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Royal Rumble Champions

January 24, 1988--Present

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will
with additional information from Matt Benaka, John Solo and Earl Oliver

1."Hacksaw" Jim Duggan {James Duggan}
01/24/88-Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (Copps Coliseum)
00:33:00
eliminated The One Man Gang {George Gray} to win.
33:00

2."Big" John Studd {John William Minton}
01/15/89-Houston, Texas, United States (The Summit)
01:04:53
eliminated Ted Dibiase {Theodore Marvin Dibiase} to win.
64:53

3.Hulk Hogan {Terry Gene Bollea}
01/21/90-Orlando, Florida, United States (Orlando Arena)
00:58:46
eliminated Mr. Perfect {Curt Hennig} to win.
58:46

4.Hulk Hogan [2]
01/19/19-Miami, Florida, United States (Miami Arena)
01:05:17
eliminated The Earthquake {John Tenta} to win.
65:17

5."The Nature Boy" Ric Flair {Richard Morgan Fliehr}01/19/92- Albany, New York, United States (Knickerbocker Arena)
01:02:02
eliminated Sid Justice {Sidney Ray Eudy} to win; also won the WWF World Heavyweight Title.
62:02

6.Yokozuna {Rodney Anoia}
01/24/93-Sacramento, California, United States (The Arco Arena)
01:06:35
eliminated Randy Savage {Randy Poffo} to win.
55:08

7.Bret "The Hitman" Hart & Lex Luger {Lawrence Pfohl}
01/22/94- Providence, Rhode Island, United States (Providence Civic Center)
00:55:08
Bret Hart and Lex Luger were eliminated simultaneously; both were declared winners.
55:08

8."The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels {Michael S. Hickenbottom}
01/22/95- Tampa, Florida, United States (The Sun Dome)
00:38:41
eliminated Davey Boy Smith {David Smith} to win.
38:41

9."The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels [2]
01/21/96- Fresno, California, United States (Sellard Arena)
00:58:49
eliminated Diesel {Kevin Nash} to win.
58:49

10."Stonecold" Steve Austin {Steve Williams}
01/19/97- San Antonio, Texas, United States (The Alaomodome)
00:50:29
eliminated Bret Hart to win
50:29

11."Stonecold" Steve Austin [2]
01/18/98 San Jose, California, United States (San Jose Arena)
eliminated Rocky Maivia to win
55:24

12.Vince McMahon
01/24/99-San Jose, California, United States (Arrowhead Pond)
eliminated Stone Cold Steve Austin to win
56:38

13.The Rock {Dwayne Johnson}
01/23/2000-New York, New York, United States (Madison Square Garden)
eliminated Big Show {Paul Wight} to win
51:49

14."Stonecold" Steve Austin [3]
01/21/2001-New Orleans, LA
eliminated Kane (Glenn Jacobs) to win
61:55

15.Triple H (Jean Paul Levesque)
01/20/2002-Atlanta, GA (Phillips Arena)
69:22

16.Brock Lesnar
01/19/2003-Boston, Massachusetts (FleetCenter)
Eliminated the Undertaker to win

17.Chris Benoit
01/25/2004-Philadelphia, PA (Wachovia Center)
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18.Batista
01/30/2005-Fresno, CA

19.Rey Mysterio
01/29/2006-Miami, FL 20.The Undertaker
01/28/2007-San Antonio, TX (AT&T Center)

21.John Cena
01/27/2008-New York, NY (Madison Square Gardens)

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