WWE Greatest Royal Rumble 2018: Date, Time, Matches & Location

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The Greatest Royal Rumble is a once in a lifetime event, featuring an unprecedented 50-man Royal Rumble match. And for the first time ever, the WWE will host a pay-per-view live from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Many great matches are scheduled for this event, including a WrestleMania rematch between “The Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar and “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns inside a steel cage match for the WWE Universal Championship.

Update (4/17/18): Rusev vs. The Undertaker in a Casket Match is back on! Chris Jericho was initially going to replace Rusev in the match, but “The Bulgarian Brute” is back by popular demand!

“The Game” Triple H is scheduled to wrestle as he’ll face off against former 16-time world champion John Cena. Both men are looking to make up for their disappointing WrestleMania defeats. Cena wants to make-up for a squash match loss to The Undertaker. Meanwhile, Triple H wants to remind the fans that he’s still a badass even though he got beat up by “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey at ‘Mania.

The WWE fans at the King Abdullah International Stadium will also see the crowning of the new WWE Raw Tag Team Championships as the tournament for the vacant titles conclude at this event.

Former WWE World Champion Rey Mysterio is rumored to take part in the 50-man Royal Rumble match. What other surprises are in store for the fans at the Greatest Royal Rumble?

Look below and find out all the must-see info relating to the WWE’s Greatest Royal Rumble extravaganza…


WWE Greatest Royal Rumble

Date: Friday, April 27, 2018
Time (kick-off show): 11:00 A.M. EST (6:00 P.M. local time)
Time (main show): 12:00 P.M. EST (7:00 P.M. local time)
TV Channel: WWE Network / Pay-Per-View
Location: King Abdullah International Stadium, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Date & Time

WWE Greatest Royal Rumble is scheduled for Sunday, April 27, 2018. The kickoff show is set to begin at 11:00 A.M. EST. You can watch the kickoff show on YouTube or via WWE Network. The main show starts at 12 P.M. EST and can be seen live on pay-per-view or WWE Network, the company’s content streaming service.


WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Location

The King Abdullah International Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will play host to WWE Greatest Royal Rumble 2018. For the first time ever, the WWE will host a pay-per-view inside the King Abdullah International Stadium; a multi-use stadium capable of holding 62,241 spectators. The stadium was first opened to the public on May 1, 2014.


WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Matches

  1. Greatest Royal Rumble match – 50-man Royal Rumble match
  2. Steel Cage match for the WWE Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns
  3. Ladder match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship: Seth Rollins (c) vs. The Miz vs. Finn Balor vs. Samoa Joe
  4. Tag team match for the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship: The Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs. The Usos
  5. John Cena vs. Triple H
  6. Casket match: The Undertaker vs. Rusev
  7. Singles match for the WWE United States Championship: Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Jinder Mahal
  8. Singles match for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship: Cedric Alexander (c) vs. Kalisto
  9. Singles match for the WWE Championship: AJ Styles (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
  10. Match for the vacant WWE Raw Tag Team Championships: “Woken” Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt vs. Sheamus and Cesaro

Greatest Royal Rumble Participants

  1. Daniel Bryan
  2. Big Show
  3. Kane
  4. Braun Strowman
  5. Bray Wyatt
  6. Apollo
  7. Kurt Angle
  8. Titus O’Neil
  9. Elias
  10. Goldust
  11. Baron Corbin
  12. Big E
  13. Kofi Kingston
  14. Xavier Woods
  15. Shelton Benjamin
  16. Chad Gable
  17. Sin Cara
  18. Mojo Rawley
  19. Dolph Ziggler
  20. Chris Jericho
  21. Shane McMahon
  22. Bobby Roode
  23. Kevin Owens
  24. Sami Zayn
  25. Rey Mysterio
  26. The Great Khali
  27. Mark Henry
  28. Bobby Lashley
  29. Mike Kanellis
  30. Hiroki Sumi
  31. Hornswoggle
  32. Primo
  33. Viktor
  34. Tony Nese
  35. Dash Wilder
  36. Curtis Axel
  37. Bo Dallas
  38. Konnor
  39. Drew Gulak
  40. Rhyno
  41. Luke Gallows
  42. Tucker Knight
  43. Fandango
  44. Tyler Breeze
  45. Roderick Strong
  46. Karl Anderson
  47. Babatunde
  48. Heath Slater
  49. The Great Khali
  50. Curt Hawkins

Tag Team Eliminator Bracket for the Vacant WWE Raw Tag Team Championship

  1. The Revival (Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson) defeated Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson – First Round (Raw – 4/9/18)
  2. Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt defeated Titus Worldwide (Titus O’Neil and Apollo Crews) – First Round (Raw – 4/9/18)
  3. Bray Wyatt and Matt Hardy defeated The Revival – Semifinals (Raw – 4/16/18)
  4. The Bar (Sheamus and Cesaro) vs. “Woken” Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt – Finals (WWE Greatest Royal Rumble)
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