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Big Name Contacted To Return For 50 Man Royal Rumble Match

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• Big Name Contacted To Return For 50 Man Royal Rumble Match

As we noted before, WWE will be doing their 3rd Royal Rumble match of the year in April. Below is what WWE announced:

Saudi Arabia to Host the Greatest Royal Rumble®

“RIYADH, Saudi Arabia & STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Saudi General Sports Authority in partnership with WWE will present the Greatest Royal Rumble event at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday, April 27.

For the first time ever, the Royal Rumble match will feature 50 WWE Superstars. As part of this historic event, fans will see WWE Superstars John Cena™, Triple H™, Roman Reigns™, AJ Styles™, Braun Strowman™, The New Day™, Randy Orton™, Bray Wyatt™ and Shinsuke Nakamura™, among others.

Ticket and broadcast information will be available in the coming weeks. This event is part of a 10-year strategic multiplatform partnership in support of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia’s social and economic reform program.

“The Greatest Royal Rumble will be a spectacle of historic proportions,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman & CEO. “Our partnership with the Saudi General Sports Authority reflects a long-term commitment to present WWE’s world-class entertainment to a global audience on a grander scale than ever before.””

According to PWInsider, WWE officials have contacted Old School WWF Legend Chris Jericho to make a surprise return during this match. No word yet on if this would be a one-off appearance or the start of a new full-time run if he ends up returning. Jericho was last seen on WWE programming at RAW 25 in January.

Another big name that has been contacted to appear at this event is The Undertaker. We’ll keep you updated regarding this event.

        
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