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The Road to Wrestlemania begins here, this weekend, with the WWE Royal Rumble – an event rich in history that has seen careers launched and ended all in the same night. Previous winners include ‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan, Hulk Hogan, Yokozuna and ‘Stone ColdSteve Austin. Every year commentators marvel at how some overweight giant will never be eliminated completely forgetting that the same guy was thrown out last year, and the year before. We’ve seen friend turn on friend and sworn enemies team together. The Royal Rumble really does have something for everyone.

With zero urgency shown in the television build up anyone would think the Rumble was a secondary PPV with zero importance to the overall picture. Tragically we’d expect this to impact on the buy rates at least from casual fans, but for those of us who have stuck with the WWE through thick and thin will »

- Matt Aspin

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