The First Ever 50-man WWE Royal Rumble To Happen In Saudi Arabia In A Special Live Event

The WWE has announced in a new press release that it will stage the biggest ever Royal Rumble match in history later this year when the professional wrestling company visits Saudi Arabia.

The company will be holding the first ever Royal Rumble match that has 50 overall participants.

The WWE already previously experimented with other Royal Rumble stipulations in the past. The previous biggest Rumble match was held in 2011 when there was a 40-man Royal Rumble event that was won by Alberto del Rio. 

Before that, the Smackdown brand held a smaller 15-man Rumble match over a decade ago. More recently, the first ever all Women's Rumble match occurred in late January this year which was won by Asuka. 

WWE is billing the 50-man version as the "Greatest Royal Rumble" and it will be held inside the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on April 27th.

Some of the famous WWE Superstars fans will get to see include John Cena, Triple H, Roman Reigns, AJ Styles, Braun Strowman, The New Day, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, Shinsuke Nakamura and more.

WWE CEO Vince McMahon comments on the event posted down below.

“The Greatest Royal Rumble will be a spectacle of historic proportions. Our partnership with the Saudi General Sports Authority reflects a long-term commitment to present WWE’s world-class entertainment to a global audience on a grander scale than ever before.”

There's no word yet if WWE is going to air this on the WWE Network or not. Hopefully they do air it on the WWE Network because a Rumble size this large does not happen every year!

For now, fans can wait for Fastlane on March 11th which will be a Smackdown Live exclusive event. After that, there's WrestleMania 34 happening on April 8th, 2018 which will be the WWE's biggest show of the year.

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