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WWE Royal Rumble 2016 PPV News: Near Final Card with 4 Title Matches, Only 13 Official Entrants For Rumble Match


WWE added three matches to the Royal Rumble 2016 PPV on Monday Night Raw.

All three are title matches with Becky Lynch challenging Charlotte for the Divas Title, and Kalisto getting a rematch against Alberto Del Rio for the US Title. Then later, WWE announced that the New Day would defend the tag titles against the Usos.

No other matches were announced, leaving us with 4 matches for the show besides the Royal Rumble.

Meanwhile, there were no official entrants announced for the Rumble during Raw, leaving only 13 people officially entering the match. However, Vince and Stephanie revealed that Roman Reigns would enter at #1.

WWE United States Title
Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. Kalisto

WWE Divas Title Match
Charlotte (c) w/Ric Flair vs. Becky Lynch

Last Man Standing
WWE Intercontinental Title Match

Dean Ambrose (c) vs. Kevin Owens

WWE Tag Team Titles
The New Day (c) vs. The Usos

Here is the latest official list of entrants for the 2016 Royal Rumble Match, which will also be for the WWE World Heavyweight Title this year:

  • Roman Reigns (enters at #1)
  • Big Show
  • Curtis Axel
  • Chris Jericho
  • Ryback
  • Dolph Ziggler
  • Bray Wyatt
  • Braun Strowman
  • Erick Rowan
  • Luke Harper
  • Brock Lesnar
  • Stardust
  • Sheamus

WWE Royal Rumble 2016: By the Numbers

Check out WWE Royal Rumble this Sunday at 8 ET/5 PT, live on the award-winning WWE Network.

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