royal rumble

The Royal Rumble pay-per-view is only one week away, and as always fans are expecting to see some surprises in the upcoming Royal Rumble matches. Over the last few years appearances from NXT stars have become common in Royal Rumble matches, and there’s no telling who might show up this year.

PWInsider is reporting that NXT Champion Bron Breakker, and Gunther, formerly known as WALTER, are set to be in St. Louis for Royal Rumble weekend. At this point it hasn’t been confirmed that they’ll be appearing in the men’s Royal Rumble match, but they will be on deck for the event.

The Royal Rumble will air on Saturday, January 29th and the card for the event can be seen below.

WWE Championship
Brock Lesnar vs. Bobby Lashley

WWE Universal Championship
Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins

WWE Raw Women’s Championship
Becky Lynch vs. Doudrop

Edge & Beth Phoenix vs. The Miz & Maryse

30 Man Royal Rumble Match
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, More TBA

30 Woman Royal Rumble Match
Rhea Ripley, Nikki A.S.H., The Bella Twins, Shotzi, Natalya, Michelle McCool, Dana Brooke, Carmella, Queen Zelina, Mickie James, Tamina, Kelly Kelly, Aliyah, Summer Rae, Naomi, Shayna Baszler, Lita, Charlotte Flair, Bianca Belair, Liv Morgan