WWE’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view last month saw several returns and debuts. Multiple reports emerged following the event, with Jey Uso originally being scheduled for the men’s Royal Rumble match, however due to not being able to get cleared he couldn’t compete. As for the women’s Royal Rumble match, Reckoning was supposed to compete however due to testing positive for COVID-19 she had to be replaced by NXT’s Toni Storm.
Fightful Select (subscription required) have revealed several pitches which didn’t end up happening in the men’s Royal Rumble match.
One of the pitches which didn’t end up taking place was Ricochet coming out late in the match, however instead he entered in the number 12 spot.
Another of the pitches was that RETRIBUTION would surround three sides of the ring, causing mayhem throughout the match. This also didn’t end up happening, however a similar spot took place with AJ Styles’ bodyguard Omos, who eliminated both Intercontinental Champion Big E and Rey Mysterio.