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Rich Swann vs. Neville set for the Royal Rumble

For the first time since turning heel and joining the division, Neville will be getting a shot at the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.

It was announced at the end of tonight's episode of 205 Live that Neville would challenge Rich Swann for the title at the Royal Rumble on January 29th at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

Following Swann's win against Tony Nese in his first match back after being injured by Neville in their storyline, Swann accepted Neville's challenge to a title match and told him to name the time and place. Neville responded that it would be happening at the biggest stage possible at the Rumble.

Tonight's SmackDown also saw two additions to the upcoming Royal Rumble match, with Dean Ambrose and The Miz announcing that they would be entering it. Dolph Ziggler later announced on Talking Smack that he would be entering the match as well.

Before the Rumble takes place, Alexa Bliss will put her Women's Championship on the line against Becky Lynch in a steel cage match on next week's episode of SmackDown. That match was announced tonight after "La Luchadora's" involvement in the Bliss vs. Lynch feud over the last few weeks led to the stipulation.