Braun Strowman Removed From Universal Title Bout Against Brock Lesnar At WWE Royal Rumble

Braun Strowman got that punishment.

Vince McMahon announced on Raw that Braun Strowman is out of his WWE Universal Title bout against Brock Lesnar at the Royal Rumble. McMahon made the announcement after Strowman destroyed his limo, which Baron Corbin was hiding in. Strowman was also fined $100,000 for his action. Following McMahon pulling him from the Universal Title bout, Strowman proceeded to flip over the limo.

Strowman went after Corbin after the latter interrupted his opening promo and made fun of him for how long he lasted against Lesnar at WWE Crown Jewel in November.

With Strowman out of the Universal Title match, Lesnar is currently without an opponent on Jan. 27. Here's a look at the updated Royal Rumble card:

Men's Royal Rumble Match
R-Truth (#30 entrant), Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Xavier Woods, Finn Balor, Seth Rollins, Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe, Bobby Lashley, Dean Ambrose, John Cena, Elias, Jinder Mahal, Andrade "Cien" Almas, Rey Mysterio, Mustafa Ali, Baron Corbin, Apollo Crews

Women's Royal Rumble Match
Carmella (#30 entrant), Natalya, Bayley, Ember Moon, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Zelina Vega, Alicia Fox, Naomi, Sasha Banks [Banks still listed as a Royal Rumble participant on WWE.com]

WWE Universal Championship
Brock Lesnar (c) vs. TBA

WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Fatal 4-Way Match

Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Kalisto vs. Akira Tozawa vs. Hideo Itami

WWE Championship
Daniel Bryan (c) vs. AJ Styles

SmackDown Live Women's Championship
Asuka (c) vs. Becky Lynch

RAW Women's Championship
Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Sasha Banks

SmackDown Live Tag Team Championships
The Bar (c) vs. Shane McMahon & The Miz

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