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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. Chris Jericho in a ladder match for the WWF Intercontinental Title, Edge & Christian vs. The Dudley Boyz for the WWF Tag Team Titles, and Ivory vs. Chyna for the WWF Women's title. Written by S-Kubrick5

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In order to sell Chyna's neck injury to the crowd, Jerry Lawler got up from the commentator's table to see how she was, something he had not done since the Owen Hart incident. See more »

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The best Royal Rumble ever
18 April 2002 | by (Venlo) – See all my reviews

There couldn´t have been a better pay-per-view for the WWF to open the year 2001, because it is almost perfect. This pay-per-view contains 5 matches:

Women´s Championship Match: Ivory vs. Chyna The least interesting match of the evening. I´m not a favorite of women´s wrestling because most women in the WWF can´t wrestle all too well. Except for Chyna of course.

Tag-Team Championship Match: The Dudley Boyz vs. Edge & Christian

All I can say about this match-up is that they have had better ones in the past.

Intercontinental Championship Ladder Match: Chris Jericho vs. Chris Benoit

This was a good solid match with two of the better wrestlers within the WWF.

WWF Championship Match: Kurt Angle vs. Triple H This match-up could have been better, but it was entertaining.

30-man Royal Rumble Match The highlight of the evening. The best royal rumble ever, because there were so many great superstars involved in this match, such as Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, The Undertaker, Kane, Rikishi, etc. It also contained the surprising return of the Big Show and some guest entrances from The Honky Tonk Man and Drew Carey. This certainly was a perfect rumble.




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