Vince McMahon was the CEO of WWE before he had to step down following allegations of sexual misconduct and allegedly having paid $12 million in hush money in a huge scandal. He eventually retired from WWE for good and was replaced by his daughter Stephanie McMahon as the CEO of WWE. His son-in-law Triple H is now the Executive Vice President of Talent and Relations as well. Vince McMahon also lied about quitting WWE recently but ended up being real in the end.
The Royal Rumble matches have traditionally been for 30 people every single year, with the exception of 2011, where 40 participants took part. However, WWE might just be doing a Royal Rumble next year, where there will be 40 competitors.
According to Xero News, the potential change is being discussed for the men’s Rumble match. If true, it would likely be announced on the December 30 episode of SmackDown or in the first week of January. Here is what was reported below:
“Hearing 40 Person Rumble still under discussion. If used will only be for Mens. Still yet to be finalised. If finalised will be announced first two weeks of Jan