Event Title

Royal Rumble '13 Taping


January 27, 2013


US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America, North America drawing 15,103


  1. WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro beat The Miz via pinfall (0:07:38)
  2. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio beat The Big Show in a Last Man Standing Match (0:16:58)
  3. WWE Tag Team Champions Team Hell No (Kane & Daniel Bryan) beat The Rhodes Scholars (Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow) via submission when Bryan forced Sandow to submit (0:09:24)
  4. John Cena beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett, WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan, WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro, Brodus Clay, Bo Dallas, The Godfather, Goldust, The Great Khali, Chris Jericho, WWE Tag Team Champion Kane, Kofi Kingston, Lord Tensai, Jinder Mahal, Santino Marella, Drew McIntyre, The Miz, Rey Mysterio, Titus O'Neil, Randy Orton, David Otunga, Cody Rhodes, Ryback, Zack Ryder, Damien Sandow, Sheamus, Sin Cara, Heath Slater, Darren Young, Dolph Ziggler in a Royal Rumble (0:55:04)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match will face his choice of the WWE Champion or the WWE World Heavyweight Champion at WrestleMania 29
  5. The Rock beat WWE Champion CM Punk (w/ Paul Heyman) via pinfall to win the WWE Championship (0:26:40)
    Stipulations: If The Shield interferes on Punk's behalf, he wil be stripped of the championship and it will be awarded to The Rock
    Notes: Punk originally won this match but it was restarted by WWE Chairman Vince McMahon

Royal Rumble

Entrance No.WrestlerExit No.Eliminated ByTime in Ring
1Dolph Ziggler27Sheamus0:49:47
2Chris Jericho25Dolph Ziggler0:47:53
3Cody Rhodes12John Cena0:27:39
4Kofi Kingston9Cody Rhodes0:22:18
5Santino Marella1Cody Rhodes0:00:55
6Drew McIntyre2Chris Jericho0:02:40
7Titus O'Neil3Sheamus; David Otunga0:07:30
8Goldust5Cody Rhodes0:09:41
9David Otunga4Sheamus0:04:24
10Heath Slater11John Cena0:15:49
12Tensai7Kofi Kingston0:05:37
13Brodus Clay6Chris Jericho; Heath Slater; Cody Rhodes; Sheamus; Darren Young0:03:47
14Rey Mysterio13Wade Barrett0:15:43
15Darren Young8Kofi Kingston0:02:51
16Bo Dallas21Wade Barrett0:21:42
17The Godfather10Dolph Ziggler0:00:05
18Wade Barrett20Bo Dallas0:20:34
19John CenaWinnerN/A0:26:39
20Damien Sandow22Ryback0:16:26
21Daniel Bryan16Antonio Cesaro; Kane0:07:55
22Antonio Cesaro18John Cena0:08:50
23The Great Khali14Daniel Bryan; Kane0:03:08
24Kane15Daniel Bryan0:01:46
25Zack Ryder17Randy Orton0:02:34
26Randy Orton26Ryback0:10:20
27Jinder Mahal19Sheamus0:02:10
28The Miz24Ryback0:05:08
29Sin Cara23Ryback0:03:27
30Ryback29John Cena0:09:06