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Royal Rumble (2017) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event produced by WWE for the Raw and SmackDown brands. It took place on January 29, 2017. It was the seventh event under the Royal Rumble chronology.

BackgroundEdit

The card featured seven matches, that resulted from scripted storylines and had results predetermined by WWE on the Raw and SmackDown brands. Storylines were produced on WWE's weekly television shows, Monday Night Raw, and Thursday Night SmackDown.

ResultsEdit

# Match Stipulation
1 Christian (c) defeated Jack Swagger Singles match for the United States Championship
2 The Wyatt Family (c) defeated The Lucha Dragons Tag Team match for the Tag Team Championship
3 Finn Bálor (c) defeated Roman Reigns Singles match for the Intercontinental Championship
4 Eva Marie and The Bella Twins defeated Paige, Natalya and Emma 6-Woman Tag Team match
5 Brock Lesnar (c) defeated Dean Ambrose No Disqualification match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship
6 Trish Stratus (c) defeated Lita Singles match for the Women's Championship
7 Bad News Barrett won by last eliminating Baron Corbin 30-man Royal Rumble match for a WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at WrestleMania VII

(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

Royal Rumble entrances and eliminationsEdit

Draw Entrant Order Eliminated by Time Eliminations
1 Titus O'Neil 1 Chris Jericho 02:31 0
2 Chris Jericho 14 Roman Reigns 38:54 6
3 Daniel Bryan 2 Finn Bálor 04:37 0
4 Finn Bálor 3 Chris Jericho 05:55 1
5 Samoa Joe 10 11:03 3
6 Sheamus 9 09:03 1
7 Christian 8 Samoa Joe 07:10 0
8 Dean Ambrose 6 Chris Jericho 05:41 0
9 Seth Rollins 4 Samoa Joe 02:13 0
10 Tyler Breeze 5 Chris Jericho & Sheamus 00:48 0
11 Fandango 7 Samoa Joe 00:24 0
12 Kevin Owens 26 The Undertaker 32:56 2
13 Sami Zayn 21 Bad News Barrett 27:13 0
14 Kofi Kingston 13 Sting 16:29 0
15 Hideo Itami 11 Kevin Owens 07:26 0
16 Kane 12 The Undertaker 10:16 0
17 Roman Reigns 17 AJ Styles 18:45 1
18 John Cena 22 Baron Corbin 19:38 0
19 Adam Rose 19 Bad News Barrett 17:17 2
20 Dolph Ziggler 18 AJ Styles 14:10 0
21 Bray Wyatt 23 Baron Corbin 16:07 0
22 The Undertaker 28 20:24 3
23 Luke Harper 20 Bad News Barrett 10:55 2
24 Sting 16 Luke Harper & Adam Rose 06:20 1
25 The Miz 25 The Undertaker & Kevin Owens 11:33 0
26 Ryback 24 Baron Corbin 08:19 0
27 Mark Henry 15 Luke Harper & Adam Rose 00:47 0
28 AJ Styles 27 Baron Corbin 09:55 2
29 Bad News Barrett Winner 08:59 4
30 Baron Corbin 29 Bad News Barrett 06:45 5