The final competitor has been officially added to the WWE Cruiserweight Title match at the Royal Rumble. Last month, WWE announced that Buddy Murphy would defend the title in a Fatal Four Way Match and the opponents would be determined via qualifying matches.
During this week’s episode of 205 Live, Hideo Itami beat Cedric Alexander to earn the final spot. Last week, Kalisto defeated Lio Rush and Akira Tozawa defeated Drew Gulak in qualifying matches to participate in this Royal Rumble contest as well.
The Royal Rumble pay-per-view event takes place on Sunday, January 27, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona at Chase Field. Here is the updated Royal Rumble card:
WWE Universal Championship
Brock Lesnar (Champion) vs. Braun Strowman
Daniel Bryan (Champion) vs. AJ Styles
2019 Men’s Royal Rumble Match
Announced so far: R-Truth, Rey Mysterio, Mustafa Ali, John Cena, Andrade “Cien” Almas, Apollo Crews, Elias, Baron Corbin, Jinder Mahal, WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Samoa Joe, Finn Balor, Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Xavier Woods, Jeff Hardy, Bobby Lashley, TBA
2019 Women’s Royal Rumble Match
Announced so far: Carmella, Naomi, Zelina Vega, Natalya, Bayley, Sasha Banks, Ember Moon, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan, Liv Morgan, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Alicia Fox, TBA
WWE Raw Women’s Championship
Ronda Rousey (Champion) vs. Sasha Banks
WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship
Asuka (Champion) vs. Becky Lynch
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
The Bar (Champion) vs. Shane McMahon & The Miz
WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Buddy Murphy (Champion) vs. Kalisto vs. Akira Tozawa vs. Hideo Itami
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