2 Title Matches Moved To WWE Royal Rumble Kickoff Show; Super-Sized Legends Panel Announced


During tonight’s WWE SmackDown Live the company confirmed several details for the WWE Royal Rumble Kick-Off show, including which matches will be featured.

WWE has confirmed the Kick-Off panel for the Royal Rumble show and it is a star-studded line-up with the following names advertised:

  • JBL
  • Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler
  • Beth Phoenix
  • Booker T
  • Shawn Michaels

As well as that, WWE announced which matches will feature on the Kick-Off show, and they might not exactly surprise you.

  • United States Championship Match: Rusev (c) vs Shinsuke Nakamura
  • Cruiserweight Championship Match: Buddy Murphy (c) vs Hideo Itami vs Tozawa vs Kalisto
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