Following months of speculation that The Beast would return to the octagon to compete in the UFC once his WWE duties were fulfilled, Lesnar has once again surprised wrestling fans by re-signing with WWE, the company announced today.
BREAKING: #UniversalChampion @BrockLesnar re-signs with @WWE and will defend his championship against @WWERomanReigns in a #SteelCage match at WWE Greatest Royal Rumble! #WWEGRR https://t.co/rr4xAzlrGs
— WWE (@WWE) April 9, 2018
WWE also announced that Lesnar will defend his Universal Championship once again against Roman Reigns in a steel cage match at Greatest Royal Rumble. Greatest Royal Rumble is an event taking place at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m. AST. It’s the first time WWE will hold in event in the middle eastern country, and will feature the eponymous Greatest Royal Rumble match, featuring a record 50 competitors. John Cena vs. Triple H has also been announced for the card. Seven championships are to be decided at the event as well.
Greatest Royal Rumble will stream live on the WWE Network.