The Royal Rumble is a professional wrestling pay-per-view event, produced every January by professional wrestling promotion WWE. The event was created in 1988 with the inaugural event held on January 24, 1988 at the Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ontario. The event however was not a pay-per-view but was originally shown as a television special on USA Network. The following year's event was the first Royal Rumble pay-per-view event. The first Royal Rumble match was won by Jim Duggan. The event's main feature is a Battle Royal-type match, entitled the Royal Rumble. The pay-per-view is a part of WWE's "Big Four", along with WrestleMania, SummerSlam, and Survivor Series. The Royal Rumble has been classified as being one of WWE's most popular pay-per-view events.
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... The AWA Royal Rumble Championshipis a professional wrestling championship in the South African professional wrestling promotion Africa Wrestling Alliance, contested in an over-the-top-rope battle royal style match ...
... The 1-2-3 Kid and Bob Holly won the title at Royal Rumble 1995 but dropped the belts the following night to The Smoking Gunns ... match at WrestleMania XI by winning the 1995 Royal Rumble match, he faced his former bodyguard for the title ... the Corporation, as he faced IRS at the 1995 Royal Rumble, King Kong Bundy at WrestleMania XI, and Kama at SummerSlam 1995 ...
... At the Royal Rumble, the Royal Rumble match was held, where the winner is the final person left in the ring after the other twenty nine wrestlers are eliminated by being thrown over the top ring ... The Undertaker won the Royal Rumble match to earn a title shot at WrestleMania 23 ... At the Royal Rumble, Batista defeated Kennedy to retain the title ...
... In March 2007, WWE released a complete DVD box set titled Royal Rumble The Complete Anthology, which showcases every Royal Rumble event in its entirety, up to the 2007 Royal Rumble ...
... Vince McMahon announced that Angle would defend his title against his son-in-law Triple H at the Royal Rumble ... Stone Cold Steve Austin would go on to enter the Royal Rumble Match at the Royal Rumble PPV despite being attacked and busted open by Triple H before Austin officially ... The Rock, who claimed to have won the Royal Rumble for the second time in a row ...
Famous quotes containing the words rumble and/or royal:
“I could take the Harlem night
and wrap around you,
Take the neon lights and make a crown,
Take the Lenox Avenue buses,
And for your love song tone their rumble down.”
—Langston Hughes (19021967)
“When other helpers fail and comforts flee, when the senses decay and the mind moves in a narrower and narrower circle, when the grasshopper is a burden and the postman brings no letters, and even the Royal Family is no longer quite what it was, an obituary column stands fast.”
—Sylvia Townsend Warner (18931978)