The Royal Rumble is special in many ways. It's the first pay-per-view of the year. It features a one-of-a-kind rumble-style battle royal. Most importantly, it is the first step on the Road to WrestleMania.
With the last PPV of 2011, Tables, Ladders, and Chairs, now behind us, it's time to take a look at what feuds have ended, what rivalries have intensified, and what the WWE fans should expect to see at this year's Royal Rumble.