WWE Announces First Ever Women's Royal Rumble for 2018

Drew Gulak faces Cedric Alexander for a shot at Enzo Amore's cruiserweight title

Drew Gulak faces Cedric Alexander for a shot at Enzo Amore's cruiserweight title

"They've been regularly headlining television and pay-per-view events, including their first-ever Hell in a Cell match and first-ever women's Money in the Bank match", McMahon said of the big steps forward.

The encouraging news for WWE female wrestlers was announced by WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon during Monday Night Raw live on USA Network.

It will be for the first time that WWE female superstars will participate in their own Royal Rumble match on Sunday, January 28, 2018. "There's been an incredible movement that's been happening in our business that started almost three years ago".

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However, things began to change as a new group of women in NXT, essentially the minor-league system for WWE that constantly puts on better shows than the main roster, began to put people on notice that they weren't going to be second-class citizens any longer. Even more, the historical match will carry the same stipulate as for the men's event; the victor get's their ticket punched for a WrestleMania championship opportunity. Personally I'm very optimistic and excited for this match.

If WWE surprised everyone with a Ronda Rousey debut in the Women's Royal Rumble match and gave her the victory, it could set up a logical match with Charlotte Flair vs Ronda Rousey as suggested by the rumour mill.

"Now, for the first time ever, we're going to have a women's Royal Rumble match". While not all WWE rumors come to light, this one finally did.

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