As seen at the pay-per-view, Jericho was the surprise number two entrant of the Royal Rumble match, lasting over 45 minutes.
- Even with the attack, The Rock bounced back and captured his first WWE Championship in over ten years. He commented about this achievement, writing on his Twitter, "100 years of Heavyweight Champions. 3 generations in my blood. New @WWE Champion. #MyHonor #TeamBringIt"