WWE has begun announcing some of the names that will be involved in their respective Royal Rumble matches on Sunday, January 27.
R-Truth was the first entrant announced last week for the men’s Rumble after he and Carmella won the finals of Mixed Match Challenge. Carmella is the first entrant in the women’s Rumble. Both of them will enter their matches in the number 30 spot.
WWE announced today that Drew McIntyre will be one of the participants in this year’s men’s Rumble match. Not much has been announced for the show yet but here is the updated card:
WWE Universal Championship
Brock Lesnar (Champion) vs. Braun Strowman
Men’s Royal Rumble Match
Participants announced: R-Truth, Drew McIntyre
Women’s Royal Rumble Match
Participants announced: Carmella
Other matches that seem likely for the show but have not been announced yet:
SmackDown Women’s Championship
Becky Lynch (Champion) vs. Asuka
Raw Women’s Championship
Ronda Rousey (Champion) vs. Charlotte Flair
The 2019 Royal Rumble will emanate from Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ.