Bray Wyatt is expected to wrestle his first match since returning to WWE at the Royal Rumble next year.
The show will not only feature Bray’s first match since rejoining WWE in October, but also a brand new match type.
Reports claim that WWE is “seriously considering” putting on the first-ever “Pitch Black” match at the January 2023 show.
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Reports say that the Royal Rumble card is still more than two months away, and has now been completely mapped out by Triple H and the rest of WWE’s creative team.
WrestlingNews.co One of the matches on the card is reportedly set to be a ‘pitch black’ match, or rather an idea that is being considered internally at WWE right now.
The entire card is mapped out for the Rumble event. Last week, we were told about the pitch being made for the “Pitch Black” match and that it was being seriously considered for the show.
While the terms and details of the match are unclear, the report mentions that sources believe it is linked to Bray Wyatt and the former Universal Champion’s new gimmick upon his return to WWE.
The source didn’t have many details on the structure/rules of the match but a company source believes Bray Wyatt is in line.
As Bray is unlikely to wrestle on TV, this ‘Pitch Black’ match, if it goes to fruition, is believed to be his first match since returning to WWE in early October.
GiveMeSport will keep you updated with all the latest news surrounding WWE’s plans for the Royal Rumble, especially as they relate to Wyatt.
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Described as ‘captivating’ by WWE fans, Wyatt has been feuding with former NXT star LA Knight for the past few weeks on SmackDown.
When he returned to WWE last month, after being fired until July 2021, almost no WWE fans would have guessed that Bray’s first feud would be against former Max Dupri, but it ended up being that way.
Again, while it’s only speculation at this point, WWE TV is currently telling a storyline between Knight and Bray that could mean they could be opponents in a ‘Pitch Black’ match at the Royal Rumble.
Along with the men’s and women’s Rumble matches, the event is slated to see Kevin Owens challenge Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Universal Title, at least according to reports.
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