WWE has added another title match to the Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Cedric Alexander will get another shot at Enzo Amore’s Cruiserweight Championship. Alexander is getting another shot after Amore was “injured” during the match that took place on this week’s episode of Monday Night Raw. Alexander won when Amore was counted out but, per the rules, he did not win the title.
Also, Dana Brooke was added to the women’s Royal Rumble match. There will be a few surprises in the match. Click here to read about one name that is confirmed to be returning for the Rumble and click here to read about another name that has been in talks to return.
It looks like Paige will NOT be in the women’s Royal Rumble match. Click here to read more about her situation.
Here is the updated card:
WWE Universal Championship – Triple Threat Match
Brock Lesnar (Champion) vs. Braun Strowman vs. Kane
WWE Championship – Handicap Match
AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn
30-Man Royal Rumble Match
Participants announced so far: John Cena, Finn Balor, Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura, Elias, Baron Corbin, “Woken” Matt Hardy, Samoa Joe, Bray Wyatt, Aiden English, Rusev
30-Woman Royal Rumble Match
Participants announced so far: Asuka, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan, Sasha Banks, Nia Jax, Bayley, Naomi, Natalya, Paige, Sonya Deville, Mandy Rose, Mickie James, Tamina Snuka, Lana, Carmella, Becky Lynch, Dana Brooke
United States Championship Tournament Final
Raw Tag Team Championship
Seth Rollins and Jason Jordan (Champions) vs. Sheamus and Cesaro
Smackdown Tag Team Championship – 2-out-of-3-Falls Match
The Usos (Champions) vs. Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin
WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Enzo Amore (Champion) vs. Cedric Alexander
The 2018 Royal Rumble pay-per-view is just over a week away. It will take place on Sunday, January 28 and will emanate from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. The Kickoff show will start at 5 pm eastern and the main card will start at 7 pm eastern. The main show will run approximately 4 hours. We’ll have full coverage here on WrestlingNews.co.
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