What did “Mami” think of this year’s Women’s Royal Rumble match?
After winning the 2023 Women’s Royal Rumble match despite being the first entrant in the bout, WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley gave her thoughts on this year’s match, including the debuts and returns of Jade Cargill, Jordynne Grace and Naomi.
“It was surprise after surprise after surprise,” she said. “I was just standing there watching it, and I’m like, yo, all of these women, they’re competitors. I could easily step in the ring with any one of them, and you would think that I’m in danger, and I love that.”
Ripley continued, “That’s the way that the women’s division is thriving, and it’s all about competition. I live for that. So I was so over the moon and thrilled to see these women going in there and getting the opportunity to shine.”
Check out the complete interview via the YouTube player embedded below. H/T to Fightful.com for transcribing the above quotes.