First Royal Rumble Entrants Announced

The first 5 entrants into the 2022 men’s Royal Rumble match have been officially announced by WWE. The superstars due to compete in the match are as follows:

  • Austin Theory
  • Rey Mysterio
  • Dominik Mysterio
  • Angelo Dawkins
  • Montez Ford

The announcements were made throughout the January 3rd edition of Monday Night Raw. In regards to Austin Theory, his entry was officially announced in a backstage segment with Vince McMahon. The WWE chairman said that he had a surprise for Theory, in which Theory’s entry was announced.

While 5 entrants into the men’s Royal Rumble have been announced, an extra entrant may have also been revealed. While not officially announced by WWE, actor Johnny Knoxville has also declared himself for the match.

The Royal Rumble takes place on Saturday, January 29th. The following matches have been officially announced for the pay-per-view:

  • Men’s Royal Rumble match – Montez Ford, Angelo Dawkins, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio and Austin Theory have been officially announced for the match.
  • Women’s Royal Rumble match – No participants have been officially announced at the time of writing.
  • Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Bobby Lashley – Singles match for the WWE Championship.
  • Edge and Beth Phoenix vs. The Miz and Maryse – Mixed Tag Team match.
  • Becky Lynch (c) vs. Doudrop or Bianca Belair or Liv Morgan – Singles match for the Raw Women’s Championship.

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