The 17th annual Royal Rumble match, with the winner receiving a shot at the WWE Title or the World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania XX. Also, WWE Title: Brock Lesnar vs. Hardcore Holly, World Heavyweight Title (Last Man Standing Match): Triple H vs. Shawn Michaels, WWE Cruiserweight Title: Rey Mysterio vs. Jamie Noble, World Tag Team Titles (Table Match): Evolution vs. The Dudley Boyz, and Eddie Guerrero vs. Chavo Guerrero Written by
Did You Know?
Ten wrestlers made their first appearance in the Royal Rumble match: Chris Benoit, Randy Orton, Rhyno, Matt Morgan, Spike Dudley, René Dupree, Ernest Miller, Rico, Nunzio, and Goldberg. See more
Jim Ross stated that this was the first Royal Rumble since its inception (1988) to not have a former winner in the match, but the 1989, 1990, 1994 and 2000 Royal Rumbles were also without former winners. See more
Followed by NXT TakeOver: The End
Nothing Left to Lose
Performed by Puddle of Mudd See more