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Three matches added, updated card for Sunday’s WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view and Kickoff show

WWE has added three matches for the Royal Rumble Kickoff show and one of them will be for a title. WWE has announced that Bobby Roode will be doing the United States Open Challenge and we won’t know his opponent until the show.

Here are the matches announced for the Kickoff show:

WWE United States Open Challenge
Bobby Roode vs. ???

Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson vs. The Revival

Kalisto, Lince Dorado and Gran Metalik vs. Drew Gulak, TJP and Jack Gallagher

Here is the main card:

WWE Universal Championship – Triple Threat Match
Brock Lesnar (Champion) vs. Braun Strowman vs. Kane

WWE Championship – Handicap Match
AJ Styles (Champion) vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn

30-Man Over-The-Top Royal Rumble Match
Participants announced: John Cena, Finn Balor, Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura, The Miz, Elias, Baron Corbin, “Woken” Matt Hardy, Bray Wyatt, Aiden English, Rusev, Titus O’Neil, Apollo Crews, Tye Dillinger, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods

30-Woman Over-The-Top Royal Rumble Match
Participants announced: Asuka, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan, Sasha Banks, Nia Jax, Bayley, Naomi, Natalya, Sonya Deville, Mandy Rose, Mickie James, Tamina Snuka, Lana, Carmella, Becky Lynch, Dana Brooke, Alicia Fox

Raw Tag Team Championship
Seth Rollins and Jason Jordan (Champions) vs. Sheamus and Cesaro

Smackdown Tag Team Championship – 2-out-of-3-Falls
The Usos (Champions) vs. Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin

The Kickoff show will run 2 hours and is scheduled to start at 5 pm eastern on the WWE Newtork and on various social media platforms. The main card will start at 7 pm eastern and will run approximately 4 hours. This year’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view will emanate from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.


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