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WWE’s The Undertaker to take part in Saudi Greatest Royal Rumble in Riyadh

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The WWE has confirmed that crowd favorite The Undertaker is set to take part in the Greatest Royal Rumble event that will be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on April 27.

The Undertaker will take on Rusev in a Casket match the event at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah. The object of a Casket match is for a WWE Superstar to trap their opponent inside the casket and close the lid.

Tickets have been selling out fast, with prices starting from 10 Saudi Riyals, which pushed the General Sports Authority to increase the capacity meant for the individuals category at the stadium.

Additionally, 15 WWE Superstars, including Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle, 2016 Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal winner Baron Corbin, four-time Tag Team Champions The New Day, and three-time World Heavyweight Champion and nine-time Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho have officially entered the first-ever 50-man Greatest Royal Rumble match.

Also declaring for the Greatest Royal Rumble match are WWE Superstars Apollo, Shelton Benjamin, Sin Cara, Elias, Chad Gable, Goldust, Titus O’Neil, Mojo Rawley and Dolph Ziggler.

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The Greatest Royal Rumble card includes John Cena vs. Triple H, Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns in a Steel Cage Universal Championship match, a SmackDown Tag Team Championship match between The Bludgeon Brothers and The Usos as well as five other championship matches - WWE Championship, Intercontinental Championship, United States Championship, Raw Tag Team Championship and the Cruiserweight Championship.