RIYADH, Saudi Arabia & STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following his triumphant return at WrestleMania, The Undertaker™ will take on Rusev™ in a Casket match at the Greatest Royal Rumble event, which takes place at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. AST. The object of a Casket match is for a WWE Superstar to trap their opponent inside the casket and close the lid.
The Greatest Royal Rumble will stream live on WWE Network and be available on pay-per-view outside of the Middle East with regional broadcast information forthcoming.
The event will also feature the first-ever 50-man Greatest Royal Rumble match, John Cena™ vs. Triple H™, Brock Lesnar™ vs. Roman Reigns™ in a Steel Cage Universal Championship match, a SmackDown Tag Team Championship match between The Bludgeon Brothers™ and The Usos™ as well as five other championship matches - WWE Championship, Intercontinental Championship, United States Championship, Raw Tag Team Championship and the Cruiserweight Championship.
General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia Chairman, His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invite the world to celebrate this signature event. It is the first event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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