Ryback has certainly been known for his controversial podcasts following his departure from WWE. The former Intercontinental Champion has been very vocal of his thoughts regarding WWE executives Vince McMahon and Triple H. Ryback nearly became the WWE Champion after feuding with CM Punk, and was the runner-up of the 2013 Royal Rumble.
Although Ryback was snubbed from a Royal Rumble victory that Cena did not need, he was still given a match at WrestleMania 29 against Mark Henry. However, his push started to dwindle down even further by losing to the World’s Strongest Man at the event.
Ryback ended his career in the WWE with a string of losses against Kalisto in the quest of becoming United States Champion, with one of them at the WrestleMania 32 Kickoff Show. What made matters worse, the match was in front of a very shallow crowd, since the admission gates were having major problems with people entering in the beginning of the show.
You can watch a highlight of the match below.
Recently, Ryback shared his thoughts on the recent announcement of the women’s Royal Rumble match. He stated that, while he does not think it was a bad idea, he also does not think that the roster has enough people to fill the ring.
Ryback feels that the concept may work, by he sees it in a hurry, since Royal Rumble is just a few weeks away. The call-ups of Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan, and Liv Morgan has added more depth to the roster as whole, and is a help to add more names to the match.
Even if there are one-time appearances from NXT names, that could also be an option. It has occurred in the men’s Royal Rumble before, as Rusev and Sami Zayn were entrants before officially being members of the main roster.
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