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Royal Rumble (2017)
Royal Rumble 2017
Tagline(s) Remember the Rumble
Theme song(s) "I Am the Fire" by Halestorm
"Blow Your Mind" by Ohana Bam
Information
Promotion WWE
Brand(s) Raw
SmackDown
Date January 29, 2017
Venue Alamodome
City San Antonio, Texas
Pay-per-view chronology
TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs (2016) Royal Rumble (2017) Elimination Chamber (2017)
Royal Rumble chronology
Royal Rumble (2016) Royal Rumble (2017)

Royal Rumble (2017) was a  professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event produced by WWE for the Raw and SmackDown brands. It will took place on January 29, 2017, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. This was be the 30th event under the Royal Rumble chronology. The event is also the second Royal Rumble to be held in the Alamodome, after 1997, and the fourth to be held in the state of Texas (1989, 1997 and 2007).

During the event Charlotte FlairSami Zayn and The Undertaker all became new champions defeating BayleyAJ Styles and Cesaro. In the main event Bray Wyatt won the Royal Rumble for the first time in his career by last eliminating Chris Jericho who broke the record for longest time in the rumble beating Rey Mysterio's 11 year record by five seconds.

During the Royal Rumble both Rey Mysterio and Kurt Angle made their in ring returns with Mysterio signed to a full-time deal with the company.

Matches

No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Alexa Bliss defeated Fénix (c) Intergender match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship 13:05
2 Charlotte Flair defeated Bayley (c) Singles match for the WWE Women's Championship 12:51
3 The Vaudevillains (c) defeated Gallows and Anderson Tag team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship 8:10
4 The Young Bucks (Nick Jackson and Matt Jackson) (c) defeated Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa Tag team match for the World Tag Team Championship 23:51
5 James Harrison (c) (with Eve Torres) defeated John Cena Hardcore match for the NEVER Openweight Championship 16:32
6 Sami Zayn defeated AJ Styles (c) Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship 19:01
7 The Undertaker defeated Cesaro (c) Singles match for the WWE Championship 15:32
8 Kazuchika Okada (c) defeated Kenny Omega Singles match for the WWE United States Championship 46:45
9 Kimber Lee won by last eliminating Sasha Banks 20-woman Royal Rumble match for a world championship match at WrestleMania 33 44:32
10 Bray Wyatt won by last eliminating Chris Jericho 30-man Royal Rumble match for a world championship match at WrestleMania 33 1:02:17
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

Women's Royal Rumble

Draw Entrant Brand Order Eliminated by Time Elimination(s)
1 Kimber Lee SmackDown Winner 44:32 2
2 Becky Lynch Raw 4 Bliss 7:25 0
3 Cherry Bomb SmackDown 3 Melissa  5:20 0
4 Melissa SmackDown 12 Lena 22:18 1
5 Alexa Bliss Raw 6 Lena 4:10 1
6 Dana Brooke Raw 1 Kimber Lee 1:02 0
7 Scarlett Bordeaux Raw 2 Lena 1:10 0
8 Taeler Hendrix Raw 5 Carmella 2:17 0
9 Carmella Raw 8 Lena and LeRae 7:40 1
10 Lena NXT 18 Banks 25:32 7
11 Amber Gallows SmackDown 7 Lena 1:03 0
12 Candice LeRae SmackDown 9 Melissa 5:22 1
13 Mickie James SmackDown 10 Banks 8:10 0
14 Sasha Banks Raw 19 Kimber Lee 16:40 1
15 Nikki Bella SmackDown 11 Lena 0:06 0
16 Natalya Raw 16 Sanchez 7:04 0
17 Nia Jax Raw 14 Sanchez 3:32 0
18 Reby Sky SmackDown 13 Sanchez 5:29 0
19 Ana Sanchez Raw 17 Lena 11:38 4
20 Emma SmackDown 15 Sanchez 6:22 0

Royal Rumble

Draw Entrant Brand Order Eliminated by Time Elimination(s)
1 Big Cass Raw 3 Braun Strowman 09:57 0
2 Chris Jericho Raw 29 Bray Wyatt 1:02:17 3
3 Hiroshi Tanahashi SmackDown 18 Braun Strowman 41:55 1
4 Matt Hardy SmackDown 2 Braun Strowman 06:16 0
5 Jack Gallagher Raw 1 Hiroshi Tanahashi 03:20 0
6 Mark Henry Raw 5 Braun Strowman 03:17 0
7 Braun Strowman Raw 9 Baron Corbin 13:11 7
8 Bad Luck Fale Unassigned 4 Kazuchika Okada 08:17 0
9 Akira Tozawa Raw 6 Braun Strowman 01:42 0
10 Tye Dillinger NXT 8 Braun Strowman 05:27 0
11 Abyss SmackDown 7 Braun Strowman 00:15 0
12 Dean Ambrose SmackDown 16 Brock Lesnar 26:55 0
13 Baron Corbin SmackDown 21 Kazuchika Okada 32:39 1
14 Kofi Kingston Raw 10 Samoa Joe 16:13 0
15 Rey Mysterio Unassigned 24 Kazuchika Okada 32:44 0
16 Sheamus Raw 14 Chris Jericho 12:13 2
17 Big E Raw 12 Sheamus and Samoa Joe 09:46 0
18 Tyler Breeze Raw 20 Goldberg 22:31 0
19 Samoa Joe Raw 13 Chris Jericho 06:44 2
20 Xavier Woods Raw 11 Sheamus 04:47 0
21 Bray Wyatt SmackDown - Winner 24:11 1
22 Brother Nero SmackDown 15 Luke Harper 05:46 0
23 Randy Orton SmackDown 28 Chris Jericho 20:52 1
24 Crazzy Steve SmackDown 17 Brock Lesnar 04:21 0
25 Luke Harper SmackDown 22 Goldberg 09:56 1
26 Brock Lesnar Raw 19 Goldberg 04:30 3
27 Kurt Angle Raw 25 Kenny Omega 12:46 1
28 Goldberg Raw 23 Kazuchika Okada 03:21 3
29 Kazuchika Okada SmackDown 26 Kurt Angle 08:46 4
30 Kenny Omega Raw 27 Randy Orton 05:05 1

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