• #1 Contender For The United States Title To Be Crowned On Tonight’s SmackDown Live
Below is what WWE announced regarding the United States Title picture ahead of tonight’s SmackDown Live:
Who will be next in line for a United States Championship opportunity?
“Bobby Roode proved he was willing to be a fighting United States Champion during the Royal Rumble Kickoff on Sunday, issuing an open challenge and defeating Mojo Rawley to hang onto his star-spangled title.
The Glorious One will not have to wait long to find out who will be next to step up and take a crack at him. Four of Team Blue’s brightest Superstars will compete for a U.S. Title opportunity. Who will earn the next chance: The New Day’s Kofi Kingston, Zack Ryder, Rusev or Jinder Mahal?”
— World Wrestling News (@WWENewsMafia) January 30, 2018
• John Cena Sings After Raw Goes Off The Air (Video)
After defeating Finn Balor in the main event of Raw and qualifying for the #1 contenders Elimination Chamber match, 16 time WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena sang “Fly Eagles Fly” after Raw went off the air.
You can watch it below:
— Albert Lee (@urphillypal) January 30, 2018
• Top WWE Star Makes History At Royal Rumble 2018
At Royal Rumble 2018 PPV, “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns became the first and only man in WWE history to be among the final 4 & final 3 participants in 5 consecutive Royal Rumble matches.
Below are his stats from the last 5 Royal Rumble matches:
Royal Rumble 2014 – Final Man Eliminated
Royal Rumble 2015 – Winner
Royal Rumble 2016 – Second Last Man Eliminated
Royal Rumble 2017 – Final Man Eliminated
Royal Rumble 2018 – Final Man Eliminated