Fightful's Huge Royal Rumble Coverage Primer: Podcasts, Features, Stats, More!

I've said it before, Royal Rumble is like our Christmas at It's our opportunity to highlight the history, and talk about hundreds, if not thousands of names from wrestling's past. With all of the coverage we've provided, you likely missed some of our great features. Now I've compiled them all into this tidy article.


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All of the previous Royal Rumble winners!

Royal Rumble Stats And Facts: Hidden Rumbles, Split Personalities, Records, More

Rumble Retro

The Rumble Retro series featured me taking a look back at previous Royal Rumble matches with fresh eyes, including some you may not have seen before!

SRS #RumbleRetro: 1988 Through 1997: HBK Dominates, Hogan Is A Baby, Flair Shines

SRS #RumbleRetro: 1998 Through 2007: Attitude Era To PG Era

SRS #RetroRumble: 2008-2016: Names From The Past Emerge, Surprises, Failures, More!

SRS #RumbleRetro: Lost Royal Rumble Matches: Smackdown, MSG 1994, Tag Team, Minis, Corporation


We've attacked 2005 and 1995 Royal Rumble matches with our new Alternate Commentary series, that sees us recount stories and history of the contests. We also had Shane Helms letting us know about his Royal Rumble appearances! We also spoke to Court Bauer about the Royal Rumble from a writer's perspective, and I even did a show on changes I'd make to the Rumble!

2005 Royal Rumble Match Fightful Alternate Commentary

1995 Royal Rumble Match Fightful Alternate Commentary Retro Podcast: Shane Helms Talks Rumble Experiences, Austin/HHH Spot, Backstage

Fightful Books It Podcast: Royal Rumble Match Changes!

Court Bauer's Royal Rumble Interview

Countdown to the Royal Rumble

Lead MMA writer David Tees got in on the action with his Countdown series!

Countdown To The 2018 WWE Royal Rumble #1: Ranking The Royal Rumble Winners (23-11)

Countdown To The 2018 WWE Royal Rumble #2: Ranking The Royal Rumble Winners (10-1)

Countdown To The 2018 WWE Royal Rumble #3: Ranking The Best Non-Rumble Matches

Countdown To The 2018 WWE Royal Rumble #4: Surprise Entrants I Wanna See In The Rumbles

Countdown To The 2018 WWE Royal Rumble #5: My Picks To Win The Rumble Matches

Countdown To The 2018 WWE Royal Rumble #6: WWE Royal Rumble Event Preview & Predictions


Of course, Fightful had a ton of other features, articles, highlights and more discussing ideas and Royal Rumble history!

Shane Helms Tells The Story Of How The "Double Chokeslam" Royal Rumble Spot Came To Be

Shane Douglas Breaks Down Psychology In Royal Rumble Matches

SRS: Improving The Royal Rumble Match For All Involved

Shane Douglas Discusses His 1991 Royal Rumble Appearance, Being Put Over On Commentary

Fantasy Booking: The Redemption Rumble!!

Court Bauer Talks WWE's Process Of Finding Surprise Entrants For The Royal Rumble Match

WWF Veteran Says Women's Royal Rumble Is Overdue

Women Superstars React To Women's Royal Rumble Announcement

Taking A Look At The The Royal Rumble Curse

Court Bauer Talks WWE Deciding Who Will Be The Royal Rumble "Iron Man"


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