TV Special | | Action, Sport
The twelfth annual WWF Royal Rumble battle royal, with the winner receiving a WWF Title shot at WrestleMania XV, WWF Title (I Quit Match) : Mankind vs. The Rock, WWF Intercontinental Title:... See full summary »
The theme building up to this Royal Rumble was that Steve Austin would have 'no chance in hell' of winning the match, due to Vince McMahon putting a multi-thousand dollar bounty on his head. The theme song for this PPV became the entrance music that Vince McMahon uses to this day.
Mick Foley was thrown through steel chairs. He fell through an announce table, he was hit in the head with a bell, he suffered over a dozen chair shots, he fell 12 feet through the electrical circuit board - he was almost electrocuted. He lost blood...
During the later stages of the Rumble match, Triple H can be heard discussing the next move a little too loudly - he tells Val Venis, "If I throw you, can you hang on?"
The new DVD release blurs out the WWF logo and removes all verbal uses of WWF.