WWE fans in the Middle East are going to be able to watch the Greatest Royal Rumble live on television.
The event will air on Abu Dhabi Sports 1 in Arabic and Abu Dhabi Sports 6 in English, on Friday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. AST from the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Already it is looking like being one of the biggest events is WWE history with an incredible seven championship matches, Triple H v John Cena, The Undertake v Rusev in a Casket Match, and of course the showpiece 50-man Royal Rumble.
This week the WWE has also been holding tryouts ahead of the event – looking for athletes in the Kingdom who could one day become WWE superstars.
The WWE has been holding tryouts in Saudi Arabia.
The comes ahead of the Greatest Royal Rumble which takes place in Jeddah on April 27.
The tryout is giving more than 25 athletes from Saudi Arabia the opportunity to showcase their abilities with the goal of being selected to begin training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando.
The talent pool will be comprised of elite performers with a diverse background in sports, including soccer, powerlifting, volleyball, boxing, jiu jitsu, gymnastics, CrossFit and taekwondo.
Next week, The Greatest Royal Rumble card includes the first-ever 50-Man Greatest Royal Rumble Match; John Cena vs. Triple H; The Undertaker vs. Rusev in a Casket Match; Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns in a Universal Championship Steel Cage Match; an Intercontinental Championship Ladder Match featuring champion Seth Rollins vs. The Miz vs. Samoa Joe vs. Finn Bálor; United States Champion Jeff Hardy vs. Jinder Mahal ; a Raw Tag Team Championship Match between Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt and Sheamus & Cesaro; and SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bludgeon Brothers vs. The Usos, WWE Championship Match between AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura and a Cruiserweight Championship Match.
The Undertaker versus Rusev at the Greatest Royal Rumble is BACK ON!
The news comes as two other matches have now also been confirmed for the huge show in Jeddah on April 27.
The Bar will take on Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt for the RAW Tag Team Titles following Hardy and Wyatt’s win over The Revival on RAW.
Meanwhile, newly crowned US Champion Jeff Hardy will take on the man he beat for the title on RAW overnight, Jinder Mahal.
News of Rusev taking on The Undertaker came as a shock to fans, after it was announced last week that the match was off and Rusev would be replaced by Chris Jericho.
However, in an Instagram post from WWE, Rusev’s wife Lana has now apparently given permission for the Bulgarian Brute to take part, and the match is back on.