WWE Greatest Royal Rumble - April 28th 2am AEST

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Put it out there
  1. Cleavy

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    Airing Live from King Abdullah International Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on the WWE Network. (April 28th. 2am AEST for main show)

    50-man Greatest Royal Rumble: Daniel Bryan, Braun Strowman, Kurt Angle, Shane McMahon, Chris Jericho, Mark Henry, Rey Mysterio, Elias, Baron Corbin, Kevin Owens, The Great Khali, Bobby Roode, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, Apollo Crews, Shelton Benjamin, Chad Gable, Sin Cara, Goldust, Titus O’Neil, Mojo Rawley, Dolph Ziggler. 27 wrestlers TBA

    WWE Universal Championship (Steel Cage Match): Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns
    WWE Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
    WWE Intercontinental Championship (Ladder Match): Finn Balor vs. Seth Rollins (c) vs. The Miz vs. Samoa Joe
    WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championship Match: The Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs. The Usos
    WWE Raw Tag Team Championship Match: The Bar vs. Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt
    WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match: Cedric Alexander (c) vs. Kalisto
    US Championship Match: Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Jinder Mahal
    Casket Match: The Undertaker vs. Rusev
    Triple H vs. John Cena
     
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    Wait? The casket match has been changed again?
     
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    yeah, they changed it back for whatever reason.
     
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    Strangest situation ever. That’s good enough to be a Wrestlemania card.

    Are they going to build this up at all on TV? Or is it just random matches?
     
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    Wonder if Mahal will beat Hardy to take the US Championship to RAW and The Miz will win I/C Championship and take it to Smackdown. Unless double retains. The Bar is definitely going to lose - I don't think they'll be having another title reign with what's being said about Sheamus. The rest of the matches will be interesting to see what happens. If Lesnar / Reigns get WM34 reception then that's just going to be horrible...again.

    I can't remember hearing it anywhere but what does the winner of the 50-Man rumble match get?

    Exciting card overall.
     
  6. Cleavy

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    the glory of erasing Alberto Del Rio from the record books as winner of the largest Royal Rumble to date.
     
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    50-man Greatest Royal Rumble: Daniel Bryan, Braun Strowman, Big Show, Kurt Angle, Elias, Baron Corbin, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, Bray Wyatt, Kane, Apollo, Titus O’Neil, Shelton Benjamin, Chad Gable, Sin Cara, Goldust, Mojo Rawley, Dolph Ziggler. 31 wrestlers TBA

    WWE Universal Championship (Steel Cage Match): Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns
    WWE Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. TBD(Nakamura)
    WWE Intercontinental Championship (Ladder Match): Finn Balor vs. Seth Rollins (c) vs. The Miz vs. Samoa Joe
    WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championship Match: The Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs. The Usos
    WWE Raw Tag Team Championship Match: The Bar vs. Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt
    WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match: Cedric Alexander (c) vs. TBD
    US Championship Match: Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Jinder Mahal
    Casket Match: The Undertaker vs. Rusev
    Triple H vs. John Cena
     
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    I haven't heard anything. Makes it hard to get excited about it.
     
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    I think I read somewhere that one of the WWE International social media pages posted a photo where there was a trophy pictured, presumably for the winner. Doesn’t seem like much so may be more too it, but nothing confirmed AFAIK
     
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    Stand alone it seems, which bodes well for the prospects of the Melbourne show if this is anything to go by.
     
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    Will the woman be allowed to wrestle in Melbourne?
     

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    What's the point if it's a stand alone?
     
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    If that card is any indication of the type of card they’ll put together to try draw the big crowds that is promising signs for the Melbourne show
     
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    The question is what will they for the Melbourne? There is a difference between selling out a 70k stadium and most likely 110k+ stadium.
     
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    Curt Hawkins vs. Mojo Rawley as the main event. ;)
     
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    Neither will sell out. WWE will lie and say they did.
     
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    Someone will be going one on one with the great one in Melbourne.
     
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    Should be called WWE Greatest House Show
     
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    Bit of a joke this really. All these big names, but no build. Why is Rusev wrestling Taker? What beef does Cena have with Triple H? A 50 man rumble for what purpose? A trophy? No one cares about the Andre Battle Royal, why should we care about this?

    At least have it progress some storylines (if you can call them that). Just seems like a bunch of matches slapped together for no reason.
     
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    I can see this being where they crown Roman as champ, as the Saudi Arabian crowd will be much more tame than WM I imagine.
     
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    Its an interesting card, 2-3 matches that have no bearing on anything whatsoever, just getting big names onto the card and the rumble match but the rest of the card at least has something at stake and is being promoted on TV. Hopefully a sign of the show downunder. That's all you need, some big names to draw interest and majority of the matches having some meaning to draw the regular crowd to think its worth attending, not just another live event.
     
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    If Roman walks out to a crowd in saudi and gets booed surely thats the line in the sand for vince, surely.
     
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    I wonder if they will have pyro
     
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    it's a shame Roman isn't in the GRR match. He could have about 10 different disguises, and then finally win.
     
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