By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
The following matches are advertised for the WWE Royal Rumble, which will be held on January 27 in Phoenix, Arizona at Chase Field.
-Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman for the WWE Championship.
-Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship.
-The 30-Man Royal Rumble (Entrants: John Cena, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Samoa Joe, Finn Balor, Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Xavier Woods, Apollo Crews, Baron Corbin, Elias, Jinder Mahal, Jeff Hardy, Bobby Lashley, Andrade Almas, 30th entrant R-Truth).
-The 30-Woman Royal Rumble (Entrants: Natalya, Bayley, Sasha Banks, Ember Moon, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan, Liv Morgan, Alicia Fox, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Zelina Vega, 30th entrant Carmella).
-Buddy Murphy vs. Akira Tozawa vs. Kalisto vs. TBD in a four-way for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.
-Ronda Rousey vs. Sasha Banks for the Raw Women’s Championship.
-Asuka vs. Becky Lynch for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
-Sheamus and Cesaro vs. Shane McMahon and The Miz for the Smackdown Tag Titles.
Powell’s POV: WWE added the Smackdown Women’s Championship and Smackdown Tag Title match to the lineup on Tuesday. Andrade Almas, Apollo Crews, and Zelina Vega were also added to their respective Rumble matches. R-Truth and Carmella won the Mixed Match Challenge to earn the No. 30 spots in their respective Rumble matches. The final entrant in the cruiserweight match was determined at the 205 Live taping on Tuesday. We won’t run the name here for spoiler reasons, but you can find it in the 205 Live spoilers on the main page.
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