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Wyatt adds intrigue to Royal Rumble match!

Bernie Barnes @thedailyjobber

The Royal Rumble match, in which Roman Reigns is being forced to defend his WWE World Heavyweight Championship, has become much more interesting.

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At the conclusion of this week’s edition of Monday Night Raw, Bray Wyatt and his gang of loyal followers made a dramatic statement, making their intentions to dominate the annual battle royal event clear.

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Santana Garrett as “Sister Abigail”?

Bernard Barnes @thedailyjobber
After years of cryptic allusions to a Wyatt Family matriarch, WWE may be approaching a time of unveiling.
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Recent rumours and behind-the-scenes reports, coupled with photos released via Instagram, point towards Santana Garrett as a likely candidate to inhabit the role of Sister Abigail.

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The new Voice of Smackdown!

Jerry “The King” Lawler and “Beige” Byron Saxton have new company at the Smackdown announce table Thursday nights. Canadian-born Mauro Ranallo made his successful debut to the program January 7th, 2016.

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Ranallo brings a rich sense of seriousness and authenticity to WWE television that was – and in regards to Monday Night Raw, still is – severely lacking. Read more…

Sting inducted into WWE Hall Of Fame!

WWE officially announced on Twitter, then to the television audiences on Monday Night Raw: first inductee to this year’s Hall Of Fame is former WCW/TNA Champion Sting.

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The man born as Steve Borden responded via Twitter, saying he was “honored”. COO Triple H released a statement: “His contributions to our industry are unprecedented, and we look forward to celebrating his incredible career with fans all over the world.” Read more…

Jobber Run-Down: RAW

New Orleans, Louisiana.

23rd Anniversary of Monday Night Raw. The McMahons and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns. One versus all. Highlight Reel returns. New U.S. Champ. Paul Heyman returns with the Beast.

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Full Jobber Run-Down starts now…

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John Cena side-lined!

Former US Champion and face of the WWE for more than a decade, John Cena, has been shelved with another injury less than two weeks since his return to wrestling.

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Cena himself broke the news on January 6th, 2016. He Tweeted that he would be going in for shoulder surgery on Thursday.

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New talent joining WWE roster?

The new year kicks off with big rumours of performers who may be setting their sights on signing with The Big Fed.

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Credible sources report that superstars AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson all gave their notices to New Japan Pro Wrestling on Monday and could be WWE-bound.

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WWE World Heavyweight Championship to be decided in Royal Rumble match!

In a shocking development on the first Monday Night Raw of 2016, Chairman of the Board and CEO of WWE Vincent K. McMahon announced that Roman Reigns would defend his WWE World Heavyweight Championship against 29 other competitors in the Royal Rumble match.

010_RAW_01042016ej_0148-1708152824The spiteful move came after Reigns fought Sheamus in the main event. In an attempt to ensure a title change, McMahon inserted himself as special guest referee. Despite the deck stacked in the Authority’s favour, Reigns was able to get the win.

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Predictions and projections for 2016

It’s the time of year for review and resolution. It’s a time to take a look back at the year that’s gone by and in doing so appreciate the present.

What’s next is to look ahead at 2016. Which superstars will stand out, excel and achieve greatness? Which wrestlers will fall short of potential?

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The Daily Jobber wishes all the marks, smarks, heels, faces, no-sellers and super-bumpers a Happy New Year’s. Here are some Jobber predictions for 2016…

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Ways to heighten drama in Royal Rumble match

In its 29th incarnation, the WWE Royal Rumble comes to the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on January 24th, 2016.

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What began as one of the Big Fed’s original “Big Four” pay-per-views and most innovative events in sports entertainment, the Rumble has suffered from awkward landings in recent years.

Will this year’s card redeem the Rumble?

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