It's Royal Rumble season again, which means WWE will be reaching out to guests from all over the wrestling world with surprises to help fill the 60 slots that make up the men's and women's Royal Rumble matches. And while the former WWE star may or may not be at the Rumble match itself, we know she will be in the building.
According to PWInsider EliteMaryse, a former WWE Divas Champion, will be present at Royal Rumble 2024 in some capacity. Being married to WWE's The Miz means Maryse doesn't necessarily need to be booked on the show itself to be in attendance, although her name was on air backstage at “WWE Raw” on Monday. Maryse has not wrestled in a WWE ring since 2022, when she and her husband wrestled in a losing effort against fellow wrestlers Edge and Beth Phoenix at the 2022 Royal Rumble in St. Louis, Missouri.
Maryse has a long and storied history in WWE, but the multiple-time champion has never wrestled in a women's Royal Rumble match. The Women's Rumble has developed something of a tradition of bringing back women from WWE's past for the match, including Kelly Kelly, Michelle McCool, and others. Maryse said last year that she was amazed at how far women's wrestling had come in WWE, felt respect for the performers and that the delivery of matches had progressed by leaps and bounds since her time in the company. It is possible that Maris wants to try her strength again against the Division.
Maryse isn't the only fan of WWE's current women's division, as WWE Hall of Famer Ted DiBiase recently said that women's matches are more believable than men's matches.
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