The Undertaker won his first ever Royal Rumble by ousting Shawn Michaels to get a title shot at WrestleMania. The match came down to Edge, Randy Orton, Michaels and Undertaker. Michaels elimated Orton and Egde and went close to 10 minutes with the Undertaker before being eliminated. The final 10 minutes were outstanding and made it one of the better Rumbles in recent memory.
In other matches, The Hardy Boys defeated MNM when Jeff Hardy pinned Johnny Nitro, Bobby Lashely beat Test by countout after Test walked away from the match to retain the ECW title, Batista pinned Mr. Kennedy to retain the World Championship and John Cena defeated Umaga in a last man standing match to retain the WWE title.