On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 20, 2002, the World Wrestling Federation aired their annual ‘Royal Rumble’ event LIVE on PPV from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
This turned out to be the last ‘World Wrestling Federation’ version of the Royal Rumble, before the promotion was renamed World Wrestling Entertainment later that year.
Below are the results:
• WWF Tag Team Championship
Spike Dudley and Tazz (c) def. The Dudley Boyz
• WWF Intercontinental Championship
William Regal def. Edge (c)
• WWF Women’s Championship
Trish Stratus (c) def. Jazz
• Street Fight
Ric Flair def. Mr. McMahon
• Undisputed WWF Championship
Chris Jericho (c) def. The Rock
• Triple H won the Royal Rumble match