- As noted, Cedric Alexander defeated Drew Gulak on last night's RAW to become the new #1 contender to WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore. Above is post-show video of Cedric talking to Mike Rome about the win. Cedric talks about how his daughter kept introducing him as a champion to everyone at Disney. Cedric says now it's up to him to make that true and to make his daughter proud, which he plans on doing when he takes the title from Enzo. Cedric says he can feel the title in his hands already.
- There was no mention of WWE Intercontinental Champion Roman Reigns having last night's RAW off but he's advertised for next Monday night's Christmas edition of RAW.
- Below are more Superstar reactions to the first-ever all-women's WWE Royal Rumble match being announced for the January 28th Rumble pay-per-view in Philadelphia, including comments from Triple H, Stephanie McMahon, RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss and others:
"It's not a dream anymore, it's worth fighting for". #RoyalRumble— Bayley (@itsBayleyWWE) December 19, 2017
I've fought for so many years. I've crossed continents to show everyone who I am. #RoyalRumble ? They're not #ReadyForAsuka ????— ASUKA / ??? (@WWEAsuka) December 19, 2017
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I was put on this earth to make history, this is the first step. What an incredible day for womens wrestling. #RoyalRumble— Sarah Logan (@sarahloganwwe) December 19, 2017
The @WWE Women's division has evolved, shattered glass ceilings, broken down barriers, inspired men and women around the world...and has made history w/ every single opportunity.— Triple H (@TripleH) December 19, 2017
I'm ready, we're ALL ready for the 1st Women's #RoyalRumble Match ever. #Proud
Such an honor to announce the first-ever women's #RoyalRumble match on #Raw tonight. @WWE's female Superstars raise the bar every chance they get & I can't wait to see them make history once again at the #RoyalRumble next month. #WomensEvolution pic.twitter.com/Cerus16pWC— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) December 19, 2017