Mickie James and Bayley followed and Absolution joined for the night’s main event.
The match hardly got started before the heels drew a disqualification, the three of them working over Banks in what was little more than a glorified mauling.
Nia Jax hit the ring and wiped out both Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose with a double Samoan Drop before Paige clipped her leg. The remainder of the women’s locker room hit the ring and a massive brawl broke out.
Suddenly, Stephanie McMahon’s music played and the most powerful woman in the sport made her way to the ring. After running down the list of accomplishments the women of WWE have been responsible for over the last two years, she announced the first-ever women’s Royal Rumble and drew a major “YES” chant from the WWE faithful.