A few years back – I think it was 2011 – I wrote reviews of every Royal Rumble match going back to the first one in 1988, which was a 20 man Rumble and then every Rumble since then. Since we have moved the site, sadly we lost the old links, so I’ve re-posted them all to make them easier for you to access during this year’s Royal Rumble season in case you want to re-watch them and get my thoughts on the matches.

For each Rumble, I provide detailed play by play of the action, plenty of smartass comments, five thoughts on the match, offer up the three stars of the match and offer up some interest stats from the event as well. For the 2013-2015 Rumble matches I just kept in my original reviews, so they are not formatted in exactly the same way as the others.

Here are the links to all of the Rumble matches.

1988 Royal Rumble won by Hacksaw Jim Duggan

1989 Royal Rumble won by Big John Studd

1990 Royal Rumble won by Hulk Hogan

1991 Royal Rumble won by Hulk Hogan

1992 Royal Rumble won by Ric Flair

1993 Royal Rumble won by Yokozuna

1994 Royal Rumble won by Bret Hart & Lex Luger

1995 Royal Rumble won by Shawn Michaels

1996 Royal Rumble won by Shawn Michaels

1997 Royal Rumble won by Steve Austin

1998 Royal Rumble won by Steve Austin

1999 Royal Rumble won by Vince McMahon

2000 Royal Rumble won by The Rock

2001 Royal Rumble won by Steve Austin

2002 Royal Rumble won by Triple H

2003 Royal Rumble won by Brock Lesnar

2004 Royal Rumble won by Chris Benoit

2005 Royal Rumble won by Batista

2006 Royal Rumble won by Rey Mysterio

2007 Royal Rumble won by The Undertaker

2008 Royal Rumble won by John Cena

2009 Royal Rumble won by Randy Orton

2010 Royal Rumble won by Edge

2011 Royal Rumble won by Alberto Del Rio

2012 Royal Rumble won by Sheamus

2013 Royal Rumble won by John Cena

2014 Royal Rumble won by Batista

2015 Royal Rumble won by Roman Reigns

 

In case you want to know what the best ones are in terms of my ratings, here are my star ratings (out of five) for each Rumble match.

1992: ****1/2

2007: ****1/4

2001: ****

2005: ****

2002: ***3/4

2000: ***3/4

2013: ***3/4

2004: ***1/2

1990: ***1/2

2010: ***1/4

2006: ***1/4

2003: ***1/4

2008: ***1/4

1997: ***1/4

2012: ***

2011: ***

2009: ***

2014: ***

1994: ***

1995: **3/4

1998: **1/2

2015: **1/2

1988: **1/2

1996: **1/4

1993: **1/4

1991: **1/4

1999: **

1989: **

See how low 2015 is? So disappointing.

That’s all of them. Let me know if you have any questions. My contact info is below.

John Canton – mrjohncanton@gmail.com

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