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Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2002: Time To Play For HHH

Royal Rumble 2002 Date: January 20, 2002 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Attendance: 12,915 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the first step to things falling downhill, as we’re a few months away from the Brand Split and things falling through the floor in quality. The main event tonight aside from the Rumble is […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2001 (2018 Redo): Canadians and Carey

Royal Rumble 2001 Date: January 21, 2001 Location: New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana Attendance: 17,137 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross This is the first of two requested Rumble reviews of the year to go along with the regular redo of last year’s show. We’re nearing the end of the Attitude Era and Steve Austin […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2000: When They Fought Like Angry Wrestlers

Royal Rumble 2000 Date: January 23, 2000 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 19,231 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross After sitting through 1998 and 1999, this is my reward. What we have here might be the best Rumble show of them all with one of the best matches ever and a […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1999: The Bad One

Royal Rumble 1999 Date: January 24, 1999 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Attendance: 14,816 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole What did I ever do to you people? I try to give you all a variety of stuff and somehow I always wind up with freaking Russo. Isn’t me freaking out over 2000 WCW enough for […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1998: You Can’t Stop Destiny

Royal Rumble 1998 Date: January 18, 1998 Location: San Jose Arena, San Jose, California Attendance: 18,542 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the year of Austin and for once, the WWF is looking good going forward as the debcale that was the main event of Starrcade has caused WCW to hit a brick wall. The […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1997: Austin x1

Royal Rumble 1997 Date: January 19, 1997 Location: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas Attendance: 60,235 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler I’m scared to think how many of those tickets were freebies. This is the annual requested redo and I’m not sure what to expect going into it. Well I am as I’ve seen the […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1996: Shawn’s California Two Step

Royal Rumble 1996 Date: January 21, 1996 Location: Selland Arena, Fresno, California Attendance: 9,600 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Mr. Perfect We’re in the Monday Night Wars era now and it’s all about Shawn at the moment. He’s back from injury and in the Rumble tonight, looking to become the second person ever to win back to […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1995: When Shawn Isn’t Enough

Royal Rumble 1995 Date: January 22, 1995 Location: USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler Oh dang it 1995 WWF still exists. This is that year that no one likes to talk about and you have to fly through it as fast as you can or you might risk seeing […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1994: Double Vision

Royal Rumble 1994 Date: January 22, 1994 Location: Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Ted DiBiase This is one of those shows where the good stuff is good but the bad stuff is REALLY bad. The main idea here is that someone has to stop Yokozuna, and it’s going to […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1993: Not Even Undertaker Can Stop Him

Royal Rumble 1993 Date: January 24, 1993 Location: ARCO Arena, Sacramento, California Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan This is a pretty forgotten show for reasons that should be obvious. First of all, this is 1993, one of the worst years in company history from a creative standpoint. Bret is defending the title against […]