WWE Greatest Royal Rumble 2018 Results: Live Updates, Results and Reaction
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.
- April 27, 2018
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.
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.
- April 28, 2018
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Full Results from Saudi Arabia
- April 27, 2018
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.
Down to the Last Handful of Competitors
Jericho eliminates Benjamin with a Codebreaker. Strowman catches Shane on the top rope and sends him crashing through one of the announce tables in a crazy spot.
Entrant No. 5️⃣0️⃣
The final entrant in the match is none other than Chris Jericho. Owens looks pissed when he hears the music.
Entrant No. 4️⃣9️⃣
Owens tries to unite everyone against Strowman. The second to last person to enter the match is Big Cass.
Entrant No. 4️⃣8️⃣
Shelton Benjamin is No. 48 in the match. He joins Bryan, KO, Shane, Braun and Lashley in the ring.
Entrant No. 4️⃣7️⃣
Shane McMahon comes to the ring just as Owens is trying to eliminate Bryan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Entrant No. 4️⃣1️⃣
They show Crews sliding under the ring several more times to rib him. Braun Strowman is out next at No. 41.
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.
Entrant No. 3️⃣9️⃣
Corbin eliminates Roode and Strong before Titus O'Neil comes out next.
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.
Entrant No. 3️⃣7️⃣
The next man in the match is Babatunde, who is an NXT talent and a massive competitor.
Entrant No. 3️⃣6️⃣
Orton throws out Anderson, Rawley and Crews in a matter of seconds. No. 36 is the one-man band Heath Slater.
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.
Entrant No. 3️⃣4️⃣
NXT's Roderick Strong runs down and starts chopping everyone in sight.
Entrant No. 3️⃣3️⃣
The ring is starting to get crowded as Apollo Crews comes out at No. 33.
Entrant No. 3️⃣2️⃣
Big E eliminates Tucker as Karl Anderson heads down to the ring.
Entrant No. 3️⃣1️⃣
Big E is No. 31 in the Rumble. Bryan is still in after entering the match at No. 1.
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.
Entrant No. 2️⃣9️⃣
Mojo Rawley runs down and takes out Fandango as soon as he gets in the ring.
Entrant No. 2️⃣8️⃣
Rey Mysterio gets a huge pop when he comes out at No. 28. He eliminates Gallows right away.
Entrant No. 2️⃣7️⃣
Chad Gable runs to the ring at No. 27.
Entrant No. 2️⃣6️⃣
Roode eliminates Goldust with a dropkick on the apron. He takes out Dawson next. Fandango is out at No. 26.
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.
Entrant No. 2️⃣4️⃣
Tucker Knight of NXT runs to the ring and engages with Dawson.
Entrant No. 2️⃣3️⃣
Drew Gulak comes out next and he goes right for Bryan.
Entrant No. 2️⃣2️⃣
Elias eliminates Angle while he is fighting Bryan. The 22nd man in the match is Rhyno.
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.
Entrant No. 2️⃣0️⃣
Elias comes out with his guitar and a mic as he makes his entrance. Nobody is more excited than Michael Cole.
Entrant No. 1️⃣9️⃣
Konnor heads to the ring next as the ring is beginning to fill up again.
Entrant No. 1️⃣8️⃣
Goldust is the next competitor to head to the ring.
Entrant No. 1️⃣7️⃣
Angle eliminates Primo, Dallas and Ziggler in quick succession. The 17th man in the match is Scott Dawson.
Entrant No. 1️⃣6️⃣
Entrant No. 16 is none other than Kurt Angle. He starts hitting suplexes as soon as he enters the ring.
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.
Entrant No. 1️⃣4️⃣
Kofi is joined by Xavier Woods as the 14th entrant in the match. The New Day has an advantage now.
Unlucky No 13
Nese eliminates Hornswoggle with a running knee before Primo comes out at No. 13.
Entrant No. 12
Hornswoggle comes down and helps eliminate Wilder on his way into the ring.
Entrant No. 11
Dash Wilder is the next man to run down to the ring and we are up to five competitors.
Entrant No. 🔟
Tony Nese is No. 10 and he goes right after Kofi.
Entrant No. 9️⃣
Kofi Kingston is the next man in the match. It's just him, Bryan and Ziggler for now.
Entrant No. 8️⃣
Viktor from The Ascension comes out at No. 8. Bryan eliminates him in about 30 seconds.
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.
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.
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.
Entrant No. 4️⃣
Curtis Axel comes out in the No. 4 spot.
Entrant No. 3️⃣
Sin Cara is entrant No. 3. Ziggler eliminates him before the next man comes out.
Entrant No. 1️⃣ and 2️⃣
Dolph Ziggler is the second man in the match.
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.