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On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 15, 1989) – Royal Rumble 1989

Royal Rumble

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 15, 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1989’ event LIVE on PPV from the The Summit in Houston, Texas.

This was the second (televised) Royal Rumble event in WWF history, but the first ever Royal Rumble that was held on Pay-per-view.

Here are the results:

• Two-out-of-Three falls
The Hart Foundation & Jim Duggan defeated The Fabulous Rougeaus & Dino Bravo

• WWF Women’s Championship
Rockin’ Robin (c) defeated Judy Martin

• King Of The Ring Crown & Cape
King Haku defeated Harley Race

• Big John Studd won the Royal Rumble match

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