With 2012 drawing to a close, that can only mean one thing in the WWE: The Royal Rumble is just around the corner.
The company’s most unique pay-per-view of the year never fails to disappoint, and more often than not, it has had a huge impact on the subsequent WrestleMania showcase just a few months down the road.
This year’s show promises to be no different, with the in-ring return of the Rock capable of making the 2013 Rumble one of the biggest in history.
But how will it compare to events of years gone by?
This article takes a look at the top 10 biggest Royal Rumble’s throughout the PPV’s 25-year history in terms of its official attendance totals.