At the start of today’s WWE Greatest Royal Rumble event, Michael Cole announced that it’s a steamy 82 degrees in the ring for today’s event in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Also at today’s WWE Greatest Royal Rumble, Japanese Sumo Wrestler Hiroki Sumi made an appearance in the Royal Rumble match. Sumi’s appearance was short lived, as he was quickly eliminated by Mark Henry.
#7️⃣ = The MONSTROUS #HirokiSumi!#WWEGRR pic.twitter.com/Nuv2wobtOt
— WWE (@WWE) April 27, 2018
Steve Austin Applauds Top Smackdown Stars
The WWE Stats & Info account has Tweeted the following statistic on the history of the WWE Royal Rumble match:
With the exception of the first one in 1988, every Royal Rumble Match has featured someone getting eliminated less than a minute after they enter the match. #WWEGRR
— WWE Stats & Info (@WWEStats) April 27, 2018
Interesting Royal Rumble Statistic
WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin Tweeted the following, praising AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura following their match at Greatest Royal Rumble:
Shinsuke so much better as a heel. AJ is off the charts good. #WGRR
— Steve Austin (@steveaustinBSR) April 27, 2018