WWE Results: Royal Rumble 1996

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Royal Rumble 1996

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Date: January 21 1996

Venue: Selland Arena

City: Fresno, California

Attendance: 9,600

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  1. Duke Droese defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley via DQ
  2. Ahmed Johnson defeated Jeff Jarrett via DQ
  3. The Smoking Gunns: Billy and Bart Gunn (c) defeated The Bodydonnas: Skip and Zip (accompanied by Sunny) to retain the WWE Tag Team Championship
  4. Goldust (accompanied by Marlena) defeated Razor Ramon (c) to capture the WWE Intercontinental Championship
  5. Shawn Micharls won the Royal Rumble match, to become the Number 1 Contender for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania XII
  6. The Undertaker (accompanied by Paul Bearer) defeated Bret Hart (c) via DQ in a match for the WWE Championship

Royal Rumble Stats:

Entry Order Competitor Elimination Order Eliminator
1.  Hunter Hearst Helmsley 19 Diesel
2.  Henry O. Godwinn 2 Jake Roberts
3.  Bob Backlund 1 Yokozuna
4.  Jerry Lawler 16 Shawn Michaels
5.  Bob Holly 18 The Ringmaster
6.  King Mabel 3 Yokozuna
7.  Jake Roberts 6 Vader
8.  Dory Funk Jr. 5 Savio Vega
9.  Yokozuna 11 Shawn Michaels
10.  The 1-2-3 Kid 13 Shawn Michaels
11.  Takao Omori 4 Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Jake Roberts
12.  Savio Vega 10 Vader
13.  Vader 12 Shawn Michaels
14.  Doug Gilbert 7 Vader
15.  Squat Teamer #1 8 Vader
16.  Squat Teamer #2 9 Yokozuna
17.  Owen Hart 21 Yokozuna and Diesel
18.  Shawn Michaels WINNER
19.  Hakushi 14 Owen Hart
20.  Tatanka 17 Diesel
21.  Aldo Montoya 15 Tatanka
22.  Diesel 29 Shawn Michaels
23.  Kama 28 Diesel
24.  The Ringmaster 23 Fatu
25.  Barry Horowitz 20 Owen Hart
26.  Fatu 24 Isaac Yankem D.D.S
27.  Isaac Yankem D.D.S 25 Shawn Michaels
28.  Marty Jannetty 22 The British Bulldog
29.  The British Bulldog 27 Shawn Michaels
30.  Duke Droese 26 Kama and Diesel

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