WATCH: Edge Returns In 2020 Royal Rumble Match (Video), Backstage Update On His New WWE Contract

WWE Photos & Videos |By Matt Boone |Sun, January 26, 2020 - 11:31PM EST
WWE Hall Of Famer Edge Returns As No. 21 Entrant In 2020 WWE Royal Rumble Match (Video)

As expected, "The Rater-R Superstar" is back, as the 30-man Royal Rumble match at the WWE Royal Rumble 2020 pay-per-view on Sunday night marked the shocking return of the WWE Hall Of Fame legend Adam "Edge" Copeland.

After 20 WWE Superstars made the long-walk down the Minute Mark Park entrance-way for the traditional 30-man, over-the-top-rope battle royal style match, the ten-second count down clock appeared on the titan tron, marking a ten-Mississippi-count before the roof nearly exploded off of the Houston, Texas-hosted venue when the infamous Royal Rumble buzzer/horn sounded to signify the entrance of the 21st entrant in the bout.

And then it happened.

The "You Think You Know Me" phrase was uttered as the familiar WWE theme song of the former multiple-time WWE Champion and the winner of the 30-man Royal Rumble match at the WWE Royal Rumble 2010 PPV made his way to the ring with a very emotional look on his face, as he took in a moment he likely thought he would never experience again.

As we wrote in our fifth of five exclusive WWE Royal Rumble *spoiler* updates leading into the PPV on Sunday afternoon, despite reports claiming otherwise, Edge's return in the 30-man Royal Rumble match this weekend has been planned for a while now.

Ahead of his return as the 21st entrant in this year's Men's Royal Rumble match, Edge was medically cleared by a number of doctors, including the official WWE medical team that is required to sign off on an injured, or formerly injured Superstar's return to the ring. Additionally, he has reportedly inked a new contract with WWE in anticipation of his return on Sunday night in the main event of the first PPV of the New Year of 2020 for the world-leader in sports entertainment.


UPDATE: Apparently one of the "Vicious Spears" advertised by WWE in the video released on their official YouTube channel (See Above) resulted in AJ Styles suffering separated left shoulder, forcing on-the-fly changes to be made to Men's Royal Rumble Match at the WWE PPV in Houston.

For the full story on Edge accidentally injuring AJ Styles during his return in the Royal Rumble Match, including close-up photos of the moments leading-up-to, during and after Edge blasted Styles with the Spear that would ultimately separate his left shoulder by CLICKING HERE.


For a backstage news update on what led to the WWE Royal Rumble 2020 return for Edge, as well as details on new WWE contract he signed prior to making the walk to the squared circle at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, click here.

If you missed Sunday night's PPV, check out our detailed match-by-match results right here at eWrestling.com via the following link:

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* Details On Edge Signing New Contract Prior To Royal Rumble For Full-Time WWE Return
* WWE Decides Against Having Sting Appear In Royal Rumble Match, In-Ring Return Still Expected
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