WWE made news last night (January 7), when they announced many women’s stars for the 2022 Women’s Royal Rumble match, including a handful of former women’s stars.
Most notable was current IMPACT Knockouts Champion Mickie James, but she was far from the only returning name. The complete list of currently announced women is as followed:
- Rhea Ripley
- Nikki A.S.H
- Nikki Bella
- Brie Bella
- Michelle McCool
- Dana Brooke
- Queen Zelina
- Mickie James
- Kelly Kelly
- Summer Rae
- Shayna Baszler
- Charlotte Flair
Most of the returning stars have taken to social media to react to the news of the announcements.
Can’t wait to be in front of the #BellaArmy again! Can’t believe Evolution was the last time! Let’s get wild like that again Bella Army!!! ❤️🖤N #RoyalRumble #BrieMode #FearlessNikki https://t.co/ssDqdtGyeU
— Nikki & Brie (@BellaTwins) January 8, 2022
See you at the #RoyalRumble!!!
— Summer Rae (@DanielleMoinet) January 8, 2022
— Barbie Blank (@TheBarbieBlank) January 8, 2022
— $ McCool (@McCoolMichelleL) January 8, 2022