Event Title

Royal Rumble '06 Taping

Date

January 29, 2006

Venue

American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida, United States of America, North America drawing 16,000
  1. Finlay beat Brian Kendrick via pinfall (0:02:08)
  2. Gregory Helms beat WWE Cruiserweight Champion Kid Kash, Sho Funaki, Jamie Noble, Paul London, and Nunzio via pinfall in a Six-Man Match when Helms pinned Funaki to win the WWE Cruiserweight Championship (0:07:42)
  3. Mickie James beat Ashley Massaro via pinfall (0:07:46)
  4. The Boogeyman beat John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) via pinfall (0:01:56)
  5. Rey Mysterio beat Triple H, Simon Dean, Psychosis, WWE Intercontinental Champion Ric Flair, WWE World Tag Team Champion The Big Show, Jonathan Coachman, Bobby Lashley, WWE World Tag Team Champion Kane, Sylvan, Carlito Caribbean Cool, Chris Benoit, WWE United States Champion Booker T, WWE Tag Team Champion Joey Mercury, Tatanka, WWE Tag Team Champion Johnny Nitro, Trevor Murdoch, Eugene, Animal, Rob Van Dam, Orlando Jordan, Chavo Guerrero, Matt Hardy, Super Crazy, Shawn Michaels, Chris Masters, Viscera, Shelton Benjamin, Goldust, and Randy Orton in a Royal Rumble (1:02:15)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match will face either the WWE Champion or the WWE World Heavyweight Champion at WrestleMania 22
  6. John Cena beat WWE Champion Edge (w/ Lita) via submission to win the WWE Championship (0:14:03)
  7. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle beat Mark Henry (w/ Daivari) via pinfall (0:09:30)

Royal Rumble

Entrance No.WrestlerExit No.Eliminated ByTime in Ring
1Triple H28Rey Mysterio1:00:09
2Rey MysterioWinnerN/A1:02:12
3Simon Dean1Rey Mysterio; Triple H0:00:45
4Psicosis2Rey Mysterio0:01:15
5Ric Flair3Triple H0:01:20
6The Big Show7Triple H0:09:02
7Jonathan Coachman4The Big Show0:00:30
8Bobby Lashley6The Big Show; Kane0:04:17
9Kane8Triple H0:03:33
10Sylvan5Bobby Lashley0:00:18
11Carlito26Rob Van Dam0:38:29
12Chris Benoit17Randy Orton0:30:31
13Booker T9Chris Benoit0:00:18
14Joey Mercury22Johnny Nitro0:29:14
15Tatanka12Johnny Nitro; Joey Mercury0:14:09
16Johnny Nitro23Shawn Michaels0:25:45
17Trevor Murdoch13Shawn Michaels0:13:41
18Eugene15Chris Benoit0:16:25
19Road Warrior Animal10Rob Van Dam0:02:49
20Rob Van Dam27Triple H; Rey Mysterio0:23:52
21Orlando Jordan21Randy Orton0:16:09
22Chavo Guerrero11Triple H0:00:59
23Matt Hardy14Viscera0:07:42
24Super Crazy16Rob Van Dam; Rey Mysterio0:07:40
25Shawn Michaels25Shane McMahon0:12:55
26Chris Masters19Carlito0:07:01
27Viscera18Carlito; Chris Masters0:05:20
28Shelton Benjamin24Shawn Michaels0:06:51
29Goldust20Rob Van Dam0:03:09
30Randy Orton29Rey Mysterio0:13:04
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