GET EXCITED. Why!? Because STRAIGHT SHOOT RETRO is plunging into a brand new decade! This Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6pmET, join us as we discuss WWF Royal Rumble 1990!
As always, Jeff Schiller and I bring the historical background, the who’s who and copious amounts of jokes, so all you need to do is watch Royal Rumble 1990 on the WWE Network before Wednesday, then RSVP on the official event page.
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The 1990s began with WWF in firm control of the wrestling landscape, kicking off the year with the third annual Royal Rumble event. As per usual, the main draw for the event was the Royal Rumble match itself, which this year featured a list of 30 participants, which when read aloud, carry a very real risk of knocking a wrestling fan clean off his feet. The entire event was used to put things into motion for the upcoming WrestleMania VI, specifically an in-ring confrontation between two of the sport’s biggest names…
Check out the card (with spoilers omitted) below, including a full list of Royal Rumble entrants:
- The Bushwhackers vs. The Fabulous Rougeaus
- Brutus Beefcake vs. The Genius
- Ronnie Garvin vs. Greg Valentine
- Jim Duggan vs. Big Boss Man
- The Royal Rumble Match featuring: Ted DiBiase, Koko B. Ware, Marty Jannetty, Jake Roberts, Randy Savage, Roddy Piper, The Warlord, Bret Hart, Bad News Brown, Dusty Rhodes, Andre the Giant, Red Rooster, Ax, Haku, Smash, Akeem, Jimmy Snuka, Dino Bravo, Earthquake, Jim Neidhart, The Ultimate Warrior, Rick Martel, Tito Santana, Honky Tonk Man, Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels, Barbarian, Rick Rude, Hercules and Mr. Perfect