During the January 7th 2022 edition of WWE Smackdown, Sami Zayn met with Jackass star Johnny Knoxville backstage. Knoxville express interest in being part of the men’s 2022 Royal Rumble match but Zayn said Knoxville wasn’t qualified.
After Zayn lost his match to Rick Boogs, Knoxville ran into the ring and dumped Zayn over the top rope. The ring announcer then stated that Knoxville was qualified to enter the Rumble.
— WWE (@WWE) January 8, 2022