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WWE: These 7 matches were potentially set up for WrestleMania 39 at Royal Rumble 2023

WWE: The 2023 Royal Rumble pulled off a great show in a long time. While the main event for WrestleMania 39 looks set, as many as seven matches were potentially set up for the Grandest Stage. Check them out.

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First Published Jan 31, 2023, 4:46 PM IST

The Royal Rumble 2023 kicked off the road to WrestleMania 40 on Saturday. The namesake matches set up a couple of matches for the Grandest Stage. However, if taken into consideration minutely, as many as seven contests were set up for the Showcase of Immortals, and we look at them all.


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Cody Rhodes vs Roman Reigns
The first and foremost happens to be the winner of the men's RR match, who is all set to take on the reigning Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, Reigns, for the championship at WM39. At the same time, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has already confirmed that it would be the show's main event.

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Rhea Ripley vs Charlotte Flair
Rhea made history by becoming the first female to win the Rumble by entering at number one. Meanwhile, on Monday, she declared that she would go after Charlotte for the SmackDown Women's Championship in a rematch from WM36.


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Rey Mysterio vs Dominik
While Mysterio has moved on from the saga involving his son Dominik joining The Judgement Day, the latter continues to confront the former along with Rhea. At RR, he disrespected the Mysterio again by wearing his mask and tearing it off, indicating a potential clash between the two at WM39.

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Bayley vs Becky Lynch
Bayley has been after Becky since her return from injury last year, while the former's alliance with Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky (Damage Control) has made things difficult for Becky. After the trio was responsible for her elimination at the Rumble, Becky runs out of patience as the two looks to clash in California.


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Edge vs a Judgement Day member
Edge returned during the Rumble, only to confront the JD, who also eliminated him from the match. As Finn Balor and Damien Priest took him out in October with a chair shot, payback would be on Edge's mind, with him looking to settle the score with one of the fraction members, especially Balor.

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Brock Lesnar vs Bobby Lashley
Lesnar has been targeting Lashley of late, costing him the US Championship on two occasions. While Lashley eliminated him at the Rumble, Lesnar was livid with the same and made it evident that the two to collide at the Grandest Stage.


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Seth Rollins vs Logan Paul
Rollins was eliminated by Paul during the closing stages of the Rumble, as the former was in a shell shock after the elimination. While Rollins does not take insults lightly, it does set up a feud hereon that could culminate in a match at the Showcase of Immortals.

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