WWE Royal Rumble 2023 Surprise Entrants: List Of Superstars Who Returned At Royal Rumble

WWE Royal Rumble 2023 Surprise Entrants are declared. In a shocking development, the men’s Royal Rumble match kicked off the show at San Antonio, Texas. WWE had announced 27 out of the 30 participants for the match in advance. The list majorly featured mid-card and upper mid-card wrestlers.


Brock Lesnar and Bobby Lashley were the top two favorites to win the match. However, they were eliminated before the final entrants of the match entered. Cody Rhodes made his much-awaited return at WWE Royal Rumble 2023 as one of the surprise entrants and won the match.

Who returned at WWE Royal Rumble 2023 as surprise entrants?

There were three WWE Superstars who returned during the men’s Royal Rumble 2023 match. The first was WWE Hall of Famer Booker T. He returned to the WWE ring after a long time as the 21st entrant in the match. Soon after, another WWE Hall of Famer, Edge also made his return as the 24th entrant.


Edge was eliminated by the Judgment Day members, and then Rhea Ripley attacked him while he was on his way back to the locker room. Edge’s wife Beth Phoenix made her return next to take out Rhea with a brutal spear.

The last unannounced entrant of Royal Rumble 2023 was Logan Paul. He entered 29th and eliminated Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins. Here is the full list of 30 participants.

Full list of 30 participants in WWE Royal Rumble 2023 men’s match

  1. Gunther
  2. Sheamus
  3. The Miz
  4. Kofi Kingston
  5. Johnny Gargano
  6. Xavier Woods
  7. Karrion Kross
  8. Chad Gable
  9. Drew McIntyre
  10. Santos Escobar
  11. Angelo Dawkins
  12. Brock Lesnar
  13. Bobby Lashley
  14. Baron Corbin
  15. Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins
  16. Otis
  17. Rey Mysterio
  18. Dominik Mysterio
  19. Elias
  20. Finn Balor
  21. Booker T
  22. Damian Priest
  23. Montez Ford
  24. Edge
  25. Austin Theory
  26. Omos
  27. Braun Strowman
  28. Ricochet
  29. Logan Paul
  30. Cody Rhodes

WWE Royal Rumble 2023 Winner Name

Cody Rhodes won the WWE Royal Rumble 2023 match. He eliminated Gunther last to win the match and secure a championship match at WrestleMania 39.



Vinay Chhabria is a cricket and WWE enthusiast who supports Roman Reigns and Gujarat Titans. He has been following cricket for the last 15 years and WWE since 2016.

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