We get the "By The Numbers" video for tonight's main event.
30-Man Royal Rumble for the WWE World Heavyweight Title
We go to the ring and out comes the first entrant, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns through the crowd. He's getting a lot of boos tonight. Lilian introduces the second entrant and out comes Rusev with Lana. The bell rings and they go at it.
Rusev goes for an early elimination after some offense. Reigns ends up getting sent trough the middle rope but he's still in the match. Reigns nails a Drive By kicks and comes back in with a spear. Reigns eliminates Rusev. The next man out is AJ Styles at #3. He gets a huge pop and slowly walks to the ring as Reigns looks on.
They go at it and the Styles Clash is blocked. Styles with the pele kick. Reigns blocks another Styles Clash with a Samoan Drop. Tyler Breeze is the next man out. He gets some offense in but gets eliminated. The Social Outcasts are out next and they send Curtis Axel to the ring. Axel hits a big knee to the head on Styles. Slater and the others get on the apron but get knocked off by Styles and Reigns. Styles eliminates Axel and turns his attention to Reigns. The next man out is Chris Jericho.
They all go at it and Styles eventually goes for a Styles Clash. Jericho blocks it and turns it into the Walls of Jericho. Reigns drops Jericho and breaks the hold. The pyro goes off as Kane comes out next. He beats Styles down in the corner and tries to eliminate him. Fans are still chanting for Styles. Styles fights back in with headbutts. The next man out is Goldust. Goldust and Kane go at it. Goldust unloads and hits the bulldog. Goldust mounts Kane with right hands until Styles kicks him. Styles with a chop. Jericho grabs Styles and suplexes him.
Ryback is the next man out. He unloads and connects on a bunch of high knees in the corners. The New Day come out next and they're sending Kofi Kingston into the ring. Ryback with a huge back drop on Styles as fans boo. Styles comes close to getting eliminated at one point. Titus O'Neil is the next man out. Titus comes in and cleans house. He catches Styles off the top rope and manhandles him to boos.
Titus eliminates Goldust. Styles and Reigns come close to getting tossed again. R-Truth is the next man out. He runs down and brings a ladder from under the ring. He stands it up in the middle of the ring as everyone watches. Truth climbs up looking for a Money In the Bank briefcase or the title but it's not there. He climbs down and Kane eliminates him. Kofi gets tossed by Kane but he lands on Big E's shoulders and is still in the match. Big E runs around with Kofi on his shoulders as fans chant. Kofi has a drink from a fan and is in no hurry to get back in. The next man out is Luke Harper. Harper goes at it with Kane. Rusev, Sheamus, King Barrett, Alberto Del Rio and Vince McMahon suddenly appear at ringside. Vince orders them to pull Reigns from the ring and they do. The League of Nations destroys Reigns at ringside. They toss him into the barrier and then the steel steps. They continue the beat down as Vince looks on and enjoys the show. The next man out is Stardust.
All three announce tables are messed up as the Reigns beat down continues. They place Reigns on the French announce table and Rusev runs all the way from the first table and splashes Reigns through it. Fans chant "holy s--t" as Vince looks on and laughs. Vince leaves with The League behind him. Kofi was eliminated at one point Cole says. The next man out is Big Show. Vince and The League step to the side as Show makes his way out. Reigns is being tended to by EMTs and officials in the debris on the floor. Show shoves Stardust and kicks Jericho s he makes his way in. Show eliminates Titus. Reigns is being helped to the back. They have a stretcher but he doesn't want on it. They help him to the back and he collapses on the entrance way. Jericho almost gets tossed but hangs on. The next man out is Neville as Styles is on Big Show's back. Neville comes in with a missile dropkick on Harper. Reigns is being placed on the stretcher now.
Reigns refuses the stretcher and walks to the back on his own. Stardust unloads on Jericho while Harper decks Show. Fans chant for Styles as he goes at it with Jericho. Jericho moves to Neville. The next man out is Braun Strowman, who is in a hurry to get to the ring. He runs in and floors Neville, them Jericho, then Styles. Kane grabs Braun by the neck but Braun overpowers him and tosses Kane. Kane is eliminated. Show and Braun meet in the middle of the ring. They trade shots. Show grabs him by the throat but Braun blocks it. Braun starts choking Show out and tosses him. Big Show is eliminated. The next man out is Kevin Owens. Owens limps to the ring and is in bad shape from earlier. Owens goes in and starts unloading with Styles as fans pop. Styles drops him with a pele kick. Neville almost eliminates Style but he hangs on. Styles comes back in for a Clash on Neville but Owens breaks it with a superkick. Owens grabs Styles and says welcome to WWE. Owens eliminates Styles over the top rope. Fans boo. Fans chant for Styles as he makes his exit.
The next man out is Dean Ambrose. He's bandaged up from earlier and goes right at it with Owens. Braun works Jericho over while Owens works on Neville. Stardust comes over to help Owens. The next man out is Sami Zayn to a big pop. Owens looks on as Sami stares him down. Sami rushes the ring and goes at it with Owens right in the middle. Fans pop. Sami beats Owens down in the corner and clothesline Stardust. Owens nails Sami from behind. Sami blocks a shot and eliminates Owens. Owens is shocked.
The next man out is Erick Rowan as Jericho nails Sami. Harper floors Ambrose with a clothesline. Rowan comes in and suplexes Jericho. Rowan tosses Neville but he hangs on and pulls himself back up. Harper follows up with a huge clothesline and Neville is eliminated. Braun manhandles Sami. Rowan and Harper eliminate Stardust next. Braun chokes Jericho out. Rowan slams Ambrose. The next man out is Mark Henry at #22. Henry decks Harper and goes at it with Braun. Rowan makes the save and Braun slams Henry. All three of them eliminate Henry. Sami tries to eliminate Harper but all three of them team up on Sami now. Braun tosses Sami and he is eliminated to boos. Ambrose attacks Braun but Rowan stops him. Braun chokes Jericho again. Brock Lesnar is the next man out and fans pop. Paul Heyman is with him. Lesnar hits the ring and knoks Jericho from Braun's arms. Rowan takes a German suplex. Harper takes a belly to belly. Braun attacks Lesnar and beats him into the corner. They collide and Lesnar rocks Braun with clotheslines. Lesnar drops Braun with a huge blow. Lesnar eliminates Rowan. Harper takes a German. Lesnar goes for a German on Braun but gets backed into the corner with elbows. Lesnar comes back and unloads on Braun again. Lesnar kciks Harper. The next man out is Jack Swagger. Swagger misses a clothesline on Lesnar. Lesnar hits a F5 and tosses Swagger. Swagger is eliminated.
Lesnar manhandles Harper and turns his attention to Jericho but knees Braun in the head instead. Another big running knee. Lesnar with one more big running knee on Braun. The next man out is The Miz. Lesnar waits but Miz is in no hurry to get in. Miz puts a headset on and talks trash about Lesnar. Lesnar with a belly to belly on Harper. Miz talks to Cole on commentary and says this is all about strategy, he's not scared. Lesnar with a German on Harper. Lesnar with a German on Ambrose. Lesnar with thrusts on Braun in the corner. Another German for Harper. Lesnar eliminates Harper next. The next man out at #26 is Alberto Del Rio.
Lesnar goes at it with Del Rio. Ambrose joins in and helps Del Rio. Braun beats on Jericho. Lesnar fights off Ambrose and Del Rio. Del Rio takes a suplex. Lesnar goes back to work on Braun and clotheslines him over the Lesnar laughs as he's in the ring with Jericho, Del Rio and Ambrose. Jericho and Lesnar go at it. The next man out is Bray Wyatt. Lesnar waits but Wyatt stops at ringside. Strowman, Rowan and Harper get on the apron and surround Lesnar as Heyman looks on. Harper attacks first and they beat Lesnar down. Wyatt comes in the ring as they whip Lesnar into a big clothesline from Braun. Lesnar fights Rowan off and tosses him. Harper and Braun also get tossed back to the floor. Lesnar stares down Wyatt in the middle of the ring and fans pop. Wyatt misses and takes a F5. Lesnar scoops Wyatt again but Harper makes the save with a superkick. They beat him down and Wyatt hits Sister Abigail. The Wyatt Family eliminates Lesnar to big boos.
Wyatt and Jericho go at it. Heyman throws a fit as Lesnar gets up. The next man out is Dolph Ziggler. He attacks Jericho and they go at it. Ziggler with a Fame-asser. Ziggler with a big DDT on Del Rio next. Wyatt and Ambrose take superkicks. The Miz tosses Ziggler but he hangs on and pulls himself back in. Ziggler comes in but Miz blocks him and hits a Skull Crushing Finale. More action all over the place. The next man out is Sheamus. Reigns attacks Sheamus from behind as he makes his way out. Fans boo Reigns as he enters the ring. Reigns eliminates Del Ro. Ziggler almost eliminates Reigns but takes a Superman punch. Wyatt attacks Reigns and goes to work on him. Reigns with a big boot. Wyatt with a clothesline. Reigns with a Superman punch on Wyatt. The next man out is Triple H to a big pop. Everyone looks on as Triple H makes his way out at #30.
Reigns talks trash as Triple H marches to the ring. They lock eyes as fans pop. The WrestleMania banner hangs in the background. They have words as Ziggler charges Triple H. He takes a Pedigree. Wyatt goes after Reigns but eats a spear instead. The staredown continues. Triple H cuts him off and hits the knee to the face. Reigns and Triple H finally unload on each other. Reigns drops Triple H with right hands. Reigns blocks a Pedigree. More back and forth as everyone else gets involved now. Ziggler attacks Triple H on the apron and superkicks him. Triple H barely hangs on. Ziggler kicks again but Triple H side steps. Ziggler hangs on and nails the Fame-asser on Triple H. Ziggler charges again but Triple H tosses him. Ziggler is eliminated. Triple H and Wyatt come face to face. Triple H points at Reigns. Wyatt decks Triple H and sends him to the corner. Wyatt splashes Triple H. Wyatt blocks a Pedigree and kisses Triple H on the head but Sheamus stops Sister Abigail. Triple H and Sheamus eliminate Wyatt. Reigns tries to dump both of them but they hang on. Ambrose and Jericho go at it. Sheamus tries to dump Ambrose but he hangs on. Triple H and Jericho go at it. Ambrose eliminates Jericho. It's down to Reigns, Triple H, Ambrose and Sheamus. Reigns with a Superman punch on Triple H. Ambrose takes a Brogue kick.
Sheamus misses a Brogue and lands on the apron. Reigns knocks him off with a Superman punch. Triple H comes from behind and dumps Reigns to a big pop. Triple H with crotch chops to Reigns. Ambrose and Triple H go at it now. Triple H ends up on the apron but keeps hanging on. Triple H backdrops Ambrose to the floor for the win and the title.
Winner and New WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Triple H
- After the match, Stephanie McMahon comes out with Vince McMahon to join in on the celebration. Triple H takes his title and is going to the main event of WrestleMania 32. The pyro hits and Royal Rumble goes off the air with the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion celebrating.