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MAJOR Update on WrestleMania XL matches for Rhea Ripley and IYO SKY

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The landscape of WWE’s WrestleMania XL is set for a seismic shift, with recent backstage developments indicating a thrilling turn of events for Rhea Ripley and IYO SKY.

As the wrestling world gears up for the grand spectacle, let’s delve into the details of what’s in store for these two formidable competitors.

WWE News: Bayley’s Royal Rumble Victory – A Game Changer

The aftermath of Bayley’s historic win at the women’s Royal Rumble has set the stage for an intriguing storyline.

Initially, fans speculated that Bayley would challenge Rhea Ripley for the Women’s World Championship. However, the narrative seems to be taking a different turn.

WWE News: The Internal Strife in Damage CTRL

Inside sources from PWInsider have revealed that Bayley is likely to face her Damage CTRL stablemate, IYO SKY, for the WWE Women’s Championship at WrestleMania.

This development comes after months of growing tension within the group, hinting at Bayley’s potential shift to a babyface role and a showdown with SKY for the title.

WWE News: Rhea Ripley’s Path at WrestleMania

As for Rhea Ripley, her challenger for the Women’s World Championship will be decided in an Elimination Chamber match.

This match, emanating from Perth, Australia, Ripley’s home country, adds a personal touch to her journey. Becky Lynch and Liv Morgan are currently the frontrunners to emerge as Ripley’s contenders.

Ripley has been a dominant force since her victory over Charlotte Flair at WrestleMania 39, where she claimed the SmackDown Women’s Championship, later rebranded as the Women’s World title.

IYO SKY’s Championship Reign

IYO SKY, on the other hand, has been reigning as champion since her victory at WWE SummerSlam.

Her return to WWE alongside Bayley and Dakota Kai marked the formation of the original Damage CTRL, a faction that has since been a central part of WWE’s women’s division narrative.


  • Who is Bayley likely to face at WrestleMania XL? Bayley is expected to face IYO SKY for the WWE Women’s Championship.
  • How will Rhea Ripley’s challenger be determined? Ripley’s challenger will be decided in an Elimination Chamber match.
  • Who are the potential contenders for Rhea Ripley’s title? Becky Lynch and Liv Morgan are the most likely names to emerge as contenders.
  • Where did Rhea Ripley win her current title? Ripley won the “SmackDown” Women’s Championship, now the Women’s World title, at WrestleMania 39.
  • When did IYO SKY win her championship? IYO SKY won her championship at WWE SummerSlam.
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Jack Anderson