WWE changes Undertaker match at Greatest Royal Rumble

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

WWE announced a change to the previously advertised Undertaker vs. Rusev casket match at the Greatest Royal Rumble event. The new match features Undertaker vs. Chris Jericho in a casket match. Read the official announcement at WWE.com.

Powell’s POV: The new match is far more appealing in my book. There’s still no obvious reason for the casket match stipulation, but it’s a higher profile match that pits Taker against the versatile Jericho, whereas the old match had Taker facing Rusev at a time when fans have embraced Rusev as a babyface regardless of how the company is positioning him.

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Readers Comments (5)

  1. Think this has anything to do with rusevs tmz interview?

  2. This is indeed a good news Rusev Day!!

  3. Wow, this is getting sadder and sadder. The big story here is that WWE sold out Wrestlemania

  4. Jericho worked new japan earlier this year…

  5. the more i look at the greatest rumble.. the more I think that being awake at 2am (Australian Eastern time) might be worth it

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