There is a new #1 contender for the SmackDown Women’s Title and that’s Becky Lynch. During this week’s episode of blue branded show, Lynch beat Charlotte Flair and Carmella in a triple threat match in order to become the new #1 contender for the strap.
Now, Lynch will challenge Asuka for the SmackDown Women’s Title at the upcoming Royal Rumble event.
WWE presents the Royal Rumble pay-per-view event on Sunday, January 27, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona at Chase Field that will air on the WWE Network. WWE will be announcing more matches for this show in the coming weeks. Here is the updated card:
Updated WWE Royal Rumble Card
WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman
WWE Champion Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles
30-Man Royal Rumble Match: R-Truth, Drew McIntyre, The New Day, Finn Balor, Seth Rollins, Jeff Hardy, Bobby Lashley, Samoa Joe, Dean Ambrose, John Cena, Elias, Baron Corbin, Apollo Crews, Andrade Almas, Rey Mysterio, Mustafa Ali
30-Woman Royal Rumble Match: Carmella, Natalya, Bayley, Sasha Banks, Ember Moon, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan, Liv Morgan, Zelina Vega
WWE RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey vs. Sasha Banks
WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Asuka vs. Becky Lynch
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bar vs. Shane McMahon & The Miz
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Buddy Murphy vs. Kalisto vs. Akira Tozawa vs. TBA – Fatal 4-Way Match
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