Who got these hands raised? So we’re done with the Greatest Royal Rumble and some may say the results were varied. The show definitely had its up and down moments, many of which were better than others. However, the biggest part of the show was of course the fifty man Royal Rumble, which is one of those matches that will only be approached if WWE feels like breaking some records, and that could take some time. It was the most populated match in WWE history, but who won the thing?

Doing it for Nicholas.

Braun Strowman makes history as first-ever Greatest Royal Rumble Match winner: WWE Now

The first ever fifty man Greatest Royal Rumble was won by Braun Strowman. Entering the match in the forty first position, Strowman last eliminated Big Cass to win the match. Strowman lasted just over twenty two minutes in the match and eliminated thirteen participants. The thirteen eliminations is the most in Royal Rumble history, breaking Roman Reigns’ record of twelve. However, it should be noted that Reigns’ record came in a traditional thirty entrant Royal Rumble.

How did he do it? Check out our full results here.

Opinion: While the eliminations record means nothing due to the extra people being involved, Strowman winning the match should be a good boost for his career. I say should because there’s not much else to do with Strowman aside from having him win the World Title. It’s all that left for him and you never know how long it might actually take for Brock Lesnar to defend the title again. Hopefully Strowman gets the title soon though, because he’s one of the best things in WWE right now.

Are you happy with Strowman winning? What should he do next? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 26 wrestling books. His latest book is the WWE Grab Bag.

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