Tag - Royal Rumble 2013

Royal Rumble 2013 buyrate up from previous year

Royal Rumble

The Royal Rumble this year with the return of The Rock taking on CM Punk for the WWE title did 498,000 buys in total worldwide, with 322,000 buys domestically and 176,000 from overseas providers. That is up from last year’s show which did 443,000 worldwide buys with Sheamus winning the Rumble. In 2011, the Rumble did 481,000 total buys and...

Royal Rumble 2013 pay-per-view results

John Cena

Here are the results from last night’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view which took place from the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Antonio Cesaro defeated The Miz in the pre-show match to retain the U.S. title; Alberto Del Rio defeated Big Show in a last man standing match to retain the World Heavyweight title; Kane and Daniel Bryan...

The Rock addresses fans after the Rumble goes off the air

The Rock (WWE)

After the Royal Rumble went off the air, The Rock got on the mic to thank the fans for their support. Rocky first dissed the referee who was telling him to get in line with the WM logo hanging from the rafters to get the perfect shot. Rock said it’s been ten long years since he came back to do something special. He thanked the WWE Superstars...

The Rock becomes the WWE champion at the Royal Rumble

The Rock (WWE)

Ten years after losing his WWE title to Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam, The Rock has once again captured the gold, ending CM Punk’s 430+ days reign as WWE champion yesterday at the Royal Rumble. Towards the end of the match, lights went out and The Shield interfered, doing the triple power bomb on The Rock through the announce table. CM Punk...

Royal Rumble 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

Royal Rumble

Live tonight from the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, WWE will present the first pay-per-view of its 2013 calendar, the Royal Rumble! The full card is as follows: CM Punk vs The Rock for the WWE title; Alberto Del Rio vs Big Show for the World Heavyweight title in a last man standing match; Kane and Daniel Bryan vs Cody Rhodes and Damien...

Bo Dallas from NXT books his spot in the Royal Rumble

NXT

NXT competitor Bo Dallas won an eight-man tournament earlier today at the Royal Rumble Fan Fest and a spot in tomorrow’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Dallas won his matches against fellow NXT competitors Luke Harper, Conor O’Brian, and then Leo Kruger in the final to book his place in the 30-men over the top rope match. Corey Graves...

Miz vs Cesaro to air as the Rumble 2013 pre-show match

The Miz

From WWE champion to wrestling on a pay-per-view pre-show match – and that is the story of the self proclaimed “must-see WWE champion” ever, The Miz. WWE announced that The Miz will be taking on Antonio Cesaro for the United States title in the pre-show of the Royal Rumble, a free match that will air on WWE.COM, YouTube, and...

23 spots filled so far for the Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble

Twenty three spots have so far been filled for the Royal Rumble, leaving seven open spots. Chances are that more entrants will be announced during the Smackdown tapings and maybe keep one or two spots reserved for a possible surprise entries. So far confirmed appearing in the Rumble are (in alphabetical order): Antonio Cesaro, Brodus Clay, Cody...

Draw your best #RockDoodle and win tickets to the Rumble

Royal Rumble

Our good friend Jeramie McPeek from the Phoenix Suns sent in word that the U.S. Airways Center – site of the Rumble – has launched a promotion in partnership with Doodle.ly to give away free tickets for the sold-out Royal Rumble and the Rumble FanFest the day before the event. The promotion works by having fans showing their artistic...

Panelists revealed for Royal Rumble Fan Fest discussions

Bret Hart

The panelists for the Royal Rumble Fan Fest that will happen during the weekend of the Rumble in Phoenix at the U.S. Airways Center have been announced. The first panel will take place on Saturday, January 26, from 3PM to 6PM and will tackle the much talked about Montreal screwjob. Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, and Jerry “The King” Lawler...

Royal Rumble Fan Fest to be held at the U.S. Airways Center

Royal Rumble

The U.S. Airways Center website is promoting a Royal Rumble Fan Fest event which will take place on Saturday, January 26, and Sunday, January 27. The event will be held on the U.S. Airways plaza on the corner of 1st Street & Jefferson. Several WWE Superstars, Divas, and Legends will be appearing for meet and greet, and there will also be live...

Trailer for the Royal Rumble featuring The Rock

The Rock (WWE)

WWE has released the teaser trailer for the 2013 Royal Rumble featuring the one and only The Rock which will take place on January 27 from Phoenix, Arizona. The trailer features a brahma bull who then flicks the eyebrow and transforms into The Rock as footage is shown of the former WWE champion laying the smackdown on other WWE Superstars. The...