• Former Women’s Champion Returns, Sonya Deville Loses 1st Official Match Since 2020 On SmackDown
Below are a couple of important updates from tonight’s SmackDown (which is the final episode before tomorrow night’s Royal Rumble 2022 premiere live event):
– Sasha Banks returned and announced her entry in the Women’s Royal Rumble match.
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– Sonya Deville finally wrestled her 1st official match since SummerSlam 2020 and lost to Naomi.
After the match, Naomi said after 153 days she finally made Sonya pay and vowed to win the Women’s Royal Rumble Match.
A visibly upset Sonya then said she has a surprise for Naomi and it’s that she’s entering the Women’s Royal Rumble Match.
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 28, 2007) – WWE Royal Rumble 2007
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 28, 2007, World Wrestling Entertainment aired their annual ‘Royal Rumble’ event LIVE on PPV from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
The theme song of this 3-brand (RAW, SmackDown & ECW) pay-per-view was “Drones” by the band ‘Rise Against’.
– The Hardy Boyz defeated MNM
– ECW World Championship: Bobby Lashley (c) defeated Test by count-out
– World Heavyweight Championship: Batista (c) defeated Mr. Kennedy
– Last Man Standing – WWE Championship: John Cena (c) defeated Umaga
– The Undertaker won the 30-man Royal Rumble match