WWE Spoilers: First Royal Rumble Match Participant Announced!Posted on January 2, 2013 by Cassidy Wrestling NewsShare On: Tweet The 26th annual WWE Royal Rumble will come to you, live on pay-per-view, on January 27 from the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, AZ. As announced on RAW, 2008 Royal Rumble Winner John Cena was the first to announce his entry into the 2013 Royal Rumble Match. Here is the updated card for the big event: 30-Man Royal Rumble Match WWE Championship: CM Punk or Ryback (c) vs. The Rock Royal Rumble Match Participants: John Cena Who do you want to see take part in the 2013 Royal Rumble Match? Post your comments in the box below.