This marked the first time that the new ecw brand participated in the royal rumble match. From 2001 to 2007, the royal rumble match winner had gone on to win a world. The greatest royal rumble the only edition to have a 50man field was the longest, lasting one hour and 17 minutes of a fivehour payperview event while the first televised rumble match in 1988 involved only 20 men and lasted 33 minutes of the twohour broadcast. Meet every wwe royal rumble winner, including newest winner roman reigns.
Royal rumble 2007 was the twentieth annual royal rumble professional wrestling payperview ppv event produced by world wrestling entertainment wwe. The royal rumble is one of the biggest events for wwe, so we take a look at the very best in the. Here is a full breakdown of the timing for the 1997 royal rumble. Meltzer wrote about the rumble in a 2012 edition of the wrestling observer.
Lets journey back in time and take a look at the controversial win by stone cold steve austin in the 1997 royal rumble. The royal rumble match is a professional wrestling match based on the classic battle royal. This volume features some great royal rumble matches, including two epic showdowns at the end of the 2005 and 2007 rumble matches. Squaredcircle submitted 2 years ago by cabbius smackin down the womens division i was looking for something to watch tonight and figured id watch one of the better or way worse rumble matches. Royal rumble 1997 ppv w preshow royal rumble 1998 ppv w preshow royal rumble 1999 home video royal rumble 2000 home video royal rumble 2001 home video royal rumble 2002 home video royal rumble 2003 dvd version royal rumble 2004 dvd version royal rumble 2005 ppv royal rumble 2006 ppv royal rumble 2007dvd version royal. Due to the rumble match taking up a large amount of time most rumble matches last roughly one hour, the rumble event tends to have a smaller card than most other payper. Why tommy merlyn was killed off after just one season. Royal rumble 1997 was the tenth annual royal rumble professional wrestling payperview. Royal rumble 2007 20 redo royal rumble 2007 2018 redo royal rumble 2008 original. Royal rumble match stone cold steve austin eliminated bret hitman hart to win the royal rumble. Dave meltzers personal rating of all royal rumble matches. On june 10, 1996, wwf monday night raw had eked out a.
Steve austin, bret hart, mankind, the rock, and more clash in the royal rumble with the winner going to wrestlemania for a wwe title match. Also, in an era where wrestling matches in the wwf rarely went longer than 15 minutes, bret hart and jake roberts lasting more than 20, with hart finally eliminated after 25 minutes and. Reviews from across the pond wwf royal rumble 1997 wwf royal rumble 1997 in the past few weeks on shotgun weve seen buildup for hhhgoldust, ahmed johnsonfaarooq, and the 1997 royal rumble. It took place on january 18, 1998, at the san jose arena in san jose, california the main event was a casket match between shawn michaels and the undertaker for the wwf world heavyweight championship. A 7man royal rumble took place on the january 22, 2007 episode of raw. Wwf royal rumble 1998 events database cagematch the.
Royal rumble 1996 was the ninth annual royal rumble professional wrestling payperview event produced by the world wrestling federation wwf. Wwe smackdown vs raw 2007 season mode part 9 royal rumble. The main event was the undertaker versus bret hart for the wwf championship. Referees didnt see steve austin being thrown out of the ring near the end of the match, and he intelligently slipped back in and continued to fight. June 1, 2010 season 1 finale nxt september 28, 2010. The tenth annual royal rumble battle royale, with the winner to recieve a wwf title shot at wrestlemania xiii, wwf title. Royal rumble 1997 intercontinental champion triple h def. Stone cold steve austin was able to reenter the ring in this way and win the 1997 match.
Its been 20 years since stone cold steve austin won the first of his. Royal rumble is wwes annual january payperview event. The royal rumble is an annual gimmick payperview, produced every january by the world wrestling federation wwf, now wwe since 1988. The rattlesnake won his first rumble in 1997 by lastly eliminating bret hart. See boogeyman, edge, kurt angle, kid kash, and plenty of other hardcore wrestlers in a series of matches. The royal rumble match traditionally involves 30 wrestlers and usually lasts an hour the 2011 edition had a 40man field. Reviews from across the pond wwf royal rumble 1997. The mens royal rumble match is usually located at the top of the card, though there have been exceptions, such as the 1988, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2006, 20, and 2018 events. Stone cold steve austin is the most successful rumble participant, having won the match three times.
He was raised as a roman catholic, but became a nondenominational christian under the influence of his wife rebecca. Wwe royal rumble 2007 dvd, 2007 for sale online ebay. Everybody knows the royal rumble is the wrestling event of the calendar year. The 1997 royal rumble came at the wwfs lowest point.
The overthetoprope affair in which a new participant enters at different intervals has been a wwe staple since hacksaw. It took place on january 19, 1997, from the alamodome in san antonio, texas. This is drunk royal rumble 1997 by swoggle squad on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. With shawn michaels, sid eudy, steve austin, bret hart. With mark calaway, shawn michaels, john cena, eddie fatu. Wwe svr 2007 season mode all cutscenes full movie xbox 360 1080p. The undertaker wwe ppv opponents quiz by pipebomb69. The attendance of 60,477 is the highest recorded in the royal rumbles history. The royal rumble is a professional wrestling event, produced every january since 1988 by. Even though there have been 31 royal rumble shows, the list features 38 names.
The royal rumble is a professional wrestling event, produced by professional wrestling. The main event was between shawn michaels and sycho sid for the wwf world heavyweight championship. In march 2007, wwe released a complete dvd box set titled royal rumble. With the royal rumble only weeks away, anticipation is building for what is arguably. The royal rumble 2007 was released on dvd on february 27, 2007 and was distributed by wwe. Sid new wwe champion stone cold steve austin last eliminates bret hart to win the royal rumble match.
Wwe smackdown vs raw 2007 30 man royal rumble match. Featured matches on the undercard were the 1996 royal rumble match which was won. Hacksaw jim duggan becoming the first royal rumble winner is a crowning accomplishment in itself. Wwe royal rumble 1997 match time and statistics cageside seats. Match ratings listed above are from dave meltzers highly respected wrestling observer newsletter. Suffice it to say, i told you so, and everyone who flamed me for my thats sports entertainment column back in october where i said that this exact situation would come about can. Triple h wwe ppvnetwork event opponents quiz by jrock826. The forgotten first wwe royal rumble camel clutch blog. Bret hart, undertaker, vader and diesel, but austin realizing no referee saw the elimination, sneaks back in and eliminates both. It took place on january 21, 1996 at the selland arena in fresno, california. He was declared winner of the 1997 royal rumble and given a title shot at wrestlemania xiii. When using information on this site, please include a link to this page or the homepage.
Real reason why brock lesnar is number 1 in wwe royal rumble 2020. Wwf royal rumble 97 at alamodome wrestling results. After being sidelined with a torn pectoral in october 2007, it looked like john cena would miss a year of action. Royal rumble is one of wwes biggest pay per views of the year, and this volume featuring the editions from 2003 to 2007 shows exactly why. Royal rumble was the tenth annual royal rumble professional wrestling payperview event produced by the world wrestling federation. On the january 5, 1997 episode of wwf superstars, the undertaker attacked vaders manager, jim. Wwe royal rumble 1997 oww online world of wrestling. Dave meltzers personal rating of all royal rumble matches self. Wwe smackdown vs raw 2005 season mode ep 6 royal rumble duration. It is named after the royal rumble match, a modified battle royal in which the participants.
John bradshaw layfield made a reference to hickenbottom being a season ticket holder during the 2007 royal rumble. Royal rumble 1997 was the tenth annual royal rumble professional wrestling payperview ppv event produced by the world wrestling federation wwf, now wwe. The netcop retro rant for royal rumble 1997 i will refrain from commentating overly on the vince russo thing until i can make a proper column on the subject. Royal rumble 1998 was the eleventh annual royal rumble professional wrestling payperview ppv event produced by the world wrestling federation wwf, now wwe. Nxt december 7, 2010 season 4 premiere nxt december 14, 2010.
Wwe royal rumble 2007 the royal rumble match full length part 22 hq. The 30 best wrestling games in the virtual royal rumble. Royal rumble 1997, stone cold steve austin, sun jan 19,1997, alamodome. The second annual royal rumble features 30 top wwf stars. I missed it then but later caught the story while going through some archives. Two start, and a new one is introduced every 2 minutes. It is one of the promotions original four payperviews, along with wrestlemania, summerslam, and survivor series, later dubbed the big four. Wwe smackdown vs raw 2007 season mode part 10 get pedigreed sir duration. Mike tyson to appear on aew dynamite may 27th episode. Bucks 1996 7210 season scottie pippen street street street. I always found it to be an interesting nugget in wwe history and held on to it until the rumble season.1162 873 1237 1566 1200 890 871 1587 1561 1482 1436 1445 1292 981 1663 1176 225 1181 1023 789 38 540 1651 924 895 545 631 1097 808 1452 75 302 631 1147 971 561 418