Top three moments from the 2016 Royal Rumble

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The WWE played host to the 2016 Royal Rumble on Sunday evening, and it was one to remember as two titles changed hands.

The United States championship went from Alberto Del Rio to Kalisto, whilst Roman Reigns lost his WWE championship belt to COO Triple H.

Elsewhere, Dean Ambrose retained his Intercontinental belt, The New Day remained tag-team champions and Charlotte overcame Becky Lynch to keep the Divas belt around her waste.


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But what moments stood out during the PPV? Here are three top moments from the 2016 Royal Rumble.

1) Sasha Banks Returns

The Divas Revolution has gone very stale in recent weeks, but last night it kicked up a gear once again as the boss Sascha Banks made her return from injury.

Banks has been off screens in recent weeks, and it seems that over that break, she is split apart from Naomi and Tamina Snuka, ending the Team-Bad stable. After Charlotte beat Becky Lynch and celebrated her win, Banks' music hit and the place erupted.

It's very clear to see that the boss is the universe's favourite diva and her pop last night was one of the biggest during the show. She came down to the ring and kicked Becky Lynch out before turning her attentions to the champion.

She put Charlotte in her submission before lifting the divas title up high. It's clear what her plans are for the future and if WWE is smart, they'll make her the new champion sooner rather than later.

2) The Wyatt Family vs Brock Lesnar

When Erick Rowan, Luke Harper and Braun Strowman all entered the Royal Rumble at similar times, it was clear what was going to happen.

They were clearing house and dominating the ring, until Brock Lesnar's music hit and the beast came walking down. Lesnar quickly took the trio to suplex city, and eventually eliminated them one-by-one.

As soon as they were eliminated, down came the leader Bray Wyatt, and together, they eliminated Lesnar, despite the trio already being thrown out. This perfectly sets up their feud going through to Wrestlemania.

Wyatt and Paul Heyman doing promos together. Cannot wait.

3) AJ Styles Debuts

Roman Reigns eliminates Rusev and the fans are agitated and annoyed. Cue the 10-second countdown and then cue to biggest pop of the night.

At first, no-one knew who it was due to the entrance theme, but as soon as AJ Styles appeared, the place erupted. The commentators couldn't believe it and Reigns certainly couldn't believe it.

Massive pop and as it came so early on in the Rumble, it kept the fans interested. Sadly he was eliminated later on by Kevin Owens, but that gives him the heat he needs as a heel.

WWE will have fun with AJ Styles, but they must use him right.

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