In this article, we are going to take a look at the list of Top 5 men’s Royal Rumble wins of all time. The craze of Royal Rumble pay-per-view creeps into the hearts of the wrestling fans as January’s best wrestling event is getting nearer. The best hyped-up match of this pay-per-view is the main event in which usually 30 competitors look to eliminate the others.
It is a battle royal style of a wrestling match where the participants look to throw the others over the top rope. From 1988 to 2021, WWE has produced many Rumble winners.
Here is the list of Top 5 men’s Royal Rumble wins-
#5 Hulk Hogan-
American professional wrestler Terry Eugene Bollea, famously known by Hulk Hogan is one of the biggest babyfaces of WWE. In the 1991 Royal Rumble pay-per-view, Hogan eliminated a staggering number of 7 opposition in order to win the match. He was also the winner of the previous year’s Royal Rumble.
However, his 1991 rumble match win is in our list of Top 5 men’s Royal Rumble Wins.
#4 The Undertaker-
American retired professional wrestler Mark William Calaway is famously known by his WWE ring name ‘The Undertaker‘. ‘The Deadman’ of WWE wins his first Royal Rumble in 2007. He became the first-ever wrestler to win a rumble match by entering at 30th position.
He goes on to eliminate Shawn Michaels and thereby becomes the last man standing in the ring. As this match breaks the curse of no. 30 at the rumble, it secures a place in our list of Top 5 men’s Royal Rumble wins.
Undertaker winning the rumble match in 2007
#3 Roman Reigns-
The 2015 Rumble match witnessed 30 superstars fighting for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at WrestleMania 31. The match has seen the shocking return of Bubba Ray Dudley, and other interesting events. Roman eliminated the dominating duo of Big Show and Kane only to find himself at the receiving end of a menacing attack by that duo.
However, the surprising return of Roman’s cousin, ‘The Rock’ had neutralized the attacking duo. Roman speared and threw Rusev over the top rope to win that year’s Royal Rumble match. This epic win has taken 3rd place on our list of top 5 men’s Royal Rumble wins.
#2 Rey Mysterio-
The ‘Company’s Biggest Little Man Rey Mysterio has vowed to win the rumble match for the late Eddie Guerrero before the match. It was quite predictable that Mysterio was going to win the match, but still, it was an emotional battle for both the Lucha star and the audience present there. Ultimately, Rey wins the match by eliminating Triple H.
This emotional win of Rey Mysterio occupies 2nd place in our list of top 5 men’s Rumble wins.
A returning Edge, whose career got almost over for a severe neck injury and a triceps tear found himself at the number one position in the Royal Rumble match in Royal Rumble 2021. Defying all the odds, Edge presented a relentless fight and resiliency to stay in the match and later, win it.
At the end of the match, he nullified the Viper Randy Orton’s shrewdness to establish himself as the last man standing in the ring. And this returning Edge’s win is at the top of our list of top 5 men’s royal rumble wins.