Van Dam, a veteran of six WWE Royal Rumble matches, has not competed for WWE since August 2014 when he lost a match. Seth Rollins.
Outside of WWE, RVD has competed for TNA/Impact Wrestling And various other small promotions.
With only 15 spots filled in the men’s Royal Rumble match, there is plenty of room for superstars like RVD to return.
talking Steve Fall’s “The Ten Count” podcast, Van Damme was asked if he would be donning his single for this weekend’s show in San Antonio.
“It has happened before [returning at a Rumble.] You know when I went back in 2006 or seven. I guess it was six. But yeah, hey, that would be nice. I have no plans to share with you.”
Rob Van Dam.
Van Dam at the Rumble
After signing with the WWF in 2001, RVD would make his Rumble debut in January 2002 as the 29th entrant.
Van Dam will not last long, being eliminated by Booker T (his future tag-team partner) in just over two minutes.
Van Dam would be much better the following year, lasting 33 minutes and scoring two eliminations. why (His other tag-partner.)
After an injury forced Rob to miss much of 2005, he returned in 2006 and returned for one night as part of the 2009 Rumble match (which won Randy Orton.)