Last-minute rumors (possible spoilers) heading into the 2023 WWE Royal Rumble PLE

With the 2023 WWE Royal Rumble PLE starting shortly, here are some of the last-minute rumors that have been floating around the internet…

* According to, “several talent were speculating that they believe Pat McAfee could be back soon, with one saying they’d heard his name mentioned for the Royal Rumble.”

* Fightful noted that NJPW sources claim “Switchblade” Jay White is still under contract to them as of the Rumble.

* Fightful also noted that there were discussions about the match order with the men’s Rumble possibly kicking off the show and Roman Reigns vs. Kevin Owens ending the show.

* According to Mike Johnson of, Nia Jax is backstage at the event and is expected to be in the women’s Rumble match.

* Johnson also reported that WWE NXT star Ivy Nile is in San Antonio for the event in addition to several others from the brand.