In just eight days, we will witness the 25th edition of the Royal Rumble match.
It's widely remembered for the unique style, the incredible athleticism and the unforgettable moments. From epic encounters to random returns, the Royal Rumble match can give you anything and everything. The Rumble match also gives you one thing you won't hear about in the history books—controversy.
In the 24 previous Royal Rumbles, almost every single year's match has had at least one controversial elimination. From someone who was eliminated by someone no longer in the match, someone who was never actually in the match or never made it to the ring at all. There have been some unique and just plain weird ways for people to be eliminated from the Royal Rumble.
In many cases, it happened to someone who likely would never have won a Royal Rumble match anyway. However, there have been some contenders knocked out for odd reasons, almost tainting some of the most memorable victories in history.
Here are those who, even in storyline, have seemed to have been snubbed over the years.