The Greatest WWE Royal Rumble moments of all time
Gear up for the 2021 Royal Rumble and Road to WrestleMania! Check out the Greatest Royal Rumble moments in the 30+ year history of the event.
'Nature Boy' Ric Flair entered the 1992 Royal Rumble at #3. He lasted in the match for an hour and eliminated Sid Justice to win the 1992 Royal Rumble and his first WWF Championship.
Ric Flair Wins First WWF Championship
Bret 'The Hitman' Hart eliminated Stone Cold from the 1997 Royal Rumble, but the referees didn’t see it. This allowed Austin to eliminate a clueless Bret Hart and win his first Royal Rumble.
Stone Cold's First
John Cena surprisingly returned at the 2008 Royal Rumble as the final entrant. It was a glorious moment as he shocked the world recovering from a torn pectoral muscle in just 3 months!
John Cena Returns at MSG!
The Rumble is now synonymous with Kofi Kingston’s crazy antics. In 2014, he took it a notch higher by jumping from the ringside barricade on the ring apron. Talk about athleticism!
Kofi Kingston Can Fly!
The entire arena erupted when AJ Styles made his long-awaited WWE debut at the 2016 Royal Rumble. The ‘Phenomenal One’ got one of the loudest debut pops of all time!
The debut of AJ Styles
Becky Lynch won the 2019 Royal Rumble after eliminating Charlotte Flair to a deafening pop. She carried the momentum and became Becky2Belts in the main event of WrestleMania 35.
Becky Lynch wins the Rumble
Nia Jax entered the 2019 Royal Rumble at #30, but it wasn’t a grand night for her. Jax received a Superkick from Dolph Ziggler, 619 from Rey Mysterio, and an RKO from Randy Orton.
Nia Jax gets RKO'd
Edge made a surprise entrance in the 2020 Royal Rumble match. The crowd went nuts; some couldn’t even contain their tears seeing Edge back in the ring after 9 long years!
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