WWE’s 2018 Royal Rumble was a monumental occasion for quite a few causes. Except for the very fact it was the primary yr to characteristic a girls’s Royal Rumble match, it was additionally the second WWE look for former UFC fighter Ronda Rousey.
After the ladies’s Royal Rumble match, Rousey shocked the viewers on the Wells Fargo Heart in Philidelphia, PA by making her first look since Wrestlemania 31 in 2015, the place she had a confrontation with Stephanie McMahon. She stepped into the ring and stood subsequent to the winner of the ladies’s Rumble match in addition to each Smackdown and Uncooked girls’s champions. She then pointed on the Wrestlemania signal hanging within the enviornment, making her intentions identified to throw down at WWE’s greatest occasion of the yr, happening on April eight this yr.
Rousey then made her approach to ringside and shook the hand of Stephanie McMahon, who was doing commentary. That was the tip of the present, however apparently not the tip of her journey with the corporate. In keeping with Sportscenter, Rousey has signed a full-time contract with the corporate, so the WWE Universe shall be seeing an entire lot extra of her within the close to future.
There have been loads of rumors that Rousey would be coming to the WWE, after her Wrestlemania and Mae Younger Basic appearances up to now few years. Many speculated that the previous UFC fighter would seem within the girls’s Royal Rumble match, though Rousey was in Columbia filming the upcoming movie Mile 22.
Rousey could also be again to complete what she began with Stephanie again in 2015, however she might even have a title shot towards both the Uncooked or Smackdown girls’s champion, relying on which one is obtainable throughout the PPV. Regardless, that is an thrilling time in sports activities leisure and a second the WWE Universe has been ready for.
If you happen to’re excited about extra Royal Rumble, we have a complete recap of the PPV together with each entrant into each the boys’s and girls’s matches. It’s also possible to see what number of of GameSpot’s predictions were right or wrong here.