Each year the ‘Road to WrestleMania’ begins with the most exciting night of the WWE’s calendar -The Royal Rumble. It’s the one show of the year that even non-wrestling fans seem to be interested in due to the mayhem that is the 30-man Royal Rumble match. To celebrate WWEDVD.co.uk releasing this year’s event on DVD & Bluray on Monday April 15th, we decided to have a quick look back at the event to whet your appetite and, if you read all the way through, you may find that there is a chance to win a free copy of Royal Rumble 2013 on DVD EXCLUSIVELY for Calling Spots readers from FremantleMedia….cheers guys!!
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By Chris Pilkington
WWE’s annual battle royale is just around the corner. Thirty of the biggest superstars in the WWE Universe are preparing their battle plans for this Sunday night all for the honour of headlining at WrestleMania. Many have entered, but only a select few have ever had what it takes to outlast 29 other men (and women) and claim the biggest prize in professional wrestling. We’ve been watching the tapes, we’ve done the maths and we’ve compiled the evidence to bring you the ultimate guide on how to win the Royal Rumble. It’s such a winning formula that we guarantee success!*
*Success not guaranteed
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The Rock at the Royal Rumble: Long Term Booking in a Short Term World
Remember back in the eighties and early nineties when everybody was lining up to praise the then WWF for their long term booking strategy? It was the one thing we could point to and agree that WWF had over the likes of WCW, they had a story and they saw it through. And it was a good advantage to have until your main rival begins to kick your arse in the ratings by seemingly throwing faeces at a rotating wheel and seeing where it lands, and then urinating on it to see where they throw in the swerve.
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