The Royal Rumble match is a professional wrestling match based on the classic Battle Royal match in which a number of wrestlers traditionally 30 aim at eliminating their competitors by tossing them over the top rope, with both feet touching the floor.
The winner of the event is the last wrestler remaining after all others have been eliminated. He also states all the competing wrestlers are lined up in the back based on their number. The Royal Rumble differs from the classical battle royal as the contestants do not enter the ring at the same time, but instead are assigned entry numbers, usually via a lotteryalthough desirable spots are occasionally assigned by other means, the most common being winning a match.
The most common number to win is number 27, and sixteen eventual winners entered at number 25 or later. The Royal Rumble match traditionally involves 30 wrestlers and usually lasts an hour the edition had a man field. The Greatest Royal Rumble the only edition to have a man field  was the longest, lasting one hour and 17 minutes of a five-hour pay-per-view event while the first televised Rumble match in involved only 20 men  and lasted 33 minutes of the two-hour broadcast.
According to the rules, participants are eliminated from the match if moved over the top rope and both feet touch the floor. Hence, a wrestler who exits the ring without going over the top rope is not eliminated from the contest. Although he has not won a Royal Rumble match, Kofi Kingston has become synonymous with finding various ways to keep at least one of his feet from touching the floor.
This time, the match was wwe royal rumble 2016 winner videos download free. Stone Cold Steve Austin was able to re-enter the ring in this way and win the match. Although the vast majority of eliminations are caused by active participants, eliminations caused by other means have been ruled legitimate, including self-eliminations such as Andre the Giant after seeing a snake inMil Mascaras diving out of the ring from the turnbuckle inand Kane inalthough Randy Savage 's jump over the top rope in was not ruled as self-eliminationelimination by previously-eliminated participants such as The Undertaker eliminating Maven inKurt Angle eliminating Shawn Michaels inKane eliminating CM Punk inand The Wyatt Family eliminating Brock Lesnar inor non-participants such as Shane McMahon eliminating Shawn Michaels in and The Miz eliminating John Cena in Furthermore, an injured wrestler can return to the ring as long as the match is still ongoing such as Stone Cold Steve Austin inRoman Reigns inand Randy Orton inbut not if wwe royal rumble 2016 winner videos download free match has already ended such as Spike Dudley inScotty 2 Hotty inCurtis Axel inand R-Truth in Sincethe winner of the Royal Rumble match is traditionally awarded a title match for WWE's top championship at WrestleMania —WWE currently promotes three major brands with a top championship for each, and the winner can choose which championship to challenge for, regardless of the brand they belong to.
With the first brand extension introduced in mid, the 30 male entrants from to consisted of 15 wrestlers from the Raw and SmackDown brands, respectively. At first, the winner of the match received a shot for their brand's top championship, either the World Heavyweight Championship or WWE Championship. For instance, Chris Benoit switched from SmackDown to Raw after winning the event to challenge for Raw's top championship at the time. Like the first brand extension, the winner of the event earned a match for their brand's top championship, the Universal Championship or WWE Championship, but beginning with the eventthe winner has a choice which is also true of the women, who had their inaugural Royal Rumble match that same year.
Since the return of the brand extension, the number of participants from each brand has not been evenly divided, as each match has featured wrestlers from NXT as well as surprise appearances from former, returning, or debuting wrestlers. WWE's top wwe royal rumble 2016 winner videos download free has been booked as on the line during the Royal Rumble match on two occasions. This has thus far been the only time that a reigning champion had to defend his title in the match, which was ultimately won by Triple Hwho eliminated Reigns before lastly eliminating Dean Ambrose to win—Reigns would earn a rematch against Triple H at WrestleMania 32 and won back the title.
Inalthough he did not defend his title in the match, WWE Champion Brock Lesnar entered the Royal Rumble match as entrant number one, feeling as if no one on any brand deserved to challenge him at either the Wwe royal rumble 2016 winner videos download free Rumble or WrestleMania. This was the first time in which a reigning world champion competed in the match wwe royal rumble 2016 winner videos download free which the winner could challenge them—Lesnar's participation was used as a way to set up his WrestleMania challenger, which ended up being Drew Wwe royal rumble 2016 winner videos download freewho eliminated Lesnar, won the Rumble match, and then challenged Lesnar for his title at WrestleMania The Royal Rumble winner may also choose to put his championship opportunity on the line in a match.
In a reverse case inJohn Cena decided that instead of waiting until WrestleMania XXIVhe would use his world championship opportunity and challenge WWE Champion Randy Orton at the wwe royal rumble 2016 winner videos download free No Way Out event, though won the match but not the title when Orton intentionally got himself disqualified; however, after Triple H became Orton's WrestleMania opponent, Cena earned another opportunity and was inserted into that championship match, making it a triple threat match.
In another case inRandy Orton relinquished his WrestleMania 33 WWE Championship opportunity after his stablemate Bray Wyatt won the title, but later turned on Wyatt and reverted his decision; he then defeated AJ Styleswho had become the new title challenger, to re-earn his title shot at WrestleMania. These wrestlers have competed more than once in either the same Rumble match or multiple Rumble wwe royal rumble 2016 winner videos download free in the same night; Foley entered the same match three times under different personas, whereas Jax competed in both the Women's and Men's Royal Rumble matches.
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