"Prior to the 'Greatest Royal Rumble" event taking place there were questions regarding if former NXT Champion Sami Zayn would be competing at the event seeing as how it was taking place in Saudi Arabia. While the annual January Rumble features 30 entrants, this one will have a whopping 50.
Cedric Alexander defends WWE Cruiserweight Champion beating Kalisto Kalisto got through one match without a botch and that generally means, it was an incredible match. See the full list below.
PWInsider is reporting that original plans for the Greatest Royal Rumble kickoff show called for Hornswoggle to face off against Rob "The Giant" Araujo in a singles match. Watch Titus O'Neil make his memorable entrance in the Greatest Royal Rumble match below. In the 90-minute match, Strowman was the last man standing. Triple H, Undertaker vs. Rusev in a casket match, and more (36:46)... But Sami Zayn was not the only current male performer from the main roster who was absent from the Greatest Royal Rumble, thus explaining numerous "surprise" entries. Matt mentions that he and Wyatt are now The Deleters of Worlds.
United States Championship: Jeff Hardy (c) def. Jinder Mahal (with Sunil Singh) by pin following the Swanton Bomb to retain. The fight for the Universal Championship will feature Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar.