The annual Royal Rumble match is always a phenomenal way to begin the Road to WrestleMania. With the way WrestleMania 29 seems to be shaping up, there’s more speculation as to who could win the epic 30-man match.
The Undertaker, the Rock, CM Punk, John Cena, Triple H and Brock Lesnar will likely dominate the top three matches on the card, leaving room for younger faces to step up by winning the Royal Rumble.
It is almost a given that the winner of the Royal Rumble winner will challenge for the World Heavyweight Championship because the WWE Championship will probably be mixed in with Rock, Cena and/or Punk.
Since the title has been defended lower on the card in recent years, it allows for the match to feature Superstars new to the main event scene.
WrestleMania 29 will be a huge event. The WWE has a chance to elevate a midcarder by having him win the Royal Rumble and challenge for the World Heavyweight Championship.
Here are five plausible Royal Rumble winners you’d never see coming.