The 2023 Royal Rumble is tomorrow (January 28), and it marks the official kickoff of WrestleMania season aka: “The Road to WrestleMania.”
There’s ample speculation abound for the men’s and women’s Rumble matches, from who’s going to win to surprise appearances. However, the Royal Rumble card has other attractions. For example, Kevin Owens will take on Roman Reigns in a match for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship. Bianca Beliar will defend the Raw Women’s Championship against Alexa Bliss. We’ll also find out what exactly a “Mountain Dew Pitch Black Match” is when Bray Wyatt and LA Knight face off.
With this in mind, we’re looking at the history of the match/event. Thanks to research from Wrestling-World.com, here are some surprising statistics about the Royal Rumble you may not know.