The road to WrestleMania 39 has officially begun with the 2023 WWE Royal Rumble Premium Live Event in the rearview mirror and the winners of the Men’s and Women’s Royal Rumble Matches already known. “The American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes, who walked out of the 30-Man Royal Rumble Match, kicked off RAW last Monday and made it perfectly clear that his next path will see him challenge Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns for Reigns’ Undisputed WWE Universal Championship at The Show Of Shows and Cody even said that he will walk out of WrestleMania as the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion.
Rhea Ripley, the winner of the 30-Woman Royal Rumble Match, then made her way down to the ring in the second hour of RAW last Monday night and revealed that she will be challenging reigning WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair for Flair’s WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship at WrestleMania. Rhea Ripley then said that Charlotte Flair put her in her place a number of years ago at The Show Of Shows and this year it is her turn to put the WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion in her place.
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REIGNS. RHODES. WRESTLEMANIA.— WWE (@WWE) January 31, 2023
Can @CodyRhodes dethrone @WWERomanReigns this April at #WrestleMania or will the Head of the Table reign supreme? pic.twitter.com/TuTzUCgBtc
2023 Women's #RoyalRumble Match winner @RheaRipley_WWE challenges #SmackDown Women's Champion @MsCharlotteWWE this April at #WrestleMania! pic.twitter.com/Gg0gtAQF8f— WWE WrestleMania (@WrestleMania) January 31, 2023