Regardless how fans feel about John Cena winning the 2013 Royal Rumble and The Rock winning the WWE title, Sunday's Rumble featured a number of shrewd decisions by WWE.
The World Heavyweight Championship featured a fitting ending. The Rumble match itself delivered a handful of excellent surprises.
Along with booking worth griping about, WWE composed a number of solid stories. Not everyone's favorite did as well as some fans would have hoped, but the road to WrestleMania certainly has some intrigue already.
Looking past the show's flaws, here are the best decisions WWE made for Royal Rumble 2013.