WWE has officially announced Sheamus vs. Shorty G, as well as Bayley vs. Lacey Evans for the Smackdown Women’s Championship for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view on Sunday, January 26th.
There are 7 matches in total announced for the show so far. If the shows are structured similarly to the last two years, there should be 2-3 more matches announced over the next week.
The Miz & John Morrison vs. The New Day has been set up and could be easily added. They have also teased Braun Strowman wanting to chase the Intercontinental Championship held by Shinsuke Nakamura.
Here’s the official card:
— 30-Man Royal Rumble Match
— 30-Woman Royal Rumble Match
WWE Universal Championship Strap Match
— Bray Wyatt (c) vs. Daniel Bryan
Smackdown Women’s Championship Match
— Bayley (c) vs. Lacey Evans
Raw Women’s Championship Match
— Becky Lynch (c) vs. Asuka
Last Man Standing Match
— Roman Reigns vs. King Baron Corbin
— Sheamus vs. Shorty G