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Sheamus added to WWE men's Royal Rumble match

Seven participants have now been announced for the men's Rumble.

A new participant has been added to this year's men's Royal Rumble match.

During Friday's SmackDown, it was announced that Sheamus will be taking part in the men's Rumble. He joins Angelo Dawkins, Montez Ford, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, Austin Theory, and "Jackass" star Johnny Knoxville as the first seven participants to be confirmed for the match.

Sheamus was in action on the pre-show for WWE's Day 1 pay-per-view last Saturday, teaming with Ridge Holland to defeat Cesaro & Ricochet. It was essentially a handicap match after Holland suffered a broken nose shortly after the bout started.

The Royal Rumble is being held at The Dome at America's Center in St. Louis on Saturday, January 29. WWE has already announced 19 of the 30 wrestlers who will be taking part in the women's Royal Rumble match.

The women's Royal Rumble entrants that have been confirmed are: Rhea Ripley, Nikki A.S.H., Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, Shotzi, Natalya, Michelle McCool, Dana Brooke, Carmella, Zelina Vega, Mickie James, Tamina, Kelly Kelly, Aliyah, Summer Rae, Naomi, Shayna Baszler, Lita, and SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair.