John Cena’s Royal Rumble Replacement Revealed

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But if you're not a wrestling aficionado, there's a good chance you don't know what the Royal Rumble actually is. The respective winners of the men and women's Rumble matches will go on to perform in respective championship matches in their division.

Earlier today, WWE announced that WWE Superstar John Cena will not be participating at tonight's Royal Rumble event, after suffering an ankle injury a couple weeks ago on RAW. The match begins with two opponents, both of which are trying to eliminate each other by throwing them over the top rope.

Seth Rollins and Drew McIntyre are the two favourites to win the Rumble and go on to a huge WrestleMania contest. He has been the show-runner of Monday Night Raw for the whole of 2018.

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"I feel like maybe I leaned on "The Demon" too much there in the past as a crutch, and I can assure you that the man who faces Brock Lesnar at the Royal Rumble will be Finn Balor, the man", Balor said.

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During the latest edition of his Ross Report podcast, Jim Ross spoke about this controversial decision: "I think the issue of taking Braun Strowman out of the dream match against Brock Lesnar was somewhat controversial".

If "The Philly Special" was Philadelphia's sporting zenith for this decade, then this maddening edition of the Royal Rumble is perhaps the nadir (partially because nobody remembers Battleground 2017). So no one more than her deserve a Wrestlemania moment.

Nia Jax then came out at number 29 and destroyed Lana before she could enter the match.

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