Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment
Event Type Pay Per View
Event Date January 25, 2009
Brand Raw, SmackDown, ECW
Event Series Royal Rumble
Year 2009
Country United States
Location Detroit, Michigan
Arena Joe Louis Arena
Attendance 16,685
Network On-Demand
Running Time 3 hours
Theme Song "Let it Rock" by Kevin Rudolf feat. Lil'Wayne
Main Event 30-man Royal Rumble match
Arena in Videogame WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010
Watch on WWE Network WWE Royal Rumble 2009


  • ECW World Championship

    Jack Swagger (c) defeats Matt Hardy to retain the title
  • WWE Women's Championship

    Melina defeats Beth Phoenix (c) to win the title
  • World Heavyweight Championship

    John Cena (c) defeats John Bradshaw Layfield to retain the title
  • WWE Championship No DQ Match

    Edge defeats Jeff Hardy (c) to win the title
  • 30-man Royal Rumble Match

    Winner: Randy Orton
    Final Four: Randy Orton, Triple H, Cody Rhodes, Ted DiBiase Jr.
    Participants: Rey Mysterio, John Morrison, Carlito, Montel Vontavious Porter, The Great Khali, Vladimir Kozlov, Triple H, Randy Orton, JTG, Ted DiBiase Jr., Chris Jericho, Mike Knox, The Miz, Finlay, Cody Rhodes, The Undertaker, Goldust, CM Punk, Mark Henry, Shelton Benjamin, William Regal, Kofi Kingston, Kane, R-Truth, Rob Van Dam, The Brian Kendrick, Dolph Ziggler, Santino Marella, Jim Duggan, Big Show

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