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WWE Spoilers: Two Superstars Removed From The Royal Rumble Match!

The 23rd annual WWE Royal Rumble will come to you, live on pay-per-view, this Sunday night from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA. For unconfirmed reasons, both The Hurricane (ECW) & Santino Marella (RAW) have been removed from the listing for the 30-Man Royal Rumble Match. Here is the updated, and most likely final, card:

  • 30-Man Royal Rumble Match
  • WWE Championship: Sheamus (c) Vs. Randy Orton
  • World Heavyweight Championship: The Undertaker (c) Vs. Rey Mysterio
  • ECW Championship: Christian (c) Vs. Ezekiel Jackson
  • Women’s Championship: Michelle McCool (c) Vs. Mickie James

Royal Rumble Match Participants (as of January 29): Triple H (RAW), Shawn Michaels (RAW), Batista (SmackDown), John Cena (RAW), Chris Jericho (SmackDown), CM Punk (SmackDown), R-Truth (SmackDown), Kofi Kingston (RAW), Cody Rhodes (RAW), Ted DiBiase (RAW), Big Show (RAW), Kane (SmackDown), The Miz (RAW), The Great Khali (SmackDown), MVP (RAW), Yoshi Tatsu (ECW), William Regal (ECW), Jack Swagger (RAW), Chris Masters (RAW), Zack Ryder (ECW), Carlito (RAW), Mark Henry (RAW), Evan Bourne (RAW), Matt Hardy (SmackDown), & Shelton Benjamin (ECW)