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Royal Rumble Dumbest Ass Award Statistics

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Every Royal Rumble match has been filled with a ton of dumbasses committing unspeakable acts of dumbassery.  These foolish acts consist of things like saving other superstars from being eliminated, casually hanging out on the ring apron for way too long, and picking guys up in the air but tossing them down to the ring mat rather than over the top rope.

Nearly 30 years of Royal Rumble "Dumbest Ass" awards have been presented here at Cageside Seats.  Below is the full breakdown of all these dumbass statistics.

Overview

There have been a total of 322 Dumbasses committing 464 Dumbass Acts across the 28 Royal Rumble matches from 1989 through 2016.  That means the average Royal Rumble match included 11.5 Dumbasses and 16.6 Dumbass Acts.

Here is a table that shows the distribution of this data across each Royal Rumble match.  This table is sorted by the number of Dumbass Acts.

Year Dumbasses Acts Ratio
2009 19 31 1.63
1991 15 31 2.07
1999 19 24 1.26
2001 18 24 1.33
2003 19 24 1.26
1994 14 22 1.57
2004 11 20 1.82
2008 8 20 2.50
2010 15 19 1.27
1989 12 18 1.50
2006 15 18 1.20
1992 12 17 1.42
1996 10 17 1.70
2014 12 16 1.33
1993 13 15 1.15
2015 13 15 1.15
1995 10 14 1.40
2002 9 14 1.56
2016 11 14 1.27
1990 9 13 1.44
1997 9 13 1.44
2013 11 12 1.09
2007 8 11 1.38
1998 5 9 1.80
2011 6 9 1.50
2000 6 8 1.33
2005 7 8 1.14
2012 6 8 1.33
Total 322 464 1.44

Here is a box plot that shows the distribution of the 322 total dumbasses across each of the 28 matches:

The box plot above helps to show that the data can be broken into 4 groups, with 25% of the data falling into each group.  The median is 11 dumbasses, which is slightly less than the average of 11.5 dumbasses per match.

Group 1: 5 to 8 dumbasses (1998, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012)
Group 2: 9 to 11 dumbasses (1990, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2013, 2016)
Group 3: 11 to 14 dumbasses (1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2004, 2014, 2015)
Group 4: 15 to 19 dumbasses (1991, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010)

Here is a box plot that shows the distribution of the 464 total dumbass acts across each of the 28 matches.

The box plot above helps to show that the data can be broken into 4 groups, with 25% of the data falling into each group.  The median is 15.5, which is slightly less than the average of 16.6 dumbass acts per match.

Group 1: 8 to 12 acts (1998, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Group 2: 13 to 15 acts (1990, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2002, 2015, 2016)
Group 3: 16 to 20 acts (1989, 1992, 1996, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014)
Group 4: 20 to 31 acts (1991, 1994, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2009)

Here are the statistics for each of the 28 Royal Rumble matches.

1989 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 12 (tied for 11th most out of 28 Royal Rumble matches)
Dumbass Acts: 18 (tied for 10th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Ron Bass (2 dumbass acts)
Tito Santana (2)
Bad News Brown (2, Dumbest Ass)
Arn Anderson (2)
Red Rooster (2)
Ted DiBiase Sr. (2)
Mr. Perfect (1)
Tully Blanchard (1)
Bushwhacker Butch (1)
Hulk Hogan (1)
Koko B. Ware (1)
Barbarian (1)

1990 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 9 (tied for 19th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 13 (tied for 20th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Randy Savage (2)
Bret Hart (2)
Jim Neidhart (2)
Haku (2)
Ted DiBiase Sr. (1)
Warlord (1)
Jimmy Snuka (1)
Dino Bravo (1)
Ultimate Warrior (1, Dumbest Ass)

1991 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 15 (tied for 5th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 31 (tied for 1st out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Paul Roma (5)
Haku (4)
Greg Valentine (3)
Hercules (3)
Smash (3)
British Bulldog (3, Dumbest Ass)
Shane Douglas (2)
Bret Hart (1)
Mr. Perfect (1)
Bushwhacker Butch (1)
Hulk Hogan (1)
Jake Roberts (1)
Animal (1)
Rick Martel (1)
Earthquake (1)

1992 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 12 (tied for 11th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 17 (tied for 12th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Irwin R. Schyster (3)
Repo Man (2)
Tito Santana (2)
Jim Duggan (2)
Hulk Hogan (1, Dumbest Ass)
Jimmy Snuka (1)
Barbarian (1)
Shawn Michaels (1)
Roddy Piper (1)
Berzerker (1)
Ric Flair (1)
Sgt. Slaughter (1)

1993 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 13 (tied for 9th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 15 (tied for 15th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Bob Backlund (2)
Tatanka (2)
Irwin R. Schyster (1)
Ric Flair (1)
Mr. Perfect (1)
Earthquake (1)
Randy Savage (1, Dumbest Ass)
Ted DiBiase Sr. (1)
Papa Shango (1)
Fatu (1)
Typhoon (1)
Jerry Sags (1)
Owen Hart (1)

1994 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 14 (8th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 22 (6th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Crush (4)
Lex Luger (2, Dumbest Ass)
Greg Valentine (2)
Scott Steiner (2)
Bam Bam Bigelow (2)
Mo (2)
Adam Bomb (1)
Randy Savage (1)
Owen Hart (1)
Bret Hart (1)
Rick Steiner (1)
Bart Gunn (1)
Diesel (1)
Jeff Jarrett (1)

1995 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 10 (tied for 17th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 14 (tied for 17th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Lex Luger (4, Dumbest Ass)
Doink the Clown (2)
Shawn Michaels (1)
British Bulldog (1)
Rick Martel (1)
Adam Bomb (1)
Jimmy Del Ray (1)
Eli Blu (1)
Kwang (1)
Billy Gunn (1)

1996 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 10 (tied 17th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 17 (tied for 12th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Diesel (3, Dumbest Ass)
Triple H (3)
Jake Roberts (2)
Vader (2)
Bob Holly (2)
Bob Backlund (1)
Henry Godwinn (1)
Mabel (1)
Dory Funk Jr. (1)
Barry Horowitz (1)

1997 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 9 (tied for 19th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 13 (tied for 20th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Mil Mascaras (3, Dumbest Ass)
Owen Hart (2)
Terry Funk (2)
Jake Roberts (1)
Bret Hart (1)
Ahmed Johnson (1)
Flash Funk (1)
Fake Diesel (1)
Steve Austin (1)

1998 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 5 (28th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 9 (tied for 24th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Chainz (3, Dumbest Ass)
8-Ball (3, Dumbest Ass)
Ahmed Johnson (1)
Cactus Jack (1)
Faarooq (1)

1999 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 19 (tied for 1st out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 24 (tied for 3rd out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Steve Austin (5, Dumbest Ass)
D-Lo Brown (2)
Owen Hart (1)
Kane (1)
Triple H (1)
Jeff Jarrett (1)
Billy Gunn (1)
Gillberg (1)
Edge (1)
Droz (1)
Steve Blackman (1)
Goldust (1)
Val Venis (1)
Boss Man (1)
Ken Shamrock (1)
Test (1)
X-Pac (1)
Mark Henry (1)
Chyna (1)

2000 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 6 (tied for 25th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 8 (tied for last out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Big Show (3, Dumbest Ass)
Kane (1)
Bob Holly (1)
Mosh (1)
Gangrel (1)
Crash Holly (1)

2001 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 18 (4th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 24 (tied for 3rd out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Perry Saturn (3)
The Rock (3, Dumbest Ass)
Kane (2)
Raven (2)
Big Show (1)
Bob Holly (1)
Steve Austin (1)
Steve Blackman (1)
Val Venis (1)
Rikishi (1)
Matt Hardy (1)
Jeff Hardy (1)
Drew Carey (1)
Al Snow (1)
Honky Tonk Man (1)
Bradshaw (1)
K-Kwik (1)
Undertaker (1)

2002 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 9 (tied for 19th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 14 (tied for 17th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Undertaker (4, Dumbest Ass)
Steve Austin (2)
Billy Gunn (2)
Perry Saturn (1)
Bradshaw (1)
Triple H (1)
Scotty 2 Hotty (1)
Hurricane (1)
Booker T (1)

2003 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 19 (tied for 1st out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 24 (tied for 3rd out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Matt Hardy (2)
Undertaker (2, Dumbest Ass)
Edge (2)
Eddie Guerrero (2)
Brock Lesnar (2)
Chris Jericho (1)
Goldust (1)
Rey Mysterio (1)
Shawn Michaels (1)
Jeff Hardy (1)
Chris Nowinski (1)
Tommy Dreamer (1)
B-2 (1)
Rosey (1)
Charlie Haas (1)
Shelton Benjamin (1)
A-Train (1)
Rob Van Dam (1)
Maven (1)

2004 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 11 (tied for 14th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 20 (tied for 7th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Big Show (5, Dumbest Ass)
Matt Morgan (3)
Kurt Angle (3)
Chris Benoit (2)
Chris Jericho (1)
Randy Orton (1)
John Cena (1)
Mick Foley (1)
Rene Dupree (1)
Ernest Miller (1)
Goldberg (1)

2005 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 7 (24th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 8 (tied for last out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Rey Mysterio (2, Dumbest Ass)
Chris Benoit (1)
Rene Dupree (1)
Booker T (1)
Bob Holly (1)
Ric Flair (1)
Simon Dean (1)

2006 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 15 (tied for 5th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 18 (tied for 10th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Big Show (3, Dumbest Ass)
Bobby Lashley (2)
Simon Dean (1)
Kane (1)
Triple H (1)
Johnny Nitro (1)
Shawn Michaels (1)
Rob Van Dam (1)
Carlito (1)
Chris Masters (1)
Viscera (1)
Jonathan Coachman (1)
Trevor Murdoch (1)
Chavo Guerrero (1)
Orlando Jordan (1)

2007 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 8 (tied for 22nd out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 11 (23rd out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Shawn Michaels (2, Dumbest Ass)
Undertaker (2)
Finlay (2)
Johnny Nitro (1)
Chris Benoit (1)
Shelton Benjamin (1)
MVP (1)
Kenny Dykstra (1)

2008 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 8 (tied for 22nd out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 20 (tied for 7th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Undertaker (5, Dumbest Ass)
Shawn Michaels (4)
John Morrison (4)
Cody Rhodes (2)
The Miz (2)
Shelton Benjamin (1)
CM Punk (1)
Batista (1)

2009 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 19 (tied for 1st out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 31 (tied for 1st out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Undertaker (5, Dumbest Ass)
Kane (3)
Rey Mysterio (2)
CM Punk (2)
Cody Rhodes (2)
Triple H (2)
Ted DiBiase Jr. (2)
John Morrison (2)
Chis Jericho (1)
Shelton Benjamin (1)
R-Truth (1)
The Miz (1)
Kofi Kingston (1)
Randy Orton (1)
Mark Henry (1)
Jim Duggan (1)
Finlay (1)
The Great Khali (1)
Mike Knox (1)

2010 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 15 (tied for 5th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 19 (9th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Triple H (2)
Kane (2)
John Cena (2, Dumbest Ass)
Cody Rhodes (2)
Big Show (1)
Matt Hardy (1)
Shawn Michaels (1)
Carlito (1)
Chris Masters (1)
MVP (1)
CM Punk (1)
Ted DiBiase Jr. (1)
JTG (1)
Zack Ryder (1)
Jack Swagger (1)

2011 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 6 (tied for 25th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 9 (tied for 24th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Rey Mysterio (3, Dumbest Ass)
Diesel (2)
Booker T (1)
Husky Harris (1)
Sheamus (1)
Ezekiel Jackson (1)

2012 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 6 (tied for 25th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 8 (tied for last out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Cody Rhodes (2)
Chris Jericho (2, Dumbest Ass)
Big Show (1)
Randy Orton (1)
Primo (1)
Michael Cole (1)

2013 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 11 (tied for 14th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 12 (22nd out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Dolph Ziggler (2, Dumbest Ass)
Chris Jericho (1)
Kane (1)
Goldust (1)
Godfather (1)
Kofi Kingston (1)
Santino Marella (1)
Heath Slater (1)
Daniel Bryan (1)
Jinder Mahal (1)
Damien Sandow (1)

2014 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 12 (tied for 11th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 16 (14th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Seth Rollins (4, Dumbest Ass)
Jack Swagger (2)
Goldust (1)
Kofi Kingston (1)
Kevin Nash (1)
CM Punk (1)
JBL (1)
R-Truth (1)
The Miz (1)
Jimmy Uso (1)
Dean Ambrose (1)
Luke Harper (1)

2015 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 13 (tied for 9th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 15 (tied for 15th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Kane (2, Dumbest Ass)
Rusev (2)
Kofi Kingston (1)
Daniel Bryan (1)
Damien Mizdow (1)
Big Show (1)
Bray Wyatt (1)
Bubba Ray Dudley (1)
Fandango (1)
Diamond Dallas Page (1)
Roman Reigns (1)
Big E (1)
Cesaro (1)

2016 Royal Rumble

Dumbasses: 11 (tied for 14th out of 28)
Dumbass Acts: 14 (tied for 17th out of 28)

List of Dumbasses
Chris Jericho (3)
Roman Reigns (2, Dumbest Ass)
Kane (1)
Bray Wyatt (1)
Goldust (1)
R-Truth (1)
The Miz (1)
Sheamus (1)
AJ Styles (1)
Ryback (1)
Neville (1)

Individual Dumbass Statistics

There were 176 unique wrestlers who combined to be a dumbass 322 times while committing 464 Dumbass Acts.  These 176 dumbasses can be organized into the following six groups based on their overall number of Dumbass Acts.

Group 6 - "The Dumbest Of Asses"

The following 13 men each committed at least 6 Dumbass Acts.  Together they combined to be a dumbass 66 times (which is 20.5% of the overall number) while committing 131 dumbass acts (which is 28.2% of all dumbass acts).  That comes out to a ratio of 1.98 Dumbass Acts per Dumbass occurrence.  They also earned 16 Dumbest Ass awards.

Undertaker (19 acts, 6 times, 4 Dumbest Ass): 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009

Kane / Fake Diesel (15 acts, 10 times, 1 Dumbest Ass): 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016

Big Show (15 acts, 7 times, 3 Dumbest Ass): 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2015

Shawn Michaels (11 acts, 7 times, 1 Dumbest Ass): 1992, 1995, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010

Triple H (10 acts, 6 times): 1996, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2009, 2010

Chris Jericho (9 acts, 6 times, 1 Dumbest Ass): 2003, 2004, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2016

Steve Austin (9 acts, 4 times, 1 Dumbest Ass): 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002

Rey Mysterio (8 acts, 4 times, 2 Dumbest Ass): 2003, 2005, 2009, 2011

John Morrison / Nitro (8 acts, 4 times): 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Cody Rodes (8 acts, 4 times): 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012

Diesel / Kevin Nash (7 acts, 4 times, 1 Dumbest Ass): 1994, 1996, 2011, 2014

Haku (6 acts, 2 times): 1990, 1991

Lex Luger (6 acts, 2 times, 2 Dumbest Ass): 1994, 1995

Group 5 - "Because I'm the Miz, and I'm a Dumbass"

The following 9 men each committed 5 Dumbass Acts.  Together they combined to be a dumbass 30 times (9.3%) while committing 45 dumbass acts (9.7%), which is a ratio of 1.50.  None of these men won a Dumbest Ass award.

Goldust (5 acts, 5 times): 1999, 2003, 2013, 2014, 2016
Bret Hart (5 acts, 4 times): 1990, 1991, 1994, 1997
Owen Hart (5 acts, 4 times): 1993, 1994, 1997, 1999
Bob Holly (5 acts, 4 times): 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005
CM Punk (5 acts, 4 times): 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014
The Miz (5 acts, 4 times): 2008, 2009, 2014, 2016
Smash / Repo Man (5 acts, 2 times): 1991, 1992
Greg Valentine (5 acts, 2 times): 1991, 1994
Paul Roma (5 acts, 1 time): 1991

Group 4 - "When you're a Dumbass, you're a Dumbass 4 Life"

The following 15 men each committed 4 Dumbass Acts.  Together they combined to be a dumbass 40 times (12.4%) while committing 60 dumbass acts (12.9%), which is a ratio of 1.50.  They also earned 3 Dumbest Ass awards.

R-Truth / K-Kwik (4 acts, 4 times): 2001, 2009, 2014, 2016
Shelton Benjamin (4 acts, 4 times): 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009
Kofi Kingston (4 acts, 4 times): 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015
Ted DiBiase Sr. (4 acts, 3 times): 1989, 1990, 1993
Randy Savage (4 acts, 3 times, 1 Dumbest Ass): 1990, 1993, 1994
Jake Roberts (4 acts, 3 times): 1991, 1996, 1997
Billy Gunn (4 acts, 3 times): 1995, 1999, 2002
Matt Hardy (4 acts, 3 times): 2001, 2003, 2010
Chris Benoit (4 acts, 3 times): 2004, 2005, 2007
Tito Santana (4 acts, 2 times): 1989, 1992
British Bulldog (4 acts, 2 times, 1 Dumbest Ass): 1991, 1995
Irwin R. Schyster (4 acts, 2 times): 1992, 1993
Perry Saturn (4 acts, 2 times): 2001, 2002
Crush (4 acts, 1 time): 1994
Seth Rollins (4 acts, 1 time, 1 Dumbest Ass): 2014

Group 3 - "Dumbass 3:16 says I just saved your ass!"

The following 22 men each committed 3 Dumbass Acts.  Together they combined to be a dumbass 44 times (13.7%) while committing 66 dumbass acts (14.2%), which is a ratio of 1.50.  They also earned 7 Dumbest Ass awards.

3 acts, 3 times:
Hulk Hogan (1 Dumbest Ass): 1989, 1991, 1992
Mr. Perfect: 1989, 1991, 1993
Ric Flair: 1992, 1993, 2005
JBL / Bradshaw: 2001, 2002, 2014
Booker T: 2002, 2005, 2011
Randy Orton: 2004, 2009, 2012
Bray Wyatt / Husky Harris: 2011, 2015, 2016

3 acts, 2 times
Jim Duggan: 1992, 2009
Bob Backlund: 1993, 1996
Edge: 1999, 2003
John Cena (1 Dumbest Ass): 2004, 2010
Finlay: 2007, 2009
Ted DiBiase Jr.: 2009, 2010
Jack Swagger: 2010, 2014
Roman Reigns (1 Dumbest Ass): 2015, 2016

3 acts, 1 time
Hercules: 1991
Mil Mascaras (1 Dumbest Ass): 1997
Chainz (1 Dumbest Ass): 1998
8-Ball (1 Dumbest Ass): 1998
The Rock (1 Dumbest Ass): 2001
Matt Morgan: 2004
Kurt Angle: 2004

Group 2 - "Dumbassin' ain't easy"

The following 45 men each committed 2 Dumbass Acts.  Together they combined to be a dumbass 70 times (21.7%) while committing 90 dumbass acts (19.4%), which is a ratio of 1.29.  They also earned 2 Dumbest Ass awards.

2 acts, 2 times
Bushwhacker Butch: 1989, 1991
Barbarian: 1989, 1992
Jimmy Snuka: 1990, 1992
Earthquake: 1991, 1993
Rick Martel: 1991, 1995
Rikishi / Fatu: 1993, 2001
Godfather / Papa Shango: 1993, 2013
Adam Bomb: 1994, 1995
Jeff Jarrett: 1994, 1999
Mabel / Viscera: 1996, 2006
Ahmed Johnson: 1997, 1998
Foley / Cactus Jack: 1998, 2004
Steve Blackman: 1999, 2001
Val Venis: 1999, 2001
Mark Henry: 1999, 2009
Jeff Hardy: 2001, 2003
Rob Van Dam: 2003, 2006
Rene Dupree: 2004, 2005
Simon Dean: 2005, 2006
Carlito: 2006, 2010
Chris Masters: 2006, 2010
MVP: 2007, 2010
Sheamus: 2011, 2016
Daniel Bryan: 2013, 2015
Damien Sandow / Mizdow: 2013, 2015

2 acts, 1 time: 
Ron Bass: 1989
Bad News Brown (1 Dumbest Ass): 1989
Arn Anderson: 1989
Red Rooster: 1989
Jim Neidhart: 1990
Shane Douglas: 1991
Tatanka: 1993
Scott Steiner: 1994
Bam Bam Bigelow: 1994
Mo: 1994
Doink the Clown: 1995
Vader: 1996
Terry Funk: 1997
D-Lo Brown: 1999
Raven: 2001
Eddie Guerrero: 2003
Brock Lesnar: 2003
Bobby Lashley: 2006
Dolph Ziggler (1 Dumbest Ass): 2013
Rusev: 2015

Group 1 - "The Vince McMahon 'Kiss My Dumbass' Club"

The following 72 wrestlers each committed 1 Dumbass Act and were a Dumbass only that 1 time.  Together they combined to be a dumbass 72 times (22.4%) while committing 72 dumbass acts (15.5%), which is a ratio of 1.00.  They also earned 1 Dumbest Ass award.

Tully Blanchard: 1989
Koko B. Ware: 1989
Warlord: 1990
Dino Bravo: 1990
Ultimate Warrior (1 Dumbest Ass): 1990
Animal: 1991
Roddy Piper: 1992
Berzerker: 1992
Sgt. Slaughter: 1992
Typhoon: 1993
Jerry Sags: 1993
Rick Steiner: 1994
Bart Gunn: 1994
Jimmy Del Ray: 1995
Eli Blu: 1995
Kwang: 1995
Henry Godwinn: 1996
Dory Funk Jr.: 1996
Barry Horowitz: 1996
Flash Funk: 1997
Faarooq: 1998
Gillberg: 1999
Droz: 1999
Boss Man: 1999
Ken Shamrock: 1999
Test: 1999
X-Pac: 1999
Chyna: 1999
Mosh: 2000
Gangrel: 2000
Crash Holly: 2000
Drew Carey: 2001
Al Snow: 2001
Honky Tonk Man: 2001
Scotty 2 Hotty: 2002
Hurricane: 2002
Chris Nowinski: 2003
Tommy Dreamer: 2003
B-2: 2003
Rosey: 2003
Charlie Haas: 2003
A-Train: 2003
Maven: 2003
Ernest Miller: 2004
Goldberg: 2004
Jonathan Coachman: 2006
Trevor Murdoch: 2006
Chavo Guerrero: 2006
Orlando Jordan: 2006
Kenny Dykstra: 2007
Batista: 2008
The Great Khali: 2009
Mike Knox: 2009
JTG: 2010
Zack Ryder: 2010
Ezekiel Jackson: 2011
Primo: 2012
Michael Cole: 2012
Santino Marella: 2013
Heath Slater: 2013
Jinder Mahal: 2013
Jimmy Uso: 2014
Dean Ambrose: 2014
Luke Harper: 2014
Bubba Ray Dudley: 2015
Fandango: 2015
Diamond Dallas Page: 2015
Big E: 2015
Cesaro: 2015
AJ Styles: 2016
Ryback: 2016
Neville: 2016

Miscellaneous Observations

Every dumbass from the 2005 Royal Rumble match was also a dumbass in at least one other Royal Rumble match.

All other Royal Rumble matches (excluding 2005) contain at least one dumbass who was never a dumbass in any other Royal Rumble match.

18 of the Dumbest Ass award winners were among the final four survivors for their respective Royal Rumble match.

This makes the Undertaker's Dumbest Ass awards stand out a little bit more, as 3 of his 4 Dumbest Ass awards came in years where he did not make it to the final four.  It really takes a special kind of dumbass to win the award that often without being involved in the final four.

Rey Mysterio was unlucky in the sense that both of his Dumbest Ass awards came in years (2005, 2011) where the Royal Rumble match didn't have much dumbass behavior.

Paul Roma committed the most dumbass acts (5) in a single Royal Rumble match (1991) without winning a Dumbest Ass award.

Nobody ever committed more than 5 dumbass acts in a single Royal Rumble match.

Johnny Nitro / John Morrison is the only wrestler to be a dumbass in 4 consecutive Royal Rumble matches (2006 through 2009).

Morrison also became a dumber ass when he changed gimmicks.  Johnny Nitro committed 2 total dumbass acts in the first two Royal Rumble matches from that time span, while John Morrison was responsible for 6 total dumbass acts in the latter 2 Royal Rumble matches from that time span.

Papa Shango / The Godfather went 20 years between dumbass occurrences (1993, 2013).

The 2008 Royal Rumble had the highest ratio of Dumbass Acts to Dumbasses.  On average, each Dumbass committed 2.50 Dumbass Acts.  This is much greater than the overall ratio of 1.44 for all 28 Royal Rumble matches.

On the flip side, the following Royal Rumble matches all had a corresponding ratio of 1.15 or less:  1993, 2005, 2013, and 2015.  The overwhelming majority of dumbasses in those matches only committed one dumbass act.

The 2011 Royal Rumble match included 40 participants yet only 6 of them were dumbasses.

The biggest dumbass moment occurred in the 2009 Royal Rumble match when RVD made a surprise return and no superstars tried to eliminate him as he performed multiple maneuvers off the top rope.  13 dumbass acts were handed out during this time - one for every wrestler in the ring not named Rob Van Dam.

130 dumbass acts were committed from 1989 through 1995, 109 dumbass acts were committed from 1996 through 2002, and 132 dumbass acts were committed from 2003 through 2009.

Wrestlers have smartened up a bit over these last 7 Royal Rumble matches (2010 through 2016), committing only 93 dumbass acts.  It probably helps that Undertaker wasn't in any of these matches.

It almost always requires more than one dumbass act to win the Dumbest Ass award.  The Ultimate Warrior (1990), Hulk Hogan (1992), and Randy Savage (1993) are the exceptions to this rule, as they each won their award based off of just one dumbass act.

On a related note, none of the Dumbest Ass award winners from 1990 through 1994 had the most dumbass acts in their respective Royal Rumble match.

That was immediately followed by a streak from 1995 through 2015 where the Dumbest Ass award winner always clinched at least a tie for the most dumbass acts in his respective Royal Rumble match.

This streak was just broken in 2016, as Chris Jericho (3) committed more dumbass acts than Roman Reigns (2), yet Reigns won the Dumbest Ass award.

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That's everything you need to know about the statistics behind the Royal Rumble "Dumbest Ass" awards.  Now that the groundwork has been established, it is clear that there are plenty of milestones for future Royal Rumble dumbasses to compete for in the coming years.