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Sami Zayn re-debuts for WWE in Royal Rumble 2016, eliminates old nemesis Kevin Owens

Former NXT champion Sami Zayn was a surprise entrant in tonight's Royal Rumble match in Orlando. Entering at #20, Zayn quickly squared off with his old friend/nemesis Kevin Owens.

He then dumped KO, continuing a cross-promotional feud that's been raging for years.

It's technically not Zayn's debut on the main roster. He lost a United States champion open challenge to John Cena last year - the match where he injured his shoulder and ended up on the shelf for the bulk of 2015. He returned to NXT just last month, and has now re-appeared in WWE at the January pay-per-view (PPV).

Will the Likeable One remain on the main roster? Pull double duty like Owens did last Summer?

Stay tuned.

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