John Cena v Triple H confirmed for the Greatest Royal Rumble in Saudi Arabia

First matches announced for the event on April 27 at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium

Triple H will go up against John Cena in Saudi Arabia on April 27. Image courtesy of WWE.
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John Cena v Triple H has been announced as one of the first matches for the WWE's the Greatest Royal Rumble event in Saudi Arabia on April 27.

Triple H competed in Abu Dhabi in December when he lost an Intercontinental title match against Roman Reigns, and he will now go up against the 16-time WWE world champion in what will be a rematch of their WrestleMania 22 main event showdown in 2006.

Other matches announced for the event in Jeddah at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium is a four-man ladder match for the Intercontinental Championship between The Miz, Seth Rollins, Finn Balor and Samoa Joe.

There will also be a Raw Tag Team title match between current champions Sheamus and Cesaro and the Hardy Boyz.


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Seven WWE titles are scheduled to be defended on the night, with the WWE's biggest ever Royal Rumble, which will involve 50 superstars, also announced.

Roman Reigns, AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman and The New Day are also advertised to be in Saudi Arabia, but there involvement in matches on the night is yet to be confirmed.

Tickets for the event are available from Saturday via and from Virgin Stores across Saudi Arabia. Ticket prices start at 20 SAR (Dh20).