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The 205 Live roster was eliminated in under three minutes during the 51-Man Battle Royal at Super ShowDown

WWE’s Super ShowDown took place on June 7 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and featured the largest Battle Royal in WWE history. It was advertised as a 50-man affair, but it turns out that 51 different superstars actually competed in this match.

The bell-to-bell match time for this Battle Royal was 17 minutes and 52 seconds (17m 52s). Here are the approximate survival times for all 51 competitors, sorted by order of elimination:

  • 0m 15s: EC3 (between 0m 14s and 0m 16s)
  • 0m 21s: Sunil Singh
  • 0m 26s: Samir Singh
  • 0m 31s: Karl Anderson
  • 0m 35s: Eric Young
  • 0m 38s: Humberto Carrillo
  • 0m 41s: Mike Kanellis
  • 0m 57s: Luke Gallows
  • 1m 08s: Heath Slater
  • 1m 28s: Curtis Axel
  • 1m 32s: Oney Lorcan
  • 1m 35s: Akira Tozawa
  • 1m 40s: Bo Dallas
  • 2m 04s: No Way Jose
  • 2m 11s: Mojo Rawley
  • 2m 16s: The Brian Kendrick
  • 2m 25s: Drew Gulak
  • 2m 33s: Tony Nese
  • 4m 07s: Tucker
  • 4m 14s: Akam
  • 4m 22s: Rezar
  • 5m 34s: Ivar
  • 5m 39s: Erik
  • 6m 09s: Titus O’Neil
  • 6m 30s: Buddy Murphy
  • 6m 51s: Shelton Benjamin
  • 7m 14s: Zack Ryder
  • 7m 17s: Curt Hawkins
  • 8m 26s: Chad Gable
  • 8m 43s: Apollo Crews
  • 9m 32s: Jinder Mahal
  • 11m 05s: Otis
  • 11m 28s: Xavier Woods
  • 11m 39s: Rowan
  • 11m 43s: Jimmy Uso
  • 11m 43s: Jey Uso
  • 11m 51s: Dash Wilder
  • 11m 59s: Scott Dawson
  • 12m 02s: Matt Hardy
  • 12m 45s: Cedric Alexander
  • 13m 46s: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • 13m 51s: Sin Cara
  • 13m 55s: Rusev
  • 14m 23s: Robert Roode
  • 14m 59s: The Miz
  • 16m 52s: Samoa Joe
  • 17m 05s: Ali
  • 17m 05s: Ricochet
  • 17m 08s: Cesaro
  • 17m 51s: Elias
  • 17m 52s: Mansoor

The bell to end the match rang about one second after Elias’ feet hit the floor, so I included that additional second as part of Mansoor’s survival time.

EC3 was eliminated first but the moment his feet touched the floor was not shown, so his survival time is somewhere between 14 and 16 seconds.

There was a rush of tag team stars eliminated between 11m 05s and 12m 02s, including Otis, Woods, Rowan, the Usos, the Revival, and Matt Hardy.

Five different superstars received individual entrances before the match began. This includes Miz, Samoa Joe, Cesaro, Titus O’Neil, and Elias. Titus is the only one of these men who did not survive into the final three minutes of the match.

By my count this match included nine members of the 205 Live roster, and all nine members were eliminated in 2m 33s or less. This includes Samir Singh, Sunil Singh, Humberto Carrillo, Mike Kanellis, Oney Lorcan, Akira Tozawa, Brian Kendrick, Drew Gulak, and Tony Nese. At least the champ lasted longer than anybody else.

18 total superstars were eliminated in that time, including those nine performers.

What do you think about this, Cagesiders? Did the 205 Live roster get a raw deal at Super ShowDown, or is this exactly how the Battle Royal should have played out?

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