Royal Rumble has been used quite historically for title-match-try outs. That's what I call it. The Rumble match draws itself, and there's a big rumour that whoever is returning is involved with CM Punk. Most people think Jericho, so if he does return and feuds with Punk would we see him COST punk the title? Ziggler being champion at Rumble vs Miz? Sounds like a try-out match to me, help solidify these superstars as permanent main eventers. I don't see how some guy returns on 2nd and gets an instant title match with Punk at the Rumble. Because unless they make it so Punk loses and wins the rumble, how can the match do any of the superstars any favour? Jericho goes over Punk - Makes Punk look weak. Same then other way around. Perhaps if they made it so Jericho is the one John Laurinaitus is texting, then John could get involved and make Jericho champion and spare Punk looking weak. But that just makes Jericho look weak, and then we have another coward-heel champion, and in the promos it's "A familiar force is returning". I wouldn't call that a force. It's these types of thoughts that makes me wander if it is actually Jericho returning. I see the most logical scenario being Jericho costs Punk, they feud until Rumble where one of them wins it. The other wins EC match and they have their match at Wrestlemania'. Do you all generally think Punk is going to be champion until Wrestlemania? There was a rumour he was going to drop it and win it again AT Wrestlemania, which would be great as it really boosts his face-persona some more. Let's discuss this.