Raw: Sensational turning point for Damian Priest

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Raw: Sensational turning point for Damian Priest

WWE is building in the shortest possible time and with the utmost scrupulousness its next big event, which will also be the first Big Four of the year, we are talking about the Royal Rumble, which will be broadcast on January 29th and will see the homonyms match with 30 men and 30 women, with the winners who, like every year, will have the opportunity to challenge a champion of their choice in the main roster of the Stamford-based federation or even NXT (as happened with Charlotte Flair).

Already in the past few weeks there had been numerous athletes who had been included on the list of characters who would have made their entry into the real fight, with the latest episode of Friday Night Smackdown which saw numerous former WWE athletes being announced, including the current IMPACT Wrestling champion, Mickie James.

Current WWE United States champion Damian Priest took to Twitter today to announce his entry in the 2022 Men's Royal Rumble match. You can watch the video of his announcement below. During the night, also the secondary champion of Monday Night Raw, the US Champion Damian Priest, wanted to announce his inclusion in the Royal Rumble match of the eponymous WWE PPV, with the US titleholder hoping to go on to win.

another decidedly more important title in the coming weeks, at the height of Road to Wrestlemania.

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Priest's name is thus added to the already announced, with this video: But let's see what were the names already announced for the WWE men's Royal Rumble match: Johnny Knoxville, Dominik Mysterio, Rey Mysterio, Austin Theory, Angelo Dawkins, Montez Ford, Sheamus, Damian Priest.

While for the women's one, the WWE announced: Charlotte Flair, Mickie James, Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, Michelle McCool, Kelly Kelly, Summer Rae, Lita, Rhea Ripley, Nikki A.S.H, Shotzi, Natalya, Dana Brooke, Carmella, Zelina Vega, Tamina, Aliyah, Naomi, Shayna Baszler.

In addition to the two Royal Rumble, WWE also announced the WWE Championship match between Brock Lesnar and Bobby Lashley, the Universal Championship match between Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns and the Mixed Tag Team match between Edge and Beth Phoenix on one side and Miz & Maryse on the other.

While this year's Rumble match won't be Priest's first, it will be the first one he'll have announced his entry into beforehand. The former NXT North American champion made the move to the main roster as a surprise entrant in the 2021 men's Royal Rumble match, coming in at #14.