One of the most fun parts of the WWE Royal Rumble is the surprises. WWE fans are generally treated to a legend or returning superstar. Let’s make some predictions and take a look at some possible surprises in this year’s match.
Last year’s Rumble surprise entrants were quite a disappointment compared to the 2011 Rumble which saw Kevin Nash and Booker T return to the WWE as surprise Rumblers. Early reports are that this year’s Rumble could see more surprises than fans saw last year. I can only go up from Michael Cole can’t it?
I wanted to take a quick look at some surprise entrants for the 2013 Rumble. I tried to keep my choices limited to guys that could actually return to the Rumble as opposed to make nonsensical picks. Someone who is under a contract elsewhere or medically unable to perform won’t make the list. So with that said, let’s make some predictions and try and narrow down the list of possible surprise WWE Rumble participants.
Tommy Dreamer – The Hardcore icon recently returned to his old stomping grounds of Philadelphia for a recent RAW event. I have heard rumors that Dreamer has already been signed for the match so this prediction may be a bit of a cheat. The return makes sense and while I wouldn’t expect him to win, I would expect a fun showing from the former ECW champion.
Matt Hardy – I went out on a limb and predicted Hardy would come back last year and was surprised that he didn’t. I don’t think this year’s prediction is that bold in that a return makes a lot of sense. Matt still has a lot of fans out there and while relations didn’t end well between Hardy and the WWE, Matt has turned his life around over the ..read more