As soon as Seth Rollins went down with an ACL injury, the belief was that WWE would be contacting John Cena to see an early return would be possible. To their credit, management has not done that. Instead, they are opting to respect his wish for time off to focus on other projects and heal up from his various injuries in the ring. No exact time frame has been announced, but he should be back before the Royal Rumble.
November 11, 2015
Initially, the belief was that we would not see Sting again until Wrestlemania rolls around, especially since he suffered some injuries while working a title match against Seth Rollins. Rumors are now floating around that the legendary WCW star might be brought in for the Royal Rumble. WWE is especially concerned with drastically declining numbers, so his presence at the pay per view might be of some assistance.
October 22, 2015
In one of the best matches in the history of the Royal Rumble, Brock Lesnar successfully retained the WWE Heavyweight Championship by pinning Seth Rollins after an F5. John Cena had been knocked out by a beautifully and masterfully executed Phoenix Splash from Rollins. Lesnar was made to look especially strong in the match because he came back to win after coming close to being stretched out because of a story line rib injury.
January 25, 2015
Since he should be medically cleared by the time the pay per view rolls around, the widespread belief among wrestling fans is that Randy Orton will be one of the mystery entrants during the big Royal Rumble match. However, WWE could opt to utilize him in a different way next Sunday. There are talks that he could be the one to interfere and cost Seth Rollins the chance to become the world champion, thus setting up their Wrestlemania feud.
January 22, 2015
Those that watched Monday Night Raw this week, saw that WWE made a big change to the world heavyweight championship match at the Royal Rumble. Seth Rollins will now join Brock Lesnar and John Cena in a triple threat match. The belief is that management is making the change because the original match up was not drawing interest from fans. The Money in the Bank briefcase makes the match a bit more unpredictable.
January 6, 2015
Good news for those of you who have been complaining that Brock Lesnar does not make enough appearances in WWE. The world heavyweight champion is currently scheduled to be on Monday Night Raw next week. The belief is that he will kick start the promotions for his upcoming title match against John Cena at the Royal Rumble. Management might also have him tease a potential feud with Seth Rollins as well, in order to keep the Money in the Bank briefcase relevant.
December 9, 2014