The leading candidate to win the Royal Rumble right now is Batista. WWE is said to want to capitalize on the momentum of his return by throwing him immediately into the main event scene of Wrestlemania 30. A title match against Randy Orton has been heavily discussed backstage.
There's rumblings coming from WWE that Batista could be returning at the Royal Rumble and winning the match, in order to set up a heavyweight championship bout between he and former Evolution stable mate Randy Orton at Wrestlemania 30.
While nothing is concrete right now, it looks like John Cena is currently the favorite to win the Royal Rumble next month. The belief is that WWE wants to set up a huge rematch between Cena and Randy Orton at Wrestlemania 30.
While many fans are hoping for a bigger match, WWE has discussed the possibility of doing a rematch between John Cena and Randy Orton as the main event of Wrestlemania 30.
Word going around is that despite doing the tease between John Cena and Randy Orton at the end of the Survivor Series last night, the two of them are not expected to feud until Wrestlemania.