WWE’s Royal Rumble event was an anticipated event for wrestling fans all over the world. Saturday’s WWE Royal Rumble Premium Live Event from The Dome at America’s Center was reportedly a big-time draw for St. Louis.

Drew McIntyre was the last person to be tossed out of the ring by Bock Lesnar after the latter entered the Royal Rumble at number 30. When the fireworks went off, and caught the WrestleMania sign on fire in the process, St. Louis was racking up the dough.

According to the local NBC affiliate, WWE made a lot of bank. The event was not just a success for WWe as a company but also the people of St Louis. The Explore St. Louis organization reports that the WWE Royal Rumble had a local economic impact of $8.3 million in revenue.

The numbers are surely accurate. It was observed that The Royal Rumble also generated 11,000 hotel room stays in the area. The organization also mentioned that the event was “supporting the jobs of thousands of hospitality professionals throughout the region.”

For those who missed it, Brock Lesnar won the 2022 Men’s Royal Rumble match, pulling double duty for the night. Lesnar, McIntyre Reportedly Had to Rush Royal Rumble Ending. The Men’s Royal Rumble match came down to Brock Lesnar and Drew McIntyre as planned.

However, their interaction reportedly didn’t play out the way WWE originally wanted it to. The plan was for Lesnar and McIntyre to have a longer interaction, but they had to go to the finish quickly because time was running short. Stay tuned at Ringside and Thirsty for more Wrestling updates!

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Shifa Jahan

Shifa Jahan is a freelance writer from Bahrain currently pursuing her Masters degree in Comparative Literature from Jadavpur University, India. She is experienced in Copywriting, Academic Writing and loves to write about pop culture/ entertainment-news. Other interests include theatre, teaching, foreign languages and culture.

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