However, before he can do that...he must first successfully defend his championship against AJ Styles this Sunday at the Royal Rumble. The respective winners of the men and women's Rumble matches will go on to perform in respective championship matches in their division.
WWE has made a decision to exclude Braun Strowman from the match against Brock Lesnar for the Universal Champion at the Royal Rumble, which will take place at Chase Field in Phoenix on January 27th. We're live this morning at Chase Field talking with WWE champion and Valley resident Daniel Bryan to preview the Royal Rumble on Sunday. Brock Lesnar was out next making his intimidating presence felt. The punishment continued for Balor as he received another suplex on the floor.
Balor immediately attacked with a dropkick, kicks, and punches in the corner.
Of course the tweet refers to a match with RAW Women's Champion Ronda Rousey at MetLife Stadium on April 7. The challenger connected with a Sling Blade and tried to go for the Drop-kick but ate a clothesline.
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Lesnar went for an F5 but Balor countered into a DDT and nearly got the pin.
Meanwhile Lana, who was #28 in the Rumble, twisted her ankle when she was knocked off of the ring apron during Rusev's match against Shinsuke Nakamura. Balor hung on as long as he could, be he eventually tapped out. The victor of the 30 man Royal Rumble match will receive a championship opportunity at WrestleMania 35.