Today in Pro Wrestling History: On January 19, 1992, at the Knickerbocker Arena during the 1992 Royal Rumble, “Nature Boy” Ric Flair outlasted 29 other men to win the match and the WWF World Heavyweight title.
Ric Flair Wins the 1992 Royal Rumble
Entering at number three, Flair’s victory was a remarkable feat, concluding with the elimination of Sid Vicious.
This win was especially significant as the championship had been vacated following two controversial title changes between Hulk Hogan and The Undertaker, first at the 1991 Survivor Series and later at the Tuesday in Texas event.
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