The 2022 Royal Rumble kicked off with stupendous energy and the road to Wrestlemania, the grandest stage of the wrestling world began. This was for the first time in two years, that the royal rumble was conducted in front of the WWE Universe, as last year, the audience was banned from the stadiums due to the increasing number of COVID cases.
Both the 30 Men Royal rumble for both Men and Women started and ended in a terrific style, and it was indeed a worth-watching performance at St. Louis Missouri. Fans saw some incredible comebacks of WWE Legends, Hall of Famers, and in the end, it ended on a high note.
Women’s Royal Rumble Winner
The Women’s Royal Rumble match was the second show of the night, which was said to be the most entertaining part of the night. Legends including Mickie James, Michelle McCool, Bella Twins showed up in the event, and their combination with the present superstars including Charlotte Flair, Sasha Banks, Bianca Belair, Liv Morgan made the event more energetic.
However, the WWE Universe burst out the most, when Rowdy Ronda Rousey’s music hit the stadium and the baddest woman on the planet entered the arena. Rousey made his return to WWE after 3 years, last competed in 2019. She came back from where she left and showed why he is regarded as one of the dangerous.
She eliminated a total of 4 women, and lastly knocked out Charlotte Flair to win the 2022 Women’s Royal Rumble and book her ticket to the main event of Wrestlemania 38.
Men’s Royal Rumble Winner
The Men’s Royal Rumble match was indeed another high-flying and energetic part of the 2022 Royal Rumble event. The event started on a high note as Phenomenal AJ Styles came at number 1, and some big names including Randy Orton, Drew McIntyre, Big E, Kevin Owens, Damian Priest, Shinsuke Nakamura, competed in the rumble.
Also, there were some surprising entries of Bad Bunny and Johny Knoxville, and the fans cheered. However, the real twist entered at number 30, when the Beast Incarnate Brock Lesner entered the arena and the ring and started to destroy everyone. The best moment was when the final two were Lesner and McIntyre, which gave the shades of 2020 Royal Rumble when McIntyre knocked out Lesner with a claymore when the latter one already eliminated 13 men.
However this time, the table turned and Brock Lesner eliminated Drew McIntyre and eventually became the winner making his opportunity at the main event of Wrestlemania 2022. Brock Lesner initially lost his World title against Bobby Lashley earlier that night, as Roman Reigns attacked him in the middle of the match, which led Lashley to win. St Louis saw an angry beast enter the rumble and it seems like the beast is set to take his revenge.
The other matches, which took place in the Royal Rumble are – Roman Reigns versus Seth Rollins, where Seth Rollins won via disqualification of Roman Reigns but the latter one retained his title. The RAW Women’s Championship was one the line, where Big time Becks, Becky Lynch the gigantic Doudrop, and retained her title.
Next, two juggernauts including Brock Lesner and Bobby Lashley collided for the WWE World Heavyweight title, where Lashley earned a controversial victory over his opposition to become the new WWE World Champion. And lastly, the mixed tag team match was between WWE Hall of Famers Edge and Beth Phoenix versus Miz and Maryse, where the former team earned victory over the latter one, after a terrific match.
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