Each year, the Royal Rumble match gives a Superstar a chance to headline WrestleMania. Whether it's a rising star or a seasoned veteran, the Superstar who wins the Royal Rumble will likely have a successful career in the WWE.
Last year, Alberto Del Rio won the Royal Rumble match, and his career has taken off since then. The Royal Rumble is a place for rivalries and returns, but most of all, it's the first leg in the Road to WrestleMania.
Here are my top 10 candidates to win the 2012 Royal Rumble match.