Top 20 WWE Royal Rumble records you need to know

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WWE Royal Rumble 2019 is about to come and fans were waiting for this show for a long time. Every year on January, WWE presented Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Royal Rumble records were made to be broken. Every year many records broke and many new records found their way in record books.

Here we are presenting top 20 WWE Royal Rumble records you need to know.

  1. The Stone Cold Steve Austin won the Royal Rumble match for a record of 3 times.
  2. In 2010, Edge returned from injury and won the match in just 7 minutes and 19 seconds. It was the shortest time for any wrestler to win Royal Rumble match.
  3. The biggest rumble match was at the Greatest Royal Rumble in 2018 with 50 superstars. The second one was a 2011 match with total 40 superstars.
  4. Braun Strowman had a record of most eliminations in a Rumble match. He eliminated 13 superstars in 2018 Greatest Royal Rumble match.
  5. Roman Reigns is on the second position with 12 eliminations in 2014 edition.
  6. Daniel Bryan broke the record of highest ring time in rumble match with 1 hour 16 minutes duration. He broke the record of Rey Mysterio set in 2006 with 62 minutes.
  7. Bob Backlund, Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho, and Triple H had also survived more than an hour in the match.
  8. Number 27 is lucky, it gave 4 winners highest for any position.
  9. Shawn Michaels and Chris Benoit won the match from the first position.
  10. WWE chairman Vince Mchmahon and Rey Mysterio won the match from the second position.
  11. Brock Lesnar was the youngest Royal Rumble winner when he won the match at the age of 25 years.
  12. In 2018, Asuka became first ever women royal rumble match winner.
  13. Sasha Banks made iron women record in this match for last 54 minutes and 46 seconds.
  14. The Undertaker had entered from number 30 spot 3 times. However, #30 spot or last spot (maybe 40 or 50) doesn’t guarantee that you will win.
  15. From 2010 to 2015, three superstars CM Punk, Dolph Ziggler and the Miz cycled through #1 spot in the match.
  16. Besides these three, four other superstars, Bret Hart, Triple H, Ric Flair, and Shawn Michaels entered in the Royal Rumble match from #1 position more than once.
  17. Kane had a record highest number of appearances in Rumble match. He appeared 19 times and interestingly not appeared in the match since 2016.
  18. After Kane, Goldust is in the second position with 13 appearances.
  19. From winning royal rumble match, total 25 wrestlers have fought for the championship at WrestleMania.
  20. However, the winning percentage is too low. Only 14 wrestlers have won the championship at Wrestlemania.

Kofi Kingston Royal Rumble moments

Kofi Kingston Royal Rumble moments are not any record but they noteworthy. Every year somehow he manages to save himself from elimination once. Kofi Kingston is one of the most awaited superstars to participate in the Royal Rumble match due to his unique and unbelievable survivor style. WWE listed his moments in below video.

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