By Jason Powell
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-The broadcast team of Scott Stanford, David Otunga, Corey Graves, and Booker T opened the show at the studio in Stamford, Connecticut.
-The number one entrant in the Royal Rumble match will be announced on Raw.
Powell’s POV: If it’s not Roman Reigns, then he should be number two (which is the same as number one) given the current storyline issues between him and The Authority.
-Alberto Del Rio vs. Kalisto for the U.S. Title has been added to the #RoyalRumble PPV lineup.
-Dean Ambrose and Kalisto vs. Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio (w/King Barrett) was announced for Raw.
-The Dudley Boyz and Ryback vs. The Wyatt Family in a six-man tag was added to the Raw lineup.
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