Event Title

Royal Rumble '01 Taping


January 21, 2001


New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America, North America drawing 17,137
  1. Lo Down (D'Lo Brown & Chaz) (w/ Tiger Ali Singh) beat Kaientai (Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki) via pinfall when Chaz pinned Funaki (0:01:51)
    Stipulations: One member of the winning team will earn a spot in the Royal Rumble
    Notes: Later in the night, Vince McMahon gave away this spot to Drew Carey
  2. The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley) beat WWF World Tag Team Champions Edge & Christian via pinfall when D-Von pinned Edge to win the WWF World Tag Team Championship (0:10:00)
  3. Chris Jericho beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Chris Benoit in a Ladder Match to win the Undisputed WWF Championship (0:18:44)
  4. WWF Women's Champion Ivory (w/ Steven Richards) beat Chyna via pinfall (0:03:28)
  5. WWF Champion Kurt Angle beat Triple H via pinfall (0:24:15)
  6. Steve Austin beat Jeff Hardy, Bull Buchanon, Matt Hardy, Farooq, Drew Carey, Kane, WWF Hardcore Champion Raven, Al Snow, Perry Saturn, Steve Blackman, Grandmaster Sexay, The Honkytonk Man, The Rock, The Goodfather, Tazz, Bradshaw, Albert, Hardcore Holly, K-Kwik, Val Venis, WWF European Champion William Regal, Test, The Big Show, Crash Holly, The Undertaker, Scotty 2 Hotty, Billy Gunn, Haku, and Rikishi in a Royal Rumble (1:01:51)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match will face the WWF Champion at WrestleMania X-Seven

Royal Rumble

Entrance No.WrestlerExit No.Eliminated ByTime in Ring
1Jeff Hardy4Matt Hardy6:36
2Bull Buchanan1Matt Hardy; Jeff Hardy2:08
3Matt Hardy3Jeff Hardy4:45
4Faarooq2Matt Hardy; Jeff Hardy0:58
5Drew Carey5Drew Carey2:54
6Kane29Steve Austin53:46:00
8Al Snow8Kane7:08
9Perry Saturn10Kane5:02
10Steve Blackman7Kane3:08
11Grand Master Sexay6Kane1:03
12The Honkytonk Man11Kane1:16
13The Rock28Kane38:42:00
14The Goodfather12The Rock0:13
16Bradshaw18The Undertaker17:40
18Hardcore Holly21The Undertaker14:04
19K-Kwik16The Big Show7:53
20Val Venis22The Undertaker10:22
21William Regal14Test2:01
22Test15The Big Show2:08
23The Big Show17The Rock1:23
24Crash Holly19Kane2:31
25The Undertaker25Rikishi10:45
26Scotty 2 Hotty23The Undertaker; Kane0:47
27Steve AustinWinnerN/A9:38
28Billy Gunn27Steve Austin7:22
29Haku24Steve Austin2:51
30Rikishi26The Rock2:35