Alvin Burke, Jr.
  • Birthdate: 10/28/1973 (age 41)
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Weight: 252 Ib

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As we've been reporting here on the website, WWE is planning to bring back several former talents. According to numerous sources, several of those names are expected to return at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view this Sunday night.

Two names now confirmed for the 30-man Royal Rumble match are Carlito and Shelton Benjamin.

Benjamin has been working in Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling since leaving WWE back in April 2010, winning the tag team titles in ROH and teaming with MVP in New Japan. He recently asked for and was granted his release from the company.

Carlito left WWE in 2010 and has been working the indy scene as well as overseas with WWC.

There is no word on MVP's status for the Royal Rumble as of this writing.

Here's the updated list of Royal Rumble entrants:

* John Cena

* Randy Orton

* Ryback

* Sheamus

* Kane

* Daniel Bryan

* Dolph Ziggler (Entering at #1 or #2)

* Antonio Cesaro

* Wade Barrett

* The Miz

* Heath Slater

* Jinder Mahal

* Drew McIntyre

* Darren Young

* Titus O’Neil

* Kofi Kingston

* Cody Rhodes

* Damien Sandow

* Jimmy Uso

* Jey Uso

* Brodus Clay

* Michael McGillicutty

* The Great Khali

* Shelton Benjamin

* Carlito