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My Top 25 Favorite Royal Rumble and Matches

We are just a few weeks away from the 25th anniversary of the Royal Rumble. I have watched every Royal Rumble since it’s existence and I want to share my top 25 moments in the history of the Royal Rumble.

25- Kane’s elimination of Santino Marella (2009)
24- Gene Snitzky’s elimination of Paul London (2005)
23-Sgt. Slaughter defeats Ultimate Warrior for the WWE Championship (1991)
22- The first confrontation between Hulk Hogan and Ultimate Warrior (1990)
21- Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker are the final two in the Royal Rumble Match (2007)
20- Virgil turns on the Million Dollar Man Ted Dibiase by hitting him with the Million Dollar Belt (1991)
19- Maven eliminates The Undertaker (2002)
18- Shawn Michaels eliminates Yokozuna and Vader at the same time (1996)
17-Owen Hart turns on Bret Hart after a tag team match that they lost (1994)
16-Diesel returns to the WWE as a surprise entrant (2011)
15-Stone Cold wins the Royal Rumble after being eliminated by Bret Hart which went unnoticed by officials (1997)(
14-Mick Foley enters the Royal Rumble three separate times as Cactus Jack, Mankind and Dude Love (1998)
13-Shawn Michaels starts number 1 and wins (1995)
12- John Cena returns as a surprise entry to win the Royal Rumble (2008)
11-Edge returns as a surprise entry to win the Royal Rumble (2010)
10-Batista and John Cena go to sudden death elimination after both went over the top rope at the same time (2005)
9-Triple H fought Shawn Michaels to a draw in a Last Man Standing match for the World Heavyweight Championship
8-Chris Jericho defeated Chris Benoit in a Ladder match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship
7-Rowdy Piper and Jimmy Snuka are surprise entries in the Royal Rumble (2008)
6-Triple H defeats Cactus Jack in a street fight for the WWE Championship (2000)
5-The Rock defeats Mankind in an I quit Match for the WWE Championship (1999)
4-Lex Luger and Bret Hart are co-winners of the Royal Rumble
3-Chris Benoit starts number 1 and wins the Royal Rumble (2004)
2-Rey Mysterio starts number 2 and wins the Royal Rumble (2006)
1- Ric Flair wins the WWE Championship by entering number 3 in the Royal Rumble match (1992)

There you have it my top 25 moments in Royal Rumble. Their were a lot to choose from, and hard to put in order. Feel free to post your favorite Rumble moments below. It’s time to rumble, it’s time for the Royal Rumble.

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