WWE Royal Rumble 2018 lineup: 18 entrants advertised for each Royal Rumble match, full card including the Kickoff Show matches

By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

The following matches are advertised for the WWE Royal Rumble, which will be held today in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at Wells Fargo Center.

-The 30-Man Royal Rumble match (Entrants: John Cena, Roman Reigns, Finn Balor, Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura, The Miz, Elias, Baron Corbin, Matt Hardy, Bray Wyatt, Aiden English, Rusev, Titus O’Neil, Apollo Crews, Tye Dillinger, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods).

-The 30-Woman Royal Rumble match (Entrants: Naomi, Asuka, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan, Sasha Banks, Nia Jax, Bayley, Natalya, Sonya Deville, Mandy Rose, Mickie James Tamina Snuka, Lana, Carmella, Becky Lynch, Dana Brooke, Alicia Fox).

-Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman vs. Kane for the WWE Universal Championship.

-AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn in a handicap match for the WWE Championship.

-Seth Rollins and Jason Jordan vs. Sheamus and Cesaro for the Raw Tag Titles.

-The Usos vs. Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable in a best of three falls match for the Smackdown Tag Titles.

-Bobby Roode will defend the U.S. Championship in an Open Challenge match (Kickoff Show).

-Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson vs. “The Revival” Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder (Kickoff Show).

-Kalisto, Lince Dorado, Gran Metalik vs. TJP, Jack Gallagher, and Drew Gulak (Kickoff Show).

Powell’s POV: Roman Reigns was named a men’s Royal Rumble entrant on Saturday. WWE also announced that Alexa Bliss, Charlotte Flair, Alundra Blayze, and Ric Flair will be guest panelists on the Kickoff Show. Join me for live coverage of the Royal Rumble beginning with the two-hour Kickoff Show at 4CT/5ET. Dot Net Members will hear an exclusive Royal Rumble audio review hosted by Jake Barnett and I after the show tonight. For a free podcast preview of the show hosted by Will Pruett and April Lavalle go to PWAudio.net


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