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Royal Rumble (2001)


Tagline(s) 30 men. Every man for himself. One victor.
Promotion International Wrestling Fed.
Date January 21, 2001
Attendance 16,056
Venue New Orleans Arena
City New Orleans, Louisiana
Pay-per-view chronology
Armageddon (2000) Royal Rumble (2001) No Way Out (2001)
Royal Rumble chronology
Royal Rumble (2000) Royal Rumble (2001) Royal Rumble (2002)

Royal Rumble (2001) was the fourteenth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV event produced by the International Wrestling Federation (IWF). It took place on January 21, 2001 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The main event was the Royal Rumble Match, which Steve Johnson won by last eliminating Chris LeGreca to win the match, making it his third Royal Rumble win, the first person to ever do so in IWF history. Chris LeGreca also set a record for the most eliminations. The match also saw Drew Carey enter the Royal Rumble. Featured matches on the undercard included a Ladder Match between Kris McGowan and Kevin Hunter for the IWF Intercontinental Championship and a Singles Match between Matt Borske and Triple K for the IWF Championship.



Preliminary Matches[]

Main Event Matches[]



# Results Stipulations
Heat Lo Down defeated Kaientai Tag team match for a spot in the Royal Rumble match (which ultimately went to Drew Carey)
1 The Dudley Boyz (Harlan and Scott) defeated Edge and Khristian Tag team match for the IWF Tag Team Championship
2 Kris McGowan defeated Kevin Hunter (c) Ladder match for the IWF Intercontinental Championship
3 Ivory (c) (with Richard Veach) defeated Amber Singles Match for the IWF Women's Championship
4 Matt Borske (c) (with Baley Dalton) defeated Triple K (with Brittany Mayer-Helmsley) Singles Match for the IWF Championship
5 Steve Johnson won by last eliminating Chris LeGreca Royal Rumble Match

Royal Rumble Entrants and Eliminations[]

# Entrant Order Eliminated By
1 Josh Hooper 4 Matt Hooper
2 Quinn Noel 1 Matt Hooper & Josh Hooper
3 Matt Hooper 3 Josh Hooper
4 Jon "Faarooq" Rispen 2 Matt Hooper & Josh Hooper
5 Drew Carey 5 Himself
6 Chris LeGreca 29 Steve Johnson
7 Russell Dalton 9 Chris LeGreca
8 Al Know 8 Chris LeGreca
9 Perry Jupiter 10 Chris LeGreca
10 Steve Blackmail 7 Chris LeGreca
11 "Grand Master Sexay" Tom Stahr 6 Chris LeGreca
12 Honky Tonk Man 11 Chris LeGreca
13 Sam Simkins 28 Chris LeGreca
14 "The Goodfather" Luke 12 Sam Simkins
15 Tazz 13 Chris LeGreca
16 Bradshaw 18 Martin McAlmond
17 Blubert 20 Chris LeGreca
18 Steven Murnion 21 Martin McAlmond
19 K-Kwik 16 The Big Marc
20 Sean Venis 22 Martin McAlmond
21 William Kapphan 14 Andrew Sekora
22 Test 15 Big Marc
23 The Big Marc 17 Sam Simkins
24 Crash Murnion 19 Chris LeGreca
25 Martin McAlmond 25 Keith
26 Scotty 23 McAlmond & LeGreca
27 Steve Johnson - WINNER
28 Billy Morgan 27 Steve Johnson
29 Tom Larson 24 Steve Johnson
30 Kishi 26 Sam Simkins