Kevin Owens recruited John Cena to come and help him deal with Roman Reigns and Sami Zayn in a tag team match on Friday Night SmackDown last week. They emerged victorious in that match, helping to drive a wedge between the leader of The Bloodline and KO’s former best friend.
Naturally, this week saw that week start to swing. Owens decided to interrupt to insert himself, taking advantage of the situation as best he could. Shifting the blame from Zayn to himself, he challenged Reigns to a Future Championship match Royal Rumble The Premium Live event is on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
The challenge was immediately accepted, and WWE moved quickly to confirm that it was indeed official.
Here’s the updated Royal Rumble match card:
- Men’s Royal Rumble
- Women’s Royal Rumble
- WWE Universal ChampionshipRoman Reigns (c) vs. Kevin Owens
- pitch black match: Bray Wyatt vs. Los Angeles Knight