Roberts’ Last Run

Jan. 21, 1996

The snake man returns to WWE equipped with a newfound spirituality ... and a new golden python that's even larger than any other reptile he's previously toted. Jake Roberts competes in the Royal Rumble Match (as a snake-wrapped Jerry Lawler will recall) and, later, comes within inches of winning the King of the Ring throne, which is infamously seized by "Stone Cold" in June 1996.

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