WWE Greatest Royal Rumble 2018 Results: Live Updates, Results and Reaction

3:00pm UTC Apr 27, 2018Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
The Doctor Chris Mueller

Welcome to Bleacher Report’s live coverage of WWE’s Greatest Royal Rumble event on April 27. This is the first time WWE will hold a televised event in Saudi Arabia, so the company has stacked the card to make it feel like WrestleMania. In addition to the 50-Man Royal Rumble match, seven titles will be defended, John Cena will take on Triple H and The Undertaker will battle Rusev in a Casket match. Make sure to keep it locked right here for live updates of all the action.

  1. April 27, 2018
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    WWE @WWE

    Good night from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia! #WWEGRR @BraunStrowman https://t.co/5Ws3l5El7G

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    That's All, Folks

    That was quite a journey. The show was just as long as WrestleMania and featured some memorable moments. Titus O'Neil just became an internet sensation.

    WWE Universe @WWEUniverse

    CONGRATULATIONS to @BraunStrowman on making history as the WINNER of the first-ever Greatest Royal Rumble Match! #WWEGRR https://t.co/X3gEmMqNRl

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    A Big Celebration for a Big Man

    Mr. McMahon makes a rare appearance to help present the huge trophy and green title belt to Braun Strowman. More fireworks light up the sky above the stadium as The Monster Among Men holds the belt up and walks around the ring. The show ends with everyone cheering for Strowman as he walks around with a big smile on his face.

    WWE @WWE

    The celebration is ON for @BraunStrowman, the WINNER of the Greatest Royal Rumble Match! #WWEGRR https://t.co/rY9bwGvARG

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  6. April 28, 2018
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    Full Results from Saudi Arabia

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  8. April 27, 2018
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    WWE @WWEIndia

    A dominating performance by @BraunStrowman to win the first ever #WWEGRR! https://t.co/izk8Wsc35P

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    LIV Morgan 👅 @YaOnlyLivvOnce


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    WWE @WWEIndia

    .@WWEDanielBryan has made history but his journey ends at the hands of @BigCassWWE! #WWEGRR https://t.co/aUtlLthS3v

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    And Your Winner Is...

    Strowman throws Lashley over the top rope, and Jericho follows close behind. He tosses Owens out next. Bryan tries to get Strowman out of the ring, but he fails miserably. Cass sends Bryan out to finally eliminate him from the match. Bryan set a new record for longest amount of time in a Rumble match. After a short struggle, Strowman eliminates Big Cass to win the first Greatest Royal Rumble.


    #5⃣0⃣ = @IAmJericho Who's going to make the list?! #WWEGRR https://t.co/dm6tcWq14W

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    Entrant No. 5️⃣0️⃣

    The final entrant in the match is none other than Chris Jericho. Owens looks pissed when he hears the music.

    WWE @WWE

    #4️⃣9️⃣ = @BigCassWWE! #WWEGRR https://t.co/95MEwHBX8V

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣9️⃣

    Owens tries to unite everyone against Strowman. The second to last person to enter the match is Big Cass.

    Rob Schamberger @robschamberger

    Entrant 48: @Sheltyb803! #WWEGRR https://t.co/NQQDr45J8m

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣8️⃣

    Shelton Benjamin is No. 48 in the match. He joins Bryan, KO, Shane, Braun and Lashley in the ring.

    WWE @WWE

    #4️⃣7️⃣ = #SDLive Commissioner @shanemcmahon, and he's coming right for @FightOwensFight! #WWEGRR https://t.co/adS134bsj1

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣7️⃣

    Shane McMahon comes to the ring just as Owens is trying to eliminate Bryan.

    TDE Wrestling @totaldivaseps

    😳 https://t.co/QeUxsNHs85

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣6️⃣

    It doesn't take long to get Khali out of the ring. Bryan's chest is battered and bruised in a way you rarely see in a wrestling ring. Kevin Owens comes down as the next entrant.

    WWE Universe @WWEUniverse

    He's. Still. Going. #WWEGRR @WWEDanielBryan https://t.co/gDMs4Kdcmn

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣5️⃣

    Lashley throws Elias out of the ring before he and Braun collide. Bryan comes back in and hits both men with corner dropkicks several times. No. 45 is The Great Khali.

    WWE @WWE

    #4️⃣4️⃣ = The newly-returned @fightbobby! #WWEGRR https://t.co/nBpzvyMOyE

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣4️⃣

    Hawkins tries to run away and Braun chases him just so he can throw him in the ring and eliminate him. Bobby Lashley joins the fight at No. 44.

    WWE @WWE

    #4️⃣3️⃣ = @TheCurtHawkins! Is the streak over?! #WWEGRR https://t.co/q9koIxEuDG

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣3️⃣

    Titus and Dillinger both get thrown out by Strowman. Orton and Rey hit a 619 and RKO combo on Braun before Corbin eliminates Mysterio. Orton clotheslines Corbin out before Elias does the same to him. The next man in the match is Curt Hawkins.

    WWE Universe @WWEUniverse

    The #MonsterAmongMen @BraunStrowman just got rid of @Babatundewwe with EASE! #WWEGRR https://t.co/BDoWIOzHne

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣2️⃣

    Braun throws out Babatunda, Matha and Big E quickly. He throws Slater into them for a fourth elimination. No. 42 is Tye Dillinger, who should have been No. 10.

    WWE @WWE

    #4️⃣1️⃣... IT'S TIME TO GET THESE HANDS! #WWEGRR @BraunStrowman https://t.co/hOWz1cXiSW

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣1️⃣

    They show Crews sliding under the ring several more times to rib him. Braun Strowman is out next at No. 41.

    Bleacher Report WWE @BR_WWE

    TITUS NOOOOOOOOOO https://t.co/txN5vczBOY

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣0️⃣

    Titus trips on his way to the ring and slides almost all the way underneath it. The announcers lose their minds laughing at him. It was one of the funniest moments ever. Dan Matha from NXT is out at No. 40.

    WWE @WWE

    #3️⃣9️⃣ = The founder of #TitusWorldwide @TitusONeilWWE! #WWEGRR https://t.co/ujsfaSUZuJ

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    Entrant No. 3️⃣9️⃣

    Corbin eliminates Roode and Strong before Titus O'Neil comes out next.

    WWE @WWE

    #3️⃣8️⃣ = The #LoneWolf @BaronCorbinWWE! #WWEGRR https://t.co/BDsuH1jkBC

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    Entrant No. 3️⃣8️⃣

    The Lone Wolf Baron Corbin joins the action at No. 38. He drags Elias under the ropes and throws him into the steps.

    Rob Schamberger @robschamberger

    Entrant 36: @HeathSlaterOMRB! #WWEGRR https://t.co/ltuShmuW2v

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    Entrant No. 3️⃣7️⃣

    The next man in the match is Babatunde, who is an NXT talent and a massive competitor.

    WWE Universe @WWEUniverse

    You tried, @WWEApollo...but you got an RKO for your troubles! #WWEGRR @RandyOrton https://t.co/my3LJnAuUn

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    Entrant No. 3️⃣5️⃣

    The Viper Randy Orton gets a huge pop as he heads to the ring at No. 35. Strong takes out Rhyno with a dropkick on the apron.

    WWE @WWE

    #3️⃣4️⃣ = The #UndisputedERA's @roderickstrong! #WWEGRR #ShockTheSystem https://t.co/bYKr9ER5Qh

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    Entrant No. 3️⃣4️⃣

    NXT's Roderick Strong runs down and starts chopping everyone in sight.


    #3⃣1⃣ = @WWEBigE How about that for offence? #WWEGRR https://t.co/XuCxdSPWmM

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    Entrant No. 3️⃣3️⃣

    The ring is starting to get crowded as Apollo Crews comes out at No. 33.

    WWE @WWE

    #3️⃣2️⃣ = Another GOOD BROTHER, @KarlAndersonWWE! #WWEGRR https://t.co/XhAgAlbQaR

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    Entrant No. 3️⃣2️⃣

    Big E eliminates Tucker as Karl Anderson heads down to the ring.

    Rob Schamberger @robschamberger

    Entrant 31: @WWEBigE! #WWEGRR https://t.co/epeJqKnsgG

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    Entrant No. 3️⃣1️⃣

    Big E is No. 31 in the Rumble. Bryan is still in after entering the match at No. 1.


    #2⃣8⃣ = @reymysterio Who's ready to call 619?! #WWEGRR https://t.co/wV9luF7LpZ

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    Entrant No. 3️⃣0️⃣

    Tyler Breeze comes out in what would usually be the last spot in the Rumble. Fandango saves him from being eliminated, but Mojo ends up taking him out right after for another elimination.

    Rob Schamberger @robschamberger

    Entrant 29: @MojoRawleyWWE! #WWEGRR https://t.co/I4d2tYp1H5

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    Entrant No. 2️⃣8️⃣

    Rey Mysterio gets a huge pop when he comes out at No. 28. He eliminates Gallows right away.

    Rob Schamberger @robschamberger

    Entrant 27: @WWEGable! #WWEGRR https://t.co/cgcm1TjlIz

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    Entrant No. 2️⃣7️⃣

    Chad Gable runs to the ring at No. 27.

    Rob Schamberger @robschamberger

    Entrant 26: @WWEFandango! #WWEGRR https://t.co/v22NQRqubP

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    Entrant No. 2️⃣6️⃣

    Roode eliminates Goldust with a dropkick on the apron. He takes out Dawson next. Fandango is out at No. 26.

    WWE @WWE

    #2️⃣5️⃣ = @REALBobbyRoode aims to turn this into the GLORIOUS #RoyalRumble! #WWEGRR https://t.co/KwAZpAZEza

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    Otis Dozovic @WWEDozovic

    TUCKY!!!!!! #WWEGGR

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    Entrant No. 2️⃣5️⃣

    Knight throws Gulak out of the ring for an elimination. The man who comes out at the halfway point is Bobby Roode.

    WWE @WWE

    #2️⃣3️⃣ = The submission specialist of #205Live @DrewGulak, and he goes RIGHT AFTER @WWEDanielBryan! #WWEGRR https://t.co/legWSdAdTk

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    Entrant No. 2️⃣4️⃣

    Tucker Knight of NXT runs to the ring and engages with Dawson.

    WWE @WWE

    #2️⃣2️⃣ = THE MAN-BEAST @Rhyno313! #WWEGRR https://t.co/oELR5PAzoF

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    Entrant No. 2️⃣3️⃣

    Drew Gulak comes out next and he goes right for Bryan.

    WWE @WWEIndia

    .@WWEDanielBryan vs @RealKurtAngle. This is a dream come true! #WWEGRR https://t.co/1KkhX3CWT0

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    Entrant No. 2️⃣2️⃣

    Elias eliminates Angle while he is fighting Bryan. The 22nd man in the match is Rhyno.

    WWE @WWE

    #2️⃣1️⃣ = @LukeGallowsWWE! #WWEGRR https://t.co/1TNCPsPKJz

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    Entrant No. 2️⃣1️⃣

    Elias ends up eliminating Konnor, Woods and Kofi all at once when he runs in the ring. Luke Gallows is No. 21 in the match. We are almost halfway through.

    WWE @WWE

    #2️⃣0️⃣ = @IAmEliasWWE, with his sights SET on the Greatest Royal Rumble Match 🏆 #WWEGRR https://t.co/JXISDYmIt4

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    Entrant No. 2️⃣0️⃣

    Elias comes out with his guitar and a mic as he makes his entrance. Nobody is more excited than Michael Cole.

    WWE @WWE

    #1️⃣9️⃣ = @KonnorWWE looks to turn the Greatest Royal Rumble Match into his WASTELAND! #WWEGRR https://t.co/ixzhHVYsac

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    Entrant No. 1️⃣9️⃣

    Konnor heads to the ring next as the ring is beginning to fill up again.

    WWE @WWE

    #1️⃣8️⃣ = @Goldust, who enters his 13th #RoyalRumble Match! #WWEGRR https://t.co/QQv0HIPxLa

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    Entrant No. 1️⃣8️⃣

    Goldust is the next competitor to head to the ring.

    WWE @WWEIndia

    #GermanSuplex to EVERYONE, courtesy @RealKurtAngle! #WWEGRR https://t.co/1kKdftFSJl

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    Entrant No. 1️⃣7️⃣

    Angle eliminates Primo, Dallas and Ziggler in quick succession. The 17th man in the match is Scott Dawson.

    WWE @WWEIndia

    Uh, well. No. #WWEGRR https://t.co/uDiHx748wY

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    Entrant No. 1️⃣6️⃣

    Entrant No. 16 is none other than Kurt Angle. He starts hitting suplexes as soon as he enters the ring.

    Rob Schamberger @robschamberger

    Entrant 14: @XavierWoodsPhD! #WWEGRR https://t.co/DWy3vlXOFs

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    Entrant No. 1️⃣5️⃣

    Kofi and Woods make another great Rumble save. Woods climbs to the top rope with Kofi on his back and they take out most of the competitors. Nese tries to dance with them and they eliminate him together. No. 15 is Bo Dallas.

    WWE @WWE

    #1️⃣4️⃣ = With Francesca by his side, @XavierWoodsPhD joins @TrueKofi in the Greatest Royal Rumble Match! #WWEGRR https://t.co/AR8wET4cAn

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    Entrant No. 1️⃣4️⃣

    Kofi is joined by Xavier Woods as the 14th entrant in the match. The New Day has an advantage now.

    WWE @WWE

    #1️⃣3️⃣ = @WWE_Primo! #WWEGRR https://t.co/SDELyxcVsL

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    Entrant No. 12

    Hornswoggle comes down and helps eliminate Wilder on his way into the ring.

    Rob Schamberger @robschamberger

    Entrant 11: @DashWilderWWE! #WWEGRR Here he is with Dawson. https://t.co/aPIX8bUW6V

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    Entrant No. 11

    Dash Wilder is the next man to run down to the ring and we are up to five competitors.

    WWE @WWE

    #1️⃣0️⃣ = #205Live's PREMIER ATHLETE @TonyNese! #WWEGRR https://t.co/X2YwsZeW86

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    Entrant No. 🔟

    Tony Nese is No. 10 and he goes right after Kofi.

    Rob Schamberger @robschamberger

    Entrant 9: @TrueKofi! #WWEGRR https://t.co/kjiQTPomQl

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    Entrant No. 9️⃣

    Kofi Kingston is the next man in the match. It's just him, Bryan and Ziggler for now.

    WWE @WWE

    With @TheMarkHenry AND #HirokiSumi eliminated, #TheAscension's @ViktorRiseWWE is EAGER to enter this one at #8️⃣! #WWEGRR https://t.co/TthhvldY83

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    Entrant No. 8️⃣

    Viktor from The Ascension comes out at No. 8. Bryan eliminates him in about 30 seconds.

    WWE @WWEIndia

    .@TheMarkHenry has found a match of his size! #WWEGRR https://t.co/d72T2XzB8F

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    Entrant No. 7️⃣

    A Japanese Sumo wrestler named Hiroki Sumi is No. 7. He squares off with Mark Henry and Henry throws him right out of the ring. Then Bryan and Ziggler throw Henry over together.

    WWE Universe @WWEUniverse

    WHAT. A. STAREDOWN! #WWEGRR https://t.co/cGqJOq0mcf

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    Entrant No. 6️⃣

    Mike Kanellis is clotheslined out of the ring as soon as he gets in, possible setting a new record for shortest amount of tie in a Rumble match.

    WWE @WWE

    #6️⃣ = @RealMikeBennett! (and he's eliminated courtesy of @TheMarkHenry) #WWEGRR https://t.co/1LvGnJJOJe

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    Entrant No. 5️⃣

    Mark Henry comes out at No. 5. He is slow to get to the ring. He immediately eliminates Axel when he gets in the ring.

    WWE @WWE

    #5️⃣ = The #WorldsStrongestMan @TheMarkHenry! #WWEGRR https://t.co/OGUMsD33yc

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    Entrant No. 4️⃣

    Curtis Axel comes out in the No. 4 spot.

    WWE @WWE

    With @SinCaraWWE eliminated by @HEELZiggler, @RealCurtisAxel enters at #4️⃣! #WWEGRR https://t.co/fP6PMeAb02

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    Entrant No. 3️⃣

    Sin Cara is entrant No. 3. Ziggler eliminates him before the next man comes out.

    WWE @WWEIndia

    And he is going up against none other than @HEELZiggler! #WWEGRR https://t.co/u2KEtkpf9H

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    Entrant No. 1️⃣ and 2️⃣

    Dolph Ziggler is the second man in the match.

    WWE @WWEIndia

    #1 - @WWEDanielBryan #WWEGRR https://t.co/7ksButG6od

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    Who Will Take Home the Trophy? 🏆

    Daniel Bryan is the first entrant in the Greatest Royal Rumble. Updates will come with every new entrant and include any eliminations.

    WWE @WWEIndia

    It's time for the first ever #WWEGRR! https://t.co/IBNZBoRuVy

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    TDE Wrestling @totaldivaseps


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    WWE @WWEIndia

    Can you believe that? The steel cage couldn't contain all the destruction. #WWEGRR https://t.co/lWcRUczUZf

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    Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns (Universal Title) Part 3

    Heyman throws a chair to his client. Brock takes off his gloves and picks up the chair. Reigns hits him with a fourth Spear to get another close two count. The Big Dog smiles as he picks up the chair and begins unloading on The Beast Incarnate. He sets up for a Superman Punch and sticks it. Reigns lines up and Spears Lesnar right through the cage wall. Both men land on the floor and Lesnar is declared the winner.

    WWE @WWEIndia

    3 spears & @BrockLesnar still manages to kickout! #WWEGRR https://t.co/HHLpso9ZvI

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    Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns (Universal Title) Part 2

    Reigns is able to pull Lesnar onto his shoulders for a powerbomb. He throws Brock into the cage wall a few times before hitting a Spear right in the middle of the ring. He immediately lines up for a second and hits it perfectly. He runs the ropes to build momentum for a third Spear, but he can't keep Lesnar down for the three count. He asks for the door to be opened and tries to leave. Heyman runs over and slams the door into Roman's head. Brock hits him with an F5 for another near fall.

    WWE @WWEIndia

    And it has begun. #WWEGRR https://t.co/5BhEb6pHGl