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By Mike Johnson on 2020-01-23 11:30:00

WWE stars Nia Jax and Ruby Riott, who have been out of action for some time, are both set to be in Houston, Texas for the 2020 Royal Rumble, has confirmed.

Jax has been out of action since Wrestlemania 35 due to ACL tears.  She underwent successful surgery on both of her ACLs on April 25th of last year and has been recovering and rehabbing for the last ten months.

Riott has been out of action since May, last wrestling for the company at a live event in Cardiff, Wales as part of a Fatal Four Way.  She underwent successful surgery of a "bilateral injury" to her right shoulder that same montn ahd later underwent the same surgery for her left shoulder.  Riott was at the WWE Performance Center earlier this month.

While this does not confirm they are returning in the Women's Rumble match, there are 25 slots left to be filled in the match and it has been some time since either have been on the road for WWE.  So, we will see. first reported yesterday that Naomi, who has not wrestled for the company since last July, is also slated to be at the Rumble and will be returning soon as part of the Smackdown brand.

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