Around this time of year, we focus on the most impressive winners of the Royal Rumble match, analyzing their performances based on time and eliminations.
Winning the Royal Rumble is an impressive feat, and our in-depth analysis of the victors shows just how important it can be to building or solidifying a star.
But what about the guys who fall short? Who put their bodies on the line for an extended period of time and have nothing to show for it?
The aches and pains of wrestling hurt much more when there is no victory involved.
It is time for these men to be recognized. I have compiled a list of the 25 superstars who lasted the longest in the Royal Rumble match, yet could not take home the win.
Let's get started.