Retro Ups & Downs From WWE Royal Rumble 2005

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Our WWE Royal Rumble 2005 review was Simon Miller talks about the infamous moment when Batista and John Cena accidentally eliminate each other at the same time and Vince McMahon tears both his quads. There was also Edge vs Shawn Michaels, Kurt Angle vs JBL vs Big Show, Triple H vs Randy Orton and much more.
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  1. Sam Sational
    Sam Sational
    28 օր առաջ

    The 2005 rumble final 4 is my favourite because a year later all 4 men won their first world titles. I know it doesn't feel like it now lol but back then it was a real glimpse at the future and one of the last times wwe built new stars.

  2. Instructor Irving Tony Campos Lugo
    Instructor Irving Tony Campos Lugo
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    LOL bruh is a bad thing that I'm laughing this out loud but the torn quad of Vince, Kevin Nash style was just gold lol, insane

  3. R69NiX
    R69NiX
    Ամիս առաջ

    With the whole situation BEFORE the McMahon quad situation (🤣🤦‍♂️🤣) I thought the refs in hindsight did awesomely with the problem. The way they just thought on the spot to both raise their own (Raw/Smackdown) guys hands up just off the cuff like that when this totally wasn't planned was quick thinking and pretty awesome IMO. They don't get the credit they deserve for that. I wonder if now in hindsight McMahon sees what they did and has respect for it?

  4. Jessica Fox
    Jessica Fox
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    There is no respect in being beat up, he would not gain any respect for these dickheads, he'd just grow to resent them.

  5. Carson Albert 'JUN!OR' Seagrave
    Carson Albert 'JUN!OR' Seagrave
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Retro Ups And Downs Wrestlemania 1 1985

  6. Wattzup
    Wattzup
    2 ամիս առաջ

    The actual Meltzer rating for the Royal Rumble was "Quads on Fire"

  7. gl0087
    gl0087
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Every time I see this online I can't help but mentioned this was in my home town

  8. Luis Flores
    Luis Flores
    2 ամիս առաջ

    - 2005 Great American Bash - 2006 Royal Rumble - 2007 Survivor Series - 2002 Summerslam - WCW Greed (Final WCW PPV)

  9. Terrie Neilson
    Terrie Neilson
    2 ամիս առաջ

    No Way Out 2008...was there in person, and curious what WC and Simon think of it...

  10. Kenpachi Vegeta
    Kenpachi Vegeta
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Sorry Simon. I'm usually lockstep with you but I watched that show live and at the time it was awesome. You said yourself that the crowd went wild and popped for everything. It sounds like you're trying to convince yourself that they shouldn't have. In this case I have to side with the crowd. I love you Simon but I'm older than you and I saw that show and I had a great time. Maybe it was just a more carefree atmosphere back then but you're making this WAY TOO COMPLICATED. If it was 51/49 I might agree with you but when 80% of those surveyed ABSOLUTELY LOVED THIS SHOW, I think maybe it's YOU, this time, that needs to reevaluate your stance. Things weren't always the way they are now. There was actually a time when we could step out of our houses without having to be worried about dying from a pandemic or a terrorist attack. I really love you Simon, but sometimes I just don't understand you Europeans desire for a new world order. WHAT IS YOUR BEEF WITH THIS SHOW?!

  11. Kenny Haynie
    Kenny Haynie
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I thought daniel puder getting chopped was hilarious

  12. Aquil Rose
    Aquil Rose
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Wrestlemania 21

  13. Barry Monahan
    Barry Monahan
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Big Show hit JBL with the Big Show?

  14. Neil Boughton
    Neil Boughton
    2 ամիս առաջ

    No way out 2001

  15. Neil Boughton
    Neil Boughton
    2 ամիս առաջ

    No way out 2000

  16. Totz_the_Plaid
    Totz_the_Plaid
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Let's go OLD School and go all the way back to the '80s for "The Wrestling Classic." Piper, Hogan, JYD, Macho, Steamboat, Tito, the Bulldogs... in a tournament!

  17. Jonbear Gaming
    Jonbear Gaming
    2 ամիս առաջ

    BRO you completely missed Christian telling Tomko to give him a beat and Tomko's response with a flat "no."

  18. jarvinator100
    jarvinator100
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Cena actually won. His left foot lands on Batistas back before it actully hit the floor. Meanwhile both of Batistas were already on the floor.

  19. Aidan Synn Pringle
    Aidan Synn Pringle
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Simon, you're one of the soft ones the vets talk about.

  20. Nicholas Crisp
    Nicholas Crisp
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Puder deserved it he was a douchebag

  21. Fabrizio Marcés
    Fabrizio Marcés
    2 ամիս առաջ

    One night stand 2006

  22. Hellaluyeah
    Hellaluyeah
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Isn't it obvious, who booked Heidenreich vs. the Undahtakah?

  23. Blake Hayman
    Blake Hayman
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Recommendation: wrestlemania 21 :)

  24. Steven Kasten
    Steven Kasten
    2 ամիս առաջ

    It's funny watching all these and then hearing people saying wrestling is bad now and it should be like it was, and watching this It's like it hasn't changed, the shenanigans are the same as they where

  25. Wayne Sasuta
    Wayne Sasuta
    2 ամիս առաջ

    The fact that Vince no sold the double quad tears for the most part was completely amazing...I couldn’t imagine the pain he was in (and I have chronic back pain due to a litany of spine issues)

  26. Will Itfit
    Will Itfit
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Every time I've heard the words 'Vince McMahon tears both his quads', I at least smile and usually chuckle.

  27. Justin Huckabee
    Justin Huckabee
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Suggestion: Vengeance 2002 Rock vs. Undertaker vs. Kurt Angle (one of the best triple threats)

  28. Thomas Kia
    Thomas Kia
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Summerslam 2003: Tripple H wins elimination chamber. Undertaker carries Stephanie Mcmahon

  29. Alessandro Torres
    Alessandro Torres
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Honestly the "botch" at the end of the rumble really made everything better! it really put both Batista and Cena over!

  30. Karl Renner
    Karl Renner
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Despite not competing in any match that night Vince Mcmahon got the two biggest pops of the night!

  31. Cory McDonald
    Cory McDonald
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Recommend Royal Rumble 2007 (Michael's and Undertaker's mini classic)

  32. Cypress Clearwater
    Cypress Clearwater
    2 ամիս առաջ

    For real. Pre-WWE title Cena was the man. I remember.

  33. Chris h
    Chris h
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Rock bottom Vancouver bc

  34. Jae KiDd N His 508Cents
    Jae KiDd N His 508Cents
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Sounds like Vince & Kevin Nash have alot in common 🤔 🙄 🤦🏽‍♀️🤷🏽‍♀️😂

  35. Chris h
    Chris h
    2 ամիս առաջ

    15 pretty much 16 years ago. Sigh

  36. Jae KiDd N His 508Cents
    Jae KiDd N His 508Cents
    2 ամիս առաջ

    How yall vote 🗳 4 this over the 3 stages of hell vs stone cold & triple H

  37. Ryan M
    Ryan M
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Wrestlemania 22, best Wrestlemania IMO.

  38. Bill Freeman
    Bill Freeman
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Unforgiven 2002

    1. AwakeVeteran88
      AwakeVeteran88
      2 ամիս առաջ

      That's another of my favorites 👍

  39. Lee
    Lee
    2 ամիս առաջ

    No way out 2005. Just because you mentioned it lol No way out ppv.

  40. Carson Wroten
    Carson Wroten
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Im gonna keep requesting the Jeff Hardy incident. It made it to the poll last time, so somebody wanted to see it lol. Do it and do it yesterday!

  41. Craig A
    Craig A
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Simon on absolute top form here lol

  42. SoonerBEEaTuna
    SoonerBEEaTuna
    2 ամիս առաջ

    They didn't land at the exact same time johns foot was on dave there for not hitting the floor rightful winner was supper cena😅

  43. Brad Thornell
    Brad Thornell
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Royal rumble 2004, not because of the rumble winner but because of the great last man standing match

  44. ブランドーディオ
    ブランドーディオ
    2 ամիս առաջ

    2004 royal rumble: *cena's knee injured* 2005 royal rumble: *vince: my time is now*

  45. Luis Melo
    Luis Melo
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Wrestlemania 21 The Rise of John Cena and Batista

  46. Lecx Xcel
    Lecx Xcel
    2 ամիս առաջ

    If you were paying attention at the time you could've picked up on the fact that Vince got injured coz after he gets in the ring he goes to get up and rocks back on his foot to the canvas. The mishap end came off like it was meant though but I was disappointed those two were left so didn't much care

  47. Mike Johnson
    Mike Johnson
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Big time wrestling is the dumbest shit ever

  48. Anurag Sharma
    Anurag Sharma
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I think 3.5 stars should be good rating for this rumble, but 2.5 was too harsh rating by dave meltzer

  49. Manuel Vázquez
    Manuel Vázquez
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Na, pudder deserved that, Angle is a legend

  50. Soul Immortal
    Soul Immortal
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Wrestlemania 30..End of the Streak

  51. Preniel Nanand
    Preniel Nanand
    2 ամիս առաջ

    No mercy 2006. Stephanie McMahon vs Vince McMahon

  52. DMcC2021
    DMcC2021
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I live in Fresno California

  53. Zedrik Allen
    Zedrik Allen
    2 ամիս առաջ

    No Way Out 2009, where Edge comes in as WWE Champion ends the night as World Heavyweight Champion.

  54. Walter Gonzalez
    Walter Gonzalez
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Christian: "Tomko, gimme a beat." Tomko: "No."

  55. Island Rebel Ent.
    Island Rebel Ent.
    2 ամիս առաջ

    GREATEST I need to stretch more moment ever...both quads...👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿🤌🏽🤌🏽🤌🏽🤌🏽🤌🏽

  56. RichestNinjas #1
    RichestNinjas #1
    2 ամիս առաջ

    John cena actuality won the rumble, if you watch closely, Batistas feet touch the ground just before John cenas feet fully touch the ground

  57. Comanche Viper
    Comanche Viper
    2 ամիս առաջ

    i’m curious, how could triple H shoot Randy right between the nose LOL?I know he could shoot in between the eyes. But I didn’t know you could shoot someone between the nose. LOL

  58. VoydRiosho
    VoydRiosho
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Big show in 2005 was able to break reality and was able to hit JBL with a big show, amazing

  59. Simon
    Simon
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Wrestlemania 3

  60. Ryan Dice
    Ryan Dice
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Summer Slam 2007, and the return of Triple H from his leg injury

  61. robert shelton
    robert shelton
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Ah yes the shoot luger hart finish 2 eras later where it was a complete shoot but because it was 9 years separated we thought it was just a work because vince is known to recycle everything every 10 years

  62. djmcconnell
    djmcconnell
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Fun fact: Simon dean co owns a beer company in Louisville, KY now.

  63. Jonathan Stewart
    Jonathan Stewart
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Armageddon 2006

  64. Jeremy Dugan
    Jeremy Dugan
    2 ամիս առաջ

    There should be a retro review of Lucha Underground at some point. You’d have 3-5 options for “Nobody Talks like that”, at least 2 from Vampiro!

  65. Jordan Rawles
    Jordan Rawles
    2 ամիս առաջ

    The raw when half roster walked out for triple h making raw a a unsafe work environment Nd cm punk was on commentary

  66. Mr. TSG
    Mr. TSG
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Raw after Extreme Rules 2014, Seth Rollins turns on the Shield

  67. earthsherm
    earthsherm
    2 ամիս առաջ

    invasion. also. I suggest you start saying shrimp instead of ship. Amazing.

  68. Ribbie
    Ribbie
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Eddie Guerrero's last Royal Rumble :(

  69. Tony Luzzi
    Tony Luzzi
    2 ամիս առաջ

    There's only one it can be for next week. The St. Valentine's Day Massacre: In Your House 1999

  70. awkc 63
    awkc 63
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I still think the Rumble ended the way it was supposed to. It was just to perfect. We knew both guys were going to be the Champs in each show, we figured Mania. So... Yeah. I predicted the end was going to be Cena and Batista and they'd eliminate each other. It honestly seems legit.

  71. Gokul Krishna
    Gokul Krishna
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Wrestlemania 30..Daniel Bryan vs The Authority

  72. Jonathan Esser
    Jonathan Esser
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Best elimination of all time was Snitzkys on London

  73. Nicholas Christie
    Nicholas Christie
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Since it is close to Wrestlemania, why not Wrestlemania 24, the one where Edge got to main event Mania with the Undertaker (since Edge is gonna be wrestling at this year's Mania). Plus, it is my first Wrestlemania I ever watched :)

  74. Goatified Wrestler
    Goatified Wrestler
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Start doing ups and downs for 205 live!

  75. Marshallislive
    Marshallislive
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Needs to remember the intervals are 90 seconds Simon! Not 2 minutes, much love to ya for the shows however

  76. Man in a Shed Andy P
    Man in a Shed Andy P
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Original wrestle mania Or the Raw where stone cold attacks Vince in the hospital

  77. Kurt Paulsen
    Kurt Paulsen
    2 ամիս առաջ

    My pick for next week is the great hope of post WCW for me... World Wrestling All-Stars: Inception... Make it happen, Simon!

  78. Ricardo thebeast
    Ricardo thebeast
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Lmao he said big show hit JBL with a big show haha hilarious!!!

  79. Randyman Maximus
    Randyman Maximus
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Nitro Sept 14, 1998 ~ Kidman wins Cruiserweight Title, Scott Hall wrestles drunk and pukes on Easy E Flair and Horsemen return!

  80. Ian St-Onge
    Ian St-Onge
    2 ամիս առաջ

    That Heidenreich-Snitsky promo was so cringeworthy. I believe WWE wanted to book a BOD vs those 2 goofs match at WrestleMania 21 but Undertaker told them that it wasn't a good idea from a match quality standpoint.

  81. christopher houlihan
    christopher houlihan
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I honestly thought heidenriech and gene snitsky was gunna bang lol

  82. christopher houlihan
    christopher houlihan
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Cena was still running with the basic thugonomics gimmick during this time which is why he got was popular it was when the my time is now crap is when he started to get the hate

  83. Kimberley Gray
    Kimberley Gray
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Lol

  84. MirkoBalda
    MirkoBalda
    2 ամիս առաջ

    We need the highest rated ECW episode!

  85. Copy Imitation
    Copy Imitation
    2 ամիս առաջ

    18:52 I thought it was every *90 seconds*

  86. Danny Runkle
    Danny Runkle
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Please make an executive decision to do a TNA No Surrender next Friday since it's Impact's next Impact + event. Saturday. Like you did for Royal Rumble. Getting tired of WWE 2000 ppvs. Need versatility.

  87. BigStevie93
    BigStevie93
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Nothing but great memories. Thank you for these Retro Ups and Downs Simon!

  88. Hypie Harry
    Hypie Harry
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Survivor series 2002 the first elimination chamber match.

  89. Sundeep Kamath
    Sundeep Kamath
    2 ամիս առաջ

    This was my first royal rumble and I still remember it very well. 😍

  90. DeeJay Joseph
    DeeJay Joseph
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Let Adam Cleary do all the wwe product and you do your favorites new Japan, impact and aew

  91. DeeJay Joseph
    DeeJay Joseph
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Simon is the equivalent to a disgruntled ex wwe employee who has to review their product....he seems very sarcastic and like it's such a struggle to give a good review to a wwe product..smh

  92. DeeJay Joseph
    DeeJay Joseph
    2 ամիս առաջ

    " The Audience went crazy , but it gets a DOWN" SMH more proof that simon HATES wwe and gives them unnecessary downs...he should only review companies he likes or will be fair with....hes trying SOOOOOO hard to get signed by AEW he has to make sure he makes cody and Tony Khan happy..smh just sign already

  93. Muhammad Abdullah
    Muhammad Abdullah
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Backlash 2004

  94. Jm28 jm28
    Jm28 jm28
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Vince is an upset spoiled child!

  95. The Chosen Ones
    The Chosen Ones
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I can absolutely guarantee that Batista wasn't gonna power bomb Cena out of the ring lol

  96. Sirjonweighell
    Sirjonweighell
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Next retro ups and downs ... The debut of repo man. I just want to see you happy Simon

  97. David Smith
    David Smith
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Erm Simon, Jindrak was part of Angle's group, not the cabinet

  98. J_D_TheSportsG
    J_D_TheSportsG
    2 ամիս առաջ

    You know what, Simon? It's Fresno. Chances are, most of the crowd was on drugs. Smh lol

  99. Brian T.
    Brian T.
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Heatwave ‘98 ECW

  100. Mark Jagger
    Mark Jagger
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I’ve always wondered how they’d have dealt with the Royal Rumble botch if Batista clearly hit the floor first.