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Asuka vs. Becky Lynch officially announced for WWE Royal Rumble

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Asuka vs. Becky Lynch officially announced for WWE Royal Rumble

WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Asuka has received a challenger for her title at the WWE Royal Rumble show.

As seen on this week’s episode of SmackDown Live in Jacksonville, FL at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on the USA Network, Becky Lynch beat Charlotte Flair and Carmella in a Triple Threat contest to become the new #1 contender to the title. Now, she’ll challenge Asuka for the strap at this show.

The Royal Rumble pay-per-view event takes place on Sunday, January 27, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona at Chase Field. Here is the updated Royal Rumble card:

WWE Universal Championship

Brock Lesnar (Champion) vs. Braun Strowman

WWE Championship

Daniel Bryan (Champion) vs. AJ Styles

WWE Raw Women’s Championship

Ronda Rousey (Champion) vs. Sasha Banks

WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship

Asuka (Champion) vs. Becky Lynch

WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship

The Bar (Champion) vs. Shane McMahon & The Miz

2019 Men’s Royal Rumble Match

Announced so far: R-Truth, Rey Mysterio, Mustafa Ali, John Cena, Andrade “Cien” Almas, Apollo Crews, Elias, Baron Corbin, Jinder Mahal, WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Samoa Joe, Finn Balor, Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Xavier Woods, Jeff Hardy, Bobby Lashley, TBA

2019 Women’s Royal Rumble Match

Announced so far: Carmella, Naomi, Zelina Vega, Natalya, Bayley, Sasha Banks, Ember Moon, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan, Liv Morgan, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Alicia Fox, TBA

WWE Cruiserweight Championship

Buddy Murphy (Champion) vs. Kalisto vs. Akira Tozawa vs. TBA

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