Tonight's show begins with a video package commemorating MLK Day.
Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman make their way to the ring. Lesnar quickly takes the mic and calls out Seth Rollins. After a delay, Triple H's music hits and he comes to the ring. Triple H says he understands why Lesnar is upset, and tries to placate Lesnar. Lesnar asks Trple H if he's there to fix this, or if he's there to fight. Stephanie comes to the ring with Kane and Big Show in tow. She too tries to calm down Lesnar. Rollins shows up on the titan tron and talks some smack. Heyman gets on the mic and shuts down Rollins. Cena's music hits and he comes to the ring. Cena says that he is going to win at the Rumble on Sunday. He tells the Authority that they don't have fire anymore, and that they are just a pile of ashes. Stephanie gets on and says that Cena isn't who he used to be. He became the man who lied to his fans by bringing back the Authority. Rollins calls Cena a loser. He says that Cena should tuck his tale between his legs and leave. Cena says that if he wins at the Rumble, then Harper, Ziggler and Ryback should get their jobs back. Triple H instead schedules a match for tonight. If Cena wins, the 3 fired men get their jobs back. If he loses, then he loses his championship match at the Rumble. Triple H says that the WWE Universe will decide if Cena will wrestle tonight.
The show returns with Bray Wyatt making his way to the ring.
MATCH: Daniel Bryan vs. Bray Wyatt
Wyatt drives Bryan to the corner. Bryan reverses but Wyatt quickly recovers and hits an uppercut. Wyatt blocks a whip and hits a knee to the midsection. Wyatt rolls out of the ring. Bryan hits a kick to the outside. Bryan hits a crossbody to the outside. Kane's music hits and Kane comes out.
The show returns with Wyatt in control. Bryan hits a drop toehold to the corner. Wyatt knocks Bryan off the middle turnbuckle to the outside. Wyatt drives Bryan into the barricade. Back in the ring Wyatt continues to dominate. Wyatt drops an elbow for a 2 count. Wyatt applies a rear chin lock. Bryan fights out with a jawjacker. He is quicjly taken down by a clothesline.
The show returns with Bray Wyatt hitting a senton splash for 2. Bryan fights back and gets pumped up. He hits a dropkick in the corner followed by a series of Yes! Kicks. Bryan then hits a hurricanrana from the top rope for a 2 count.Bryan then hits more Yes! kicks but Wyatt ducks the last one. Bryan sends Wyatt to the outside and hits a suicide dive. Kane interferes and takes out Bryan while the ref is distracted. Wyatt hits the Sister Abigail for the 3 count.
WINNER: Bray Wyatt via Pinfall
Kane beats up Bryan after the match.
Scott Hall and Kevin Nach meat up with Triple H. Sehawn Michaels shows up. So does X-Pac and Damien Sandow dressed up like X-Pac. Miz takes Sandow away.
Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, and Shawn Michaels come to the ring for the "Legends Panel". They are asked about the Royal Rumble. Flair says his victory at the 1992 Royal Rumble was the best night of his career. Shawn talks about how important the Rumble is to many peoples careers. Hulk talks about the amount of talent that is displayed in the Rumble. They are then asked for their picks for the winner of the 2015 Royal Rumble. Shawn Michaels picks Bray Wyatt. Hogan picks Daniel Bryan. Flair picks Dean Ambrose. Big Show comes to the ring. Big Show says that none of them picked him to win the Rumble because they are jealous. Big Show then talks smack to all 3 men. He then says that nobody is going to throw a man of his size over the top rope. Big Show then tells the legends to get out of his ring. Flair then chops Big Show. Big Show knocks him out. Roman Reigns comes to the ring. Reigns sends Big Show out of the ring with a clothesline.
The vote is revealed for Cena's match tonight. The WWE Universe voted yes, they want to see him fight tonight.
MATCH: Bad News Barrett vs. Dean Ambrose
Barrett takes Ambrose to the mat. Ambrose Reverses and hits a shoulder block. He covers Barrett for 2. Ambrose hits several chops and rakes Barrett's head across the rope. Ambrose hits a back elbow and drops an elbow. Barrett hits a superkick followed by a big boot for a 2 count. Ambrose fights pack and pounds Barrett on the mat. Barrett is sent to the outside.
The show returns with Barrett in control. Barrett sidesteps Ambrose and pounds him in the corner. He covers Ambrose for 2. Barrett applies the rear chinlock. Ambrose fights back with a kick to the face. Ambrose takes Barrett to the corner and hits a bulldog. Ambrose hits an elbow for 2. Ambrose continues the offense. Ambrose goes to the top. Barrett gets Ambrose on his shoulders. Ambrose fights out and hits Dirty Deeds for a 3 count.
WINNER: Dean Ambrose via Pinfall
A video package plays of the history of the Royal Rumble.
MATCH: New Day vs. Cesaro and Tyson Kidd
Big e gains control and tags in Kofi. Kofi hits a dropkick for a 2 count. Cesaro hits an uppercut from the apron and gets tagged in. Cesaro holds Kingston in a vertical suplex and Kidd is tagged in to tackle him from the top rope. Cesaro hits a blind tag and hits an uppercut. Kidd is tagged in. Cesaro swings Kingston and Kidd hits a dropkick. Cesaro is tagged back in and applies a rear chinlock. Kingston fights back and rolls up Cesaro for a 3 count.
Xpac, Kevin Nash, and Scott Hall come to the ring wearing full NWO garb. Kevin Nash reminisces on the glory days of the Attitude Era and the Monday Night Wars. Xpac gets on the mic and is interrupted by The Ascension. Konnor and Viktor talk smack on Hall, Nash and Xpac. Scott Hall throws his toothpick at Konnor. They are about to square off. JBL gets up and puts The Ascension in their place. He then says he made a phone call for some back up. JBL reveals an APA shirt and introduces Ron Simmons. The New Age Out Outlaws then come out. The Outlaws take out the Ascension. JBL hits a clothesline from hell on Viktor.
It is announced that John Cena will face Seth Rollins, The Big Show, and Kane.
MATCH: Paige and Natalya vs. Summer Rae and Alicia Fox
Paige and Natalya dominate. Summer Rae hits a spinkick for 2. Alicia Fox is tagged in and dirves a series of knees to the midsetion. Fox hits a northern lights suplex for 2. Natalya fight back and tags in Paige. Paige hits a kick for a 2 count. Paige applies her finishing submission and Fox taps out.
WINNER: Paige and Natalya via Submission
MATCH: R-Truth vs. Rusev
Rusev dominates Truth and applies the accolade for the submission.
WINNER: Rusev via Submission
Rollins a Lesnar have a run-in backstage.
MATCH: Sandow and Miz vs. Usos
Miz and Mizdow compete for audience attention. Miz is rolled up for 2. He reverses and take control. Uso fights back but is stopped by a neckbreaker. Uso is sent to the corner. He hits a clothesline. Uso fights back. Miz refuses to tag in Sandow and it costs Them the match. Uso hits the Samoan Splash from the top rope for the 3 count.
WINNERS: Usos via Pinfall
Hogan cuts a promo.
MATCH: Cena vs. Rollins, Kane, and Big Show
Cena starts off with Rollins> Rollins tags in Show. Cena is distracted by Rollins and Big Show takes over. Rollins is tagged back in and continues to pound Cena. Cena is driven to the corner. Cena reverses a whip and hits a Bulldog. Kane is tagged in and hits a big right hand. Kane gaind control. Cena eats a boot. Big Show is tagged in. Big Show drives Cena hits a back splash. Cena fights back and tries to slam Show but falls beneath Big Show's weight.
The show returns with Rollins in control. Rollins applies a sleeper hold. Cena gets out but is stopped with a neckbreaker from the top rope. Big Show is tagged in. Show hits a splash from the middle rope. Rollins is tagged in. Cena counters and hits a 5 knuckle shuffle followed by an AA. J&J Secutity interferes. Cena once again hits an AA but Cena is pulled out of the ring by Kane and then speared by Big Show. Kane hits a chokeslam back in the ring. Sting suddenly appears on the titantron. You can't tell if it is a picture of Sting, or a Video. Sting suddenly moves and makes his way to the top of the ramp. Cena hits a roll up for 3, and wins Ziggler, Ryback and Rowan's jobs back. Lesnar comes out and delivers an F5 to Kane, Show, and Rollins.
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