*SPOILER ALERT*: All the reaction to a pretty special Royal Rumble 2016 7 years ago

*SPOILER ALERT*: All the reaction to a pretty special Royal Rumble 2016

It was the first time since 1992 that the title was on the line at the Royal Rumble.

We're not sure if you stayed up for it, but the 2016 Royal Rumble did not disappoint. The stakes were raised, as the WWE World Heavyweight Championship went on the line in the Royal Rumble match for the first time in 24 years, when the Nature Boy Ric Flair was the last man standing in '92 to pick up the gold.


(*spoiler warning*) Below runs through all the craic that happened last night, so if you have it recorded and don't want to know what happened, stop reading now. If, like the rest of us though, you want to relive all the best moments, crack on...

Triple H shocked many by entering the Royal Rumble at number 30 this year and picking up his 14th WWE title in the process.



Meanwhile, a potentially intriguing rivalry hotted up in the shape of Brock Lesnar and Bray Wyatt, with the latter eliminating the former...


AJ Stlyes made his long-awaited WWE debut and got an absolutely massive pop after entering number 3 in the Royal Rumble match.


Our very own Sheamus was a very late entry into the Rumble, so he was involved at the crucial moments...

This is the full list of eliminations in order...

1.) Roman Reigns eliminated by Triple H

2.) Rusev eliminated by Roman Reigns

3.) AJ Styles eliminated by Kevin Owens

4.) Tyler Breeze eliminated by Roman Reigns & AJ Styles

5.) Curtis Axel eliminated by AJ Styles

6.) Chris Jericho eliminated by Dean Ambrose

7.) Kane eliminated by Braun Strowman

8.) Goldust eliminated by Titus O’Neil

9.) Ryback eliminatd by Big Show

10.) Kofi Kingston eliminated by Chris Jericho

11.) Titus O’Neil eliminated by Big Show

12.) R-Truth eliminated by Kane

13.) Luke Harper eliminated by Brock Lesnar

14.) Stardust eliminated by Luke Harper

15.) Big Show eliminated by Braun Strowman

16.) Neville eliminated by Luke Harper

17.) Braun Strowman eliminated by Brock Lesnar

18.) Kevin Owens eliminated by Sami Zayn

19.) Dean Ambrose eliminated by Triple H

20.) Sami Zayn eliminated by Braun Strowman

21.) Erick Rowan eliminated by Brock Lesnar

22.) Mark Henry eliminated by Luke Harper, Erick Rowan and Braun Strowman

23.) Brock Lesnar eliminated by The Wyatt Family

24.) Jack Swagger eliminated by Brock Lesnar

25.) The Miz eliminated by Roman Reigns

26.) Alberto Del Rio elminiated by Roman Reigns

27.) Bray Wyatt eliminated by Triple H

28.) Dolph Ziggler eliminated by Triple H

29.) Sheamus eliminated by Roman Reigns

30.) Triple H eliminates Dean Ambrose

List courtesy of Wrestle Zone

Here's the reaction to the whole thing...

It wasn't all positive, of course...

Elsewhere, in other matches of note, Dean Ambrose beat Kevin Owens in a brilliant Last Man Standing match for the Intercontinental title, while Kalisto beat Alberto Del Rio for the United States Championship

Clip via YouTube/WWE

Clip via YouTube/WWE

All in all, the 29th Royal Rumble was an entertaining affair, so if you haven't seen it yet we recommend that you catch up on the class clips.