Popping out of final month’s WWE TLC pay-per-view occasion, it’s been reported that WWE had plans to ebook one other gimmick match between Randy Orton and “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt on the Royal Rumble.
Nonetheless, WWE has introduced that Orton will work this 12 months’s Males’s Royal Rumble Match. This has precipitated some followers to take a position whether or not WWE nonetheless has plans to ebook Orton vs. Wyatt on the Royal Rumble.
This additionally comes at a time the place Wyatt has been stored off tv since being burned alive at TLC whereas Alexa Bliss has stored the feud going with Orton on tv.
Dave Meltzer reported within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer Publication that Orton’s Royal Rumble entry was a “pink herring.” It implies that WWE did this to mislead followers to assume Orton wouldn’t wrestle The Fiend on the Royal Rumble. There’s nonetheless no date identified for Wyatt’s return to TV.
Meltzer wrote, “introduced for the Rumble at this level are Bryan, Lashley, Types, Orton (which was a Crimson Herring when it was introduced however clearly all the pieces is open to alter).”
WWE Royal Rumble takes place on January 31, 2021 at Tropicana Area in St. Petersburg, Florida.