Backstage News on Surprise Entrants for the Rumble, Lesnar
- WWE officials actually discussed going against Brock Lesnar’s planned dates and have him work the January 7th RAW but obviously decided against it. Lesnar isn’t expected back until February.
- A source confirms that we will indeed be seeing more than just a few familiar WWE faces in this year’s 30-man Royal Rumble main event. It was recently rumored that WWE was planning to bring back some midcard talents and some of those same names were on a list for surprise Rumble entrants.
- Tommy Dreamer’s name was brought up in a recent WWE creative meeting about a surprise entrant in this year’s 30-man Royal Rumble match.