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WWE News: Triple H vs. John Cena at Greatest Royal Rumble Event on April 27, Plus 4-Way IC Title Ladder Match and Raw Tag Title Match

It was announced on Monday that Triple H will wrestle John Cena at WWE’s “Greatest Royal Rumble” event in Saudi Arabia on April 27.

Here’s the official WWE press release on the match that you can see on WWE.com as well:

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA and STAMFORD, Conn. — For the first time since 2010, John Cena will go head-to-head with Triple H at the Greatest Royal Rumble event at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m. AST. Tickets for this historic event are available this Saturday, March 31, at 12 midnight AST via ticketingboxoffice.com. Tickets will also be available at 10 a.m. AST at Virgin stores throughout Saudi Arabia. Ticket prices start at 20 SAR.

Additionally, the Greatest Royal Rumble event will feature an Intercontinental Championship Ladder Match: Seth Rollins vs. Finn Bálor vs. The Miz vs. Samoa Joe, and a Raw Tag Team Championship Match: The Hardy Boyz vs. Sheamus & Cesaro. A Ladder Match is when a championship title is suspended above the ring, and the first Superstar to climb to the top of a ladder and retrieve the title is the winner and champion.

General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia Chairman, His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia invite the world to celebrate this signature event, which includes the first-ever 50-Man Greatest Royal Rumble Match and seven championship matches.

Fans will also get to see WWE Superstars Roman Reigns, AJ Styles, Braun Strowman, The New Day, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt and Shinsuke Nakamura, among others.

The inaugural Greatest Royal Rumble will deliver live family-friendly entertainment to passionate fans across the Middle East. It is the first event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Additional event details, including broadcast information, will be available in the coming weeks.

While it is not official yet, it is believed that the event will air live on WWE Network on April 27, which is a Friday. The start time is 7pm locally, which means it would be 12pm ET.

Analysis: It’s going to be a long night of action because if they are doing a 50 man Royal Rumble match that might take upwards of 90 minutes (a regular Royal Rumble is about 60 minutes), plus seven championship matches and Triple H vs. John Cena, that’s a nine-match card already. It could be a four hour show or even longer than that.

The four way Ladder Match should be awesome. I’m glad Samoa Joe will be back in action by then and hopefully will be ready to go for WrestleMania as well.

There will be no women wrestlers on the show. While I’m sure it’s disappointing to some WWE fans, there’s not much they can do due to laws that exist in countries like Saudi Arabia.