The 2024 Royal Rumble is just around the corner and professional wrestling fans are excited to see what the event has in store for them. The event will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Florida.
In addition to the confirmed matches, fans are always hoping for unexpected returns at the Royal Rumble. There is no shortage of possible surprises in 2024.
There are several names of fighters who are rumored to be able to return as participants in the 2024 Royal Rumble. This includes:
Sasha Banks: The former Raw and SmackDown Women's Champion left WWE at the end of 2022. Rumors have it that the wrestler also known as Mercedes Moné could return to the Royal Rumble since she is not signed to a company. It is said that he has spoken to AEW, but nothing is final until we see him somewhere else.
Naomi: The former SmackDown Women's Champion also left WWE in 2022 and played in Impact Wrestling until January 2024. Rumor has it she could return to the Royal Rumble, possibly even with her friend Sasha Banks.
Trish Stratus: The former WWE Women's Champion is one of the most popular wrestlers of all time. Although we saw her active for a short time in 2023, there are rumors that she could return to the Royal Rumble to start a new feud.
Two fighters who can cause surprises at the WWE Rotal Rumble 2024
There are also several names of wrestlers who are rumored to be able to return to Royal Rumble 2024. This includes:
John Cena: The former WWE Superstar has returned to WWE several times in recent years. It was rumored that he could return to the Royal Rumble to add an element of surprise and possibly start a new feud with another young talent.
The stone: Dwayne Johnson has already made it clear that he has his sights set on Roman Reigns, and now it's all about seeing how he can get to the tribal chief to fight for his “seat at the top of the table.” An appearance and victory at the Rumble would secure him a spot as a challenger at WrestleMania.
Undoubtedly, other surprise names could emerge that no one would imagine in the fight. It could be a megastar, someone from the past or even a commentator.
It's impossible to know for sure who will return at Royal Rumble 2024. However, fans know that this event almost always meets their expectations and they have to tune in to see who shows up and what surprises await them.
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