The 5th Annual Royal Rumble battle royal, with the vacant WWF Title going to the winner, WWF Intercontinental Championship: The Mountie vs. Roddy Piper, WWF Tag Team Championship: The Leigon of Doom vs The Natural Disasters, The Beverly Brothers vs. The Bushwackers, The Orient Express vs. The New Foundation Written by
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Nine wrestlers made their first appearance in the Royal Rumble match: Ric Flair, Jerry Sags, Irwin R. Schyster, The Berzerker, Virgil, Col. Mustafa, Skinner, Sgt. Slaughter and Sid Justice. See more
Later showings of this event edited out the cheering for Hulk Hogan's elimination, however you can still see the people jumping up to cheer his exit. See more
Gorilla Monsoon, Announcer
The Barbarian doesn't like Flair.
Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan, Announcer
The Barbarian doesn't like anybody. When I managed him, he barely liked *me*.
Followed by WWE Royal Rumble