- There has been speculation about Shelton Benjamin making his return to WWE as a surprise entrant in the 2017 Royal Rumble. Benjamin went on Twitter and said that he won’t be recovered in time from his injury to make an appearance.
Recovery is going well. Still months away from anything physical so all the RR predictions are as accurate as they've been the last 6 years https://t.co/eb6q2YbEsJ— Shelton J. Benjamin (@Sheltyb803) January 6, 2017
A fan brought up that Benjamin could be saying this to throw fans off and Benjamin responded with the following: