Wrestling-News.Net can confirm that former WWE Intercontinental Champion, WWE United States Champion and WWE Tag Team Champion Carlito will be a surprise entrant in the 2013 WWE Royal Rumble match on Sunday night.

Carlito is currently in Phoenix, Arizona along with several former WWE talents including Shelton Benjamin, Chris Masters, Cliff “Domino” Compton, The Honky Tonk Man, Shane “Hurricane” Helms and many more, as they are booked for tonight’s Championship Wrestling From Arizona event in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Speaking of Benjamin, as we mentioned exclusively on the site back on December 24th, Shelton Benjamin and John Morrison are also expected to be involved as surprise entrants in the Royal Rumble match.