WWE has announced that Sheamus and Cesaro would defend the RAW Tag Team Championships against Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows on the Royal Rumble Kickoff show. There will be two referees for this match.
— WWE (@WWE) January 24, 2017
The WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view event takes place on Sunday, January 29th at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX and will air on the WWE Network and some traditional pay-per-view outlets. Both brands will be featured on the card for this event. Here is the updated card for the event:
— Royal Rumble Match: The Undertaker, Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, Dean Ambrose, The Miz, Seth Rollins, Dolph Ziggler, Big E, Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, Bray Wyatt, Randy Orton, Luke Harper, Braun Strowman, Chris Jericho, Baron Corbin, Cesaro, Sheamus, The Big Show
— WWE Universal Championship Match: Kevin Owens © vs. Roman Reigns – Chris Jericho is suspended above the ring in a shark cage.
— WWE Women’s Championship Match: Charlotte Flair © vs. Bayley.
— WWE Championship Match: AJ Styles © vs. John Cena.
— WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match: Rich Swann © vs. Neville.
— Pre-Show – RAW Tag Team Championship Match: Sheamus and Cesaro © vs. Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows.