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Encyclopedia > Royal Rumble (2001)
Royal Rumble (2001)
Details
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Date January 21, 2001
Venue New Orleans Arena
City New Orleans, Louisiana
Attendance 16,056
Pay-per-view chronology
Armageddon (2000) Royal Rumble (2001) No Way Out (2001)

Royal Rumble (2001) was the fourteenth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). It took place on January 21, 2001 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. Image File history File links Royal_Rumble_2001. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The New Orleans Arena is an indoor arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... NOLA redirects here. ... Armageddon is a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... No Way Out is a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). ... This article is about the professional wrestling pay-per-view event. ... For the NES video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... Pay-per-view is the name given to a system by which television viewers can call and order events to be seen on TV and pay for the private telecast of that event to their homes later. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The New Orleans Arena is an indoor arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... NOLA redirects here. ...

Contents

Results

Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.

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Royal Rumble entrances and eliminations

A new entrant came out approximately every 2 minutes.

Draw Entrant Order Eliminated by Time
1 Jeff Hardy 4 Himself 6:36
2 Bull Buchanan 1 Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy 2:08
3 Matt Hardy 3 Jeff Hardy 4:45
4 Faarooq 2 Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy 0:58
5 Drew Carey 5 Himself 2:54
6 Kane 29 Austin 53:46
7 Raven 9 Kane 8:51
8 Al Snow 8 Kane 7:08
9 Perry Saturn 10 Kane 5:02
10 Steve Blackman 7 Kane 3:08
11 Grand Master Sexay 6 Kane 1:03
12 The Honky Tonk Man 11 Kane 1:16
13 The Rock 28 Kane 38:42
14 The Goodfather 12 Rock 0:14
15 Tazz 13 Kane 0:10
16 Bradshaw 18 Undertaker 17:40
17 Albert 20 Kane 15:53
18 Hardcore Holly 21 Undertaker 14:04
19 K-Kwik 16 Big Show 7:53
20 Val Venis 22 Undertaker 10:22
21 William Regal 14 Test 2:01
22 Test 15 Big Show 2:08
23 The Big Show 17 Rock 1:23
24 Crash Holly 19 Kane 2:31
25 The Undertaker 25 Rikishi 10:45
26 Scotty 2 Hotty 23 Undertaker & Kane 0:46
27 Steve Austin - WINNER 9:43
28 Billy Gunn 27 Austin 7:22
29 Haku 24 Austin 2:51
30 Rikishi 26 Rock 2:35

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Other on-screen talent

Commentators
Spanish Commentators
Referees
Interviewers
Other

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Notes

  • Steve Austin broke the record for most Royal Rumble wins with his third win. The previous record of two wins was held jointly by himself, Hulk Hogan and Shawn Michaels.
  • Kane broke the record for most eliminations in a single Royal Rumble with 11.
  • Comedian Drew Carey appeared on the show and in the Royal Rumble match to hype his upcoming "Improv Comedy PPV". He eliminated himself as after the ring had cleared and he was all alone, Kane came out and Carey attempted to bribe him. Carey eliminated himself after Raven attacked Kane with a kendo stick from behind.
  • Tonga Fifita who was prior to the event the WCW Hardcore Champion as Meng, made a surprise move to the WWF as Haku. The WCW Hardcore Championship as a result was abandoned.

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References

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