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Championship match announced for Royal Rumble, updated match card

Championship match announced for Royal Rumble

Daniel Bryan announced during the latest episode of SmackDown that AJ Styles will be defending his WWE Championships against both Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens in a handicap match at the upcoming Royal Rumble PPV.

Not much is known about the rules of this match or how this handicap stipulation will play out in a Championship bout but things should become clearer in upcoming weeks.

After the announcement of this bout, the number of matches which has been confirmed for the show has become 4. Below is the updated match card for the upcoming Royal Rumble PPV:

Universal Championship match

Brock Lesnar vs Braun Strowman vs Kane

Handicap match for the WWE Championship

AJ Styles vs Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens

Women’s Royal Rumble match

Men’s Royal Rumble match

You can check out the complete SmackDown results of this week here

  • CC

    A handicap match for the title? Really do not see how this can work unless you can have both Owens and Zayn as champ at the same time. If it ends up being whoever gets the pin wins, then it might as well just be a fatal three way or something.