WWE confirmed via the following tweet that after losing the Intercontinental Championship to Miz this past Monday, Roman Reigns will be entering this year’s Royal Rumble match:
— WWE (@WWE) January 26, 2018
As we noted before, the plans for WrestleMania haven’t changed and Reigns is still expected to challenge Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship at the upcoming PPV.
So despite the reports that a SmackDown Star is expected to win the Rumble this Sunday, Roman is still a heavy favorite to win the bout. After the announcement below is the updated list of participants confirmed for the men’s Royal Rumble match: