Multiple entrants in the Men’s Royal Rumble and the first entrant in the Women’s Royal Rumble have been officially announced.
The first new entrant in the men’s match is Santos Escobar, who announced the news backstage before his match with fellow entrant Kofi Kingston. Escobar would go on to defeat Kingston in following match.
The second entrant announced on the January 6th SmackDown was Ricochet. The former Intercontinental Champion defeated Top Dolla to qualify for the iconic match.
In a backstage promo on the January 6th SmackDown, Liv Morgan announced her entry into the Women’s Royal Rumble match. Morgan stated that she loves chaos, and would enter the match first if she could.
The updated line-up for the Royal Rumble is as follows:
- Men’s Royal Rumble Match – Kofi Kingston, Santos Escobar and Rochet have been officially announced
- Bray Wyatt vs. LA Knight – Mountain Dew Pitch Black Match
- Women’s Royal Rumble match – Liv Morgan has been officially announced
- Roman Reigns (c) vs. Kevin Owens – Singles match for the Undisputed WWE Championship