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5 Essential things WWE got right in 2018 so far 

Everndran
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3.02K   //    31 Aug 2018, 15:35 IST

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A good year for the biggest company in the world?

This year in WWE programming the company found many routes to success but they also made many mistakes that hindered the quality of their product. But in this article, let us focus on some of the most important things WWE actually got right in 2018.

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And while your current perception of the product must be negative due to the terrible booking prevalent on the company's flagship show and most of their pay-per-views, there is no denying that some of the decision the company made in this year has proven to be creatively and financially successful.


#1 A fan favourite finally wins the Royal Rumble match

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Nakamura wins the rumble in thrilling fashion.

The 2018 Royal Rumble is considered by many to be the best Royal Rumble match in almost half a decade, and its hard to argue that claim when WWE finally decided to book a Royal Rumble that was well structured, had a decent amount of surprise entrants and had winner fans could finally get behind.

While it might not seem like a big deal to many that Shinsuke Nakamura winning battle royal deserves to be mentioned as something the company got right this year when you considered the poor state of WWE's booking of previous Royal Rumble matches you would understand the significance of this decision.

As this win for a wrestler from a rival promotion winning the marquee match after WWE was the intent of having their veterans and their performance centre Superstars win the match is something that is remarkable.

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