(Updated w/Official Lists) HTC Wrestling Pulsecast – Top 5 WWE Royal Rumble Moments

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The HTC Crew of Matt Harrak, Justin Czerwonka and Cameron Dougharty debate some of the best moments in one of wrestling’s most historical matches, The Royal Rumble!

Leave your thoughts & make sure to list your 5 below as well!

Matt:

5. 1996 Royal Rumble – Jerry “The King” Lawler hiding under the ring

4. 2010 Royal Rumble – CM Punk “preaches” in between his Rumble eliminations

3. 2002 Royal Rumble – Mr. Perfect’s WWE return & strong showing

2. 1995 Royal Rumble – Shawn Michaels wins from #1 & establishes the “Shawn Michaels” rule

1. 2006 Royal Rumble – Rey Mysterio wins from #2, last eliminating Triple H & Randy Orton

 

Justin:

5. 2007 Royal Rumble – Undertaker & Shawn Michaels epic battle for the final elimination

4. 2002 Royal Rumble – Maven eliminates The Undertaker

3. 1994 Royal Rumble – Diesel “arrives” eliminating people left and right

2. 1990 Royal Rumble – Hulk Hogan & Ultimate Warrior staredown

1. 2008 Royal Rumble – John Cena shocks MSG crowd with an early return from injury

 

Cam:

5. 2013 Royal Rumble – Chris Jericho’s surprise return

4. 1992 Royal Rumble – ?Ric Flair enters at #3 & wins the WWF Championship by last eliminating Sid Justice?

3. 1991 Royal Rumble – Bushwacker Luke eliminated in 4 seconds

2. 1997 Royal Rumble – Stone Cold “sneaks” back after being eliminated & wins the Rumble

1. 1999 Royal Rumble – Vince McMahon eliminates Steve Austin to win the Royal Rumble

 

Honorable Mentions:

: 1997 – Steve Austin barely eliminating people in time to wait for the next entrance
: 2011 – “Diesel” returns to a massive pop
: 1998 – Mick Foley enters three times as the “3 Faces Of Foley”
: 2011 – Santino Marella almost Alberto Del Rio to win the Royal Rumble
: 2005 – Vince McMahon tears both quads angrily strutting to the ring
: 2001 – Kane eliminates 11 men
: 2011 – John Morrison’s Spider-Man leap to the barricade
: 1994 – Bret Hart & Lex Luger both win
: 2001 – Kane clocks the Honky Tonk Man with the guitar
: 2004 – You Know Who wins from #1
: 2000 – Kaientai enter illegally and are eliminated numerous times
: 1993 – First year the winner received a title match at WrestleMania
: 2004 – Randy Orton versus Mick Foley subplot
: 2010 – Shawn Michaels wanting to win in order to face The Undertaker again at WrestleMania
: 2010 – Edge winning the Royal Rumble after returning from injury

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