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Rumor Roundup: Royal Rumble edition (Possible spoilers)

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As usual, there’s a lot of chatter about an eventful night at WWE’s annual Royal Rumble pay-per-view (PPV) later on this evening in St. Petersburg, Florida.

This special edition of our Rumor Roundup feature is a way to put those various tidbits in one place and give you a chance to discuss them. Feel free to share anything you’ve heard or read in the comments (usual rumor caveats* apply)!

Rumble Rumors:

  • The men’s Royal Rumble is currently scheduled to main event the show. (Fightful)
  • The women’s Royal Rumble will take place in the middle of the show. (PW Insider)
  • The women’s tag team title match has been moved to the Kickoff show. (PW Insider)
  • Carlito is currently scheduled to be a surprise entrant in the Royal Rumble match. (PW Insider)
  • There are representatives from WWE 2K at the show doing work with wrestlers for the next game. (PW Insider)
  • Matches for the Royal Rumble tonight have been adjusted on the fly. (Fightful)
  • Jinder Mahal and Christian are backstage at the show, though it’s unclear if they will be used. (Wrestling Observer)

If you have heard of any interesting rumors that you’d like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember they are rumors and not confirmed as fact, so please take them as such. And check our weekly Rumor Look Back here to keep track of how often rumors turn out to be correct.