The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) will be at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts this evening and the special feature is the 24th annual Royal Rumble event.
Some names of the previous year’s Royal Rumble winners includes Stone Cold Steve Austin who has won the event a record 3 times, John Cena, Batista, Hulk Hogan, Bret “The Hitman” Hart, Brock Lesnar, Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker, Vince McMahon, Edge, who is defending his World Heavyweight Championship belt tonight, Randy Orton, who is challenging for the WWE Championship and Rey Mysterio and John Cena who both will be involved in the 40-man Royal Rumble.
There will be forty wrestlers in tonight’s Royal Rumble match, which is the most participants in the history of the event. The winning wrestler is decided after the other 39 wrestlers have been thrown over the top ring rope and both feet touched the floor. The prize for the winner will earn a world championship match of their choosing at WrestleMania XXVII.
The match from Raw is between the WWE Champion, The Miz, who will be defending his title against Randy Orton. The Miz has defeated Orton twice including a TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs match. However, Orton has the chance to defeat The Miz due to his victory against Wade Barrett and King Sheamus. The match from SmackDown is for the World Heavyweight Championship and it will feature Edge who is defending his title against challenger Dolph Ziggler.