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WWE Royal Rumble 2018: Asuka, Shinsuke Nakamura win Royal Rumble matches

Asuka created history by becoming the first woman to win 30-woman Royal Rumble event while Shinsuke Nakamura won the 30-man Royal Rumble fight.

In the women’s Royal Rumble match – a first for the women’s division – Asuka fought off tough resistance at the end to make a milestone for herself by eliminating Nikki Bella. Asuka will have a chance to pick which side of the women’s championship she wants to compete with in the weeks to come.(Source: WWE)

Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey made a surprise entry. As she walked into the ring, she shook all three ladies’ hands before pointing at the Wrestlemania sign and leaving the ring. (Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

The King of Strong style Shinsuke Nakamura has won the 30-man Royal Rumble match. He eliminated Raw’s Roman Reigns to win the 30-man Royal Rumble. Nakamura, who lasted over 45 minutes in the Rumble match, made his debut at the Rumble this year. He has announced that he will take on the Phenomenal One AJ Styles at Wrestlemania for the WWE Title. (Source: WWE)

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Big E takes massive kick from Rusev at the start of Royal Rumble main event. (Source: WWE)

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Big E and Xavier team up to take advantage of the others. (Source: WWE)

wwe royal rumble 2018

Shinsuke Nakamura enters at No. 14 and immediately changes the tone of the match with a devastating series of strikes. (Source: WWE)

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Seth Rollins takes to the air in an effort to make his presence felt. (Source: WWE)

wwe royal rumble 2018

The WWE Universe erupts as Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton and John Cena brawl with Roman Reigns, Finn Bálor and Shinsuke Nakamura. (Source: WWE)

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The Big Dog delivers a crushing Superman Punch to Cena. (Source: WWE)

wwe royal rumble 2018

After eliminating Roman Reigns, Shinsuke Nakamura becomes the winner of the 2018 Royal Rumble Match, and WWE's Rockstar reveals he will challenge WWE Champion AJ Styles. (Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

Cesaro & Sheamus defeat Seth Rollins & Jason Jordan in the new Raw Tag Team Championship Match. (Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

It was a 2-on-1 assault and Jason Jordan was injured in the beginning and just watched his partner from the sidelines. (Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

The Usos (c) def. Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin SmackDown Tag Team Championship 2-out-of-3-Falls Match. (Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

Gable and Benjamin drops Jimmy Uso out of the ring with a special drop. But then just when it looked they have managed to isolate the brothers and can go for a win, Jey Uso rolled Benjamin over for a second pinall. (Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

AJ Styles defeats Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn in the WWE Championship 2-on-1 Handicap Match. Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

Owens tries to go for a pop-up powerbomb but Styles reverses it into a pinfall to take the victory. (Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

Bobby Roode defeats Mojo Rawley in a United States Championship Open Challenge Match. (Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

A glorious US title defense is complete as Bobby Roode successfully retains in the kickoff match.(Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

The Revival def. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson in the kickoff match. (Source: WWE)

Royal Rumble 2018

The Revival Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder picked up a HUGE victory over Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. (Source: WWE)