WWE announces new championship match for the Royal Rumble on January 27

Royal Rumble

F4WOnline is reporting that during the latest episode of WWE Main Event, a new championship match was announced for the Royal Rumble PPV on January 27.

Asuka will defend the Smackdown Women’s Championship against Becky Lynch, per an announcement by host Scott Stanford which ended up being a recap show focusing on highlights from RAW and Smackdown Live this past week.

WWE has yet to publicly confirm the match online as of Friday morning.

Here is the updated card for the Royal Rumble as of this week:

Men’s Royal Rumble Match
Confirmed so far: R-Truth (No. 30)

Women’s Royal Rumble Match
Confirmed so far: Carmella (No. 30)

WWE Universal Championship
Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Braun Strowman