WWE Royal Rumble 2019: First Match Confirmed, Plus Two Others Expected To Happen
First Match Confirmed For WWE Royal Rumble 2019
Tonight at WWE TLC, Braun Strowman was successful in defeating Baron Corbin, and now has a shot at the WWE Universal Championship at Royal Rumble.
WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar will defend his title against Braun Strowman at Royal Rumble on January 27th from Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ.
— WWE (@WWE) December 17, 2018
Although not confirmed yet, two additional matches are expected to take place at WWE Royal Rumble. Becky Lynch defending her Smackdown Women’s Championship against Nia Jax, and Ronda Rousey defending her RAW Women’s Championship against Charlotte Flair.
Tonight we also learned that R-Truth and Carmella will enter Royal Rumble at number 30 for both the Men’s and Women’s Rumble match. The duo defeated Jinder Mahal and Alicia Fox to win the 2nd Mixed Match Challenge Tournament.
WWE Royal Rumble will air live on pay-per-view and stream on the WWE Network on January 27th, 2019z