Big Names & Former Champions Declare For WWE Royal Rumble 2022

Major Royal Rumble 2022 announcements from last night's WWE Raw.

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WWE Royal Rumble 2022 takes place on Saturday 29 January - and WWE filled a few of the remaining spots during last night's episode of Raw.

Bianca Belair and Liv Morgan, both of whom were unable to win a Raw Women's Title number one contenders match (taken by Doudrop) last week, have declared themselves or the women's match. This went down during an in-ring segment preceding Becky Lynch and Doudrop vs. Belair and Morgan in a tag bout.

Later, Kevin Owens announced he'd be participating in the men's match, saying that he and ally Seth Rollins will have the biggest WrestleMania main event ever when he wins the Rumble and Rollins topples Roman Reigns to become Universal Champion.

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Here's how the Royal Rumble lineup looks following the latest additions:-

Men's Royal Rumble: Angelo Dawkins, Montez Ford, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, Austin Theory, Johnny Knoxville, Sheamus, Damian Priest, AJ Styles, Big E, Happy Corbin, Madcap Moss, Sami Zayn, Kofi Kingston, Kevin Owens and 15 more TBC

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Women's Royal Rumble: Rhea Ripley, Nikki A.S.H., Dana Brooke, Carmella, Queen Zelina, Tamina, Shotzi, Natalya, Aliyah, Naomi, Shayna Baszler, Charlotte Flair, Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, Lita, Michelle McCool, Kelly Kelly, Summer Rae, Mickie James, Bianca Belair, Liv Morgan and 9 more TBC

WWE Title: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Bobby Lashley

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Universal Title: Roman Reigns (c) vs. Seth 'Freakin'' Rollins

Raw Women's Title: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Doudrop

Beth Phoenix and Edge vs. The Miz and Maryse

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