Time and location
Sunday, Jan 27 | 8 PMET/5 PMPT
Where to watch
Royal Rumble 2008
In one of the biggest shocks in WWE history, John Cena returned unannounced from an injury suffered less than four months prior to win the Royal Rumble Match as the 30th entrant at Madison Square Garden.
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Randy Orton def. Jeff Hardy (Orton retains WWE Championship)
NEW YORK -- Before their title match tonight at Royal Rumble, some critics believed that fate -- especially a Twist of Fate -- was on Jeff Hardy's side and working against WWE Champion Randy Orton. After all, Orton's personal head games, which had arguably defeated other opponents before they even stepped into the ring, had not worked on the
JBL def. Chris Jericho (Disqualification)
NEW YORK - Even the vast confines of Madison Square Garden could barely contain the hard feelings built up between Chris Jericho and JBL. The personal hostility between the two exploded in a bloody battle Sunday night at Royal Rumble, with the Lonestar Loudmouth taking the brunt of the shrapnel, but emerging victorious nonetheless.
Ric Flair def. United States Champion MVP (Career Threatening Match)
NEW YORK-- With his livelihood on the line in a Career Threatening Match, Ric Flair found a way to win and keep his career going Sunday night at Royal Rumble. When MVP thought he had snatched victory and forced Flair into retirement, the referee ruled that the match would continue, giving new life to "Naitch," leading him to the victory via his
John Cena wins the Royal Rumble Match
NEW YORK -- John Cena is back, and after a quick stop on Broadway for the Royal Rumble, "The Champ's" return tour is headed to the grandest stage in sports-entertainment after he outlasted 29 other Superstars to win the 2008 Royal Rumble Match.
Edge def. Rey Mysterio (World Heavyweight Championship Match)
The family that stays together -- and cheats together -- once again won together at the Royal Rumble, as Vickie Guerrero's involvement enabled Edge to defeat Rey Mysterio and escape Madison Square Garden with the World Heavyweight Title still slung over his fortunate shoulder.