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6 key numbers from the Greatest Royal Rumble Match

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Everyone tried to gang up on Braun Strowman, but it didn't work out well...

The Greatest Royal Rumble event took place live on the WWE Network from the King Abdullah International Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was a truly historic event that was the first step in the 10-year partnership between Saudi Arabia and the WWE.

It was the first pay per view to feature Arabic commentary, and they were seated next to the English commentary team of Michael Cole, Corey Graves and Byron Saxton. Just like all commentary tables before them, the Arabic commentary team got a taste of the action up close and personal.

There were a total of 10 matches on the card with seven championships being defended, Triple H and John Cena facing off for the first time in eight years, a Casket Match between The Undertaker and Rusev, and the first ever 50-man Greatest Royal Rumble Match.

As with every Royal Rumble Match, there are going to be some key numbers associated with the match itself. This article is going to take a look at six of those number that include an amazing blooper, a couple of record-breaking performances, and more.

Continue on to see that blooper that will be talked about for years to come...

1 - Number of times someone fell under the ring (and it wasn't Hornswoggle)

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It was not a great "trip" to the ring for Titus O'Neil at the Greatest Royal Rumble...

Titus O'Neil entered the Greatest Royal Rumble match as entrant number 39, and though he lasted less than five minutes, he created a moment that is going to live on forever in the form of a gif and video replay.

Poor Titus tripped on his way to the ring and slid under the ring. WWE didn't even try to hide the blooper as they replayed it FOUR times as the commentary team could barely hold it together.


Memes and gifs would pop up instantly, even one that suggested that the torch was passed from Shockmaster to Titus.

Was this a passing of the
Was this a passing of the torch?

For those who don't remember the great blooper of The Shockmaster, enjoy the video below...

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