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WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Results, Recap, Highlights: Braun Strowman wins 50-man Battle Royal in Saudi Arabia

Braun Strowman eliminated Big Cass, Chris Jericho, Kevin Owens, Bobby Lashley among other superstars to win the first-ever 50-man Royal Rumble match.

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Updated: April 28, 2018 6:42:51 pm
WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Live Updates Braun Strowman won the Greatest Royal Rumble. (Source: WWE/Twitter)

WWE Greatest Royal Rumble: After a historic night, it was the Monster Among Men Braun Strowman who prevailed among the rest as he went on to win the Greatest Royal Rumble fight. The 6 ft 10 inch Monster eliminated Big Cass, Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho, Bobby Lashley among other superstars on his road to victory in the first-ever 50-man Royal Rumble event. It was a truly historic event with Daniel Bryan breaking Rey Mysterio’s record to become the longest person to survive in a Rumble match as he lasted for 1 hour 16 minutes, before he was eliminated by Big Cass. What will be next for the Monster? Will he be given a chance to take on the Beast?

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WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Highlights

02:24 (IST)28 Apr 2018


02:23 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Big Cass eliminates Daniel Bryan

A record setting performance by Daniel Bryan - he lasted for 1 hours and 16 minutes - the longest anyone has ever survived in a rumble match. And he is finally eliminated by Big Cass. The  two will fight now in Backlash in less than a week. 

02:22 (IST)28 Apr 2018

Bruan Strowman has just demolished Shane McMahon. McMahon was on the top of the ropes, attempting to go for another coast-to-coast on Kevin Owens. But Strowman came out of nowher and threw McMahon on the announce table outside the rings. The Monster then eliminated Bobby Lashley, Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho. 

02:18 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Big Cass vs Daniel Bryan

Big Cass enters at Number 49 and he directly takes on Daniel Bryan. Meanwhile, Shane McMahon delivers a Coast to Coast to Braun Strowman. This could be a high risk move that will achieve nothing. Meanwhile, Chris Jericho enters at No. 50. Kevin Owens is not happy - He is in the ring with Jericho, Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon. 

02:10 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Entry No 45 - The Great Khali

The Great Khali enters the ring at No 45 and now it is Bobby Lashley, Braun Strowman and The Great Khali in the ring with Daniel Bryan. This cannot end well for the former Smackdown General Manager! Strowman and Lashley joined forces to eliminate Khali.

02:08 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Bobby Lashley is in!

Elias is now stuck in the ring with Bobby Lashley and Braun Strowman. This cannot end well for him. Lashley gos straight after Elias and eliminates him. Now he is in the ring with Strowman. Lashley vs Strowman! This is a showdown!

02:01 (IST)28 Apr 2018

Entry No 41 is Braun Strowman! And he is the best one to win this thing now - With so few wrestlers left, Strowman is not only large and huge 0 he is also fresh! He is the Monster Among Men! He has already eliminated three superstars

01:54 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Randy Orton is going to that place!

The No. 35 is WWE's apex predator, the Viper Randy Orton. The crowd in Jeddah goes absolutely bersek as Orton makes his way into the rings.  Randy Orton has cleared up the ring since his arrival as he eliminates three superstars within seconds.

01:45 (IST)28 Apr 2018

Rey Mysterio enters at No. 28 and the crowd in Jeddah has gone absolutely berserk! He is on absolutely fiery start, Mysterio. He holds the record for the longest appearance in a Rumble match as he stayed 62 minutes in 2007. Can he do it again?

01:36 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Who is ready to walk with Elias?

Elias enters at No. 20 and he eliminates New Day and Konor in one single sweep! Terrific entry from him. He then eliminates Raw General Manager Kurt Angle, who was in the middle of a tiff with Daniel Bryan in the ring. Elias is looking good!

01:28 (IST)28 Apr 2018

Former WWE Champion and Hall of Famer Kurt Angle enters at No. 16 and he eliminates No Dalas and Primo! He looks to be in terrific shape as the 70,000 strong crowd in Jeddah chants, 'You S***'! Angle eliminates Dolph ZIggler now. Three elimination for the Raw General Manager already.

01:22 (IST)28 Apr 2018

Hornswoggle is here!? He is what four-inch old and he looks to win the Greatest Royal Rumble event? Can he? NOOO! 205 Live's Tony Nese eliminates Hornswoggle. Entry No 13 is Primo.

01:16 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Mark Henry and Hiroki Sumi eliminated

Mark Henry eliminated Hiroki Sumi, and then Daniel Bryan and Dolph Ziggler teamed up to eliminate Mark Henry. Only two superstars left till The Ascension joined in at no. 8 to make it a party of three.

01:11 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Sin Cara first one to be eliminated

Sin Cara, who entered at No. 3 is the first one to be eliminated. Curtis Axel has entered at No. 4 position and Hall of Famer Mark Henry is entering at No. 5. 

01:07 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Daniel Bryan and Dolph Ziggler kick off things

Daniel Bryan and Dolph Ziggler start off things as the former Smackdown General Manager drew No. 1 while Ziggler drew the no. 2 - Still 48 other superstars to go and the odds are now stacked against these two. 

01:06 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Rules for Greatest Royal Rumble

Here are the rules for the Greatest Royal Rumble fight - 

01:01 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Greatest Royal Rumble Event!

Now it is time for the big fight - The 50-man Battle Royal - Anything can happen here! Be ready for plenty of surprises - who will emerge victorious and lift the trophy?

01:00 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Brock Lesnar's reign continues

Brock Lesnar's reign as Universal Championship continues after 390 days and is there anyone who can beat him?

00:56 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Brock Lesnar retains the Universal Title

Roman Reigns just screwed himself! Reigns smackd down six shots with the steel chair to Lesnar. Then he delivered a great superman punch. He locked and loaded himself for the fifth spear and then he delivered the spear to Lesnar but the steel cage broke and Lesnar fell out of the ring first before Reigns and he won the match!

00:53 (IST)28 Apr 2018
Paul Heyman to the rescue!

Paul Heyman saved the match for Brock Lesnar as Reigns tried to escape the cage through the door but Heyman stepped up and bang the door shut on the Big Dog. Lesnar then delivered a  F-5 and went for the pinfall but Reigns kicked out. Heyman threw a steel chair inside the ring!

WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Live Results Updates Greatest Royal Rumble Live Results: Daniel Bryan, Chris Jericho in action in 50-man Royal Rumble. (Source: WWE)

WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Event featured some of the big dream matches that fans were waiting to see for a long time. After a span of a 10 years, The Undertaker compete in a casket match as he took on a challenger he has never faced - the Bulgarian Brute Rusev. The Deadman emerged victorious in his favourite match as he buried Rusev in the casket along with his sidekick Aiden English after delivering the two with chokeslams and Tombstone pile driver. John Cena too fought Triple H and emerged victorious in a dream match. No titles changed hands in the event and it was Braun Strowman who took the big prize home by winning the Greatest Royal Rumble fight.

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