Royal Rumble 2020: Flair, Mclntyre emerge contenders for WWE titles in Wrestlemania

Royal Rumble 2020: Flair, Mclntyre emerge contenders for WWE titles in Wrestlemania

- Royal Rumble 2020 produced exciting results as Charlotte Flair and Drew Mclntyre emerged winners of their 30-man event

- The Fiend Bray Wyatt and Andrade retained their WWE Universal and United States Championships respectively

- The Raw and SmackDown women's Championships were also successfully defended by Becky Lynch and Bayley

Royal Rumble 2020 saw new winners of the 30-man match in the women and men's matches respectively.

Charlotte Flair was the last woman standing after throwing Shayna Bayzler who eliminated eight other female contenders to win the match.

NXT sensation Bianca Belair gave the best performance on the night as she lasted 33 minutes and 20 seconds before being eliminated by the winner.

Flair will now have an epic showdown at Wrestlemania in April 2020 with her former best friend Becky Lynch.

In the men's match, Scottish Psychopath Drew Mclntyre became the winner for the first time and stands a chance to face the Universal champions Brock Lesnar.

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Lesnar was the first wrestler in the ring and threw several other superstars in a rumble match that saw legendary star Edge return to action.

The United States championship bout saw Andrade retain his title after defeating fellow Mexican Humberto Carillo.

Also in the kickoff show Sheamus returned to a pay-per-view event with a bang as he dominated Shorty G.

The Falls Count Anywhere match between Roman Reigns and Baron Corbin ended in a win for the Big Dog as the scores was settled outside of the ring.

Bayley retained her SmackDown Women's Championship belt after beating Lacey Evans via a pinfall.

The Fiend Bray Wyatt defeated Daniel Brian to remain the Universal Champion in a strap match that went the length.

Raw Women's champion Becky Lynch had one of the best defense of her title as she submitted one half of the Raw Women's Tag Team Champion Asuka.

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It took a while for the The Man to get hold of the Japanese wrestler who also inflicted her submission move on the Irish fighter.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Kobe Bryant has been killed in a helicopter crash including his daughter Gianna in an incident that occurred in Calabasas, California, as the basketball world has been thrown into mourning, TMZ Sports reports.

The NBA legend who is the fourth highest scoring player with 33,655 points just one short of Lebron James, was confirmed dead.

Reports claim former LA Lakers legend was traveling with four other unidentified people in his private helicopter when the incident happened, and everyone on board lost their lives.

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