The following matches are advertised for the WWE Royal Rumble, which will be held today in San Antonio, Texas at the Alamodome.
-The 30-man Royal Rumble (Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Xavier Woods, Braun Strowman, Chris Jericho, Baron Corbin, Undertaker, Dean Ambrose, The Miz, Dolph Ziggler, Sheamus, Cesaro, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper, Big Show, Sami Zayn, Big Cass, Rusev, and Mojo Rawley are the advertised entrants).
-AJ Styles vs. John Cena for the WWE Championship.
-Kevin Owens vs. Roman Reigns in a No DQ match for the WWE Universal Championship with Chris Jericho in a shark cage.
-Charlotte vs. Bayley for the Raw Women’s Championship.
-Rich Swann vs. Neville for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.
-Alexa Bliss, Mickie James, and Natalya vs. Becky Lynch, Naomi, and Nikki Bella (Kickoff Show).
-Sheamus and Cesaro vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson with two referees for the Raw Tag Titles (Kickoff Show).
-Nia Jax vs. Sasha Banks (Kickoff Show).
Powell’s POV: WWE moved the six-woman tag match for the two-hour Kickoff Show, which begins at 4CT/5ET on Sunday. The four-hour Royal Rumble event begins at 6CT/7ET. Join me for live coverage of both shows. Plus, Prowrestling.net Live returns today at 2CT/3ET with a live audio show with John Moore and I taking your phone calls on the Royal Rumble and the NXT Takeover event. Listen live at Blogtalkradio.com/prowrestlingdotnet.
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