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Chris Jericho replaces Rusev, faces Undertaker at WWE Greatest Royal Rumble

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The Undertaker will still be wrestling at WWE’s Greatest Royal Rumble event in Saudi Arabia later this month, it just won’t be against Rusev.

In an interesting turn of events, WWE has announced that Chris Jericho will now be facing The Undertaker at the WWE Network exclusive event. The casket match stipulation still applies.

Before the change occured, Rusev’s wife, WWE superstar Lana, sent out the following tweet in regards to the situation.

There’s been speculation of Rusev being removed from the match due to The Undertaker’s wife, Michelle McCool, being upset over comments Rusev and Lana made to TMZSports. As of now that doesn’t appear to be the case with the above social media post from Lana being sent out at WWE’s behest.

Here’s a look at WWE’s Greatest Royal Rumble card as it stands today:

50-Man Greatest Royal Rumble Match
Announced Participants:
Daniel Bryan
Kurt Angle
Big Show
Kane
Braun Strowman
Bray Wyatt
Apollo
Titus O’Neil
Elias
Goldust
Big E
Baron Corbin
Kofi Kingston
Xavier Woods
Shelton Benjamin
Chad Gable
Sin Cara
Mojo Rawley
Dolph Ziggler

WWE Universal Championship Steel Cage Match
Brock Lesnar (c) w/ Paul Heyman vs. Roman Reigns

WWE Intercontinental Championship Ladder Match
Seth Rollins (c) vs. The Miz vs. Finn Balor vs. Samoa Joe

WWE Championship Match
AJ Styles (c) vs. TBA

WWE United States Championship Match
Jinder Mahal (c) vs. TBA

Smackdown Tag Team Championship Match
The Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs. The Usos

Cruiserweight Championship Match
Cedric Alexander (c) vs. TBA

RAW Tag Team Championship Match
The Bar vs. The Winner of The Revival vs. Bray Wyatt & Matt Hardy (4/16 Episode)

Singles Match
John Cena vs. Triple H

Casket Match
The Undertaker vs. Chris Jericho

Dave has been covering Pro Wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts for various websites since 2010. He currently runs both FightBooth and FightBoothPW with the help of some lovely and talented people.

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