The 31st WWE Royal Rumble will take place this Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The event – which will be shown live on Sky Sports Box Office and the WWE Network – features the Raw and SmackDown brands, and will include the first ever women’s Royal Rumble match.
Announced for the card so far is:
30-Man Royal Rumble Match
John Cena, Finn Balor, Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura, Elias, Baron Corbin, Matt Hardy, Bray Wyatt, Aiden English, Rusev, Titus O’Neil, Apollo Crews, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Xavier Woods, Tye Dillinger, WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz, more to be announced.
30-Woman Royal Rumble Match
Asuka, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan, Sasha Banks, Nia Jax, Bayley, Naomi, Natalya, Sonya Deville, Mandy Rose, Mickie James, Tamina Snuka, Lana, Carmella, Becky Lynch, Dana Brooke, Alicia Fox, more to be announced.
Triple Threat for the WWE Universal Title
Kane vs. Braun Strowman vs. Brock Lesnar.
2-on-1 Handicap Match for the WWE Title
Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles.
RAW Tag Team Title Match
Sheamus and Cesaro vs. Seth Rollins and Jason Jordan.
2 of 3 Falls for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles
Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin vs. The Usos.
WWE United States Champion Bobby Roode defends in the first-ever Glorious US Open Challenge.
The Royal Rumble will be shown live on Sky Sports Box Office (channel 491) (HD 492) from 12am on Sunday night (Mon morning).
The event will be repeated on Sky Sports Box Office (channel 491) but not Sky Sports HD Box Office (492) between 10am on Monday 29 January and 10pm on Thursday 1 February.
The event is priced at £19.95 for UK customers, €24.95 for viewers in the Republic of Ireland.
Viewers can book using their Sky TV remote by pressing the ‘Box office’ button; by calling 03442 410 888 or by visiting this link: https://www.sky.com/boxoffice/wwe-royal-rumble/
The event will also be streamed live on the WWE Network.
NXT TakeOver Philadelphia will also take place from the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night.
Five matches have been confirmed so far, including:
Extreme Rules Match
Adam Cole vs. Aleister Black
NXT Women’s Title Match
Ember Moon vs. Shayna Baszler
NXT Tag Team Title Match
The Authors of Pain vs. Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish
NXT Title Match
Andrade “Cien” Almas vs. Johnny Gargano
Kassius Ohno vs. Velveteen Dream
Coverage gets underway at 1am GMT (Sun mornning) live on the WWE Network