5) Ric Flair
1992 Royal Rumble Match.
The 1992 Royal Rumble match was special because the winner would win the vacant WWF World Heavyweight Championship. The belt had been stripped from Hulk Hogan a few weeks prior to the event.
Ric Flair entered the match as the number 3 entrant after The British Bulldog and Ted Dibiase. Flair would go on to compile 5 eliminations and last in the ring for just over an hour (1:00:02).
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He would go on to win the match and the vacant WWF title by last eliminating Sid Justice, who had just eliminated Hulk Hogan.
In his book: ‘To Be The Man’, Ric Flair claims that he didn’t know he was going to win the Royal Rumble and the title until he arrived at the building that day. He also felt they had him enter at number 3 in order to showcase his incredible endurance.
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