Jericho To Make WWE Return In 'Casket Match' Against Undertaker

The Undertaker is in for Greatest Royal Rumble

Whether this influenced WWE's decision to move Rusev from his one-on-one match with Taker to the 50-man Rumble is unknown. They have competed side-by-side, including the epic Team WWE vs. Team Alliance Match at Survivor Series 2001, as well as against each other, including the Elimination Chamber Match in 2010 where Jericho overcame The Phenom to capture the World Heavyweight Championship.

The veteran, who competed for the first time in more than a year last weekend at WrestleMania 34 when he defeated John Cena, had been scheduled to go up against Rusev in a casket match on April 27 in Jeddah at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium.

Whether or not the interview, or Rusev's tweet following the announcement where he wrote "Bury me softly, Brother", resulted in the former United States Champion getting yanked from the match remains to be seen. While this hurts the Rusev Day festivities, WWE instead made a decision to have The Undertaker face Chris Jericho on April 27. "Nothing like that. They just decided Jericho vs Undertaker would be a better match even though they announced Rusev vs Undertaker before they figured that out".

Tyson Fury: 'I could beat Anthony Joshua tomorrow night'
Fury ballooned as high as 378 pounds during his two-year layoff and is hoping to get down as low as 259 pounds for his return. It has been announced that the comeback will start on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Manchester Arena , England.

It's been a unusual couple of months for The Bulgarian Brute, as the rise of popularity of Rusev Day, whether it be through fans chanting 'Rusev Day!' or through rising merchandise sales, hasn't really transitioned into success in the ring.

"I'll beat him so bad, maybe it's his last fight, yeah".

WWE confirmed to Newsweek that Rusev will take Jericho's spot in the 50-man Royal Rumble match.

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