Stephanie McMahon returns to WWE Monday Night Raw with massive announcement for Royal Rumble Clippit screenshot

Three years after the women’s revolution, Stephanie McMahon returned to Monday Night Raw to announce the next step in the evolution — a women’s royal rumble at the January 28 pay-per-view.

Related: Monday Night Raw results (12/18/17)

The announcement came after Absolution’s match with Sasha Banks, Bayley and Mickie James devolved into an all-put brawl.

Over the last few years we’ve seen women main event shows, main event a pay-per-view, have their first-ever Hell in a Cell match, have a legit stage at WrestleMania and wrestle for the first time in Abu Dhabi. The historic trend continues, and it’s a phenomenal time to be a woman in pro wrestling.

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