WWE Championship match set for Royal Rumble, New Rumble entrants are announced

Following last night’s Smackdown Live in Orlando, new matches for the Royal Rumble on January 28 in Philadelphia were announced including a WWE Championship match.

Daniel Bryan announced that AJ Styles will defend the WWE Championship in a handicap match against Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn at the conclusion of Smackdown. This came after a second week of interference in the main event involving Styles, Owens and Zayn.

New entrants for both the Men’s and Women’s Royal Rumble matches were also revealed on Tuesday night. Carmella, Lana, Tamina, Mandy Rose, Sarah Logan and Liv Morgan were all added to the match, while Baron Corbin declared himself for the men’s match.

Here is the updated card for January 28 in Philadelphia.

WWE Championship – Handicap Match
AJ Styles (c) vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn

WWE Universal Championship – Triple Threat Match
Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Kane vs. Braun Strowman

30 Man Royal Rumble Match
Names confirmed so far:

* John Cena
* Finn Balor
* Randy Orton
* Shinsuke Nakamura
* Elias
* Baron Corbin

First Ever 30 Women Royal Rumble Match
Names confirmed so far:

* Asuka
* Ruby Riott
* Liv Morgan
* Sarah Logan
* Sasha Banks
* Bayley
* Naomi
* Natalya
* Paige
* Sonya Devllie
* Mandy Rose
* Tamina
* Lana
* Carmella

Conclusion of WWE United States Championship Tournament
Final competitors to be determined on Smackdown Live the next two weeks