- We see the "Rumble by the Numbers" video again.
- Kane and Daniel Bryan are backstage when Vickie Guerrero walks up. She hands them their entry numbers for the Rumble match. Kane says Bryan's number is interesting. Bryan wants Kane to show him his number now. Kane says no. Kane says it's a bad strategy to reveal your number. Kane says he will see Bryan out there.
- We get a RAW Roulette promo for tomorrow night.
30-Man Royal Rumble Match
We go to the ring and Justin Roberts is in the ring explaining the rules of the Royal Rumble. Out first comes Dolph Ziggler with AJ Lee and Big E Langston. AJ kisses Ziggler and he heads to the ring by himself. Ziggler takes the mic and says he's right where he belongs - in the spotlight. Ziggler says when the match is over, it will still be just him in the ring alone. Out comes the number 2 entrant - Chris Jericho, to a huge pop.
Jericho gets a big entrance and the crowd goes nuts. The bell rings and here we go. Back and forth to start the match. Jericho avoids elimination and clotheslines Ziggler to the apron. The crowd chants "you still got it" at Jericho. Jericho superplexes Ziggler as Cody Rhodes makes his way out next.
Jericho with clothesliens on Cody. Cody and Ziggler team up and take Jericho down in the corner. Jericho applies Walls of Jericho on Cody but Ziggler breaks it. The next man out is Kofi Kingston. He leaps off th top and takes out Cody. Kofi unloads on Cody but gets cut off. Jericho works over Cody now as Kofi tries to dump Ziggler. Cody tries to eliminate both of them. The next man out is Santino Marella, returning from injury.
Santino tries to eliminate Cody and Jericho but they hang on and come back in. Santino stops everything in the middle of the ring and pulls out the Cobra. He hits Kofi with it. Jericho and Cody take out Santino and he's eliminated. Jericho tries to take Cody out now. Cody and Ziggler try to eliminate Kofi now. Kofi fights them off and the next man out is Drew McIntyre. Drew goes at it with everyone but Kofi fires back. Drew with a big boot and Kofi goes down. Cody stomps on Jericho now. Drew tries to eliminate Kofi and Jericho tries to get them both out.
Drew works over Kofi in the corner now. Jericho almost gets eliminated but he hangs on without touching the floor. The next man out is Titus O'Neil at #7. Titus runs over Cody and Kofi. Titus double clotheslines them when they try to double team him. Titus manhandles Kofi and tosses him across the ring. Jericho eliminates McIntyre. Ziggler tries to eliminate Jericho. Titus tries to eliminate them both but they hang on. The next man out is Goldust. He rushes the ring as Cody waits for him. The two brothers start brawling in the middle of the ring. Ziggler comes in but Goldust drops him. Cody assists Goldust but they go back to it. Goldust with a right hand on Cody. Goldust dumps Cody over the top but he hangs on. Goldust stomps away on Cody and works him over in the corner. The crowd chants for Goldust.
Jericho fights off Titus. The next man out is David Otunga to boos from the crowd. Otunga hits the ring and goes after Goldust and then Jericho. Cody and Goldust try to eliminate Titus now. Cody tries to dump his brother but everyone hangs on. The next man out is Heath Slater. Slater goes after Otunga and then Goldust. Jericho works on Ziggler in the corner. The next man out is Sheamus to a big pop. Sheamus runs over Goldust, Otunga, Titus and then Ziggler. Cody catches a backbreaker. Slater catches the plunge, as does Jericho. Sheamus with forearms on Titus to the chest. Sheamus tosses Otunga into Titus and Titus is eliminated. Otunga gets forearms on the apron now. Sheamus with a Brogue Kick and Otunga is eliminated.
The next man out is Tensai. Tensai goes right after Sheamus and hits him with headbutts. An "Albert" chant breaks out. The next man out is Brodus Clay with Cameron and Naomi dancing. Clay runs to the ring and takes out Jericho, working him over in the corner. Tensai and Clay go at it now. Cody and Goldust tangle some more. Cody mocks his brother and gets sent to the apron. Goldust charges but Cody hits him in the gut. They fight on the apron now. Goldust clotheslines Cody into the ring. Cody sends Goldust into the ring post and Goldust is eliminated. Rey Mysterio is out next. He hits 619 on Ziggler and then 619 on Jericho. Rey with a big splash on Jericho. Cody grabs Rey and tries to dump him but Rey slides out. Sheamus tries to eliminate Tensai. Rey dropkicks Ziggler and the next man out is Darren Young at 15.
Several stars eliminate Clay with the help of Young. Kofi leaps in over Tensai and takes him over the top rope. Tensai is eliminated. Rey almost eliminates Young. Ziggler tries to eliminate Kofi but Kofi leaps out onto Tensai's back. Kofi gets slammed on the announcers table and his feet still haven't touched the floor. Kofi grabs JBL's announcers chair as the next man out is Bo Dallas from NXT. Dallas goes at it with Cody. Kofi puts JBL's chair on the floor and makes it hop like a pogo stick to the apron. The crowd pops as Kofi keeps himself in the match. Cody eliminates Young and then Kofi with Disaster kicks. Cody celebrates and here comes Sheamus but he hangs on. The next man out is The Godfather.
Godfather comes out with a couple of his ho's. He hits the ring but gets dropkicked right back out by Dolph Ziggler. Godfather is eliminated as everyone else looks on. Godfather puts his pimp gear back on and struts up the aisle with his girls. Jericho works over Dallas. The next man out is Wade Barrett. Barrett lays out Slater and goes after Mysterio, then Jericho. Barrett goes back to Slater and then hits a big sideslam on Sheamus. Barrett and Jericho work on eliminating Sheamus but he hangs on.
The next man out is John Cena at 19. Everyone looks on as Cena comes out. Cody, Barrett, Ziggler and Slater form a wall and attack Cena as he rushes the ring. Everyone goes after Cena but he fights them off. Cena eliminates Heath Slater and Cody Rhodes. Jericho and Cena go at it now. Jericho hangs on and Ziggler saves him. Cena goes after Dallas now. Dallas tries to eliminate Cena. The next man out is Damien Sandow. Sandow goes right to work on Dallas. Barrett catches Rey on the top and they both tangle on the apron. Barrett kicks Rey off the apron and Rey is eliminated. Barrett poses and turns around to shots from Sheamus. Jericho counters an Attitude Adjustment and goes for Walls of Jericho on Cena but can't get it. The next man out is Daniel Bryan. Bryan goes at it with Sandow and kicks away.
Bryan unloads with more kicks on Barrett. Bryan tries to eliminate Jericho and Sheamus tries to help him. Jericho hangs on as Sheamus takes Bryan to the corner. Dueling chants for Cena from the crowd as he fights off Barrett. Antonio Cesaro is the next man out. Cesaro and Sheamus go at it. Dallas and Ziggler fight in the corner. Cesaro drops Dallas with an uppercut and works over Jericho in the corner. The next man out is The Great Khali. Khali chops Barrett and Sandow. Dallas catches one too. Khali drops Jericho and puts a boot to his throat. Cesaro works on eliminating Sheamus still. The next man out is Kane.
Kane hits Jericho and goes to eliminate Ziggler but he hangs on. Kane with shots for Jericho and Khali. Sheams works on Sandow in the corner. Khali fights Kane and Bryan off. Sandow pushes Sheamus over the ropes but he hangs on. Kane with a headbutt for Cesaro. The next man out is Zack Ryder. Ryder leaps and takes down Ziggler. Bryan eliminates Kane. Kane looks shocked. Cesaro knocks Bryan off the apron into Kane's arms. Bryan wants Kane to take him back to the apron but Kane says no. Kane drops Bryan and Bryan is eliminated. The next man out is Randy Orton to a big pop. Orton takes down Barrett, Sheamus and Ziggler. Then Ryder and Dallas. Orton tosses Dallas but he hangs on. Orton with a double draping DDT for Ziggler and Dallas. Ryder catches a RKO. Ryder is eliminated. Cesaro and Barrett beat Orton down in the corner now. The next man out is Jinder Mahal at 27.
Cesaro works on Cena but he hangs on. Cena turns it around and eliminates Cesaro. Jericho works on Ziggler. Cena catapults Ziggler to the apron but he hangs on. Sheamus with a clothesline for Barrett. The next man out is The Miz. Miz meets Cesaro on the aisle and they brawl. Miz drops Cesaro and heads to the ring. Cole says Miz injured his ankle in the pre-show earlier tonight. Jinder is eliminated. Sin Cara is out at 29. Cara kicks Ziggler in the head and then goes after Jericho and Sandow. Sheamus works on eliminating Cena but he hangs on. Dallas works on eliminating Barrett and gets him. Barrett is eliminated. Ziggler works on Cena. Jericho hangs on. Barrett comes back and pulls Dallas out, eliminating him. Barrett waits for Dallas to get up and hits the Bullhammer elbow on the floor. The last man out at 30 is Ryback.
Ryback comes in and unloads, shoving everyone down. Ryback scoops Sandow and eliminates him. Cara comes with kicks but Ryback just takes them. Cara comes from the top but Ryback shoves him out of the air. Ryback lifts Cara high and throws him out on Sandow. Cara is eliminated. Miz comes from behind on Ryback but Ryback tosses him. Miz is eliminated. Jericho with a Codebreaker on Ryback. Jericho drops Cena and hits the Lionsault. Jericho tosses Sheamus to the apron and dropkicks him. Sheamus hangs on. Jericho with clotheslines for Orton and a Codebreaker to Ziggler. Ziggler superkicks Jericho and he is eliminated. It's down to Ziggler, Sheamus, Orton, Ryback and Cena.
Orton with clotheslines and RKO's for Cena and Ziggler. RKO for Sheamus now. Orton with the second rope DDT to Ryback. Orton goes for RKO on Ryback but Ryback clotheslines him out. Orton is eliminated. Bodies flying everywhere now. Ziggler hangs on but Sheamus hits a big Brogue Kick on the apron and he goes down. Ziggler is eliminated. It's down to Cena, Sheamus and Ryback now. Cena and Sheamus attack Ryback and hit a double suplex. Cena and Sheamus look up at the WrestleMania 29 sign before they start brawling. Cena hits his usual moves and calls for the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Ryback stops it with a massive clothesline on Cena. Ryback goes for Shellshocked on Sheamus but it's blocked. Sheamus with White Noise on Ryback. Sheamus readies for a Brogue on Ryback but it's blocked. Ryback scoops Sheamus up and over the top rope. It's down to Cena and Ryback.
Ryback gets a chant going. Cena starts brawling. Ryback hits a spinebuster and the chant starts up. Ryback readies for a big clothesline but Cena drops him and locks in the STF. Cena keeps the hold locked as the crowd does dueling chants. Ryback looks to have passed out in the hold. Cena rolls him over and tries to pick him up. Cena picks Ryback and sits him on the top rope. Ryback wakes up and fights back with a Thesz Press. Ryback slams Cena's head into the mat. Ryback scoops Cena but Cena slides out. Cena shoves Ryback over the top for the win.
Winner: John Cena
- After the match, Cena's music hits and he celebrates as the pyro goes off. Cena meets with a fan at ringside and then an anti-Cena fan before going back in the ring for one last pose.