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Raw tag team title match set for Royal Rumble pre-show

The Raw Tag Team Championship will be on the line this coming Sunday, but only on the Royal Rumble pre-show.

It was announced on tonight's episode of Raw that Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson would challenge Cesaro & Sheamus for their titles at the Alamodome as WWE presents its first pay-per-view of the year.

Playing off of the controversial finish from last week's Raw where Gallows & Anderson appeared to have the titles won before it was announced that the champions had actually been disqualified, their match on Sunday will have the added stipulation of two referees calling the match.

The storyline between the two teams continued tonight as Gallows defeated Cesaro in a singles match after the distracted referee missed Gallows tapping out to the sharpshooter.

With the addition of the tag title match, the updated card for the Royal Rumble is:

  • The Royal Rumble match
  • AJ Styles defending the WWE Championship against John Cena
  • Kevin Owens defending the WWE Universal Championship against Roman Reigns with Chris Jericho suspended above the ring in a shark cage
  • Charlotte Flair defending the Raw Women's Championship against Bayley
  • Rich Swann defending the WWE Cruiserweight Championship against Neville
  • Cesaro & Sheamus defending the Raw Tag Team Championship against Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson (kickoff show match)