Royal Rumble Matches Set During SmackDown

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The Royal Rumble is rapidly approaching and tonight on SmackDown more matches were set. 

Sheamus vs. Shorty G was the first match of the night made official for the Rumble after the two Superstars got physical with each other backstage.

In addition, Lacey Evans earned a shot at the SmackDown Women’s Championship at the Royal Rumble after defeating Bayley in a non-title match.

Roman Reigns also gained the right to pick a stipulation for his match against Baron Corbin at the upcoming event after beating Robert Roode in a Tables Match. When the match was over, he announced he was choosing a Falls Count Anywhere match as the stipulation. 

And lastly, Daniel Bryan challenged “The Fiend” to a strap match during a backstage promo and the match was made official later in the show.

Royal Rumble takes place January 26.