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    Results: Asuka wins the Rumble, Ronda Rousey debuts

    Tonight (Jan 28th) history was made as WWE held their first-ever Women’s Royal Rumble match. The match featured a mix of Raw, SmackDown, NXT Superstars and former WWE Superstars competing for a Women’s Title shot of her choosing at WrestleMania 34.

    By the end of the night, it was Asuka who claim victory and go in the record books as the first-ever winner of the Women’s Royal Rumble.

    Earlier in the evening, Raw General Manager Kurt Angle announced that Alicia Fox would no longer be able to compete in the Royal Rumble match due to an injury she sustained.

    As it was previously reported, Maria Menounos served as the guest ring announcer for the Rumble and introduced special guest commentary Stephanie McMahon as well the Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss and SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair were both seating at ringside throughout the Rumble match.

    Below is a table of the Women’s Royal Rumble listing the order of entrants to each Superstar, their order of elimination and who they were eliminated by.

    Entry NumberSuperstarOrder of ElinminationEliminated by
    1Sasha Banks27The Bella Twins
    2Becky Lynch14Ruby Riott
    3Sarah Logan7Molly Holly
    4Mandy Rose1Lita
    5Lita3Becky Lynch
    6Kairi Sane4Dana Brooke
    8Dana Brooke5Torrie Wilson
    9Torrie Wilson6Sonya Deville
    10Sonya Deville8Michelle McCool
    11Liv Morgan9Michelle McCool
    12Molly Holly10Michelle McCool
    13Lana11Michelle McCool
    14Michelle McCool13Natalya
    15Ruby Riott17Nia Jax
    16Vickie Guerrero12Becky Lynch, Michelle McCool, Ruby Riott, Sasha Banks
    17Carmella21Nikki Bella
    18Natalya25Trish Stratus
    19Kelly Kelly16Nia Jax
    20Naomi18Nia Jax
    21Jacqueline15Nia Jax
    22Nia Jax23Asuka, Bayley, Bella Twins, Natalya, Trish Stratus
    23Ember Moon20Asuka
    24Beth Phoenix19Natalya
    26Mickie James22Trish Stratus
    27Nikki Bella29Asuka
    28Brie Bella28Nikki Bella
    29Bayley24Sasha Banks
    30Trish Stratus26Sasha Banks

    After Asuka won the Rumble, Charlotte Flair and Alexa Bliss met with her in the ring. Before Asuka could make her decision on who she would face at WrestleMania, a debuting Ronda Rousey would join them in the ring. She tried to congratulate Asuka with a handshake but Asuka rejected this by slapping Ronda’s hand away. Ronda then went and shook hands with Stephanie McMahon at the announce table.

    ESPN would go on to announce that Ronda Rousey has officially signed a WWE deal.

    What did you think of the Women’s Royal Rumble? What was your favorite moment? Excited to see Ronda Rousey in the WWE? Let us know in the comments below!

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