• Brock Lesnar Sets A New Record, SmackDown Star Banged Up At Royal Rumble 2022 (Photo)
Below are some notes from last night’s Royal Rumble 2022 premium live event:
– WWE announced 44,390 fans in attendance.
– Brock Lesnar became the 4th man in history to win the Men’s Royal Rumble match from the #30 spot. The other men to do this are The Undertaker (2007), John Cena (2008) and Triple H (2016).
– Lesnar also joined “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels, John Cena, Batista, Triple H, Randy Orton and Edge on the list of men who have won the Royal Rumble match more than once.
– Lesnar now holds the record for the longest gap between 2 Royal Rumble victories – 19 years (2003 and 2022).
– Natalya got banged up during the Women’s Royal Rumble match. Below is what she tweeted:
— Nattie (@NatbyNature) January 30, 2022
– Roman Reigns lost a PPV match for the 1st time in 2 years. His last PPV loss was at Royal Rumble 2020.
– Dolph Ziggler competed in his 15th Royal Rumble match, while Kofi Kingston competed in his 14th Royal Rumble. They hold the 2nd and 3rd position on the list of wrestlers who have competed in the most Royal Rumble matches, with Kane being #1, with 20 Rumble matches.
– In a backstage interview after her Women’s Royal Rumble victory, Ronda Rousey said the following:
“There was quite a reaction tonight and you can expect me not to fall for it this time.”
WATCH: Peyton Royce Squeezes Billie Kay’s Buns:
• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (January 30, 2000) – WWF Sunday Night HEAT
On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Sunday Night HEAT’.
It was taped at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF No Way Out 2000’ PPV.
The card can be found right here:
1. The Big Boss Man vs. Prince Albert
2. The Acolytes vs. The Headbangers
3. Kurt Angle vs. Mideon