Jericho To Make WWE Return In 'Casket Match' Against Undertaker

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It will be the first time ever that the two have gone head-to-head in a singles match on a WWE Network Special.

WWE continues to pull out all of the stops for its Greatest Royal Rumble event in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on April 27. Jericho defeated the Deadman in the Elimination Chamber Match back in 2010 for the World Heavyweight Championship.

WWE.com reported on Wednesday the storyline reason for the change was Rusev's wife Lana publicly campaigning on Twitter for Rusev to be pulled from the match as she anxious for his safety. Whether this influenced WWE's decision to move Rusev from his one-on-one match with Taker to the 50-man Rumble is unknown.

But WWE announced that Chris Jericho has replaced him.

"He is a legend in the WWE".

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The Bulgarian Brute insisted that he would crush The Deadman but admitted he was anxious about the match stipulations.

It's been a unusual couple of months for The Bulgarian Brute, as the rise of popularity of Rusev Day, whether it be through fans chanting 'Rusev Day!' or through rising merchandise sales, hasn't really transitioned into success in the ring.

This announcement came just hours after Rusev had an interview on TMZ and claimed Undertaker "is kind of a little bit" past his prime.

"I'll beat him so bad, maybe it's his last fight, yeah".

The company announced Tuesday it had added Chris Jericho and Kurt Angle to the 50-man Battle Royal. Unfortunately, that means that, as of right now, his scheduled appearance at the Greatest Royal Rumble event is only scheduled as a "one-shot deal".

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