WWE Royal Rumble Results
January 26, 2020
Report by Lovell Porter for Wrestlezone.com
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Sheamus vs. Shorty G
Sheamus takes down Shorty G. Shorty G counters into a headlock. Sheamus runs over Shorty G with a shoulder block. Shorty G lands a crossbody that sends both competitors over the top rope. Sheamus sends Shorty G into the turnbuckle. Bodyslam by Sheamus. Sheamus stomps Shorty G’s hand and arm. Sheamus bends Shorty G hand in ways that it shouldn’t. Ten beats of the bodhran. Shorty G fires up and lands a few strikes. Shorty G dropkicks Sheamus in the knee. Shorty G is bleeding from the ear. Shorty G beats Sheamus into the corner. Shorty G lands two Koppo kicks. Shorty attempts a moonsault but Sheamus catches him in the air. Shorty G counters into a DDT. Shorty G finally hits his moonsault. Sheamus kicks out. Shorty G hits the Chaos Theory for a near fall. Shorty G works over Sheamus’ injured leg. Shorty G counters the Brogue Kick into the ankle lock. Sheamus escapes. Sheamus lands the Brogue Kick for the win.
United States Championship Match: Andrade (c) w/Zelina Vega vs. Humberto Carrillo
Andrade and Carrillo trade strikes. Carrillo lands two springboard arm drags. Carrillo goes up top but Andrade pushes Carrillo off the top into the barricade. Andrade brings Carrillo back into the ring. Basement dropkick by Andrade. Carrillo tries to fire up but ends up eating a nasty chop from Andrade. Carrillo tries a springboard but Andrade turns into a facebuster. Springboard crossbody by Carrillo. Carrillo attempts a backroll moonsault but Andrade gets his knees up. Carrillo surprises Andrade with an Asai moonsault.
Back in the ring, Andrade tries the three amigos. Carrillo reverses the final suplex into a suplex of his own. Carrillo misses a moonsault. Andrade schoolboy bombs Carrillo into the middle turnbuckle. Carrillo reverses Andrade’s Hammerlock DDT attempt into a small package. Andrade kicks out. Andrade and Carrillo trade strikes. Andrade walks right into a superkick by Carrillo. Everyone misses a strike. Carrillo goes up top. Andrade cuts Carrillo off with running head kick. Andrade and Carrillo fight on the top rope. Carrillo takes Andrade off the top with a ranna. Andrade turns Carrillo’s standing ranna into a sunset flip for the win!
Winner and STILL United States Champion, Andrade!
— WWE (@WWE) January 26, 2020