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
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Fourteen wrestlers made their first appearance in the Royal Rumble match: Christopher Nowinski, Rey Mysterio, Chavo Guerrero, Tajiri, Bill DeMott, Tommy Dreamer, Eddie Guerrero, Rosey, John Cena, Charlie Haas, Jamal, Shelton Benjamin, Batista, and Brock Lesnar. See more
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
Follows WrestleMania VII
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