The twelfth annual WWF Royal Rumble battle royal, with the winner receiving a WWF Title shot at WrestleMania XV, WWF Title (I Quit Match) : Mankind vs. The Rock, WWF Intercontinental Title:... See full summary »
WWF Title: The Rock vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin, WWF Intercontinental Title: Chris Jericho vs. William Regal, WWF tag Team Titles (TLC Match): The Hardy Boyz vs. The Dudley Boyz vs. Edge & ... See full summary »
WWF Title (Iron Man Match): Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker vs. Diesel, Backlot Brawl: Roddy Piper vs. Goldust, The Warrior vs. Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Jake Roberts, Yokozuna &... See full summary »
30 men compete in the annual staggered battle royal, known as the Royal Rumble, for a WWF Title shot at WrestleMania X-Seven. Plus Kurt Angle vs. Triple H for the WWF Title, Chris Benoit vs... See full summary »
30 men enter, one man leaves: It's the 8th annual Royal Rumble battle royal. WWF Title: Diesel vs. Bret Hart, WWF Intercontinental Title: Razor Ramon vs. Jeff Jarrett, WWF Tag Team Titles: ... See full summary »
WWF Title: Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels, WWF Intercontinental Title: Owen Hart vs. Steve Austin, Kane vs. Mankind. The Leigon of Doom, Ken Shamrock & Ahmed Johnson vs. The Nation of Domination. Davey Boy Smith, Doug Furnas, Philip LaFon & Jim Neidhart vs. Goldust, Vader, Marc Mero & Steve Blackman, The Truth Commission vs. The Disciples of Apocalypse. The New Age Outlaws & The Godwinns vs. The ... See full summary »
WWF Tag Team Titles: Kane & Mankind vs. Steve Austin & The Undertaker, WWF Intercontinental Title (2 out of 3 falls): The Rock vs. Triple H, Hart Family Dungeon Match: Owen Hart vs. Ken ... See full summary »
WWF Title (vacant, special referee Steve Austin): Kane vs. The Undertaker, WWF Intercontinental Title: Ken Shamrock vs. Mankind, WWF Tag Team Titles: The New Age Outlaws vs. The Headbangers... See full summary »
A WWF Title Shot at Wrestlemania X goes to the winner of the seventh annual Royal Rumble. WWF Title (casket match) : The Undertaker vs. Yokozuna, WWF Intercontinental Title: Razor Ramon vs.... See full summary »
The sixth annual Royal Rumble battle royal, with the winner being awarded a WWF Title shot at WrestleMania IX, WWF Title: Bret Hart vs. Razor Ramon, WWF Intercontinental Title: Shawn ... See full summary »
The twelfth annual WWF Royal Rumble battle royal, with the winner receiving a WWF Title shot at WrestleMania XV, WWF Title (I Quit Match) : Mankind vs. The Rock, WWF Intercontinental Title: Ken Shamrock vs. Billy Gunn, WWF European Title: X-Pac vs. Gangrel, WWF Women's Title: Sable vs. Luna Vachon, and The Big Boss Man vs. The Road Dogg Written by
Twelve wrestlers made their first appearance in the Royal Rumble match: Vince McMahon, Droz, Edge, Gillberg, Dan Severn, Tiger Ali Singh, Blue Meanie, Gangrel, Al Snow, Test, Val Venis, and Chyna. See more »
The WWF was so into their storyline over actual action that they runied an event that could have been so much better. The only real highlight would have to be the Mankind vs. the Rock match for the world title. These guys give it all they got and give definately some of the best performance in their careers. The only flaw of this match is the ending which is the exact same as Survivor Series 98. The rest of the card is not very interesting: Bossman beats Road Dogg out of nowhere, X-Pac fighting Gangrel is pretty weak, Billy Gunn getting pounded by Ken Shamrock isn't too thrilling, and Sable vs. Luna has to be one of the worst matches in Rumble history. As for the actual Rumble, there is such an emphasis by the Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler regarding the whole Austin vs. McMahon issue that you know that one of them is going to win the match. Both Austin and McMahon spend more than half of the Rumble away from the ring and we are stuck with few potential winners(Triple-H, Owen Hart, Shamrock), some longshots(D-Lo Brown, Bossman, X-Pac), a few with even longer shots(Steve Blackman, Dan Severn, Jeff Jarrett), a large number of no-shots(Golga, Droz, Blue Meanie, Al Snow), and even a few that you know were just in it because they ran out of guys(Gillberg, Mabel, Chyna). Besides, how can enjoy a Royal rumble that doesn't have the Undetaker compete?
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