On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 21, 1990, the World Wrestling Federation aired their annual ‘Royal Rumble’ event LIVE on PPV from the Orlando Arena in Orlando, Florida.
WWF World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan won this year’s Royal Rumble match, which was only possible because the rule for the Rumble winner to get a title shot at WrestleMania, wasn’t established till 1993.
Below are the results from the PPV:
• The Bushwhackers def. The Fabulous Rougeaus
• Brutus Beefcake vs. The Genius – double DQ
• Submission match
Ronnie Garvin def. Greg Valentine
• Jim Duggan def. The Big Boss Man via DQ
• Hulk Hogan won the Royal Rumble match