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WWE: Chris Jericho to face Undertaker at ‘Greatest Royal Rumble’ event

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By Rafael Bandayrel

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) announced that six-time world champion Chris Jericho will be replacing Rusev in a casket match against The Undertaker, Apr. 27, at the Greatest Royal Rumble event, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Jericho was originally scheduled to participate in the 50-man Rumble main event but WWE announced on Twitter that Taker will be facing Y2J instead of the “Bulgarian Brute”:

Hours later, Jericho confirmed the switch-up on Facebook:

Before WWE broke the news on social media, Lana hinted on Twitter about the match-up change, saying she did not allow her real-life husband to compete in a casket match.

Below is the updated card for the Greatest Royal Rumble event:

Steel Cage Match for the WWE Universal Title
Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar

Ladder Match for the WWE Intercontinental Title
Samoa Joe vs. Finn Balor vs. The Miz vs. Seth Rollins

Match for the Vacant RAW Tag Team Titles
Bray Wyatt & Matt Hardy or The Revival vs. The Bar

SmackDown Tag Team Title Match
The Usos vs. The Bludgeon Brothers

WWE Cruiserweight Title Match
TBA vs. Cedric Alexander

WWE Title Match
TBA vs. AJ Styles

WWE United States Title Match
TBA vs. Jinder Mahal

50-Man Royal Rumble Match
Elias, Kurt Angle, Baron Corbin, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Xavier Woods, Apollo, Titus O’Neil, Shelton Benjamin, Chad Gable, Sin Cara, Goldust, Mojo Rawley, Dolph Ziggler, Daniel Bryan, Kane, Big Show, Braun Strowman, Bray Wyatt, TBA

Casket Match
The Undertaker vs. Chris Jericho

Singles Match
John Cena vs. Triple H

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