UPDATE: It happened! "The Rated-R Superstar" returned, as we have been reporting for weeks now, as one of the surprise entrants in the 30-man Royal Rumble match at the 2020 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on Sunday, January 26th.
For those who missed it, check out COMPLETE video footage of the WWE Hall Of Fame legend making his emotional walk to the ring as entrant number 21 in the WWE Royal Rumble PPV main event by CLICKING HERE.
Regardless of what you might read on verified Twitter accounts leading up to tonight's show, all indications are that WWE Hall Of Famer Adam "Edge" Copeland, who was forced into retirement from active in-ring competition years ago due to a serious neck injury, is absolutely making his comeback at tonight's WWE Royal Rumble 2020 pay-per-view in Houston, Texas.
On the latest Wrestling Observer Radio at F4WOnline.com. longtime editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer stated that Adam Copeland, popularly known as “Edge” in WWE is likely a surprise entrant in the 30-Man Royal Rumble Match and that he’s been led to believe and “hinted” that this will be happening tonight at the PPV.
This has been rumored for months, with Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com not only reporting it, but doubling down when "The Rated-R Superstar" went on record to deny the reports.
If Edge does indeed return tonight at the WWE Royal Rumble 2020 pay-per-view, the assumption would be that he’s likely going to be wrestling in a few months at WrestleMania 36.
Additionally, Johnson has reported that the Canadian pro wrestling legend has not only been cleared to return to the ring to wrestle, but that he has also inked a new WWE contract.
In addition to the many *spoiler* updates we have provided thus far, we are currently organizing and confirming a number of additional news updates and rumors from backstage at the venue for tonight's PPV in Houston.
As noted earlier this afternoon, a big-name legend has been brought in to Houston for the WWE Royal Rumble PPV tonight for a specific reason. Read the full details on that update right here at eWrestling by clicking here.
Another update surfaced and was published moments later regarding an additional established WWE character making a surprise appearance in the 30-man Royal Rumble match tonight.
Finally, there is serious talk about WWE Hall Of Famer Sting returning at WWE Royal Rumble tonight to set up his out-of-retirement match at next WWE Saudi Arabia event.
Read the latest updates and *spoilers* from behind-the-scenes in Houston, TX. for tonight's WWE Royal Rumble PPV below.
The #RoyalRumble2020 #SPOILERS continue to "flow like the salmon of Capistrano" (H/T @JimCarrey) for #WWERoyalRumble (#RoyalRumble) from @MinuteMaidParks at #Houston-hosted PPV -- #EDGE seems ALL but confirmed for FULL #WWE return starting TONIGHT!
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— Matt Boone (@MattBoone1984) January 26, 2020
- WWE ROYAL RUMBLE DAY-OF *SPOILERS* & BACKSTAGE UPDATES
* WWE Royal Rumble *SPOILERS* #1: Big Name "Brought In To Houston" For PPV
* WWE Royal Rumble *SPOILERS* #2: Established Character To Debut In Royal Rumble Match?
* WWE Royal Rumble *SPOILERS* #3: Undertaker, Shane McMahon, 2 Former World Champions Backstage
* WWE Royal Rumble *SPOILERS* #4: Sting Wrestling At Next WWE Saudi Arabia Show, Storyline Starts Tonight?
Check out some ADDITIONAL WWE Royal Rumble *spoilers* and backstage rumors via the following articles posted right here at eWrestling in the past few days leading up to tonight's PPV:
WWE Royal Rumble Results From Houston, Texas (Jan. 26, 2020)
* WATCH: WWE Superstars Practice Royal Rumble Spots At WWE Performance Center Ahead Of Tonight's PPV (VIDEO)
* UPDATED: WWE Royal Rumble *SPOILERS* -- Expected Men & Women's Royal Rumble Match Winners
* WWE Royal Rumble Spoiler Update: Surprise Entrants In Women's Royal Rumble Match
* Edge's Status For 2020 WWE Royal Rumble 30-Man Match In Houston, TX.
* Late Additions & Changes To Lineup For WWE Royal Rumble 2020 Pay-Per-View
* *Spoiler* Legend Confirmed For Royal Rumble PPV, WWE's Plans For Him Revealed
* WWE Royal Rumble *Spoilers* & Updates: Expected Rumble Match Winner, Lesnar's WM36 Opponent
* The Undertaker Spotted At WWE PC Ahead Of Royal Rumble (Photo), Update On Possible Surprise Entrants
* WWE Royal Rumble Updates For 1/26 PPV In Houston: New Title & Gimmick Matches, More
* *Spoiler* Update: WWE Legend Reportedly A "Lock" For Surprise Return In 30-Man Royal Rumble Match
* WWE Royal Rumble Betting Odds For 1/26 PPV In Houston, TX. (Possible *Spoilers*)
* Update On Rumors Of WWE Hall Of Fame Legend Edge Returning In 2020 Royal Rumble Match
* Backstage News On Brock Lesnar Being Placed In Royal Rumble Match To Set Up WrestleMania 36 Match
* WWE Royal Rumble Spoiler Updates Around-The-Clock On Our Social Media Outlet (...)
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