By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
WWE added Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton, Shane McMahon, Mark Henry, Kevin Owens, and The Great Khali to to the 50-man Royal Rumble match that will be held at Friday’s Greatest Royal Rumble event. Read the official announcement at WWE.com.
Powell’s POV: WWE continues to load up the Rumble match with star power. One of odd omission is Sami Zayn. The only real storyline the company told going into the match was that the enemies of Owens and Zayn would all be in the match. Meanwhile, the company also pulled Big Show from the list of Rumble match entrants. Join me for live coverage of the WWE Greatest Royal Rumble as the show airs on Friday morning beginning with the one-hour Kickoff Show at 10CT/11ET.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell and guest Brian Pillman Jr., who discusses his training, following his father's footsteps, his own career aspirations, being part of the Hart Foundation faction, his big match at the MLW Saturday Night SuperFight pay-per-view, working with Jushin Liger, touring the WWE Performance Center, and much more...