The final WWE star has been added to the Cruiserweight Title match at the Royal Rumble. Two weeks ago, it was revealed by 205 Live General Manager Drake Maverick that Buddy Murphy would defend his Cruiserweight Title against three other Superstars in a Fatal 4-Way Match at this show.
Those competitors will come from qualifying matches. During this week’s episode of 205 Live that Hideo Itami beat Cedric Alexander to earn a spot in this upcoming title match. He joins Akira Tozawa and Kalisto. Kalisto defeated Lio Rush and Akira Tozawa defeated Drew Gulak in qualifying matches last week.
WWE presents the Royal Rumble pay-per-view event on Sunday, January 27, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona at Chase Field that will air on the WWE Network. WWE will be announcing more matches for this show in the coming weeks. Here is the updated card:
Updated WWE Royal Rumble Card
WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman
WWE Champion Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles
30-Man Royal Rumble Match: R-Truth, Rey Mysterio, Mustafa Ali, John Cena, Andrade “Cien” Almas, Apollo Crews, Elias, Baron Corbin, Jinder Mahal, WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Samoa Joe, Finn Balor, Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Xavier Woods, Jeff Hardy, Bobby Lashley, TBA
30-Woman Royal Rumble Match: Carmella, Naomi, Zelina Vega, Natalya, Bayley, Sasha Banks, Ember Moon, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan, Liv Morgan, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Alicia Fox, TBA
WWE RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey vs. Sasha Banks
WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Asuka vs. Becky Lynch
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bar vs. Shane McMahon & The Miz
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Buddy Murphy vs. Kalisto vs. Akira Tozawa vs. Hideo Itami – Fatal 4-Way Match
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