Daniel Bryan announced on tonight’s episode of SmackDown Live that the Usos will defend the SmackDown Tag Team Championship Titles against Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin at the Royal Rumble event in 2 out of 3 falls match.
Here is the updated card for the event:
WWE Universal Title Triple Threat Match
Brock Lesnar vs. Kane vs. Braun Strowman
WWE Title Match
AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn
WWE RAW Tag Team Title Match
Jason Jordan & Seth Rollins vs. The Bar
WWE US Title Tournament Finals
Jinder Mahal or Xavier Woods vs. Bobby Roode or Zack Ryder or Mojo Rawley
SmackDown Tag Team Championship: 2 Out 3 Falls
The Usos vs. Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin
Men’s Royal Rumble Match
Participants: Elias, Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura, John Cena, Finn Balor, Baron Corbin, 24 other wrestlers TBA.
Women’s Royal Rumble Match
Participants: Asuka, Naomi, Ruby Riott, Natalya, Sasha Banks, Bayley, Paige, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Carmella, Tamina Snuka, Lana, Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan, 16 other wrestlers TBA. (The only women who have not yet officially declared who are on Raw or Smackdown are: Nia Jax and Dana Brooke)
The Royal Rumble will take place on January 28, 2018, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As always, we will have live play-by-play coverage of the event.