Earlier this week on Monday night, Goldberg announced that he would be entering himself into the Royal Rumble match in January 2017.
He became the first person to declare himself for the match, which is surprising because usually, superstars don't declare themselves for the event until after the Tables, Ladders, and Chairs (TLC) pay-per-view.
However, having Goldberg in the match itself is a mistake not because of him being Goldberg, but due to the fact there's really only two logical ways which his participation in the match is going to end.
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One of two things is likely to happen to Goldberg in the Royal Rumble; he'll either win the match or be screwed over and eliminated from the match by Brock Lesnar to reignite their feud for WrestleMania.
The vast majority of fans will not want to see Goldberg in the main event of WrestleMania as they believe the opportunity should be given to a younger and upcoming star. It could end up being a similar reaction to when Batista won the Royal Rumble a few years ago if this becomes the case.
Also, many members of the WWE Universe are expecting Triple H to come back at some point and screw over Seth Rollins once more to reignite their feud for WrestleMania 33. The perfect opportunity would be to have The Game stopping Rollins from winning the Royal Rumble and challenging Kevin Owens for the Universal Championship.
If this was to be the case, what's the point of having two screw overs in the same Rumble? Triple H vs Rollins is going to have the bigger impact so why waste such a moment on two part timers that ultimately might not be with the company come six months time?
Having Goldberg in the Rumble is an obvious choice to attract more fans to the event, but that's all it should be. The event doesn't need to focus on him as those spots should be given to younger and upcoming superstars with more impactful storylines.
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