Event Title

Royal Rumble '89

Date

January 15, 1989

Venue

The Summit in Houston, Texas, United States of America, North America drawing 19,000

Ring Announcer

Howard Finkel

Commentators

Gorilla Monsoon
Jesse Ventura

Interviewers

Gene Okerlund
Sean Mooney
  1. The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) & Jim Duggan beat The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers (Jacques & Raymond Rougeau) (w/ Jimmy Hart) & Dino Bravo (w/ Frenchy Martin) in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Six-Man Tag Team Match (0:15:42)
    • Raymond Rougeat beat Bret Hart via pinfall (00:04:22)
    • Jim Duggan beat Raymond Rougeau via pinfall (00:11:46)
    • Bret Hart pinned Dino Bravo via pinfall (00:15:42)
  2. WWF Women's Champion Rockin' Robin beat Judy Martin via pinfall (0:16:24)
  3. Haku (w/ Bobby Heenan) beat Harley Race via pinfall (0:09:01)
  4. Big John Studd beat Ax, Smash, Andre the Giant, Mr. Perfect, Ronnie Garvin, Greg Valentine, Jake Roberts, Ron Bass, Shawn Michaels, Butch, The Honkytonk Man, Tito Santana, Bad News Brown, Marty Jannetty, Randy Savage, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Hulk Hogan, Luke, Koko B. Ware, The Warlord, The Big Bossman, Akeem, Brutus Beefcake, The Red Rooster, The Barbarian, Hercules, Rick Martel, and Ted DiBiase in a Royal Rumble (1:04:53)

Royal Rumble

Entrance No.WrestlerExit No.Eliminated ByTime in Ring
1Ax4Mr. Perfect0:14:37
2Smash1Andre the Giant0:04:55
3Andre the Giant5Himself0:14:55
4Mr. Perfect11Hulk Hogan0:03:58
5Ronnie Garvin2Andre the Giant0:02:39
6Greg Valentine8Randy Savage0:19:52
7Jake Roberts3Andre the Giant0:02:08
8Ron Bass7Shawn Michaels; Marty Jannetty0:12:36
9Shawn Michaels9Arn Anderson; Randy Savage0:14:30
10Butch13Hulk Hogan; Bad News Brown0:18:13
11The Honkytonk Man6Butch; Tito Santana0:04:12
12Tito Santana12Arn Anderson0:12:47
13Bad News Brown19Hulk Hogan0:16:24
14Marty Jannetty10Anderson; Blanchard0:07:52
15Randy Savage20Hulk Hogan0:12:26
16Arn Anderson16Hulk Hogan0:10:00
17Tully Blanchard17Hulk Hogan0:08:02
18Hulk Hogan21Akeem; The Big Bossman0:11:31
19Luke15Hulk Hogan0:03:08
20Koko B. Ware14Hulk Hogan0:01:08
21The Warlord18Hulk Hogan0:00:02
22The Big Bossman22Hulk Hogan0:04:18
23Akeem28Big John Studd0:18:36
24Brutus Beefcake24The Barbarian; Ted DiBiase0:13:56
25The Red Rooster23Ted DiBiase0:11:17
26The Barbarian26Rick Martel0:12:15
27Big John StuddWinnerN/A0:12:21
28Hercules25The Barbarian; Ted DiBiase0:06:11
29Rick Martel27Akeem0:05:29
30Ted DiBiase29Big John Studd0:06:27
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