The second biggest WWE Pay-Per-View of the year, The Royal Rumble, is less than two weeks away and more names were announced for the 30-man over-the-top-rope battle royal last night on Monday Night Raw.
'The best in the world' CM Punk, former World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio, Intercontinental Champion Big E Langston, Tag Team Champions Goldust and Cody Rhodes, Rey Mysterio, Kofi Kingston, The Miz, Xavier Woods and R-Truth join returnee Batista in the list of superstars set to compete.
The 30-man rumble offers the winner a shot at the newly unified WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the main event of the biggest event of the WWE calendar, WrestleMania in April.
Batista was set to be a surprise returnee but when his return was leaked Vince McMahon decided to announce his return for next weeks Raw, the final one before The Rumble, but there are still set to be a few surprise returnee's with Chris Jericho, Sheamus and RVD at the top of the list.
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