Browsing Archive: January, 2015

WWF - Royal Rumble 2001 - Chris Benoit v Chris Jericho - Ladder Match

Posted by Kevin Kay on Thursday, January 22, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 
MATCH : Chris Benoit v Chris Jericho

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Royal Rumble 2001

VENUE : New Orleans Arena, New Orleans

DATE : 21st January 2001

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWF Intercontinental Title

STIPULATION : Ladder Match

BACKGROUND : Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho had been feuding in the WWF pretty much since the arrival of Benoit's Radicalz group in the company. The two men had been having great matches all year on PPV and on TV. Benoit had been Intercontinental Champion for some time and had beaten Jerich...


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WWF - Royal Rumble 2000 - Cactus Jack v Triple H - Street Fight

Posted by Kevin Kay on Saturday, January 17, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 
MATCH : Cactus Jack v Triple H

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Royal Rumble 2000

VENUE : Madison Square Garden, New York

DATE : 23rd January 2000

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWF World Title

STIPULATION : Street Fight

BACKGROUND : The WWF had been under the control of the McMahon-Helmsley regime of Triple H and Stephanie McMahon and they had spent a lot of time humilaiting the roster, none more so than Mick Foley. After months of placing Foley in handicap matches and humiliating him they eventually fired him. On an epis...


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WWF - Royal Rumble Match 2001

Posted by Kevin Kay on Friday, January 16, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 
MATCH : Royal Rumble Match

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Royal Rumble 2001

VENUE : New Orleans, Louisiana

DATE : 21st January 2001

BACKGROUND : It's 2001 and the WWF is coming towards the end of the 'Attitude Era'. The Royal Rumble match is set and the winner is due to face whoever is WWF World Champion going into Wrestlemania 17. As usual with the Royal Rumble there are favourites to win and this year is no different! Rikishi has the number 30 after winning the privilege, Steve Austin is recently back...


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WWF - Royal Rumble Match 1990

Posted by Kevin Kay on Thursday, January 15, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 
MATCH : Royal Rumble Match

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Royal Rumble 1990

VENUE : Orlando Arena, Orlando, Florida

DATE : 21st January 1990

BACKGROUND : The 1980's had ended and the WWF was looking to move into a different direction going into the 90's. At the top of the card though was the reliable Hulk Hogan who had been the World champion since his Wrestlemania victory nine months prior against Randy Savage. Hogan was the man who represented wrestling in the 80's the most so could one of the new gua...


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WWF - Royal Rumble 1991 - Orient Express v The Rockers

Posted by Kevin Kay on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 
MATCH : Orient Express v The Rockers

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Royal Rumble 1991

VENUE : Miami Arena, Miami, Florida

DATE : 19th January 1991

BACKGROUND : At this point the WWF had a whole host of great tag teams on the roster with the likes of Legion of Doom, Demolition, Hart Foundation and The Nasty Boys. One of the top tag teams of the WWF at this time was The Rockers (Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels) and they would be against Mr Fuji's newest team The Orient Express (Kato & Tanaka). Under the m...


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WWF - Royal Rumble 1995 - Bret Hart v Diesel

Posted by Kevin Kay on Monday, January 12, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 
MATCH : Bret Hart v Diesel

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Royal Rumble 1995

VENUE : Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida

DATE : 22nd January 1995

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWF World Title

BACKGROUND : Bret Hart had been WWF World champion for some time heading into Survivor Series '94 against Bob Backlund but due to interference from his own brother, Owen, Bret unfairly lost the title. Just three days later though Diesel defeated Backlund in a match that lasted just 30 seconds to begin his first reign as champion. Due to Diese...


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WWF - Bob Backlund v Jimmy Snuka - MSG Event 1982

Posted by Kevin Kay on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 
MATCH : Bob Backlund v Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : MSG Live Event

VENUE : Madison Square Gardens, New York

DATE : 28th June 1982

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWF World Title

STIPULATION : Steel Cage Match

BACKGROUND : Back in 1982 Bob Backlund had been WWF World Champion for over four years and was in the midst of one of the greatest title reigns in wrestling history. His newest challenger was the animal from the Fiji Islands in Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka. At this point in his career Snuka is a me...


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