The first WWE SmackDown LIVE main event of 2019 saw AJ Styles win a Fatal 5 Way Match to become The New #1 Contender to WWE Champion “The New” Daniel Bryan. Styles vs. Bryan will take place at The 2019 Royal Rumble PPV Event. Styles pinned Randy Orton to win last night’s main event. Other participants in the match were Rey Mysterio, Mustafa Ali & Samoa Joe.
Last night’s SmackDown LIVE also saw three more Superstars announce their spots for The 2019 Men’s Royal Rumble Match – The New Day’s Big E, Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods.
The Royal Rumble PPV Event takes place on January 27th from Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. Below is the updated card:
WWE Universal Title Match
– Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Braun Strowman
WWE Title Match
– Daniel Bryan (c) vs. AJ Styles
WWE Cruiserweight Title Match (Fatal 4 Way Match)
– Buddy Murphy (c) vs. TBA vs. TBA vs. TBA
30-Woman Royal Rumble Match
– Carmella (at #30), Natalya, Sasha Banks, Bayley, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan, Ember Moon & Others TBA
30-Man Royal Rumble Match
– R-Truth (at #30), Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Xavier Woods & Others TBA