PWInsider is reporting that there could be at least two top NXT stars in this year’s Men’s Royal Rumble match.
PWI noted that WWE is flying in Bron Breakker and Gunther (formerly known as WALTER) to St. Louis for the pay-per-view. It is not confirmed that they will be appearing on the show but they will be at the show in case they are needed.
Here is the updated Royal Rumble card:
Brock Lesnar (Champion) vs. Bobby Lashley
WWE Universal Champion
Roman Reigns (Champion) vs. Seth “Freakin” Rollins
WWE Raw Women’s Championship
Becky Lynch (Champion) vs. Doudrop
Men’s Royal Rumble match
Announced so far: Angelo Dawkins, Montez Ford, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, Austin Theory, Johnny Knoxville, Sheamus, Damian Priest, AJ Styles, Big E, Happy Corbin, Madcap Moss, Sami Zayn, Kofi Kingston, Kevin Owens
Women’s Royal Rumble match
Announced so far: Rhea Ripley, Nikki A.S.H., Dana Brooke, Carmella, Queen Zelina, Tamina, Shotzi, Natalya, Aliyah, Naomi, Shayna Baszler, Charlotte Flair, Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, Lita, Michelle McCool, Kelly Kelly, Summer Rae, Mickie James, Bianca Belair, Liv Morgan
Mixed Tag Team match
Edge and Beth Phoenix vs. The Miz and Maryse