June 16, 2024
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Cody Rhodes gained his second consecutive males’s Royal Rumble match and Bayley gained her first girls’s Royal Rumble match on Saturday night time and each rivals will get championship pictures at WrestleMania.

Rhodes capped the night time with a celebration. He was left with solely CM Punk within the ring. The 2 went forwards and backwards, giving it their all to see who would have the ability to go on and essential occasion WrestleMania. Each rivals nailed one another with their finishers, however it was Rhodes who was capable of get the higher hand.

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Cody Rhodes after profitable the boys’s Royal Rumble match at Tropicana Subject in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Jan. 27, 2024. (Joe Camporeale-USA Immediately Sports activities)

He stood on the highest rope, pointed to the WrestleMania 40 signal after which to the route of WWE Undisputed Common Champion Roman Reigns. It should probably be Reigns vs. Rhodes for the second straight WrestleMania.

Bayley picked up her first Royal Rumble victory. She lasted over an hour within the ring after she entered the match at No. 3. She eradicated seven rivals, together with a returning Liv Morgan.

She then recommended on X that RAW Ladies’s Champion Rhea Ripley can be in her sights.

“I beat @RheaRipley_WWE’s report, now I’m able to beat her at #WrestleManiaXL,” she wrote.

Each the boys’s and girls’s Rumbles noticed some epic returns.

Bayley celebrates

Bayley celebrates after profitable the ladies’s Royal Rumble match on Jan. 27, 2024, in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Joe Camporeale-USA Immediately Sports activities)

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Andrade returned to WWE after he was launched in 2021. He had been with Luca Libre AAA Worldwide and All Elite Wrestling earlier than making his return. Moreover, Omos and Sami Zayn had been again within the ring. Pat McAfee entered the match for 38 seconds earlier than he eradicated himself. And NXT stars Bron Breakker and Carmelo Hayes appeared too.

The ladies’s Rumble noticed the returns of Morgan and Naomi – who had been with TNA Wrestling since final yr. TNA Wrestling Knockouts Champion Jordynne Grace made a shock look. Jade Cargill made her WWE debut and NXT stars Roxanne Perez and Tiffany Stratton appeared within the match.

There have been two different matches on the cardboard as effectively.

Logan Paul defeated Kevin Owens through disqualification to retain the USA Championship. The referee caught Owens utilizing brass knuckles to punch Paul and known as the match. Owens then power-bombed Paul by means of the announce desk.

Roman Reigns with the title

Roman Reigns enters the world for Royal Rumble at Tropicana Subject on Jan. 27, 2024. (Joe Camporeale-USA Immediately Sports activities)

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Roman Reigns retained his championship in a deadly four-way match with A.J. Types, LA Knight and Randy Orton. Reigns has been the champion for greater than 1,200 days and can stroll into WrestleMania 40 because the champion. Reigns pinned Types for the victory.

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