Royal Rumble (2016) was a pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE. It took place on January 24, 2016, at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. It was the 29th event in the Royal Rumble chronology. This was the fifth WWE Royal Rumble to be held in the state of Florida (1990, 1991, 1995, and 2006) and the first pay-per-view event at Amway Center since it opened in 2010.
- KICKOFF - Mark Henry and Jack Swagger defeated Darren Young and Damien Sandow, The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) and The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor) - Fatal four-way tag team match to qualify for the Royal Rumble match
- Dean Ambrose (c) defeated Kevin Owens - Last Man Standing match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship
- The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingston) (c) (with Xavier Woods) defeated The Usos (Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso) for the WWE Tag Team Championship
- Kalisto defeated Alberto Del Rio (c) for the WWE United States Championship
- Charlotte (c) (with Ric Flair) defeated Becky Lynch for the WWE Divas Championship
- Triple H won by last eliminating Dean Ambrose - 30-man Royal Rumble Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship