Royal Rumbles

This page contains all information on the Royal Rumbles that have took place and considered canon. One of the most popular matches of WWE, it first took place in 1988, (though house shows had tester matches from the year before). The brainchild of former Intercontinental Champion Pat Patterson, The Royal Rumble has 30 (usually) participants and features new competitors enter the ring at timed intervals. Elimination occurs by throwing somebody over the top rope and both feet hitting the floor. The last person standing is declared the winner – since 1993 – have then gone on to challenge for a World Championship at Wrestlemania three months later.

All Royal Rumbles

Here are all the Royal Rumbles that have taken place, their winners and other key stats. Click on any link to explore the match or the highlighted participant.

EventDateLocationWinnerIron ParticipantMost Eliminations
Royal Rumble 2024 - Men27th January, 2024St. Petersburg, FloridaCody RhodesJey Uso (50:56)Bron Breakker (4), Cody Rhodes (4)
Royal Rumble 2024 – Women27th January, 2024St. Petersburg, FloridaBayleyBayley (1:03:03)Nia Jax (8)
Royal Rumble 2023 - Men28th January, 2023San Antonio, TexasCody RhodesGunther (1:11:40)Cody Rhodes (5), Gunther (5)
Royal Rumble 2023 - Women28th January, 2023San Antonio, TexasRhea RipleyRhea Ripley (1:01:08)Rhea Ripley (7)
Royal Rumble 2022 - Women29th January, 2022St. Louis, MissouriRonda RouseyBianca Belair (47:30)Charlotte Flair (5)
Royal Rumble 2022 - Men29th January, 2022St. Louis, MissouriBrock LesnarAJ Styles (29:17)AJ Styles (6)
Royal Rumble 2021 - Women31st January, 2021St. Petersburg, FloridaBianca BelairBianca Belair (56:54)Rhea Ripley (7)
Royal Rumble 2021 - Men31st January, 2021St. Petersburg, FloridaEdgeEdge (58:58)Damian Priest (4), Seth Rollins (4), Big E (4)
Royal Rumble 2020 - Women26th January, 2020Houston, TexasCharlotte FlairBianca Belair (33:22)Shayna Baszler (8), Bianca Belair (8)
Royal Rumble 2020 - Men26th January, 2020Houston, TexasDrew McIntyreDrew McIntyre (34:11)Brock Lesnar (13)
Royal Rumble 2019 - Men27th January, 2019Phoenix, ArizonaSeth RollinsSeth Rollins (43:00)Braun Strowman (5)
Royal Rumble 2019 - Women27th January, 2019Phoenix, ArizonaBecky LynchNatalya (56:01)Charlotte Flair (5)
Greatest Royal Rumble27th April, 2018Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaBraun StrowmanDaniel Bryan (1:16:07)Braun Strowman (13)
Royal Rumble 2018 - Men28th January, 2018Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaShinsuke NakamuraFinn Balor (57:38)Roman Reigns (4), Finn Balor (4)
Royal Rumble 2018 - Women28th January, 2018Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaAsukaSasha Banks (54:46)Michelle McCool (5)
Royal Rumble 201729th January, 2017San Antonio, TexasRandy OrtonChris Jericho (1:00:13)Braun Strowman (7)
Royal Rumble 201624th January, 2016Orlando, FloridaTriple HRoman Reigns (59:48)Roman Reigns (5), Braun Strowman (5)
Royal Rumble 201525th January, 2015Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaRoman ReignsBray Wyatt (46:50)Bray Wyatt (7)
Royal Rumble 201426th January, 2014Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaBatistaCM Punk (49:13)Roman Reigns (12)
Royal Rumble 201327th January, 2013Phoenix, ArizonaJohn CenaDolph Ziggler (49:47)Ryback (5), Sheamus (5)
Royal Rumble 201229th January, 2012St. Louis, MissouriSheamusThe Miz (45:39)Cody Rhodes (6)
Royal Rumble 201130th January, 2011Boston, MassachusettsAlberto Del RioCM Punk (35:22)John Cena (7), CM Punk (7)
Royal Rumble 201031st January, 2010Atlanta, GeorgiaEdgeJohn Cena (22:12)Shawn Michaels (6)
Royal Rumble 200925th January, 2009Detroit, MichiganRandy OrtonTriple H (49:57)Triple H (6), Big Show (6)
Royal Rumble 200827th January, 2008New York, New YorkJohn CenaShawn Michaels (32:42)Triple H (6)
Royal Rumble 200728th January, 2007San Antonio, TexasThe UndertakerEdge (44:05)The Great Khali (7)
Royal Rumble 200629th January, 2006Miami, FloridaRey MysterioRey Mysterio (1:02:02)Triple H (6), Rey Mysterio (6)
Royal Rumble 200530th January, 2005Fresno, CaliforniaBatistaChris Benoit (47:32)Batista (6)
Royal Rumble 200425th January, 2004Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaChris BenoitChris Benoit (1:01:33)Chris Benoit (6)
Royal Rumble 200319th January, 2003Boston, MassachusettsBrock LesnarChris Jericho (38:59)Chris Jericho (6)
Royal Rumble 200220th January, 2002Atlanta, GeorgiaTriple HSteve Austin (26:47)The Undertaker (7), Steve Austin (7)
Royal Rumble 200121st January, 2001New Orleans, LouisianaSteve AustinKane (53:44)Kane (11)
Royal Rumble 200023rd January, 2000New York, New YorkThe RockTest (26:48)Rikishi (7)
Royal Rumble 199924th January, 1999Anaheim, CaliforniaMr. McMahonMr. McMahon (56:39)Steve Austin (8)
Royal Rumble 199818th January, 1998San Jose, CaliforniaSteve AustinThe Rock (51:31)Steve Austin (7)
Royal Rumble 199719th January, 1997San Antonio, TexasSteve AustinSteve Austin (45:04)Steve Austin (10)
Royal Rumble 199621st January, 1996Fresno, CaliforniaShawn MichaelsHunter Hearst Helmsley (48:05)Shawn Michaels (8)
Royal Rumble 199522nd January, 1995Tampa, FloridaShawn MichaelsShawn Michaels (38:43)Shawn Michaels (8)
Royal Rumble 199422nd January, 1994Providence, Rhode IslandBret Hart, Lex LugerBam Bam Bigelow (30:14)Diesel (7)
Royal Rumble 199324th January, 1993Sacremento, CaliforniaYokozunaBob Backlund (1:01:15)Yokozuna (7)
Royal Rumble 199219th January, 1992Troy, New YorkRic FlairRic Flair (59:32)Sid Justice (6)
Royal Rumble 199119th January, 1991Miami, FloridaHulk HoganRick Martel (52:30)Hulk Hogan (7)
Royal Rumble 199021st January, 1990Orlando, FloridaHulk HoganTed DiBiase (44:53)Hulk Hogan (6), The Ultimate Warrior (6)
Royal Rumble 198915th January, 1989Houston, TexasBig John StuddMr. Perfect (27:56)Hulk Hogan (10)
Royal Rumble 198824th January, 1988Hamilton, CanadaJim DugganBret Hart (25:45)One Man Gang (6)