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Jackass star Johnny Knoxville entering the WWE Royal Rumble (Video)

Written by Doug Rush

Jackass star Johnny Knoxville entering the WWE Royal Rumble (Video)

A little more than a week ago, Johnny Knoxville wanted to enter the Royal Rumble and declared himself for the event.

On Friday night’s edition of Smackdown, the star of the popular show Jackass made an appearance and had a segment with Sami Zayn.

After Zayn lost his match to Rick Boogs, Knoxville snuck up on Zayn and threw him over the top rope. Then the announcement came.

The Royal Rumble will be Saturday, January 29 from The Dome in St. Louis, Knoxville will be a part of the event now.

About the author

Doug Rush

Doug Rush is entering his 18th season as a writer. His career dates back to when he was with The Asbury Park Press covering high school football, The Harlem Globetrotters and The Lakewood Blueclaws.


In 2009, he joined Bleacher Report, covering the New York Yankees and New York Giants, amassing over 2 million reader views.


After 2013, he left B/R to join Sports Media 101 to cover the Yankees and Giants. While with Sports Media 101, Rush was named to the Pro Football Writers Association of America. He was there until July of 2016.

In January of 2018, Rush joined USA Today as part of the Giants Wire staff to cover the Giants. He is still currently with them, as he does weekly analysis for them during the season.


In September of 2021, Rush joined Pro Sports Extra, where he will be covering MLB, the NFL, NBA, WWE and AEW.


Doug is from Toms River, New Jersey where he has two children, Carson and Peyton.