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NXT Superstars Will Be In The WWE 2020 Royal Rumble Matches

WWE appears to confirm the news on YouTube...

In a video on the company's official YouTube channel, WWE have appeared to confirm that NXT Superstars will be a part of this year's Royal Rumble matches.

A video called By The Numbers that looks at statistical info ahead of this year's Rumble includes a line that states all "three brands collide in two Royal Rumble matches on one historic night."



Fans the world over were worried that stars of the black and gold brand were not going to be included in the men's and women's over the top rope spectacular - especially after initial rumoured plans of 10 Superstars from each brand were scrapped.

At the time of writing, only seven spots are open in the men's match, while 26 are free in the women's.

Below are the confirmed lists of names for each of the Rumble matches:

Men's:

  • Brock Lesnar (number 1 entrant)

  • Roman Reigns

  • Randy Orton

  • Drew McIntyre

  • Ricochet

  • Rey Mysterio

  • AJ Styles

  • Erick Rowan

  • King Corbin

  • Dolph Ziggler

  • Otis

  • Tucker

  • Elias

  • Aleister Black

  • Rusev

  • Bobby Lashley

  • R-Truth

  • Braun Strowman

  • Shinsuke Nakamura,

  • Seth Rollins

  • Buddy Murphy

  • Samoa Joe

  • Kevin Owens


Women's: 

  • Charlotte Flair

  • Alexa Bliss

  • Nikki Cross

  • Sarah Logan

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