The following is the list of wrestlers advertised for the 30-man Royal Rumble match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, which will be held on tonight’s Royal Rumble event in Orlando, Florida at Amway Center.
-Roman Reigns (Champion)
Powell’s POV: WWE has indicated that the entire League of Nations is in the Rumble match even though only Sheamus is advertised (there’s no telling whether King Barrett is medically cleared to work the match). In fact, there are several additional wrestlers who seemed to be in the match based on what was said on television at different points, but the list above features only the wrestlers officially listed by WWE.
WWE is also advertising Dean Ambrose vs. Kevin Owens in a Last Man Standing match for the Intercontinental Title, Charlotte vs. Becky Lynch for the Divas Championship, Alberto Del Rio vs. Kalisto for the U.S. Title, and New Day vs. The Uso Brothers for the WWE Tag Team Championship for the actual pay-per-view card. The Dudley Boyz vs. Mark Henry and Jack Swagger vs. The Ascension vs. Darren Young and Damien Sandow in a Rumble match qualifier is listed for the Kickoff Show.
Join me for live coverage of the Royal Rumble beginning with the Kickoff Show as it airs at 6:00 p.m. CT. I will be doing live coverage and commentary of the actual Royal Rumble event, and then Jake Barnett and I will get together afterward for a member exclusive audio review.
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