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Another Major Name Set To Return For Greatest Royal Rumble

Rey Mysterio Greatest Royal Rumble

• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 13, 1997) – ECW Barely Legal

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 13, 1997, Extreme Championship Wrestling aired their first ever PPV, titled ‘ECW Barely Legal’ LIVE from the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This PPV was highlighted by Old School NWA Legend Terry Funk trying to win the ECW World Heavyweight Championship.

Here are the full results from the event:

ECW World Tag Team Championship
The Eliminators def. The Dudley Boyz (c)

Rob Van Dam def. Lance Storm

The Great Sasuke, Gran Hamada & Masato Yakushiji1 def. bWo Japan

ECW World Television Championship
Shane Douglas (c) def. Pitbull #2

Taz def. Sabu

Three-Way
Terry Funk def. The Sandman and Stevie Richards

ECW World Heavyweight Championship
Terry Funk def. Raven (c)

• Another Major Name Set To Return For Greatest Royal Rumble

According to PWInsider, former WWE Champion Rey Mysterio is set to return for the Greatest Royal Rumble event. No word yet on if he’ll be involved in a singles match or if he’ll be a part of the 50 man Royal Rumble match.

Below is the updated match-card for Greatest Royal Rumble (which takes place on April 27):

– Steel Cage Match For The Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns

– Casket Match: The Undertaker vs. Chris Jericho

– 50 Man Royal Rumble Match

– Triple H vs. John Cena

– Ladder Match For The Intercontinental Championship: Seth Rollins (c) vs. The Miz vs. Finn Balor vs. Samoa Joe

– WWE Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. TBA

– United States Championship Match: Jinder Mahal (c) vs. TBA

– Match For The Vacant Raw Tag Team Championship: The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro) vs. Matt Hardy/Bray Wyatt OR The Revival

– SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs. The Usos

– WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match: Cedric Alexander (c) vs. TBA

19 Names have been confirmed for the 50 man Royal Rumble match and you can check them out below:

– Kurt Angle

– Big Show

– Kane

– Braun Strowman

– Daniel Bryan

– Bray Wyatt

– Elias

– Baron Corbin

– Kofi Kingston

– Big E

– Xavier Woods

– Apollo

– Titus O’Neil

– Shelton Benjamin

– Chad Gable

– Sin Cara

– Goldust

– Mojo Rawley

– Dolph Ziggler

        
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