Every January, WWE fans anxiously anticipate the 30-man Royal Rumble match, and for good reason. It has been a staple in the WWE calendar since 1988, with each year offering new monumental moments and thrilling surprises.
The stipulation was later added that the winner would earn a world title match in the main event of WrestleMania. Thus, a large part of the Rumble match's appeal is that its outcome has a direct effect on how WWE's most important event of the year is shaped.
As such, the Royal Rumble has traditionally kicked off the Road to WrestleMania—and it would be hard ...
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