30 men. One ring. Two start, and a new one is introduced every 2 minutes. Only way out: over the top rope. The second annual Royal Rumble features 30 top WWF stars. Also: WWF Women's Title:... See full summary »
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30 men. One ring. Two start, and a new one is introduced every 2 minutes. Only way out: over the top rope. The second annual Royal Rumble features 30 top WWF stars. Also: WWF Women's Title: Rockin' Robin vs. Judy Martin, 2 out of 3 Falls: The Hart Foundation & Jim Duggan vs. The Rougeau Brothers & Dino Bravo Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

The 1989 Royal Rumble was expanded to 30 Superstars in the main event match even though The 1988 Royal Rumble had only 20 Superstars that previous year. See more »

Goofs

When introducing the posedown, Mean Gene Okerlund says, "Here's the one that you and the world HAS been waiting for." (Incorrect grammar.) See more »

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Hulk Hogan: [after The Twin Towers eliminated him] I'm going back in!
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At the end clips of all of the events that took place are shown. See more »

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Followed by WWF Royal Rumble: No Chance in Hell (1999) See more »

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the start to a legendary event.
18 February 2002 | by (GA) – See all my reviews

A great wrestling event. This was start off to a ppv that would be aired every january as the first ppv of the year. 30 Men One Ring, One Winner. The Winner going to wrestlemania to face whoever the champion is. This one Featured: Hulk Hogan, Smash, Ax, Andre the Giant, Bad News Brown, Akeem, Million Dollar Man, Ronny Garvin, The Boss Man, Tito Santana, Rick Martel, The Bushwackers, Koko B. Ware, Honky Tonk Man and more. Great event, the first of a series to come, rent it.


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