The Undertaker to compete in the 2017 Royal Rumble

On tonight’s episode of Monday Night Raw, The Undertaker made an advertised return where he announced he would compete in the annual Royal Rumble Match. This is the first Royal Rumble Undertaker will compete in since 2009.

As to why ‘Taker appeared on Raw instead of Smackdown, he stated “I go where I want, when I want” in regards to branding.

It is worth noting that Undertaker was not drafted to either brand during the 2016 Draft back in July.

As of this posting, here are the official names in The Royal Rumble:

Baron Corbin
Big E
Braun Storwman
Brock Lesnar
Chris Jericho
Kofi Kingston
Seth Rollins
Xavier Woods

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