Backstage Royal Rumble News: What You Didn’t See On PPV


2010 WWE Royal Rumble

WWE had the backstage area on lockdown last night to protect the surprise return of Edge from leaking out. Even invited guests who were originally invited backstage were told it was “staff only” last night. 

– Several DirecTV subscribers had technical problems during last night’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view.

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– The phrase “Royal Rumble” was one of the top searched phrases on and was one of the trending topics on Twitter last night.

– As previously reported, Gail Kim, Kelly Kelly, Eve Torres & the Bella Twins defeated Jillian Hall, Katie Lee, Natalya, Maryse & Alicia Fox in a dark match that took place prior to the Rumble went live on PPV. The crowd was said to be dead for this match.

– After the Royal Rumble PPV went off the air, Edge was in the ring for about another ten minutes with loud “Welcome back” chants coming from the crowd.

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