but Bubba with a clothesline and both men are down.

Bubba misses an elbow drop while Number Five is announced and it is Bray Wyatt. Bubba and Bray get face to face and then Harper hits Bubba from behind and Harper and Wyatt work over Bubba. Bubba punches Bray and Harper. Harper with a boot to Bubba. Bubba is eliminated by Bray.

Are Bray and Harper working together or when does one turn on the other?

Number Six is Curtis Axel and he makes his way to the ring, but he is attacked by Erick Rowan and he makes his way to the ring for a family reunion. . . but they turn their sights on daddy and they go after Wyatt. Rowan with a biel to Wyatt and then he sends Wyatt into the turnbuckles and hits a splash on Harper. Wyatt sends Rowan and Harper to the floor.

Wyatt with a premature epointulation moment of the Wrestlemania sign.

Number Seven is the Boogeyman and he crawls to the ring with his Flavor Flav clock.

Bray tells Boogeyman it is his world. Wyatt looks back at Boogeyman while Boogeyman froths from the mouth. Wyatt with a clothesline and he eliminates Boogeyman.

Number eight is Sin Cara. Cara with a springboard head butt and kick to the leg. Wyatt with a punch and he sends Cara to the apron. Cara with an enzuigiri and he goes up top but he is met with a punch. Wyatt with Sister Abigail and he eliminates Sin Cara.

Bray gets on the mic and he tells everyone he said that this was his year and he starts to sing.

Entrant number nine is Zack Ryder. Ryder punches Wyatt but Wyatt runs into knee. Ryder with a missile drop kick and he hits a running forearm into the corner followed by the Broski Boot. Wyatt eliminates Ryder.

Entrant number ten is Daniel Bryan. Bryan punches Wyatt and then he flips over Wyatt and hits a flying clothesline. Bryan sets for the running drop kick in the corner and he hits it. Bryan with a second. He hits a third one. Bryan goes for four and he completes the circuit. Bryan with kicks to Wyatt in the corner. Bryan puts Wyatt on the turnbuckles and he sets for a super rana and hits it.

Entrant number eleven is Fandango, who is joined by Rosa on his walk to the ring. Fandango punches Bryan and hits a drop kick. Fandango with a hard Irish whip and then he dances instead of trying to eliminate a worn down Wyatt. Bryan lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt and Bryan with a kick. Bryan with an airplane spin to Fandango and then he tries to eliminate Fandango but he holds on to the ropes.

Entrant number twelve is Tyson Kidd. Kidd with an enzuigiri to Bryan and then he hits a springboard drop kick. Kidd with forearms to Wyatt and then Fandango sends Kidd into the turnbuckles. Kidd with an Irish whip and then he puts Fandango in the tree of woe and Bryan with a drop kick. Kidd with a hesitation drop kick to Fandango. Bryan with European uppercuts while Kidd with kicks. They both go for cross body blocks and both men go down.

Entrant Number Thirteen is Stardust. Stardust gets kicked by Kidd but Stardust with a reverse DDT to Bryan. Stardust drops down and kicks Fandango before he sends Fandango over the ropes. Fandango skins the cat and he throws Stardust over the top rope but he holds and Stardust skins the cat and he clips Fandango. Bryan and Kidd with a series of standing switches and Kidd is eliminated by Bryan with a German suplex. Wyatt sends Bryan to the floor through the ropes. Bryan with a suicide dive onto Wyatt.

Entrant number fourteen is Diamond Dallas Page while Bryan is sent into the ring steps. Stardust kicks Page in the back and then he slaps Page in the back of the head. Page with a Diamond Cutter to Stardust but Fandango hits Page with a knee to the head. Fandango punches Page and then he goes up top for the FanTangoDangoBama Jam but Page crotches him and Page with a Cutter from the turnbuckles. Wyatt hits Page from behind and he kicks Page. Page with a Diamond Cutter to Wyatt.

Entrant Number Fifteen is Rusev and he has his flag and Lana to watch from the entrance. Rusev with a kick to Page but Page tries for a Diamond Cutter. Rusev with a kick and he eliminates Page. Fandango is eliminated by Rusev as well. Rusev and Wyatt go face to face.

Bryan with a missile drop kick to both men and he kips up. Bryan with kicks to Rusev and Wyatt. Wyatt blocks the round kick from Bryan and Rusev with a jumping thrust kick. Bryan lands on the apron and he kicks Rusev. Wyatt eliminates Bryan.

Entrant Number Sixteen is Goldust and he hits a power slam on Rusev followed by a reverse atomic drop to Wyatt. Goldust sets to kick Wyatt but Stardust tries to eliminate Goldust. Goldust holds on and he enters the ring and Goldust punches Stardust. Stardust holds on to the ropes on the apron while Wyatt goes after Goldust. Rusev with a head butt to Stardust. Stardust with a kick to Rusev.

Goldust with an Irish whip to Wyatt and entrant number seventeen is Kofi Kingston. Kofi goes up top and he hits a cross body on Goldust and Stardust followed by drop kicks. Wyatt catches Kofi and he tries to catapult Kofi to the floor but Kofi skins the cat. Kofi holds on and he connects with a shoulder and hits a springboard clothesline to Wyatt.

Goldust saves Stardust while Adam Rose enters at Number Eighteen. Kofi is thrown over the top rope and he is caught by the Exotic Express and they carry him around the ring onto the apron. Rusev throws Rose over the top rope and he could not be saved. Rusev with elbows to Kofi and Kofi lands on the apron but Rusev with a round kick to eliminate Kofi.

There are four men currently in the match. Goldust, Stardust, Rusev, and Bray Wyatt. Goldust tries to eliminate Wyatt while Rusev tries to work over Stardust.

Entrant Number Nineteen is Roman Reigns. Reigns comes in and Stardust and Goldust grab him but Reigns throws them around the ring. Reigns with clotheslines to everyone. Reigns with a Samoan drop and then he clotheslines Goldust and Stardust over the top rope to eliminate them.

The three men in the match are Rusev, Roman Reigns, and Bray Wyatt. Reigns with a clothesline to Wyatt and then a punch to Rusev. Entrant number twenty is Big E. Rusev kicks Big E but Big E with an elbow and an overhead belly-to-belly suplex. Big E tries to eliminate Rusev but Rusev holds the ropes and he sends Big E into the turnbuckles. Reigns punches Wyatt while Rusev kicks Big E.

Rusev with a cannonball into Big E in the corner. Big E tries to eliminate Rusev but Rusev holds on to the ropes.

Entrant number Twenty-One is Damien Sandow but Miz stops him before he gets to the ring. Miz sends Sandow to the back and he says that it is his spot. Reigns punches Miz off the apron and Sandow thinks about falling next to him and . . . FINALLY, you don’t put Sandow in the corner. Sandow with a DDT to Wyatt followed by the Reality Check to Big E. Rusev eliminates Sandow and Sandow takes his position next to Miz and they argue with each other.

Entrant Number Twenty-Two is Jack Swagger. Swagger with a splash to Rusev followed by a belly-to-belly slam. Swagger with a boot to Wyatt and it is time for the Swagger Bomb sponsored by We the People. Swagger tries to eliminate Rusev but Wyatt makes the save. Wyatt kicks Rusev in the ribs while Big E has Reigns on the turnbuckles.

Rusev punches Swagger while Wyatt holds him. Rusev holds Swagger for Wyatt to kick him.

Entrant Number Twenty-Three is Ryback. Ryback goes after Rusev and he hits a lariat on Rusev. Rusev holds on to the ropes while Wyatt hits Ryback with boots and knees. Wyatt works on Ryback’s arm. Swagger with shoulders to Big E.

Entrant Number Twenty-Four is Kane. Kane with punches to Ryback and then Reigns and Rusev. Kane goes after Ryback and he gets him up and has him on the turnbuckles. Rusev kicks Reigns and head butts him. Big E has Swagger on the ropes. Wyatt with a splash to Reigns while Ryback is on the apron.

Entrant Number Twenty-Five enters and it is Dean Ambrose. He lunatic fringes his way to the ring and he hits a Thesz Press on Kane. Wyatt punches Ambrose but Ambrose with a Nigel lariat to Wyatt. Ambrose with a forearm to Rusev. Ambrose goes up top for the elbow to Kane. Rusev punches Ambrose and Rusev holds on to the ropes. Swagger with a shoulder to Kane.

Ryback is onto the apron thanks to Big E but Ryback holds on to the rope and he kicks Big E.

Entrant Number Twenty-Six is Titus O’Neil. Titus gets into the ring and Reigns and Ambrose eliminate him. Swagger punches Wyatt and Wyatt goes after Ambrose. Ambrose runs his forearm across the bridge of the nose and Ambrose with a drop kick to Wyatt against the ropes.

The people currently left in the match are Roman Reigns, Rusev, Bray Wyatt, Dean Ambrose, Big E, Kane, Ryback, and Jack Swagger.

Entrant Number Twenty-Seven is Wade Barrett. Barrett with punches to everyone but Ambrose punches back and Barrett with a Blackpool Slam to Ambrose. Reigns with a head butt to Barrett and then Wyatt with an uppercut to Reigns. Ryback works over Kane but Kane with an elbow. Rusev works over Big E and Swagger in the corner. Ambrose with a snap elbow drop to Barrett and then he tries to eliminate Barrett.

Barrett with elbows to Ambrose to stay in the ring and Entrant Number Twenty-Eight is Cesaro. Cesaro goes after Kane with European uppercuts and then he goes after Reigns, Ambrose, and Swagger. Cesaro with European uppercuts to Ambrose followed by a pop up European uppercut and then he gets Ambrose to the apron on a side salto but Ambrose holds onto the ropes to stay in the match.

Big E is sent to the apron by Rusev and Rusev finally eliminates Big E with a drop kick. Entrant Number Twenty Nine is Big Show. Everyone goes after Show but Show pushes them away. Show knocks everyone down to the mat individually. Show with a splash. Kane with a choke slam to Ambrose. Show choke slams Reigns. Kane and Big Show eliminate Ryback. Show eliminates Swagger. Rusev tries to eliminate Show but Kane with a choke slam to Rusev.

Kane with an uppercut and kick to Cesaro in the corner. Show with a chop to Cesaro as Kane and Show work over Cesaro. Entrant Number Thirty is Dolph Ziggler. Show grabs Ziggler but Ziggler with super kicks to Show and Kane. Ziggler with a double hesitation DDT to Kane and Show. Barrett is sent to the apron and Ziggler super kicks him off the apron to eliminate him. Cesaro with the Giant Swing to Ziggler and then he clotheslines Ziggler onto the apron.

Ziggler pulls Cesaro onto the apron but Cesaro with a knee. Cesaro with a punch but Ziggler with super kicks and Cesaro is eliminated.

Kane sends Ziggler to the apron and Ziggler drops Kane on the top rope. Ziggler goes up top and Show punches Ziggler. Kane and Show pick up Ziggler and toss him over the top rope to the floor. Wyatt goes for Sister Abigail on Kane but Show with a knock out punch and Show picks up Wyatt and Show and Kane eliminate Wyatt.

We are down to the final four and it is Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, Big Show, and Kane.

Ambrose with a clothesline to Show but he does not go down. Reigns with a flying clothesline to Show. Reigns and Ambrose try to eliminate Show and then Kane with a boot to Reigns and Show sends Ambrose to the mat. Kane kicks Ambrose. Show grabs Amborse and hits a choke slam. Ambrose is eliminated by Big Show and Kane.

We are down to the final three and Kane and Show work over Reigns.

Reigns is against the ropes and he fights back but Kane and Show are too much. Kane has Reigns over the rope but Show tries to eliminate Kane. Kane realizes what Show was doing and they push each other. They exchange punches. Kane grabs Show by the throat and Show does the same to Kane. Reigns picks up both men and he eliminates both men to win the match.

Reigns is attacked by Kane and Big Show because they are sore losers. They hit a double choke slam on Reigns.

The Rock’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring because a Samoan is in trouble. Rock punches Kane and then he goes after Show and then he hits a spinebuster on Kane. Rock with the People’s Elbow to Kane. Show grabs Rock and Reigns with a Superman punch. Rock with the Rock Bottom and then he goes to the floor.

Rusev goes after Reigns and then Reigns eliminates Rusev.

Winner: Roman Reigns

After the match, we see Brock watching the monitor while Paul watches Brock watching the monitor.

Rock and Reigns hug in the ring.

Triple H and Stephanie come to the stage and they are in shock.

Roman points to the Wrestlemania Sign so the victory is official.

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