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5 highly unexpected entrants in the Royal Rumble match - Slide 5 of 5

We list the WWE stars who could be the surprise element in this year's Royal rumble match.

It’s not just the announced names Reigns has to worry about, but the potential surprises that spring up

The Royal Rumble is just a week away and with all the history it has for being not just a great concept, but an annually recurring 'Big 4' PPV, the anticipation is just palpable.

The Rumble match always brings about the most intrigue as to who's going to win it and main event Wrestlemania, and who all are going to be the surprising entrants. The surprising entrants may or may not win but the beauty of it all is the kind of reaction it gets from the attentive audience at the arena.

It gets the fans buzzing and it, needless to mention, gets WWE trending worldwide. Here are the 5 highly unexpected entrants in the Royal Rumble match

 

#5 Sami Zayn

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Zayn hasn’t yet announced that he’ll be at the Rumble. 

He’s one of the few performers who have made NXT what it is today. The Canadian native has been the go-to guy for NXT for far too long.

An injury kept him away from the spotlight for the most part of last year, but even after that, 2015 was monumental with the mere fact that this guy had one of the best feuds ever in the WWE realm with Kevin Owens.

Also, he was majorly protected in his splendid match against John Cena in his hometown in Canada on Raw for the US Title.

Zayn is expected to face Balor at Takeover: Dallas before Mania and is also expected to make the main roster jump on Raw the next night. What better way to remind the main roster audience about yourself than participating in the Rumble and looking great while you’re at it.

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