Royal Rumble 1998

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Royal Rumble 1998

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Date: January 18 1998

Venue: San Jose Arena

City: San Jose, California

Attendance: 18,542

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  1. Vader defeated The Artist Formerly Known as Goldust (accompanied by Luna)
  2. Max Mini, Mosaic and Nova defeated Battalion, El Torito and Tarantula with Sunny as the Special Guest Referee
  3. The Rock (c) defeated Ken Shamrock via DQ to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship
  4. The Legion of Doom: Hawk and Animal defeated The New Age Outlaws: Billy Gunn and Road Dogg (c) via DQ in a match for the WWE Tag Team Championship
    • As a result of the DQ finish, The New Age Outlaws remained WWE Tag Team Champions
  5. Stone Cold Steve Austin won the 1998 Royal Rumble match
  6. Shawn Michaels (c) (accompanied by Triple H and Chyna) defeated The Undertaker to retain the WWE Championship in a Casket Match

Royal Rumble Stats:

Entry OrderCompetitorElimination OrderEliminator
1. Cactus Jack2Chainsaw Charlie
2. Chainsaw Charlie6Mankind
3. Tom Brandi1Cactus Jack and Chainsaw Charlie
4. The Rock28Steve Austin
5. Mosh3Kurrgan
6. Phineas I. Godwinn12Henry O. Godwinn
7. 8-Ball14Steve Austin
8. Blackjack Bradshaw15Dude Love
9. Owen Hart10Triple H and Chyna
10. Steve Blackman4Kurrgan
11. D’Low Brown16Faarooq
12. Kurrgan5Steve Blackman, 8-Ball, Phineas I. Godwinn, Blackjack Bradshaw, Chainsaw Charlie and The Rock
13. Marc Mero13Steve Austin
14. Ken Shamrock9The Rock
15. Thrasher18Steve Austin
16. Mankind7The Artist Formerly Known as Goldust
17. The Artist Formerly Known as Goldust23Chainz
18. Jeff Jarrett8Owen Hart
19. The Honky Tonk Man17Vader
20. Ahmed Johnson11Mark Henry and D’Lo Brown
21. Mark Henry21Faarooq
22. SkullUnable to Compete
23. Kama Mustafa19Steve Austin
24. Steve AustinWINNER
25. Henry O. Godwinn22Dude Love
26. Savio Vega20Steve Austin
27. Faarooq27The Rock
28. Dude Love26Faarooq
29. Chainz24Steve Austin
30. Vader21The Artist Formerly Known as Goldust

Image Credit: Logopedia Royal Rumble Page

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