During the recent WWE Backstage broadcast on FS1 with the return of Renee Young to WWE, accompanied by Booker T and Paige, they announced that Randy Orton and Edge will be the first two wrestlers to enter the Royal Rumble.
At the end of the program, Renee Young was in charge of announcing that Randy Orton would be the first WWE Superstar to enter the Royal Rumble and Edge would be the one to come out in second place, so both will start the match.
Currently, they have confirmed 21 superstars for the Men’s Royal Rumble match, so there are still about 9 more fighters to be revealed for the match.
Tomorrow, @RandyOrton will need to stand the test of time.
— WWE (@WWE) January 31, 2021
During the show, the analysts reviewed the entire Royal Rumble card, and Renee Young, Paige, and Booker T gave their predictions of the winners of each of the matches as well as their favorite moments that have occurred in the PPV. WWE superstars like Xavier Woods, Ember Moon, and Mark Henry also participated to choose their best memory of a Royal Rumble.
WWE Backstage was canceled in June of last year after FOX Sports made several cuts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonight’s show aired at FOX Sports studios in Los Angeles.
Updated Billboard WWE Royal Rumble 2021
Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Goldberg
Last Man Standing For The WWE Universal Championship
Roman Reigns (c) vs. Kevin Owens
SmackDown Women’s Championship
Sasha Banks (c) vs. Carmella
WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships
Asuka and Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler
Men’s Royal Rumble Match (Randy Orton And Edge Will Enter The Top Spots)
Daniel Bryan, Bobby Lashley, Randy Orton, AJ Styles, Otis, The Miz, Jey Uso, Jeff Hardy, Sami Zayn, Cesaro, Shinsuke Nakamura, Sheamus, John Morrison, Mustafa Ali, Edge, Dolph Ziggler, Big E, Braun Strowman, Baron Corbin, Rey, and Dominik Mysterio and 9 entrants to be announced.
Women’s Royal Rumble Match (Natalya Will Enter The Last Position)
Nia Jax, Charlotte Flair, Bayley, Bianca Belair, Dana Brooke, Mandy Rose, Peyton Royce, Shayna Baszler, Alexa Bliss, Liv Morgan, Ruby Riott, Tamina, Natalya, and 17 participants to be announced.