Royal Rumble 1990

Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble 1990

Every Man For Himself

Date: January 21 1990 Attendance: 16,000 Venue: Orlando Arena City: Orlando, Florida


The third edition of the Royal Rumble event aired on 21/01/1990 from the Orlando Arena in Orlando, Florida. There were six matches contested on the card, with one contested as a dark match and no championships on the line. The main event featured the traditional Royal Rumble match with 30 WWE Superstars, with the under card being headlined with a one-on-one contest between Jim Duggan and The Big Boss Man. The event is now available to watch on the WWE Network under the pay-per-views section.

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Dark Match

Paul Roma defeated The Brooklyn Brawler

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The Bushwhackers (Luke and Butch) defeated The Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques and Raymond Rougeau) (w/ Jimmy Hart)

Time: 13:35

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Brutus Beefcake fought The Genius to a Double Disqualification

Time: 11:07

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Submission Match

Ronnie Garvin defeated Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart)

Time: 16:55

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Jim Duggan defeated The Big Boss Man (w/ Slick) via Disqualification

Time: 06:13

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30-Man Royal Rumble match

Hulk Hogan won the Royal Rumble 1990 match, last eliminating Mr. Perfect

Time: 58:46

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Royal Rumble 1990 Statistics

Entry OrderCompetitorElimination OrderEliminatorTime
1. Ted DiBiase18The Ultimate Warrior 44:47
2. Koko B. Ware1Ted DiBiase 01:36
3. Marty Jannetty2Ted DiBiase 01:35
4. Jake Roberts3Randy Savage 10:03
5. Randy Savage4Dusty Rhodes 10:10
6. Roddy Piper7Bad News Brown 12:20
7. The Warlord5Andre the Giant 08:16
8. Bret Hart9Dusty Rhodes 16:16
9. Bad News Brown6Roddy Piper 06:04
10. Dusty Rhodes12Canadian Earthquake 18:18
11. Andre the Giant10Ax and Smash 10:16
12. The Red Rooster8Andre the Giant 01:58
13. Ax13Canadian Earthquake 12:50
14. Haku20Hulk Hogan 22:31
15. Smash16Haku 15:01
16. Akeem11Jimmy Snuka 02:31
17. Jimmy Snuka19Hulk Hogan 17:03
18. Dino Bravo18The Ultimate Warrior 06:13
19. Canadian Earthquake14Dino Bravo, Jimmy Snuka, Smash, Haku, Ted DiBiase and Jim Neidhart 02:31
20. Jim Neidhart17Ted DiBiase, The Ultimate Warrior and Rick Martel 08:42
21. The Ultimate Warrior25Hulk Hogan, The Barbarian and Rick Rude 14:29
22. Rick Martel24The Ultimate Warrior 08:14
23. Tito Santana21The Ultimate Warrior and Rick Rude 05:09
24. The Honky Tonk Man22Hulk Hogan 04:01
25. Hulk HoganWINNER 12:49
26. Shawn Michaels23The Ultimate Warrior 00:12
27. The Barbarian26Hercules 05:47
28. Rick Rude28Hulk Hogan and Mr. Perfect 06:29
29. Hercules27Rick Rude 03:02
30. Mr. Perfect29Hulk Hogan 03:32
  • Winner: Hulk Hogan
    • ENTRY NUMBER: 25
    • TIME LASTED: 12 minutes 49 seconds
    • NUMBER OF ELIMINATIONS: 6 (Haku, Jimmy Snuka, The Ultimate Warrior, Honky Tonk Man, Rick Rude, Mr. Perfect)
  • Shortest Time: Shawn Michaels, 12 seconds
  • Longest Time: Ted DiBiase, 44 minutes 47 seconds
  • Average Time: 9 minutes 45 seconds
  • Number 1 Entrant: Ted DiBiase
  • Number 30 Entrant: Mr. Perfect
  • First Elimination: Koko B. Ware
  • Last Elimination: Mr. Perfect
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Other Royal Rumble 1990 On-Screen Talent

Event Commentators

Tony Schiavone and Jesse Ventura

Interviewers

Gene Okerlund and Sean Mooney

Ring Announcer

Howard Finkel

Referees

Danny Davis, Shane Stevens, Earl Hebner and Joey Marella


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