GUNTHER held the record for the longest championship reign in modern WWE before Roman Reigns entered the conversation. Tonight, the Ring General set another record, and that too at the Royal Rumble.

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GUNTHER participated in the Men’s Royal Rumble match tonight. The WWE Intercontinental Champion entered the match at number one, and stayed all the way till the end of the match.

Michael Cole noted that GUNTHER stayed in the Royal Rumble match for 1 hour 11 minutes 25 seconds. He beat the record previously held by Rey Mysterio for the longest stay in a traditional rumble match.


GUNTHER gave exceptional performance during the match. The Ring General was one of the two participants, the other being Cody Rhodes, that made it to the end of the match.

Despite his incredible resilience, the Ring General was eliminated after The American Nightmare hit him with a Cross Rhodes followed by a clothesline to put him over the top rope.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab serves as a news writer at Ringside News. He has covered pro wrestling and sports entertainment for a variety of publications, including Sportskeeda Wrestling, The Sportster, and WrestleZone. Outside of his professional duties, Manik likes to indulge in fiction, thrillers, comics, manga, and anime.

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