Royal Rumble 2018 (match rating scale is out of 4 stars)
“(c)” = incumbent champions
HANDICAP MATCH FOR THE WWE CHAMPIONSHIP
AJ Styles (c) def. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn
MY PREDICTION: Styles
2-OUT-OF-3-FALLS MATCH FOR THE WWE SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
The Usos (Jey Uso & Jimmy Uso) (c) def. Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin
MY PREDICTION: Gable & Benjamin
MEN’S ROYAL RUMBLE MATCH
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura
I was on the edge of my seat rooting for Shinsuke during the final four. Nakuamura v. AJ Styles at Wrestlemania is gonna be hot!
MY PREDICTION: Nakamura
WWE RAW TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH
The Bar (Cesaro & Sheamus) def. Seth Rollins & Jason Jordan (c)
MY PREDICTION: Rollins & Jordan
TRIPLE THREAT MATCH FOR THE WWE UNIVERSAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Brock Lesnar (c) def. Kane and Braun Strowman
MY PREDICTION: Lesnar
WOMEN’S ROYAL RUMBLE MATCH
Part one of redeeming Asuka on the main roster is complete. Let’s go all the way!
MY PREDICTION: Asuka
Royal Rumble 2018 was a better show that I thought it would be. The Royal Rumble matches were the highlight which I didn’t expect and everything else lacked. Recommended matches: Both the men’s and women’s rumble matches delivered.
PPV RATING: B-