As noted, On the January 7, 2022 episode of SmackDown, James was announced as a participant in the women's Royal Rumble match at Royal Rumble, while being acknowledged as Impact Knockouts Champion.
Later that night, Impact Wrestling also promoted her upcoming appearance.
On the January 27 episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Mickie James came in dropped a big tease that she will be appearing and competing as a Champion that does not belong to "them.
She then said that after she wins the Royal Rumble, she will walk into WrestleMania and put the Knockouts Championship on the line in a Title vs. Title match.
Mickie is scheduled to defend the belt against Steelz at No Surrender on February 19.
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