2018 WWE Royal Rumble results, card, news, and stories

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The 31st edition of the WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view took place on Sunday, Jan. 28, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. It was the third time that the Royal Rumble was held at the Wells Fargo Center (formerly the Wachovia Center), after visits in 2015 and 2004.

The first WWE pay-per-view of the year featured two Royal Rumble matches, with winners set to receive a guaranteed world championship match at WrestleMania 34 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

2018 Royal Rumble results

(c) -- denotes defending champion

Royal Rumble news

2018 Royal Rumble recaps and ratings

Ronda Rousey joins WWE

VIDEO: Rousey arrives at the Royal Rumble

Vince McMahon's incredible week

Ronda Rousey was always destined for WWE

Nakamura: "This is the biggest thing to happen in my career'... until WrestleMania

Men's Royal Rumble preview: Six different ways the men's Royal Rumble could shape WrestleMania 34

The Ultimate Royal Rumble Highlight

Women's Royal Rumble preview: Asuka, Sasha and... Ronda Rousey?

Royal Rumble preview: There's a lot to like outside of the Rumble matches

30 years of Royal Rumbles, by the numbers

The Royal Rumble has a history of big surprises

In her own words: Sasha Banks on making history and breaking barriers

Roode, Gallows, Anderson, Revival, cruiserweights added to Rumble Kick-Off

WWE champion AJ Styles has the deck stacked against him entering the Royal Rumble (SmackDown, Jan. 23)

Key stats to know ahead of Lesnar vs. Strowman vs. Kane at the Rumble

Raw 25 was fun, but a bit of a mess (Raw, Jan. 22)

VIDEO: Stone Cold goes stunner crazy on McMahon family at Raw 25

Soon to be a father, Miz has his priorities straight for 2018

A GM to be announced and a title's fate to come (205 Live, Jan. 23)

Bobby Roode takes center stage as new United States champion (SmackDown, Jan. 16)

Goldust's continued presence only intensifies cruiserweight division's flaws (205 Live, Jan. 16)

VIDEO: Is Rousey the next WWE cross over star?

Braun Strowman gets fired, destroys everything and get his job back (Raw, Jan. 15)

Paige pulled from women's Royal Rumble due to neck injury

Braun Strowman retains top spot in ESPN WWE Power Rankings

VIDEO: Is Rousey the next WWE crossover star?

Rousey to WWE speculation continues to grow after Triple H meeting

Cheap Heat: Jason Jordan and a Raw 25 preview

SmackDown settles into holding pattern heading into Royal Rumble (SmackDown, Jan. 9)

Positioning for the Rumble, WrestleMania and beyond (205 Live, Jan. 9)

The Miz returns and Balor Club is back in force (Raw, Jan. 8)

Cheap Heat: Omega-Jericho, RAW 25 and New Year's resolutions

Styles stumbles into handicap match for WWE title at Royal Rumble (SmackDown, Jan. 2)

An ill Enzo Amore leaves a void for the cruiserweights (205 Live, Jan. 2)

Will 2018 be the year of Samoa Joe? (Raw, Jan. 1)

Cheap Heat: The third annual Majie Awards

Owens, Gable and Benjamin win big to close out 2017 (SmackDown, Dec. 26)

Cruiserweight title takes back seat as 2017 comes to a close (205 Live, Dec. 26)

Christmas edition of Monday Night Raw leaves plenty of questions to be answered in 2018 (Monday Night Raw, Dec. 25)

Post-Clash letdown with little resolution between Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon (SmackDown, Dec. 19)

Raw sets the stage for the Rumble on historic night (Monday Night Raw, Dec. 18)

Cedric Alexander steps into the title picture (205 Live, Dec. 19)

WWE announces first ever women's Royal Rumble match

2017 Royal Rumble pay-per-view results

Full coverage of the 2017 Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble: By the Numbers

Remembering the Rumbles: AJ Styles makes his debut in 2016

Remembering the Rumbles: John Cena returns from injury to win in 2008

Remembering the Rumbles: Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker clash in 2007

Remembering the Rumbles: Vince McMahon gets the best of Stone Cold Steve Austin in 1999

Remembering the Rumbles: Ric Flair wins the WWE championship in 1992

Cheap Heat: Royal Rumble preview and SGG vs. TBC II

Making the case for 11 potential 2017 Royal Rumble winners

It's time for a women's Royal Rumble

Cheap Heat: A special edition as Brian Campbell interviews Roman Reigns

Life on the road with Eric Young: NXT TakeOver: San Antonio

The long (and enlightened) path of Rick Titan, the man behind 'fake' Razor Ramon

Roman Reigns rolls with the Falcons, wants Romo for the 49ers and doesn't mind if you boo him

After Survivor Series win, Goldberg isn't ready to walk away

WWE Royal Rumble makes return to Alamodome after 20 years

Off the Top Rope: 2016 Royal Rumble aftermath

Off the Top Rope: Best Royal Rumble moments

Cheap Heat: The Ellsworth Era!

Cheap Heat: WWE No Mercy, Royal Rumble and more

Royal Rumble history

NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia results

  • NXT championship: Andrade "Cien" Almas (c) def. Johnny Gargano

  • NXT women's championship: Ember Moon (c) def. Shayna Baszler

  • NXT tag team championships: Kyle O'Reilly and Bobby Fish (c) def. The Authors of Pain

  • Extreme Rules match: Aleister Black def. Adam Cole

  • Velveteen Dream def. Kassius Ohno

NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia news

Recap: Almas and Gargano tear it down, Ciampa returns at epic NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia

EC3 reacts to his triumphant return at NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia

NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia comes into focus as Authors of Pain and Shayna Baszler secure title shots (NXT, Jan. 17)

Undisputed Era causes a ruckus, Shayna Baszler makes a statement (NXT, Jan. 10)

Johnny Gargano becomes new No. 1 contender, Shayna Baszler debuts (NXT, Dec. 27)

Kyle O'Reilly and Bobby Fish bring tag team gold to the Undisputed Era (NXT, Dec. 20)

NXT TakeOver Preview