Arguably the second most important WWE Pay-Per-View event of the year is set for Sunday night.
The 2013 Royal Rumble will take place in Phoenix as one WWE superstar looks to earn a spot in the main event of WrestleMania 29. The PPV event, which is set to start at 8 p.m. eastern time, can be purchased for $54.99 through a local cable or satellite provider. Viewers can also watch a live stream online for $44.99 at wwe.com. The pre-show can be seen for free, beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET, on the Web site.
Sunday night marks the return of The Rock to the ring, who hasn’t wrestled since April. He’ll look to win the WWE championship for the first time since 2002.
Four titles are schedule to be defended in Phoenix. The traditional battle royal will feature 30 wrestlers, and is expected to include a few former WWE superstars.
Below is the match card for the 2013 Royal Rumble, as well as predicted winners for each fight.
United States Championship: Antonio Cesaro vs. The Miz (Pre-show)
Tag Team Championship: Team Hell No (Kane & Daniel Bryan) vs. Rhodes Scholars (Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow)
Prediction: Rhodes Scholars
World Heavyweight Championship: Alberto Del Rio vs. Big Show
Prediction: Alberto Del Rio
WWE Championship: CM Punk vs. The Rock
Prediction: The Rock
30-man Royal Rumble
Prediction: John Cena