Becky Lynch will defend the Raw Women’s Championship against Doudrop at the Royal Rumble. The match was made official following the events that took place on the January 10th episode of Monday Night Raw.
It was announced ahead of time that a triple threat match between Doudrop, Liv Morgan and Bianca Belair would take place on Raw. The number one contenders match took place on the main event of the show. Belair appeared to have the match won, but the pin was broken up by Becky Lynch, who was on commentary for the match. While Lynch and Belair brawled outside, Doudrop would pin Liv Morgan to become the new challenger for the Raw Women’s Championship.
After the match, Becky tried to get the upper hand on Doudrop, but the challenger stood tall. This will be the first opportunity at the Women’s Championship for Doudrop while on the main roster.
The current card for the Royal Rumble is as follows:
- Men’s Royal Rumble match – Montez Ford, Angelo Dawkins, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio Austin Theory, Sheamus, Big E, Damian Priest, AJ Styles and Johnny Knoxville have been officially announced for the match.
- Women’s Royal Rumble match – Carmella, Dana Brooke, Nikki A.S.H., Queen Zelina, Rhea Ripley , Tamina, Aliyah, Charlotte Flair, Naomi, Natalya, Shayna Baszler, Shotzi Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Lita, Kelly Kelly, Michelle McCool, Mickie James and Summer Rae have been officially announced for the match.
- Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Bobby Lashley – Singles match for the WWE Championship.
- Edge and Beth Phoenix vs. The Miz and Maryse – Mixed Tag Team match.
- Becky Lynch (c) vs. Doudrop – Singles match for the Raw Women’s Championship.
- Roman Reigns (c) vs. Seth Rollins – Singles match for the Universal Championship.
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