Some of the greatest Superstars in wrestling history have competed in the Royal Rumble match. Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Steve Austin, The Rock, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, the Undertaker, Triple H and John Cena are legendary figures in the sport and have won the Battle Royal.
They have bled, sweated, scratched and clawed their way past 29 other Superstars to achieve immortality and bolstered their Hall of Fame-worthy resumes with wins in the annual January bout.
But not every Superstar in the Rumble is legendary or iconic.
For every Randy Orton there is an Aldo Montoya. For every Diesel there is a Mantaur.
The Royal Rumble has captured the hearts of fans across the globe because it infuses top-level, main event talent with the undercard stars who otherwise would never be featured in a marquee pay-per-view match.
And rightfully so.
That does not mean every one of those lesser stars deserves to be in the Rumble.
With the 2014 match rapidly approaching, here is a look back at some of the most underwhelming stars in Royal Rumble history.