Charlotte Flair announced during Raw last night that she is the first male or female to announce their entry into the 2002 Royal Rumble match. She plans on winning this time around and the company is giving her some special attention for it.
WWE generally makes a special social media blast for the first Royal Rumble participant announcement. This year they gave Charlotte Flair a spotlight article. The company wrote the following about The Queen’s Royal Rumble participation.
The first Superstar to declare for the over-the-top-rope extravaganza is Charlotte Flair, who is laser-focused on reclaiming her place on top of the mountain after finishing as the runner-up in last year’s Royal Rumble.
Charlotte Flair had pretty high odds of winning the Royal Rumble anyway. She isn’t the most likely to win, but with this spotlight on her involvement perhaps that will shift the betting odds a bit.