WWE Royal Rumble 2019 Live Results: Rumble Winners Determined

The "Road to WrestleMania" begins tonight as the WWE puts on its first pay-per-view of the new year, the Royal Rumble.

Aside from the men and women's Rumble matches, there are seven championship matches that will likely determine who will likely carry their respective titles into WrestleMania 35. However, the women's division will be the talk of the evening as the story between Ronda Rousey, Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch continues to push toward the WWE's biggest show of the year.

Will Ronda retain her title? Will Becky re-capture the SmackDown Women's Championship? And will Charlotte win her first rumble match?

There's a lot expected to happen at this year's Royal Rumble. Here's everything that went down at the 2019 Royal Rumble including the Kickoff show.

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ROYAL RUMBLE 2019 RESULTS

Kickoff Show

Bobby Roode and Chad Gable vs Rezar and Scott Dawson

  • Since Akam is out with injury, the teams of AoP and Revival team up. If Rezar and Dawson win, both teams get a RAW Tag Team Championship shot.
  • Roode and Gable win via pinfall.

Shinsuke Nakamura vs Rusev (c) - US Championship Match

  • Shinuske wins via pinfall after hitting Rusev with a Kinshasa to the back of the head.
  • The finish was set up after Lana tried to stop Nakamura from taking off the turnbuckle pad. Rusev tried to hit Nakamura with the Machka Kick but he moves out of the way, and Lana takes the bump from the apron to the outside, causing the distraction.

Buddy Murphy (c) vs Hideo Itami vs Kalisto vs Akira Tozawa - Cruiserweight Championship Match

  • Murphy wins via pinfall after hitting Itami with Murphy's Law

Royal Rumble Main Card

Becky Lynch vs Asuka (c) - SmackDown Women's Championship Match

  • Asuka wins via submission

Miz/Shane McMahon vs The Bar (c) - SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match

  • Shane/Miz win via pinfall after Shane hits Cesaro with a Shooting Star Press, after Miz hits Sheamus with the Skull-Crushing Finale.

Sasha Banks vs Ronda Rousey (c) - RAW Women's Championship Match

  • Rusey wins via pinfall after hitting a Piper's Pit
  • After the match, Ronda helps Sasha up. On the ramp, Sasha holds up four fingers in front of Ronda after shaking hands.

Women's Royal Rumble Match

  • Lacey Evans and Natalya are #1 and #2
  • Mandy Rose #3
  • Liv Morgan #4
  • Natalya eliminates Liv Morgan
  • Mickie James #5
  • Ember Moon #6
  • Billie Kay #7 (she refuses to enter the ring until Peyton Royce comes out)
  • Nikki Cross #8 (she takes out Billie Kay on her way to the ring)
  • Peyton Royce #9
  • Tamina #10
  • Tamina eliminates Mickie James
  • Xia Li #11
  • Sarah Logan #12
  • Royce and Kay eliminate Nikki Cross
  • Charlotte Flair #13
  • Lacey Evans eliminates Royce and Kay
  • Charlotte eliminates Xia Li
  • Kairi Sane #14
  • Charlotte eliminates Tamina
  • Sane and Natalya eliminate Sarah Logan
  • Maria Kannellis #15
  • Naomi #16
  • Naomi eliminates Mandy Rose
  • Mandy Rose eliminates Naomi
  • Charlotte eliminates Lacey Evans
  • Candice LeRae #17
  • Alicia Fox #18
  • Alicia Fox eliminates Maria Kannellis
  • Kacy Cantanzaro #19
  • Zelina Vega #20
  • Ruby Riott #21
  • Ruby Riott eliminates Alicia Fox
  • Ruby Riott eliminates Candice LeRae
  • Dana Brooke #22
  • Ruby Riott eliminates Kairi Sane
  • Io Shirai #23
  • Rhea Ripley #24
  • Rhea Ripley eliminates Kacey Cantanzaro
  • Sonya Deville #25
  • Rhea Ripley eliminates Dana Brooke
  • Rhea Ripley eliminates Zelina Vega
  • Alexa Bliss #26
  • Alexa Bliss eliminates Sonya Deville
  • Bayley #27
  • Bayley eliminates Ruby Riott
  • Bayley eliminates Rhea Ripley
  • Lana #28 but is clearly injured from the US Championship Match
  • Nia Jax #29
  • Nia Jax beats down Lana on the ramp before going into the ring
  • Nia Jax eliminates Io Shirai
  • Nia Jax eliminates Natalya
  • Carmella #30
  • Becky Lynch comes out to tell Fit Finlay to let her in the match for Lana and he does.
  • Alexa Bliss eliminates Ember Moon
  • Bayley and Carmella eliminate Alexa Bliss
  • Charlotte eliminates Carmella
  • Final Four: Becky, Bayley, Nia Jax, Charlotte
  • Charlotte eliminates Bayley
  • Becky Lynch eliminates Nia Jax
  • Becky Lynch eliminates Charlotte
  • Becky Lynch wins the 2019 Royal Rumble

AJ Styles vs Daniel Bryan (c) - WWE Championship Match

  • Daniel Bryan wins via pinfall.
  • Finish was set up after the referee gets hits. This allows for a returning Erik Rowan to hit AJ Styles, allowing for Bryan to pick up the victory.
  • After the match, Bryan tells Rowan to pick up AJ Styles and the WWE Champion delivers a running knee.

Finn Balor vs Brock Lesnar (c) - Universal Championship Match

  • Brock Lesnar wins via submission after a Kimura Lock
  • After the match, Lesnar hits a few German Suplexes and an F-5 on Finn Balor.

Men's Royal Rumble

  • Elias and Jeff Jarrett are #1 and #2
  • Elias eliminates Jeff Jarrett
  • Shinsuke Nakamura #3
  • Kurt Angle #4
  • Big E #5
  • Shinsuke Nakamura eliminates Kurt Angle
  • Johnny Gargano #6
  • Jinder Mahal #7
  • Johnny Gargano eliminates Jinder Mahal
  • Samoa Joe #8
  • Samoa Joe eliminates Big E
  • Curt Hawkins #9
  • Seth Rollins #10
  • Seth Rollins eliminates Elias
  • Titus O'Neal #11
  • Curt Hawkins eliminates Titus O'Neal
  • Samoa Joe eliminates Curt Hawkins
  • Kofi Kingston #12
  • Mustafa Ali #13
  • Mustafa Ali eliminates Shinsuke Nakamura
  • Dean Ambrose #14
  • Dean Ambrose eliminates Johnny Gargano
  • No Way Jose #15
  • Samoa Joe eliminates No Way Jose
  • Drew McIntyre #16
  • Xavier Woods #17
  • Drew McIntyre eliminates Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston
  • Pete Dunne #18
  • Andrade #19
  • Apollo Crews #20
  • Aleister Black #21
  • Aleister Black eliminates Dean Ambrose
  • Shelton Benjamin #22
  • Mustafa Ali eliminates Samoa Joe
  • Baron Corbin #23
  • Baron Corbin eliminates Apollo Crews
  • Jeff Hardy #24
  • Baron Corbin eliminates Aleister Black
  • Drew McIntyre eliminates Pete Dunne
  • Rey Mysterio #25
  • Bobby Lashley #26
  • Seth Rollins eliminates Bobby Lashley
  • After being eliminated, Lashley takes out Rollins and puts him through a table.
  • Braun Strowman #27
  • Braun Strowman eliminates Baron Corbin
  • Braun Strowman eliminates Shelton Benjamin
  • Dolph Ziggler #28
  • Drew McIntyre eliminates Jeff Hardy
  • Dolph Ziggler eliminates Drew McIntyre
  • Randy Orton #29
  • R-Truth #30
  • Nia Jax comes out and takes out R-Truth, and also takes his spot
  • Nia Jax eliminates Mustafa Ali
  • Rey Mysterio eliminates Nia Jax
  • Randy Orton eliminates Rey Mysterio
  • Andrade eliminates Randy Orton
  • Final Four: Andrade, Dolph Ziggler, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins
  • Braun Strowman eliminates Andrade
  • Braun Strowman eliminates Dolph Ziggler
  • Seth Rollins eliminates Braun Strowman
  • Seth Rollins wins the 2019 Royal Rumble
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