WWE Pay-Per-View

Season 23 Episode 2

Royal Rumble 2007

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 28, 2007 on



  • Trivia

    • J.R and King made an error this night. They said Joey Mercury was injured in a Tables, Ladders and Chairs match. The truth is, he was injured in a normal Ladder match.

    • The Great Khali had the most eliminations in this years Royal Rumble with 7

    • Number 27 in the royal rumble is considered a lucky number since 4 of the winners of the 20 rumbles have won when they entered at that number, which is more than any other number

  • Quotes

    • (While John Cena is choking Umaga with the ring ropes)
      Jerry Lawler: Look at the face of Umaga! He's being choked down, JR. Look!
      Jim Ross: And even a monster's gotta breathe!

    • (Edge tries to look at Orton's Royal Rumble entrance number)
      Randy Orton: Man, what are you doing?
      Edge: Listen, listen. I'll show you mine if you show me yours.
      (King Booker and Queen Sharmell arrive interrupting Rated RKO)
      King Booker: Tell me you didn't just say that.

  • Notes

    • Final PPV appearance of Test.

    • This marks the 3rd time that The Undertaker entered The Royal Rumble at No. 30.

      He entered at No. 30 in the 1997 and 2003 Royal Rumble.

    • Final PPV appearance of Super Crazy.

    • PPV Buys: 491,000

    • Attendance for the event was 13,500

    • The first two wrestlers to enter the rumble were Ric Flair and Finlay.

    • This Royal Rumble set a new record for the most wrestlers involved in an elimination, taking 8 men to throw Viscera over the top rope.

      After Shawn Michaels delivered the Sweet Chin Music to Viscera, it took Edge, CM Punk, Rob Van Dam, Chris Benoit, Johnny Nitro, Shelton Benjamin, Hardcore Holly and Kevin Thorn to eliminate Viscera from the Royal Rumble match.

    • The Theme Song for this Years Royal Rumble is "Drones" by Rise Against.

    • Kane now holds the record for Royal Rumble appearances with 11. (as Kane 9, fake Diesel 1, Isaac Yankem 1)

    • Durring the World Heavyweight Championship match you can how Batista reminds Kennedy to go back into the ring to stop the count after beeing thrown into the stairs:

      Batista touches Kennedy's knee and says something to him - Kennedy immediately stops his imminent attack and goes back into the ring.

    • After Khali eliminated Chavo Guerrero in the Royal Rumble you can hear Shawn Michaels saying "That camera!" to Khali and poiting in a direction. Immediately Khali rises his hands and cheers into "that camera".

    • Edge lasted the longest lasting 44:02. On the other side of the spectrum The Miz lasted the shortest amount of time with only a meager seven seconds.

    • The Great Khali eliminated the most people in the Royal Rumble eliminating seven. Of those eliminated were Hardcore Holly, Chris Benoit, Miz, Rob Van Dam, Chavo Guerrero, CM Punk, Chavo Guerrero, Carlito, and Miz.

    • This was the first Royal rumble in which ECW participated.

    • This is Undertakers first time winning the Rumble

    • Order of elimination in the Rumble:
      1. Ric Flair by Kenny Dykstra and Edge
      2. Kenny Dykstra by Edge
      3. Tommy Dreamer by Kane
      4. Sabu by Kane
      5. Gregory Helms by King Booker
      6. The Sandman by King Booker
      7. Super Crazy by Edge and Randy Orton
      8. Jeff Hardy by Edge and Randy Orton
      9. Matt Hardy by Edge and Randy Orton
      10. King Booker by Kane
      11. Kane by King Booker
      12. Finlay by Shawn Michaels
      13. Viscera by everyone
      14. Shelton Benjamin by Shawn Michaels
      15. Johnny Nitro by Chris Benoit
      16. Kevin Thorn by Chris Benoit
      17. Chris Masters by Rob Van Dam
      18. Hardcore Holly by The Great Khali
      19. Mike Mizanin by The Great Khali
      20. Rob Van Dam by The Great Khali
      21. CM Punk by The Great Khali
      22. Carlito by The Great Khali
      23. Chavo Guerrero by The Great Khali
      24. Chris Benoit by The Great Khali
      25. The Great Khali by The Undertaker
      26. MVP by The Undertaker
      27. Randy Orton by Shawn Michaels
      28. Edge by Shawn Michaels
      29. Shawn Michaels by the Undertaker

    • Undertaker was the first man to enter the rumble number 30 and win

    • The final 3 entrants were names to the royal rumble: Super Crazy, Gegory Helms, and The Great Khali have all been added the the rumble match bringing the total up to 30.

  • Allusions