WWE Stars With Most Eliminations In the History Of Royal Rumble

In this article, we will talk about the top WWE stars with the most eliminations in the history of the Royal Rumble and more about them in detail.

Royal Rumble is about the superstar wrestlers who have rocked by tossing out the most opponents. From the legendary Hulk Hogan in 1989 to today’s superstars like Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman, we will talk about the moments and eliminations that made these wrestlers unforgettable in Royal Rumble history. 

5. Hulk Hogan- 1989 (10)

WWE Superstars Who Won Royal Rumble Multiple Times
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Hulk Hogan made history at the 1989 Royal Rumble by being the first to eliminate double-digit opponents. As one of WWE’s greatest legends, he has shown true star power in a match filled with the company’s best. Hogan held his ground against competitors like Mr. Perfect, Arn Anderson, and Tully Blanchard and even eliminated the reigning WWF Champion Randy Savage. While his dominance eventually ended, his performance proved that the Royal Rumble could be a platform for a truly dominant display.

4. Kane- 2001 (11)

The 2001 Royal Rumble is often considered WWE’s best, with a stacked roster and many top stars vying for victory. While Stone Cold Steve Austin ultimately won, their unforgettable performance of Kane stands out for fans. Kane who is known as The Big Red Machine has made a mark with 11 eliminations which includes ending The Rock’s night. Despite never securing a Rumble win, his 2001 showing remains one of the most impressive individual performances in the history of the event.

3. Roman Reigns- 2014 (12)

Roman Reigns
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In the mid to late 2010s, Roman Reigns was not liked by WWE fans, but things were different in 2014. As part of The Shield, Reigns won fans over with powerful performances. In the final two against Batista, fans did not want Batista to win, so they cheered for Reigns, who they would later boo. Reigns also had a strong showing at the 2013 Survivor Series, but his performance at the 2014 Royal Rumble stood out. He eliminated wrestlers like Dolph Ziggler, JBL, and even his teammates Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose. Reigns ended the night as the runner-up but stole the show with his dominating display.

2. Braun Strowman- 2018 (13)

WWE Stars With Most Eliminations In the History Of Royal Rumble
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It is hard to know whether or not to include the Greatest Royal Rumble has taken place in Saudi Arabia in 2018, when it comes to talking about the January staple. But for him, it proved a career highlight. He was the hottest breakout star of WWE in the years 2016 brand split and ended up having a Universal Title win but at the time, the Greatest Royal Rumble was the first time he was rewarded..

He has the joint most eliminations but ranks second due to having a much higher field of opponents and therefore more possible people to throw out but his performance in Saudi Arabia was monstrous. Here, he eliminated some of 2018’s biggest WWE stars which include Chris Jericho, Kevin Owens, and Bobby Lashley.

1. Brock Lesnar- 2020 (13)

In 2020, it was rare for the WWE Champion to enter the Royal Rumble without putting the title on the line. But Brock Lesnar, Raw’s champion decided to do just that seeking a path to the Universal Title.

Lesnar dominated the Rumble which started with Elias and ended with Braun Strowman. He threw out former champions like Kofi Kingston, Big E, and Rey Mysterio. The only one who stopped him was Drew McIntyre by delivered a Claymore Kick. McIntyre later went on to beat Lesnar for the title at WrestleMania.

To Sum Up

These are the WWE wrestlers who have the most eliminations in the history of the Royal Rumble and have had a big impact on this event. These wrestlers like Hulk Hogan, Kane, and Lesnar are the shine of gold in the WWE wrestling industry.

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