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Royal Rumble '05 Taping


January 30, 2005


Save Mart Center at Fresno State in Fresno, California, United States of America, North America drawing 12,000
  1. Maven beat Rhyno via pinfall (0:07:01)
  2. Edge beat Shawn Michaels via pinfall (0:18:32)
  3. The Undertaker beat Heidenreich in a Casket Match (0:13:19)
  4. WWE Champion John Bradshaw Layfield beat Kurt Angle and The Big Show via pinfall in a Triple Threat Match when Layfield pinned Angle (0:12:40)
  5. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H beat Randy Orton via pinfall (0:21:27)
  6. Batista beat Eddie Guerrero, Chris Benoit, Daniel Puder, Hardcore Holly, The Hurricane, Kenzo Suzuki, Edge, Rey Mysterio, WWE Intercontinental Champion Shelton Benjamin, Booker T, Chris Jericho, Luther Reigns, Muhammad Hassan, Orlando Jordan, Scotty 2 Hotty, Charlie Haas, Rene Dupree, Simon Dean, Shawn Michaels, Kurt Angle, Jonathan Coachman, Mark Jindrak, Viscera, Paul London, WWE United States Champion John Cena, Gene Snitsky, Kane, Batista, Christian, and Ric Flair in a Royal Rumble (0:53:54)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match will face either the WWE Champion or the WWE World Heavyweight Champion at WrestleMania 21

Royal Rumble

Entrance No.WrestlerExit No.Eliminated ByTime in Ring
1Eddie Guerrero11Edge0:28:11
2Chris Benoit25Ric Flair0:47:26
3Daniel Puder1Hardcore Holly0:04:09
4Hardcore Holly2Chris Benoit; Eddie Guerrero0:01:59
5The Hurricane3Chris Benoit; Eddie Guerrero0:01:04
6Kenzo Suzuki4Rey Mysterio0:03:31
7Edge28Batista; John Cena0:40:19
8Rey Mysterio27Edge0:38:25
9Shelton Benjamin10Edge0:14:35
10Booker T9Rey Mysterio; Eddie Guerrero0:10:42
11Chris Jericho21Batista0:28:22
12Luther Reigns7Booker T0:07:13
13Muhammad Hassan5Chris Benoit; Edge; Chris Jericho; Shelton Benjamin; Luther Reigns; Booker T0:00:54
14Orlando Jordan8Booker T0:03:36
15Scotty 2 Hotty6Never entered ring0:00:00
16Charlie Haas13Shawn Michaels0:06:20
17Rene Dupree16Chris Jericho0:11:32
18Simon Dean12Shawn Michaels0:00:20
19Shawn Michaels15Kurt Angle0:04:56
20Kurt Angle14Shawn Michaels0:00:37
21Jonathan Coachman23Ric Flair0:13:48
22Mark Jindrak19Kane0:08:15
23Viscera17John Cena0:03:00
24Paul London18Gene Snitsky0:03:15
25John Cena29Batista0:15:28
26Gene Snitsky20Batista0:03:38
27Kane22John Cena0:03:54
30Ric Flair26Edge0:01:58