Report: Current Plans For 2012 WWE Royal Rumble Match

Nick Paglino

Local advertisements have been advertising a 30 man Royal Rumble match for the 2012 PPV being held next month, which has fueled speculation that WWE will be abandoning the 40 man concept that it ran for last year's event.

PWInsider.com is now confirming that WWE does indeed plan to return to the 30 man Royal Rumble Match format and will not be featuring 40 men in the match this year. No word on why WWE has decided to change creative plans.

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