Royal Rumble 2012 – A ‘Must See’ (Kinda) Royal Rumble – Review and thoughts

The Miz and Alex Riley start the matchup

Alex Ryley out – The Miz

R-Truth in

Cody Rhodes in

justin Gabriel in

Primo in

R-Truth out – The Miz

Mick Foley in

Primo out – Mick Foley

Ricardo Rodriguez in

Justin Gabriel out – Mick Foley and Ricardo Rodriguez

Santino Marella in

Ricardo Rodriguez out – Santino Marella

Epico in

Epico out – Mick Foley

Santino Marella out – Cody Rhodes

Mick Foley out – Cody Rhodes

Kofi Kingston in

Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler in

Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler out – Cody Rhodes

Ezekiel Jackson

Jinder Mahal in

The Great Khali in

Jinder Mahal out – The Great Khali

Ezekiel Jackson out – The Great Khali

Hunico in

Booker T in

Dolph Ziggler in

Hacksaw Jim Duggan in

Booker T out – Cody Rhodes & The Great Khali

The Great Khali out – Cody Rhodes

Michael Cole in

Kharma in

Michael Cole out – himself after intimidation from Kharma, assisted with a pull the legs from Jerry Lawler and Booker T (That was a difficult one to call)

Hunico out – Kharma

Kharma out – Dolph Ziggler

Sheamus in

Kofi Kingston out – Sheamus

Road Dogg in

Jey Uso in

Jack Swagger in

Wade Barrett in

Road Dogg out – Wade Barrett

David Otunga in

Randy Orton in

Jey Uso out – Randy Orton

Wade Barrett out – Randy Orton

Chris Jericho in

David Otunga out – Chris Jericho

The Big Show in

Jack Swagger out – Sheamus & The Big Show

Cody Rhodes out – The Big Show

The Miz out – The Big Show

Dolph Ziggler out – The Big Show

The Big Show out – Randy Orton

Randy Orton out – Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho out – Sheamus

Sheamus Wins the 2012 Royal Rumble

 

Thoughts:

Well… To be completely honest there’s not all that much to talk about for this one. Not too much really happened, nothing much in the way of returns, and not all that much to get excited about for The Miz either as they never really capitalised on him being in the match for as long as he was.

Overall the match itself I’d have to say was slightly disappointing for the most part and the ring was overrun for a lot of it and so the eye was generally not sure of where to look from on point or another.

The announcers part was enjoyable and it is worth a watch for that around the midpoint of the match, and Michale Cole’s commentary on it is good as well.

The final part of the match was good, the culmination of it all with Sheamus, Randy, The Big Show and Chris Jericho worked well at the end, and the back and forth segment with Chris and Sheamus is very good on top of this.

Overall, the match was okay, nothing special but okay, and worth a watch if you’re interested. If you’re introducing people to the match, there are better ones to pick.

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