The WINNER is…
Jan 26, 2014 - by Michael Riba
Royal Rumble Match
CM Punk enters number 1. Seth Rollins enters number 2.
Punk and Rollins battle into the corner and then Punk kicks Rollins in the midsection. Rollins splashes Punk in the corner, but Punk comes back with a high knee. Damien Sandow enters number 3.
Sandow goes after Punk, but Punk fights back. Rollins and Sandow double-team Punk, but Punk drops both with a neck-breaker and a DDT. Cody Rhodes enters number 4.
Rhodes goes after Sandow and delivers Cross Rhodes. Rhodes goes to eliminate Sandow, but Rollins stops him. Punk eliminates Sandow.
Rhodes and Rollins battle it out before Punk helps Rhodes. Kane enters number 5.
Punk goes after Kane, but Kane drops him with an uppercut. Kane stomps Punk down in the corner. Kane drops Punk with a sidewalk slam and goes for the choke slam. Punk kicks Kane in the head and eliminates him. Alexander Rusev enters number 6.
Rusev goes after Rollins and then tosses him onto the apron. Rusev takes down Rhodes and Punk and stands tall in the ring. Jack Swagger enters number 7.
Swagger hits the Swagger Bomb on Rollins and Rhodes. Rusev and Swagger slug it out and Rusev smashes Swagger in the corner. Rusev goes to eliminate Swagger, but Rollins takes out Rusev’s knee. Kofi Kingston enters number 8.
Kingston goes after Punk and tries to eliminate him, but Punk fights back with a kick. Rhodes catches Swagger with a kick as well. Rhodes tries to eliminate Punk and Rusev goes with Kingston. Swagger tries to eliminate Rollins, but Rollins fights back. Jimmy Uso enters number 9.
Uso goes after Rhodes and Kingston as Rusev kicks Swagger in the corner. Rhodes takes Uso down with a dropkick. Goldust enters number 10.
Goldust goes after Rollins and drops him with a clothesline. Goldust drops Uso with an atomic drop. Rusev takes Goldust down. Rhodes and Punk attack Rusev. Rhodes and Rollins lead the group and eliminate Rusev. Kingston gets knocked out of the ring, but Rusev catches him and places him on the barricade. Kingston launches from the barricade and lands on the apron and gets back into the ring. Dean Ambrose enters number 11.
Goldust is on the apron as Kingston tries to eliminate him. Dolph Ziggler enters number 12.
Ziggler goes to work on everyone and delivers right hands to Ambrose in the corner. Punk and Kingston try to eliminate Swagger, but Swagger fights back. R-Truth enters number 13.
Truth goes after Ambrose, but Rollins helps Ambrose. Truth gets eliminated by Ambrose. Uso gets eliminated by Ambrose. Swagger tries to eliminate Kingston but Kingston holds on the bottom rope and pulls himself back into the ring. Kevin Nash enters number 14.
Nash eliminates Swagger. Nash goes after Ambrose and Rollins and then kicks Rhodes. Nash goes to eliminate Ambrose, but Ambrose holds on. Roman Reigns enters number 15.
Reigns dropkicks Punk and spears Rhodes and then squares off with Nash. Reigns gets Kingston and throws him over the top rope for the elimination. Reigns Spears Ziggler and eliminates him and then eliminates Nash. The Great Khali enters number 16.
The Shield goes after Khali, but he fights them off. Khali chops Ambrose, but Reigns connects with a Superman Punch. The Shield eliminates Khali. Goldust eliminates Rhodes and Reigns eliminates Goldust. Sheamus enters number 17.
Sheamus goes after The Shield and drops all three members. Sheamus clubs Ambrose across the chest. Sheamus drops Rollins with the Irish Curse and drops Reigns with the Brogue Kick. The Miz enters number 18.
The Shield come back against Sheamus and The Miz almost eliminates Ambrose. Miz goes after Reigns, but Ambrose and Rollins make the save. Fandango enters number 19. Fandango and Miz go after each other before everyone begins to brawl. Reigns stomps down on The Miz in the corner. El Torito enters number 20.
Torito takes down Rollins with a hurricanrana. Punk stops him, but Torito takes him down with a head-scissors. Fandango goes after Torito, but Torito eliminates Fandango. Reigns gets Torito and eliminates him. Antonio Cesaro enters number 21.
Cesaro hits Miz with the Cesaro Swing, then gets Punk with it, but Rollins and Ambrose break it up. Cesaro swings Rollins. Luke Harper enters number 22.
Harper goes after Punk as Sheamus and Ambrose battle on the ropes. Reigns drops Punk with a big right hand. Jey Uso enters number 23.
Uso goes after Cesaro and then delivers a Super kick. Sheamus and Ambrose still battle it out and Cesaro and Harper battle it out. Harper drops Cesaro with a right hand. Harper goes to eliminate Cesaro. John Bradshaw Layfield enters number 24. Reigns eliminates JBL.
Erick Rowan enters number 25. Rowan goes after The Miz, but Harper eliminates Miz. Uso and Rowan square off and Harper eliminates Uso. Ryback enters number 26.
Ryback goes after Cesaro as Sheamus tries to eliminate Rollins. Ryback breaks it up and stomps away on Rollins. Sheamus and Cesaro battle it out. Alberto Del Rio enters number 27. Harper goes after Ambrose and Rowan goes after Reigns. Batista enters number 28. Batista eliminates Rowan. Batista eliminates Ryback next. Batista eliminates Del Rio. Big E Langston enters number 29. Langston goes after Sheamus as Cesaro tries to eliminate Ambrose. Rey Mysterio enters number 30.
Mysterio goes after Rollins and then takes Punk down. Mysterio and Punk both barely stay alive. Sheamus eliminates Langston.
Rollins eliminates Mysterio. Ambrose and Rollins go after Harper, but Reigns eliminates Harper. Ambrose tries to eliminate Reigns, but Reigns eliminates Ambrose, Rollins, and Cesaro to tie Kane’s record of 11 eliminations. Kane gets back into the match and eliminates Punk.
The final three are Batista, Roman Reigns, and Sheamus are the final three. Kane choke slams Punk through the announce table. Sheamus drops Reigns and then Batista and Sheamus battle it out. Batista clotheslines Sheamus in the corner and then drops Reigns with a power slam. Sheamus goes after Batista and drops him with the Plunge. Sheamus goes for the Brogue Kick, but Batista ducks. Reigns eliminates Sheamus to break the record. Batista tries to eliminate Reigns, but Reigns hangs on. Reigns and Batista slug it out and Reigns drops Batista with a clothesline. Reigns sets up for the Superman Punch, but Batista counters with a Spear. Batista sets up for the Batista Bomb, but Reigns counters with a Spear. Reigns grabs Batista and goes to eliminate him, but Batista reverses and tosses Reigns out for the elimination.
Winner of the 2014 Royal Rumble Match: Batista.
After the match, we see a recap of Reigns’ eliminations and then Batista points at the WrestleMania XXX sign and the fireworks go off and the Royal Rumble comes to a close.