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WWE Royal Rumble 2015 preview: Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena vs. Seth Rollins

The match

Brock Lesnar puts the WWE world heavyweight championship on the line in a triple threat match against both John Cena and Mr. Money in the Bank himself, Seth Rollins.

The players

Brock Lesnar: The WWE world heavyweight champion, he soundly defeated Cena to win the title at SummerSlam last year, just a couple months after besting Undertaker to break the streak at WrestleMania. At Night of Champions, he lost to Cena by disqualification thanks to Seth Rollins.

John Cena: Ever since he lost the WWE world heavyweight title to Lesnar, he's been on a quest to either destroy Rollins for costing him the title in the rematch at Night of Champions or get the title back. He'll get to kill two birds with one stone here.

Seth Rollins: The top heel in the company, everyone hates him and wants to take him apart because he's pissed in the WWE punch bowl. He still holds the Money in the Bank briefcase, and that could be noteworthy here.

The story

Originally, this was to be the "final encounter" between Lesnar and Cena in a straight singles match. It was going to be promoted as such and that was going to be that.

For whatever reason, a change was made. Rollins helped bring The Authority back to power and in return he was rewarded with a world title match. Since that time, Seth has shown he's deathly afraid of Lesnar but he's had a conversation or two with Paul Heyman that has seemingly left the door open for a deal between the two at some point in the future.

Is the future now?

There's also the matter of Rollins holding the briefcase. Even if he loses a tough match, he could be in a good position to cash in to win the title anyway.

We'll find out later on this evening. Make sure you follow along with all of tonight's Royal Rumble event by clicking here.

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