• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 24, 1993) – WWF Royal Rumble 1993
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 24, 1993, the World Wrestling Federation aired their annual ‘Royal Rumble’ event LIVE on PPV from the ARCO Arena in Sacramento, California.
This marks the very first Royal Rumble with the rule that the winner of the actual Royal Rumble match wins the right to wrestle the World Champion at WrestleMania.
This rule has been used in every single Royal Rumble match since that day.
Giant Gonzalez (former WCW Wrestler El Gigante) made his WWF debut that night, when he attacked The Undertaker.
– The Steiner Brothers defeated The Beverly Brothers
– WWF Intercontinental Championship: Shawn Michaels (c) defeated Marty Jannetty
– Bam Bam Bigelow defeated The Big Boss Man
– WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Bret Hart (c) defeated Razor Ramon
– Yokozuna won the 30-man Royal Rumble match
• Top 7 Matches For WrestleMania 35 Revealed
According to The Dirty Sheets, the following are the top 7 matches for WrestleMania 35 as of this writing:
– Main Event: Ronda Rousey vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair (Either for the RAW Women’s Championship or both RAW & SmackDown Women’s Championship)
– Universal Championship Match: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Seth Rollins
– WWE Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Randy Orton
– Shane McMahon vs. The Miz
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