The list of participants in this year’s Women’s WWE Royal Rumble match continues to grow, as WWE has announced Nikki Cross will be competing in the match taking place on January 27th. Also set for the bout, and making her Royal Rumble match debut, is former Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair.
Flair did not compete in last year’s inaugural Women’s Royal Rumble match as she was the reigning Smackdown Live Women’s Champion, but she will get her opportunity to compete this year. Additionally, Alexa Bliss did not compete in the Rumble match last year, as she was the Raw Women’s Champion, but with her concussion status currently keeping her out of the ring, it is unknown whether or not Bliss will be able to compete this year.
WWE is slowly rolling out all the participant names in this year’s Royal Rumble match, and below is the updated list of confirmed entrants in this year’s match:
Carmella, who will enter the match at #30.
The Women’s Rumble match joins the following bouts which have been announced for the WWE Royal Rumble PPV:
Universal Championship Match:
-Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Finn Balor
WWE Championship Match:
-Daniel Bryan (c) vs. AJ Styles
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Fatal 4-Way Match:
Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Akira Tozawa vs. Kalisto vs. Hideo Itami
Raw Women’s Championship Match:
-Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Sasha Banks
Smackdown Women’s Title Match:
-Asuka (c) vs Becky Lynch
WWE Smackdown Tag Team Title Match:
-The Bar (c’s) vs Shane McMahon and The Miz
United States Title Match:
-Rusev (c) vs Shinsuke Nakamura
Men’s Royal Rumble Match, featuring:
Andrade “Cien” Almas
R-Truth, who will enter the match at #30.