Jerry Lawler Reveals a Past Name Contacted by WWE To Be In The Royal Rumble Match

Nick Paglino

Jerry LawlerThe New York Post has published an interview with WWE Hall of Famer Jerry "The King" Lawler, during which Lawler speaks on a number of topics, including the WWE develpmental system, his thoughts on The Shield, Rock vs CM Punk and more. Lawler also reveals the following about Sunday's Royal Rumble match:

I do know that they [WWE] had contacted Rikishi but he had a prior commitment that he could not get out of. My son Brian told me that it was just a commitment he literally could not get out of even though he really wanted to [be in the Rumble].

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