The WWE Royal Rumble in 2017 will take place on Sunday at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas and when it comes to Royal Rumble, predicting a winner is always difficult. Many of the top performers will be competing, and most of the superstars have already been confirmed for the big event, which means that there are only a few empty spots left.
Every year, WWE surprises the fans with some celebrity or a legend and this year it is not the exception. Taking all factors into considerations here are some predictions for the 2017 WWE Royal Rumble. First of all, there are confirmed entrants:
1. Kofi Kingston
2. Sami Zayn – Iron Man
3. Big Show
4. Xavier Woods
5. Dolph Ziggler
6. Chris Jericho
7. Luke Harper
8. Braun Strowman – Most Eliminations
9. Brock Lesnar
10. Dean Ambrose
11. The Miz
12. Big E
13. Randy Orton
14. Bray Wyatt
15. Baron Corbin
19. Big Cass
20. The Undertaker – Winner
We can also expect to see Titus O’Neill, Apollo Crews, Shaquille O’Neal, Rhyno, Enzo, Mojo Rawley, Kurt Angle, Samoa Joe and Triple H.
Kofi vs. Titus
The beef between Titus O’Neill and The New Day has been interesting to watch, and this will transfer to the Royal Rumble match. Kofi is good in one-on-one fights, and we might see his amazing avoidance of elimination this year. However, to keep their feud from being one-sided O’Neill should be the one to eliminate Kofi.
Sami as the Iron Man
Semi Zayn might be the one to earn the iron man badge in Royal Rumble as he has a similar profile as a Superstar. Seth Rollins was supposed to be the iron man but he lost his spot to Zayn who is the future United States and Universal Champion.
Strowman Will Have The Most Eliminations
We believe that Strowman is the guy that will have 8+ eliminations, but the Royal Rumble is so unpredictable that we might see him eliminated by a team of wrestlers. He may not be the winner, but according to OddsShark, he is going to clear the ring with a lot of eliminations.
Shaq and The Big Show
Although this matchup has not been confirmed yet, we would love to see the NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal go against the Big Show. One celebrity we would all like to see at the 2017 Royal Rumble is definitely Shaq.
Kurt Angle and Rusev
Kurt Angle was announced as the first member of this year’s Hall of Fame class, and this is the reason he will probably appear at the Royal Rumble. After news of Angle’s induction had been delivered, Lana tweeted a slight insult at Angle, who will definitely be a perfect rival to Rusev.
The Undertaker or Lesnar as Winners
Lesnar wants revenge, and the Undertaker wasn’t brought back just to be a small part of it. Goldberg is a favorite to many, but that doesn’t mean he will win it all. If Lesnar ends up victorious, he might be up for one more WrestleMania main event. However, we believe that it will be between these two at the end and that the Undertaker will be an ultimate winner.
Who do you think will win the 2017 WWE Royal Rumble?