Chris Jericho & Bret Hart Return, Announced Rumble Attendance
- The announced attendance for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view was 15,103. The show was a legitimate sellout from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
- Bret Hart made a cameo at Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view in a backstage segment with World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez.
- Chris Jericho returned to WWE in as the second entrant in the 30-man Royal Rumble match.