Details On Why WWE Had Sheamus Win The Royal Rumble

At Sunday’s Royal Rumble event, Sheamus was the last man standing and will go to WrestleMania gets to choose whether he will challenge WWE Champion or the World Heavyweight champion.

Many insiders were predicting Chris Jericho would win the Royal Rumble – and it’s believe that WWE had Sheamus win for that very reason.

Michael Cole’s line at the end of the show about which title will Sheamus will challenge for was a way of emphasizing the unpredictability of the Rumble and how WWE storylines just got shaken up by a “dark horse” winning.

Sheamus has been getting great reactions at recent live events and WWE officials are said to be firmly behind pushing him as a top babyface.