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January 19, 1991 - Miami, Florida
Miami Arena

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Non-Televised Match
Jerry Sags def. Sam Houston via Pinfall (5:25)

Match #1
"The Rockers"
(Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels)
def. "The Orient Express"
(Kato & Tanaka)
w/Mr. Fuji
via Pinfall (19:13)
Notes: Jannetty pinned Tanaka. This was a very fast-paced and decent match, which is surprising considering some of the participants.

NEAR ENTRYWAY: Gene Okerlund interviews Sensational Queen Sherri. Sherri says that if Sgt. Slaughter wins his WWF Title match, he will give Randy Savage a title shot. Sherri was out to ask the same consideration from the Ultimate Warrior. Ultimate Warrior comes out and resists Sherri's advances, and denies her request. He sealed his own fate by doing so.

Match #2
The Big Boss Man def. The Barbarian
w/Bobby Heenan
via Pinfall (8:55)
Notes: Boss Man continues his assault on the Heenan Family, and this time takes down the Barbarian.

Match #3 - WWF World Heavyweight Championship
Sgt. Slaughter
w/General Adnan
def. The Ultimate Warrior
via Pinfall (12:44)
Notes: -TITLE CHANGE- There was some minor interference from the Macho King and Sherri. Savage nailed Warrior with his scepter and knocked him out. OK, I guess that's a lot of interference, but Sarge would have still kicked the Warrior's ass anyway, even without Macho King's help.

Match #4
The Mountie
w/Jimmy Hart
def. Koko B. Ware via Pinfall (9:12)
Notes: Not shown on the video, but it did take place.

Match #5
"Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase &
def. "American Dream" Dusty Rhodes &
Dustin Rhodes
via Pinfall (9:55)
Notes: DiBiase pinned Dusty. This was the future Goldust's first match in the WWF, I believe. Anyway, after the match, Virgil had enough of DiBiase and declared his independence. Like anyone cared.

Match #6 - Royal Rumble Match
Hulk Hogan def. (See Below) (1:05:12)
Notes: Randy Savage was #18, but for some reason never showed. Hulk Hogan went on to win his 2nd consecutive Royal Rumble.

*Entrants were supposed to come down in 2:00 minute intervals. But for storytelling purposes, they sometimes have to run over/short, depending on what's happening in the ring. Individual times are from when the timer hit zero until the Superstar's feet hit the floor. Times are approximate, taken from video footage.
#Time InNameExitTime OutEliminated ByTotal
10:00Bret "Hitman" Hart420:36Undertaker20:36
20:00Dino Bravo
w/Jimmy Hart
13:07Greg Valentine3:07
32:00Greg "The Hammer" Valentine1446:18Hulk Hogan44:18
44:01Paul Roma
318:12Jake Roberts14:11
56:01Texas Tornado730:26Undertaker24:25
68:01"The Model" Rick Martel251:00:34British Bulldog52:33
710:03Saba Simba212:37Rick Martel2:34
812:02Bushwhacker Butch522:27Undertaker10:25
914:03Jake "The Snake" Roberts627:11Rick Martel13:08
1016:03Hercules1753:53Brian Knobbs37:50
1118:03Tito Santana1548:40Earthquake30:37
1220:03The Undertaker
w/Brother Love
934:49Hawk, Animal14:46
1322:04"Superfly" Jimmy Snuka830:29Hawk8:25
1424:04British Bulldog261:00:59Earthquake, Knobbs36:55
1526:05Smash1343:38Hulk Hogan17:33
1628:05Hawk1034:49Martel, Hercules6:44
1730:05Shane Douglas2056:42Brian Knobbs26:37
1832:05NO ENTRY
2036:06Crush1854:50Hulk Hogan18:44
2138:06"Hacksaw" Jim Duggan1243:01Mr. Perfect4:55
w/Jimmy Hart
281:05:12Hulk Hogan25:06
2342:06Mr. Perfect2258:59British Bulldog16:53
2444:06Hulk HoganWINNER
2546:07Haku2459:42British Bulldog13:35
2648:07Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart2359:26Rick Martel11:19
2750:08Bushwhacker Luke1650:37Earthquake0:29
2852:09Brian Knobbs271:02:26Hulk Hogan10:17
2954:09Warlord1955:53Hulk Hogan1:44
3056:09Tugboat2158:50Hulk Hogan2:41

Commentary:Gorilla Monsoon and "Rowdy" Roddy Piper
w/Gene Okerlund, Sean Mooney
Ring Announcer:Howard Finkel
Referees/Officials:Joey Marella, Mike Chioda, Earl Hebner, John Binella, Shane McMahon, , etc.

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