On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 21, 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired their annual ‘Royal Rumble’ event LIVE on PPV from the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.
This marks the 3rd and last time that “Stone Cold” Steve Austin officially won the Royal Rumble match, which is a record that still stands as of today.
Below are the results from the PPV:
– WWF Tag Team Championship
The Dudley Boyz def. Edge & Christian (c)
– Ladder match for the WWF Intercontinental Championship
Chris Jericho def. Chris Benoit (c)
– WWF Women’s Championship
Ivory (c) def. Chyna
– WWF World Heavyweight Championship
Kurt Angle (c) def. Triple H
– Stone Cold Steve Austin won the 30-man Royal Rumble match