WWE Royal Rumble 2020 date, start time, matches, PPV cost, location, rumorsSporting News — (Brian Fritz)
As is tradition, WWE will begin 2020 with one of the biggest and most anticipated shows of the year — the annual WWE Royal Rumble. This year’s Rumble will place on Sunday, Jan. 26 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, home of baseball’s Houston Astros.
The event will once again feature both a men’s and women’s Royal Rumble match will the winner of each going on to headline the “showcase of the immortals," WrestleMania 36 in April. However, this year’s show has a bit of a twist in that WWE champion Brock Lesnar will be in the men’s Royal Rumble match and will enter in the No. 1 slot.
Several matches have already been announced and the full card is still coming together Until then, here’s a guide to everything need to know about WWE Royal Rumble 2020, including start time, how to watch on PPV and the latest match rumors.
When and where is WWE Royal Rumble 2020?
- Date: Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020
- Time: 5 p.m. ET (preshow) | 7 p.m. ET (main card)
- Location: Minute Maid Park in Houston
WWE Royal Rumble 2020 will air live on Sunday, Jan. 26, from Minute Maid Park in Houston. The preshow is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. ET and the main card will begin at 7 p.m. ET.
How to watch WWE Royal Rumble 2020, PPV cost
- TV channel: WWE Network (PPV)
- Live stream: WWE.com/livestream+
- PPV price: $9.99/month
WWE Royal Rumble 2020 will be available for purchase on pay-per-view or via the WWE Network.
The WWE Network is available at WWE.com or by downloading the app on certain smart TVs - including Samsung, LG, Sony, and Panasonic - as well as Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Kindle Fire, Roku, Google Play, and Chromecast. You can also watch the network on your Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, and PS4 by downloading the app through its stores.
It costs $9.99 per month to sign up to watch the WWE Network online.
WWE Royal Rumble 2020 matches
— Men’s Royal Rumble for a world title match at WrestleMania 36 (entrants include Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns, AJ Styles, Erick Rowan, Drew McIntyre, Randy Orton, Ricochet, Elias, Baron Corbin, Dolph Ziggler, Otis, Tucker, Rusev, Bobby Lashley, Aleister Black, Buddy Murphy, Braun Strowman, Shinsuke Nakamura, Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens, Samoa Joe, Kofi Kingston, Big E, R-Truth)
— Women’s Royal Rumble for a world title match at WrestleMania 36 (entrants include Charlotte Flair, Alexa Bliss, Nikki Cross, Sarah Logan, Natalya)
— “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt vs. Daniel Bryan in a Strap match for the Universal championship
— Becky Lynch vs. Asuka for the “RAW” women’s championship
— Bayley vs. Lacey Evans for the "SmackDown" women's championship
— Roman Reigns vs. King Corbin in a Falls Count Anywhere match
— Andrade vs. Humberto Carrillo for the United States championship
— Sheamus vs. Shorty G
WWE Royal Rumble 2020 rumors
— Seth Rollins vs. Kevin Owens
— The New Day vs. The Miz and John Morrison for the “SmackDown” tag team championship
— Andrade vs. Rey Mysterio in a hair vs. mask match for the United States championship