A new match has been announced for the upcoming WWE Royal Rumble PPV and it involves the SmackDown Tag Team Titles.
On this week’s episode of SmackDown Live in Jacksonville, FL at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on the USA Network, The Usos (Jey & Jimmy Uso) lost SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro) in a non-title match. After the match, The Miz walked out where he challenged The Bar to a title match with his partner being Shane McMahon at the upcoming Royal Rumble event. The Bar attacked him and then accepted his challenge.
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
WWE Raw Women’s Championship
Ronda Rousey (Champion) vs. Sasha Banks
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
The Bar (Champion) vs. Shane McMahon & The Miz
2019 Men’s Royal Rumble Match
Announced so far: R-Truth, Drew McIntyre, The New Day, Finn Balor, Seth Rollins, Jeff Hardy, Bobby Lashley, Samoa Joe, Dean Ambrose, John Cena, Elias, Baron Corbin, Apollo Crews, Andrade Almas, Rey Mysterio, Mustafa Ali
2019 Women’s Royal Rumble Match
Announced so far: Carmella, Natalya, Bayley, Sasha Banks, Ember Moon, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan, Liv Morgan, Sonya Deville, Mandy Rose, Zelina Vega
WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Buddy Murphy (Champion) vs. Kalisto vs. Akira Tozawa vs. TBA