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By Mike Johnson on 2022-01-29 13:04:00 is told that Vince McMahon has taken an extremely tight look at tonight's Royal Rumble event and has meticulously changed lots of different aspects of the Rumble matches, including who would be coming out first and which talents would be involved at the end of the bouts. 

We are told that compared to last year's Rumble matches, where the plans were made and locked in pretty easily, this has been a much longer, complicated creative process as McMahon settles on what direction he wants.

Over the last few days, there's even been talk of adding talents who are wrestling on other matches on the show into the Men's Rumble, although that's not 100% confirmed as creative was said to be going back and forth last night and this morning. 

One idea pitched in the last week would see Brock Lesnar somehow enter the Men's Rumble.

At one point this week, there was also big push for Randy Orton to go far as the show is in his hometown of St. Louis.   Another pitch was for Riddle and Orton to go far together with the idea of teasing what could happen if they ended up at the end against each other given their chemistry.

We are told that everything, as always, depends on the whims of what Vince McMahon wants as Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns is all but set in stone for Wrestlemania.

WWE is also still working on the Women's Rumble plans as they had yet another run-through earlier today after one last night.

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