During last night’s SmackDown, Impact Knockouts Champion Mickie James was announced for the women’s Royal Rumble match. However, it’s unclear whether she’s going to appear as the Knockouts Champion, or not.
After this announcement, IMPACT Wrestling Executive Vice-President Scott D’Amore told to PWInsider that,
“WWE wanted it, Mickie wanted it and IMPACT Wrestling’s philosophy is always to work with other major promotions to create buzz for the fans. Everything is signed and agreed with WWE and IMPACT Wrestling – the only question is whether or not Mickie will enter one of WWE’s most historic annual matches as the reigning Knockouts World Champion.”
WWE has released so many talents that they unable to held Royal Rumble match. So, they have to bring talents from outside. However, It’s unclear if there’s a long-term partnership or if this is a one and done situation.
We will update you when we receive more details. Stay tuned with The Spotlight.