WWE Royal Rumble is now a WWE World Heavyweight Championship match

Vince McMahon announced that Roman Reigns will defend his WWE World Heavyweight Championship against 29 other men in the Royal Rumble match on January 24.

Powell’s POV: If Reigns wins the match does he defend the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against himself at WrestleMania 32? In all seriousness, I’m not a big fan of this approach and I fear it’s a setup for Triple H winning the Rumble and the title and then defending against Reigns at WrestleMania. I’m all for a Reigns vs. Hunter match anywhere other than WrestleMania 32.

The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features the WWE Survivor Series audio review co-hosted by Jake Barnett. Normally exclusive to ProWrestling.net Members, Jason and Jake discuss the full show including Becky Lynch vs. Shayna Baszler vs. Bayley in a non-title match, Brock Lesnar vs. Rey Mysterio in a No Holds Barred match for the WWE Championship, "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt vs. Daniel Bryan for the WWE Universal Title, and more...

Readers Comments (1)

  1. I think HHH causes Reigns to be eliminated from the Rumble. Lesnar or Cena win the the Rumble and the title. Reigns beats HHH at Fastlane to earn a title shot at Mania. Reigns beats Lesnar or Cena for the title at Mania.

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