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WWE Royal Rumble 2014: Brock Lesnar beats Big Show

Triple H (with Shawn Michaels) and Brock Lesnar

Triple H (with Shawn Michaels) and Brock Lesnar (with Paul Heyman) wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013) Credit: Chris Ware

Call it the "Star Wars" match of the 2014 WWE Royal Rumble. Just when Brock Lensar looked like the biggest ship in the Empire, the Big Show showed up in recent weeks to make "The Beast" look small by comparison.

But after being thrown around by Big Show multiple times leading up to their match Sunday night, Lesnar used pro wrestling's old reliable -- a steel folding chair -- to get the advantage that led to his win over Show.

Lesnar attacked Big Show with a chair before the match, allowing him to soften up Show without forcing a disqualification.

When the bell finally rung Big Show mustered a comeback, hitting Lesnar with his feared knockout punch and apparently taking control.

But it wouldn't last. Lesnar unexpectedly scooped up Show and hit him with his F5 finisher to get the win.

After victory was secured, Lesnar had no restraints, as he unleashed a second and more vicious chair attack on the Big Show before walking out with his manager, Paul Heyman.

New York Sports