Tag - Royal Rumble 2014

2014 Rumble and Chamber pay-per-view buys down from last year

Royal Rumble

The Royal Rumble received 445,000 buys worldwide this year, down almost 100,000 buys from last year’s show which was headlined by The Rock and CM Punk in a WWE title match. This year’s Rumble featured the return of Batista and a WWE World Heavyweight title match between Randy Orton and John Cena. It will probably be forever remembered as the...

Daniel Bryan tells fans to keep voicing their opinions

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan used Twitter to thank the fans for their support following his exclusion from the 30-man Royal Rumble match yesterday in Pittsburgh. With Bryan opening the show – and losing – against Wyatt, fans thought that he would be making an appearance in the Rumble itself however it was not meant to be and when the #30 entrant came...

Batista flips off fan after Rumble goes off the air

Batista

Batista’s honeymoon with the fans ended yesterday as the Royal Rumble winner was showered with boos after they realized Daniel Bryan was not going to be in the Rumble match. The former WWE and World Heavyweight champion however lost his cool and ended the night by flipping the bird to the fans in the Consol Energy Center, not something that a...

Roman Reigns is the MVP of the 2014 Royal Rumble

The Shield

Out of the 30 WWE Superstars who participated in the Royal Rumble, only 12 of them managed to eliminate someone, with Roman Reigns being the MVP this year, eliminating a total of 12 other wrestlers to set a new Royal Rumble record which was set by Kane over a decade ago. Cody Rhodes, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Goldust, Kevin Nash, Sheamus, and El Torito...

Mick Foley rips into WWE for Rumble conclusion

Mick Foley

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley was one of the many who expressed his disgust at the way Daniel Bryan was left out of the Royal Rumble last night and tore WWE a new one in a message on Facebook. In a post titled “Hey WWE…what the F?” Foley said that he’s never been so disgusted at the conclusion of a WWE pay-per-view. “This Daniel Bryan...

Batista wins the 2014 Royal Rumble

Batista

Here are the results of last night’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view which took place from the Consol Engery Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The New Age Outlaws defeated Cody Rhodes and Goldust in the kickoff match to become the new WWE Tag Team champions; Bray Wyatt defeated Daniel Bryan; Brock Lesnar defeated Big Show; Randy Orton defeated...

Royal Rumble 2014 live on pay-per-view tonight

Royal Rumble

Live tonight from the Consol Energy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, WWE presents the first pay-per-view of the 2014 calendar, the Royal Rumble. The full card is as follows: Randy Orton vs John Cena for the WWE World Heavyweight title; Big Show vs Brock Lesnar; Daniel Bryan vs Bray Wyatt; The 30-man over-the-top rope Royal Rumble match; and Cody...

Jericho and Nash, in Pittsburgh today. Coincidence or not?

Chris Jericho

Two former WWE Superstars are in Pittsburgh today, the site of the Royal Rumble for other commitments. Coincidence, or a cover? The first one in was Kevin Nash, who this week dyed his hair back to its original color. Nash on Twitter said it’s for an upcoming TV pilot but was also hosting a pre-Rumble party yesterday. The second one in the area...

New match announced for Rumble along with pre-show panel and bout

Daniel Bryan

Another match has been added to the Royal Rumble main card as Daniel Byran got medically cleared to compete, paving the way for the Bryan vs Bray Wyatt match to go ahead as planned. The pre-show will feature Goldust and Cody Rhodes defending the WWE tag team titles against the New Age Outlaws while Hall of Famers Jim Duggan, Ric Flair, and Shawn...

More participants announced for the Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble

12 of the 30 participants in this year’s Royal Rumble match have been announced so far with 10 of them made public yesterday during Monday Night RAW. Big E Langston, The Miz, R-Truth, Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, Cody Rhodes, Goldust, Rey Mysterio, CM Punk, and Fandango join the other two previously announced Superstars, Alberto Del Rio and...

Brock Lesnar to take on Big Show at the Rumble

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

The second match for the Royal Rumble was made official last night on Smackdown featuring the Big Show taking on the returning Brock Lesnar. This will be the second time that the two will be fighting at a Royal Rumble as they have already went head to head at the 2003 pay-per-view event with Lesnar defeating Show to qualify for the Rumble later on...

Royal Rumble 2014 main event announced

Royal Rumble

The main event for the 2014 Royal Rumble will be Randy Orton defending the WWE World Heavyweight title against John Cena in a rematch from the TLC pay-per-view. While the match will not be a tables, ladders, and chairs one, it will have a stipulation attached to it: the match can only end in a pinfall or submission, with Stephanie McMahon saying...

Royal Rumble 2014 poster PPV released

Royal Rumble

The poster for the 2014 Royal Rumble has been released featuring only one WWE Superstar – CM Punk. Punk is photographed doing the number one sign with his hand and fire coming out from his index finger. The top of the poster has the Royal Rumble logo with the tag line “It Begins.” The Royal Rumble will be taking place at the...

Royal Rumble 2014 pre-sale kicks off tomorrow

Royal Rumble

The pre-sale for next year’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view will kick off on tomorrow, October 9, at 10AM EST and will run till the Friday, ending at 10PM EST using the code RUMBLE. Tickets for the general public go on sale on Saturday, October 12, at 10AM EST with prices ranging from $25 to $500 for ringside plus other fees. The cheapest ticket...