Uncle Howdy and Bray Wyatt caused utter destruction (Picture: WWE)
Uncle Howdy made a splash at the WWE Royal Rumble as the stage burst into flames after a flying leap onto a prone LA Knight.
The sinister and enigmatic figure, who has appeared as an ally and rival of Bray Wyatt in equal measure over the past few months, made his presence felt after the conclusion of the bizarre Mountain Dew Pitch Black Match.
The one of a kind match ended up being a hardcore brawl with neon lights giving a twist to the whole proceedings and allowing Wyatt himself to showcase a chilling new style.
From creepy face paint to a haunting new mask, this continued the Firefly Fun House host’s comeback tale with plenty of drama along the way.
He decisively beat Knight in the brawl, eventually hitting Sister Abigail for the pin before they continued to fight up the ramp to the stage.
There, Wyatt again got the upper hand and subjected his rival to the Mandible Claw before Uncle Howdy appeared on top of a towering platform before leaping over Wyatt onto Knight far, far below.
The set caught fire, adding to the spectacle as Wyatt’s Firefly Fun House puppet friends showed their face looking down at the utter destruction below.
The unexpected series of events took place as the second match of the night following the opening contest, which was the Men’s Royal Rumble.
With surprise appearances from Edge, Booker T and Logan Paul, the bout was action packed and saw the returning Cody Rhodes win after a brutal back and forth with GUNTHER.
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