The ongoing story as to who The Undertaker will wrestle at the next WWE pay-per-view event has been interesting to say the least.
Originally, the sports entertainment company announced that Taker would be wrestling Rusev in a Casket Match at the Greatest Royal Rumble event.
However, all that changed last when it was revealed that Chris Jericho would be replacing Rusev to take on the deadman at the upcoming event.
Moving along to Monday afternoon, WWE announced that Rusev would indeed face The Undertaker at this upcoming event.
It’s been odd to say the least. Jericho has done it all under the sports entertainment banner. He has been under contract with the sports entertainment company off and on since 1999.
Jericho is a six-time world champion, having won the WWE Championship once, the WCW/World Championship twice, and WWE's World Heavyweight Championship three times.
He is also a record nine-time Intercontinental Champion. Jericho is the first Undisputed WWE Champion, and thus the final holder of the World Championship (formerly the WCW World Heavyweight Championship), having won and unified the WWE and World titles by defeating Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock on the same night in 2001.
He is also the ninth Triple Crown Champion, as well as the fourth Grand Slam Champion in WWE history.
Rusev thought it was a great idea to troll the former WWE champion in a post on his official Twitter account, which you can see here:
If the tweet doesn’t appear, please click this link to check it out.
The WWE Greatest Royal Rumble event takes place on Friday, April 27, 2018 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia at the King Abdullah International Stadium and will air on the WWE Network with a special start time of 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT with the event airing one hour later.
Both Raw and SmackDown brands will be featured. Here is the updated card:
50-Man Royal Rumble Match
WWE Universal Title Steel Cage Match: Brock Lesnar © vs. Roman Reigns
Singles Match: John Cena vs. Triple H
Casket Match: The Undertaker vs. Rusev
WWE Title Match: AJ Styles © vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
WWE Intercontinental Title Ladder Match: Seth Rollins © vs. The Miz vs. Finn Balor vs. Samoa Joe
WWE Raw Tag Team Title Match: The Bar vs. Bray Wyatt and Matt Hardy
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Title Match: Bludgeon Brothers © vs. The Usos
WWE United States Title Match: Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Jinder Mahal
WWE Cruiserweight Title Match: TBA vs. TBA