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The 16th annual Royal Rumble match, with the winner to recieve a WWE or World Title shot at WrestleMania XIX, WWE Title: Kurt Angle vs. Chris Benoit, World Title: Triple H vs. Scott Steiner, World Tag Team Titles: Lance Storm & William Regal vs. The Dudley Boyz, Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Brock Lesnar vs. The Big Show, Torrie Wilson vs. Dawn Marie Written by Anonymous

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The Road To Wrestlemania has begun & it's filled with treachery and deceit. PASS AT YOUR OWN RISK!

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In the Sunday Night Heat match, Spike Dudley defeated Stevie Richards. See more »

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When Brock Lesnar eliminated Undertaker in the Royal Rumble match, The Royal Rumble theme song played (Trust Company-Falling Apart) instead of the Brock Lesnar Theme Song. Then ten seconds later, his real entrance theme was played. See more »

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Followed by WWE Money in the Bank (2010) See more »

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Contains both the best and worst of 2003
1 March 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is an interesting PPV as it contains what I consider to be both the best and worst of the year. In one corner we have the Angle/Benoit match that was so good the entire arena gave it a standing ovation. This is my personal MOTY for 2003, a technical classic up there with all the other greats. We also have the Jericho/HBK feud start to build with Jericho eliminating HBK from the Rumble via cheating, this would climax with a 5-star match at WrestleMania two months later after it simmered a bit. Finally we also have the Rumble match, the first one after the brand extension, which actually made it more interesting as we saw RAW talent "compete" against SmackDown talent in a quasi-brand war.

On the bad side of things, we got a Steiner/HHH match which is great for getting yourself to sleep just by counting the botched moves instead of sheep. Then we have the Torrie Wilson/Dawn Marie match which, thankfully, ended their feud over Torrie's "dead" father Al Wilson but we had to go through this dud of a match.

Then we have the one curtain-jerker match with Big Show/Brock Lesnar and a midcard match with Dudley Boyz/Lance Storm & William Regal to round everything out, resulting in a PPV that is stangely balanced between good and bad.


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