WWE Royal Rumble 2016: 4 Early Choices to Win and Headline WrestleMania 32

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The Royal Rumble may be four months away but since WWE is already planning WrestleMania 32, we’ll take a look at who could win the prestigious match to headline the show of shows.

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The Royal Rumble is always one of the most highly anticipated WWE matches of the year. It kicks off the WWE calendar of pay-per-views in January.

For those who don’t know, the Royal Rumble is a battle royal involving 30 WWE stars. They don’t all start in the ring at once, as someone enters the match every 90 seconds. The last one remaining in the ring receives a WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at WrestleMania.

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The most recent winner of the Royal Rumble was Roman Reigns, who headlined WrestleMania 31 in a WWE WHC match against Brock Lesnar. Reigns would be pinned after Seth Rollins cashed in Money in the Bank. This has been the case for a lot of the Royal Rumble winners in recent years but we’ll get to that momentarily.

WrestleMania 32 is being billed as one of the biggest WWE shows in history, so who’s chosen to win this match will be critical. There’s a lot of obvious candidates that could win as well, making this interesting.

So who are candidates to win Royal Rumble 2016?

Before we get into the early candidates to win the 2016 Royal Rumble, we have to take a look at some interesting statistics on the past eight Royal Rumble winners.

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