The main feud heading into the Royal Rumble on the Raw brand was between John Cena and Umaga, with the two feuding over the WWE Championship. At the previous pay-per-view event, New Year’s Revolution, Cena defeated Umaga to end his undefeated streak and retain the WWE Championship.
The main feud heading into the Royal Rumble on the Raw was between Edge and John Cena, with the two feuding over the WWE Championship. The feud started at New Year’s Revolution when Cena won an Elimination Chamber also involving 5 other superstars.
The main feud heading into the Royal Rumble on the Raw brand was between Triple H and Randy Orton over the World Heavyweight Championship. Their feud started on the night after SummerSlam, when Orton was kicked out of Evolution by Triple H.
Matthew Roberts hits the controversial issue of Owen Hart in the Hall of Fame head on with an opinion that may be controversial with most wrestling fans.
The buildup to the Royal Rumble match started on January 1, 2004 edition of SmackDown, when John Cena interrupted a promo of the SmackDown General Manager Paul Heyman about Tribute to the Troops in Iraq event.
The buildup to the Royal Rumble began on December 23, when the Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff announced that 15 wrestlers would represent Raw and 15 wrestlers would represent SmackDown in the match, because it was the first Royal Rumble match to take place after WWE’s Brand Extension.
Matthew Roberts’ latest article question if results matter or not, and indeed if there should be more emphasis put on them in today’s “stop-start” era.
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The main feud was between Chris Jericho and The Rock for Jericho’s Undisputed WWF Championship. The feud, which had begun in October 2001 while the two were members of Team WWF during the InVasion and traded the WCW Championship between them.
The Rock began discussing the Royal Rumble on the January 4 episode of SmackDown!, when he promised to win the Royal Rumble match for the second year in a row to earn the title match at WrestleMania with the first being the previous year’s Royal Rumble event.
The main feud going into the event was between Triple H and Mick Foley. The McMahon-Helmsley Faction began in late 1999, where Triple H and Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley had control over the WWF, and scheduling unreasonable matches for the wrestlers.
The overriding theme of the pay-per-view was centered around The Corporation and Mr. McMahon’s attempts to enforce his notions of how a company should be run on the promotion.
In the weeks leading up to the pay-per-view, Ken Shamrock had been facing various members of the Nation of Domination ahead of his booked match against Intercontinental champion Rocky Maivia (The Rock), defeating Kama Mustafa and Faarooq.
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The feud between Goldust and Hunter Hearst Helmsley centered around Goldust’s manager, Marlena. During the free broadcast prior to In Your House 12, Helmsley attempted to seduce Marlena. Goldust responded by attacking Helmsley during matches in the following weeks.