Greatest Royal Rumble Kickoff Show Results
April 27, 2018
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
King Abdullah Sports City Stadium
Results by: Wrestleview.com
King Abdullah Stadium is filling up.
Byron Saxton, Jerry Lawler and Booker T are commentating the kickoff show.
Booker T mentions that it’s hot there today and it will be hotter and hotter. They end up going over the Greatest Royal Rumble Card.
Byron asks the question to Lawler and Booker T about what they are looking forward to the most today. Jerry Lawler cannot wait to see the look on the faces of the people here in Jeddah when the Undertaker shows up for the casket match against Rusev. Booker T is looking forward to the Wrestlemania rematch between AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura.
Ladder Match for the IC title preview. Seth Rollins defends against Samoa Joe, The Miz and Finn Balor. The panel discuss the match and give their predictions. Booker T predicts Seth Rollins. Jerry Lawlers goes with The Miz.
Video package preview for the Casket match – Undertaker vs Rusev. Both Booker T and Jerry Lawler predict The Undertaker winning.
Jinder Mahal is being interviewed backstage. His two previous RAW losses were mentioned. Jinder said that he wasn’t prepared for those matches. He had minutes to prepare for Jeff Hardy two weeks ago on RAW, but tonight, he’s known about this and he is ready.
They discuss Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt and their match against The Bar for the WWE RAW Tag Team Championship.
A video of Sheamus and Cesaro is shown where they’re talking about Bray Wyatt and Matt Hardy.
They discuss The Bludgeon Brothers vs. The Usos. Booker T says that he and his brother were 10 times Tag Team champions and that The Usos are going to break his record and it starts tonight.
Jim Ross joins the panel at the Kick Off show. The panel discusses how big this is.
They discuss Cedric Alexander vs Kalisto for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship. Lawler and Ross both predict Kalisto. Booker T predicts Cedric Alexander retaining his title.
Video package is shown for AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Championship. AJ Styles is being interviewed by the panel. They are reading fan questions. Booker T, Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross all predict AJ Styles winning.
Video package showing highlights of Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns. Lawler says that Roman doesn’t have a chance. Paul Heyman interrupts the panel and tells Lawler that he actually agrees with him. Roman Reigns doesn’t have a chance. Heyman cuts a promo at the panel booth and leaves.
Greatest Royal Rumble trophy is revealed. Winner gets the trophy.
WWE Superstars are shown in a combined video package discussing the Greatest Royal Rumble.
The panel go through the entire card for the last time. Jim Ross predicts Triple H. Lawler predicts Cena. Booker T predicts Cena. Kickoff show is done.