1. Historic Match Being Planned For 2018, Top WWE Star Passes Ric Flair’s WWF Milestone
– At next year’s Royal Rumble 2018 PPV, WWE is planning to make history at the 30th anniversary of the Royal Rumble PPV – WWE officials are planning to do the first ever Women’s Royal Rumble match. No word available as of now regarding how many women will be a part of this match. WWE has been hell bent on making history with their Women’s division. WWE officials booked the first ever Women’s Hell in a Cell match last year and ended up doing the first ever Women’s Money In The Bank Ladder match this year (and doing another MITB match with women later on SmackDown Live).
– In his current 121+ day reign as WWE Champion, not only has Jinder Mahal become the longest reigning WWE Champion of 2017, but he has also overtaken multiple Legends & Hall of Famers in the list of combined days as the WWE Champion.
The latest Legend and WWE Superstar that he overtook are WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair and current Raw Superstar Roman Reigns. Below is the list of Legends and Superstars that “The Modern Day Maharaja” has overtaken in the list of most combined days as WWE Champion:
André the Giant
Rob Van Dam
The Iron Sheik
The Big Show
Alberto Del Rio
Jinder Mahal’s next televised WWE Title defense will be at Hell In A Cell 2017 PPV next month. Till that PPV arrives, Mahal will overtake the following names as well: