- Roman Reigns set new a Royal Rumble record by eliminating 12 superstars, beating Kane's 11 eliminations in 2001.
- The New Age Outlaws also broke a record of the longest time between WWE Tag Team Title reigns. Their last reign ended at No Way Out in 2000 against the Dudley Boyz.
- Despite the uproar of the Pittsburgh crowd, Daniel Bryan did not enter the 2014 Royal Rumble. He commented, via Twitter:
Sorry guys, the machine wanted me nowhere near the Royal Rumble match. But I thank everyone for their support. YOU are the #YESMovement— Daniel Bryan (@WWEDanielBryan) January 27, 2014