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Alexa Bliss set for WWE women's Royal Rumble match


The 2021 men's and women's Royal Rumble matches now both have nine confirmed entrants.

On tonight's episode of Raw, Alexa Bliss declared that she's entering this year's women's Royal Rumble match. Bliss made the announcement during an Alexa's Playground segment where Raw Women's Champion Asuka appeared as her guest. Bliss pointed out that she could potentially challenge Asuka at WrestleMania.

Bliss defeated Asuka in a non-title match in tonight's main event.

It was also officially announced on tonight's Raw that Shayna Baszler will be in the women's Royal Rumble match. Baszler had indicated last month that she was declaring for the Royal Rumble.

Peyton Royce and Jeff Hardy also declared for their respective Royal Rumble matches today.

The Royal Rumble is taking place on Sunday, January 31. Here's the updated list of entrants for the men's and women's Royal Rumble matches:

Men's Royal Rumble entrants --

  • Daniel Bryan
  • United States Champion Bobby Lashley
  • AJ Styles
  • Randy Orton
  • Otis
  • The Miz
  • Jey Uso
  • Cesaro
  • Jeff Hardy

Women's Royal Rumble entrants --

  • Nia Jax
  • Women's Tag Team Champion Charlotte Flair
  • Bianca Belair
  • Bayley
  • Mandy Rose
  • Dana Brooke
  • Peyton Royce
  • Alexa Bliss
  • Shayna Baszler