WWE has revealed #1 and #2 entrants for men and #30 entrant for Women’s Royal Rumble match this year.
Natalya faced Tamina in a singles match at the special WWE Backstage episode tonight on FS1. The winner was supposed to get the #30 spot in the 2021 Women’s Royal Rumble match. Natalya defeated Tamina, her current tag team partner, to get the spot.
A total of 13 participants are announced for the women’s match as of now- Nia Jax, Charlotte Flair, Bianca Belair, Bayley, Mandy Rose, Dana Brooke, Peyton Royce, Alexa Bliss, Shayna Baszler, Liv Morgan, Ruby Riott, Natalya and Tamina.
For men’s Rumble, Randy Orton will start the match at #1 spot. WWE Hall of Famer Edge is announced for #2 entry. This will be their first encounter since their match at Backlash 2020 PPV back in June.
The other announced participants are as follows: Daniel Bryan, Bobby Lashley, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, Otis, The Miz, Jey Uso, Cesaro, Jeff Hardy, Sami Zayn, Dolph Ziggler, Shinsuke Nakamura, Big E, John Morrison, Sheamus, Mustafa Ali, Edge, King Corbin, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, Braun Strowman.
Earlier, WWE announced that #30 entry for men’s Rumble and #1 & #2 for women’s Rumble would be announced. But, the announcement was changed during last night’s SmackDown.
WWE Royal Rumble 2021 airs tomorrow on 31 January 2021. Keep following this space for the latest updates on the event.