WWE Results: Royal Rumble, 1/25/09

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One of WWE's biggest events took place last night.

Here's a quick rundown of match results from the 2009 Royal Rumble:

  • Jack Swagger defeated Matt Hardy to retain the ECW title.
  • Melina defeated Beth Phoenix to capture the WWE's Women's Championship.
  • John Cena defeated JBL, after a failed interference attempt by Shawn Michaels, to retain the WWE Heavyweight Title.
  • Edge defeated Jeff Hardy, after brother Matt Hardy betrayed him with a chair shot to the head- to capture the WWE World Championship.
  • Randy Orton outlasted 29 competitors to win the Royal Rumble itself.
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