WWE has announced that the Kickoff show panel will include WWE Hall Of Famer’s Jim Ross, Jerry “The King” Lawler and Booker T. Women will not be part of this show so Renee Young will not be there. Byron Saxton will be the host of the Kickoff show.
— WWE (@WWE) April 23, 2018
WWE also issued the following press release touting that the show will air live on several stations in the Middle East.
THE GREATEST ROYAL RUMBLE® TO AIR LIVE ON ABU DHABI SPORTS 1 AND ABU DHABI SPORTS 6
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA and STAMFORD, Conn., April 23, 2018 – The Greatest Royal Rumble event will air live in the Middle East on Abu Dhabi Sports 1 in Arabic and Abu Dhabi Sports 6 in English, this Friday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. AST from the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The Greatest Royal Rumble card includes the first-ever 50-man Greatest Royal Rumble match, John Cena™ vs. Triple H™, The Undertaker™ vs. Rusev™ in a Casket match, Brock Lesnar™ vs. Roman Reigns™ in a Steel Cage Universal Championship match, WWE Championship match: AJ Styles™ vs. Shinsuke Nakamura™, Intercontinental Championship Ladder match: Seth Rollins™ vs. The Miz™ vs. Samoa Joe™ vs. Finn Bálor™, United States Championship match: Jeff Hardy™ vs. Jinder Mahal™ with Sunil Singh, Raw Tag Team Championship match: Matt Hardy™ and Bray Wyatt™ vs. Sheamus™ and Cesaro™, SmackDown Tag Team Championship match: The Bludgeon Brothers™ vs. The Usos™ and the Cruiserweight Championship.
The Greatest Royal Rumble event will also air live in the Middle East on MBC Action, KSA Sports 1 and Dawri Plus.
Tickets are still available starting at 10 SAR via WWE.SA, as well as the General Sports Authority offices in Riyadh, Jeddah and Damman, Red Sea Mall, Mall of Arabia, Alsalam Mall, and a special WWE/GSA outdoor booth at Jeddah Corniche. Tickets will also be available at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium beginning this Wednesday, April 25.
General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia Chairman, His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invite the world to celebrate this signature event. The inaugural Greatest Royal Rumble will deliver live family-friendly entertainment to fans across the Middle East. It is the first event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.