Well, they are the greatest. Earlier this year, WWE announced the Greatest Royal Rumble, a special taking place in Saudi Arabia. The show will feature a fifty man Royal Rumble plus seven more title matches on the card. Now though, we’re getting a special bonus that could bring in a few more viewers.

They did it before, they can do it again.

Jim Ross and Jerry "The King" Lawler to be reunited for Raw 25: Exclusive, Jan. 15, 2018

According to Jerry Lawler on his “Dinner with the King” podcast, he and Jim Ross will be handling the commentary for the show. The pair were last together at January’s “Raw 25” special. In addition, according to PWInsider.com by way of 411mania.com, the special will be airing on the WWE Network. The show airs on April 27 from Saudi Arabia, with the first show broadcast from the country.

Opinion: What a nice little bonus. I know they might not be as good as they used to be, but Lawler and Ross are as good of a commentary duo as there has been in the last thirty years. Let them work some of their magic and see what they can do with such a unique concept. It could be fun.

You remember “Raw 25”. If not, this might jog your memory.

Watch the opening to Raw 25

Who do you think will win the Royal Rumble? Do you like the commentary team? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 26 wrestling books. His latest book is the History of the WWE Championship.

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