Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey showed up at the end of the Royal Rumble on Sunday night, finally confirming one of the worst-kept secrets in the sports entertainment industry. Many fans expected her to actually enter the historic inaugural all-female version of the 30-person battle royal, but when No. 30 was revealed as WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus, it seemed likely that Rousey wasn’t coming.
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The WWE made another bit of wrestling history this week when they announced that there would be a all-female Royal Rumble match at the annual January event. While details are still sparse, we assume it will function exactly like the men’s version, with superstars from both Raw and Smackdown competing in an over-the-top-rope battle royal, with the last remaining survivor getting a title shot at the champion of their respective brand at WrestleMania.
It’s Royal Rumble season, folks, which means one thing – it’s time to start looking at all those crazy stats from the storied 30 year history of the January classic.