Following last night’s Friday Night Smackdown, the following people have been added to the 30 Man Royal Rumble from Smackdown: R-Truth, Carlito and The Brian Kendrick. Also announced for the event is Jack Swagger defending the ECW Championship against Matt Hardy.
Here is the scheduled card for the WWE Royal Rumble on Sunday, January 25, live and only on Pay Per View from Detroit, Michigan:
30 Man Royal Rumble Match
Winner earns a World Title shot at WrestleMania 25
– Announced so far: The Undertaker, Triple H, Big Show, WWE U.S. Champion Shelton Benjamin, Vladimir Kozlov, Kane, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, Kofi Kingston, The Miz, John Morrison, Cody Rhodes, Ted DiBiase, Santino Marella, R-Truth, Carlito and The Brian Kendrick. 13 spots remain open.
World Heavyweight Championship Match
– John Cena (c) vs. JBL.
WWE Championship Match
– Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Edge.
ECW Championship Match
– Jack Swagger (c) vs. Matt Hardy.
WWE Women’s Championship Match
– Beth Phoenix (c) vs. Melina.
As always, WrestleView.com will be providing *live* coverage of the WWE Royal Rumble on Sunday, January 25 starting at 8:00 p.m. ET (7:00 p.m. CT).