Royal Rumble 1991

Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble 1991

Friend vs. Friend, Foe vs. Foe, It’s Every Man for Himself!

Date: January 19 1991 Attendance: 16,000 Venue: Miami Arena City: Miami, Florida


The fourth edition of the Royal Rumble event aired on 19/01/1991 from the Miami Arena in Miami, Florida. There were seven matches contested on the card, with one contested as a dark match and one championship on the line. The main event featured the traditional Royal Rumble match with 30 WWE Superstars, with the under card being headlined with a contest for the WWE Championship with The Ultimate Warrior defending against Sgt. Slaughter. The event is now available to watch on the WWE Network under the pay-per-views section.

Check out our Old School Review of Royal Rumble 1991, right here!


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Dark Match

Jerry Sags defeated Sam Houston

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The Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty) defeated The Orient Express (Tanaka and Kato) (w/ Mr. Fuji)

Time: 19:15

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The Big Boss Man defeated The Barbarian (w/ Bobby Heenan)

Time: 14:15

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WWE Championship

Sgt. Slaughter (w/ General Adnan) defeated The Ultimate Warrior (c) to capture the WWE Championship

Time: 12:47

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The Mountie (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Koko B. Ware

Time: 09:12

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Ted DiBiase and Virgil defeated Dusty and Dustin Rhodes

Time: 09:57

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30-Man Royal Rumble match

Hulk Hogan won the Royal Rumble 1991 match, last eliminating Earthquake

Time: 01:05:17

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Royal Rumble 1991 Statistics

Entry Order Competitor Elimination Order Eliminator Time
1.  Bret Hart 4 The Undertaker  20:33
2.  Dino Bravo 1 Greg Valentine  03:06
3.  Greg Valentine 15 Hulk Hogan  44:03
4.  Paul Roma 3 Jake Roberts  14:05
5.  The Texas Tornado 7 The Undertaker  24:17
6.  Rick Martel 26 Davey Boy Smith  52:17
7.  Saba Simba 2 Rick Martel  02:27
8.  Bushwhacker Butch 5 The Undertaker  10:07
9.  Jake Roberts 6 Rick Martel  12:58
10.  Hercules 10 Brian Knobbs  37:36
11.  Tito Santana 16 Earthquake  30:23
12.  The Undertaker 14 Hawk and Animal  14:16
13.  Jimmy Snuka 8 Hawk  08:06
14.  Davey Boy Smith 27 Earthquake and Brian Knobbs  36:43
15.  Smash 14 Hulk Hogan  18:22
16.  Hawk 11 Rick Martel and Hercules  06:37
17.  Shane Douglas 21 Brian Knobbs  26:23
18.  Randy Savage 9 No-show  n/a
19.  Animal 12 Earthquake  06:39
20.  Crush 19 Hulk Hogan  18:34
21.  Jim Duggan 13 Mr. Perfect  04:44
22.  Earthquake 29 Hulk Hogan  24:42
23.  Mr. Perfect 23 Davey Boy Smith  16:14
24.  Hulk Hogan WINNER  19:55
25.  Haku 25 Davey Boy Smith  13:24
26.  Jim Neidhart 24 Rick Martel  11:11
27.  Bushwhacker Luke 17 Earthquake  00:04
28.  Brian Knobbs 28 Hulk Hogan  10:07
29.  The Warlord 20 Hulk Hogan  01:35
30.  Tugboat 22 Hulk Hogan  02:32
  • Winner: Hulk Hogan
    • ENTRY NUMBER: 24
    • TIME LASTED: 19 minutes 55 seconds
    • NUMBER OF ELIMINATIONS: 7 (Smash, Greg Valentine, Crush, The Warlord, Tugboat, Brian Knobbs, Earthquake)
  • Shortest Time: Randy Savage, 0 seconds – no showed the match
  • Longest Time: Rick Martel, 52 minutes 17 seconds
  • Average Time: 16 minutes 4 seconds
  • Number 1 Entrant: Bret Hart
  • Number 30 Entrant: Tugboat
  • First Elimination: Dino Bravo
  • Last Elimination: Earthquake
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Other Royal Rumble 1991 On-Screen Talent

Event Commentators

Gorilla Monsoon and Roddy Piper

Interviewers

Gene Okerlund and Sean Mooney

Ring Announcer

Howard Finkel

Referees

John Binella, Mike Chioda, Earl Hebner and Joey Marella


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