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WWE Royal Rumble 2024: Unveiling the epic clash of Titans – Schedule, main card, and how to watch

The Royal Rumble match has stood as a pinnacle in professional wrestling for over three decades, propelling stars from contenders to headline talent. The illustrious event, dating back to 1988, continues its legacy, heading to Tampa, Florida, on January 27.

Airing on Peacock in the U.S., the Royal Rumble promises an exhilarating showdown with both men’s and women’s Royal Rumble matches featuring 30 wrestling icons each. The coveted prize? A chance to headline WrestleMania 40 in April.

Royal Rumble Legacy:

Since its inception, the Royal Rumble has witnessed legendary triumphs, with icons like Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, and John Cena etching their names in history. Last year’s victors, Rhea Ripley and Cody Rhodes, added their names to this prestigious list. As Cody Rhodes reenters the fray alongside the returning CM Punk, anticipation runs high for who will seize the spotlight and point to the WrestleMania sign.

Title Matches and Stellar Card:

The Royal Rumble spectacle extends beyond the eponymous matches. Roman Reigns defends the Undisputed WWE Universal Title against formidable opponents AJ Styles, LA Knight, and Randy Orton. Additionally, Logan Paul steps back into action, defending the WWE United States Title against the tenacious Kevin Owens. The stacked card ensures a night of high-stakes battles and unexpected twists.

Event Details:

What time is the WWE Royal Rumble 2024 today?

The Royal Rumble kicks off at 8 p.m. ET on January 27. For global viewers, the event start times are as follows:

  • USA and Canada (ET): Saturday, January 27, 8 p.m. ET
  • USA and Canada (PT): Saturday, January 27, 5 p.m. PT
  • UK and Ireland: Sunday, January 28, 1 a.m. GMT
  • Australia: Sunday, January 28, 12 p.m. AEST
How to watch WWE Royal Rumble 2024

  • USA: Available on Peacock
  • UK and Ireland: Stream on WWE Network
  • Australia: Watch on Foxtel/Kayo & Binge
Subscription Costs:

  • A Peacock Premium subscription: $4.99/month
  • WWE Network subscription: $9.99/month
  • Binge subscription in Australia: $10 AUD/month
Fight Card Highlights:

  • Men’s Royal Rumble match
  • Women’s Royal Rumble match
  • Roman Reigns (c) vs. Randy Orton vs. LA Knight vs. AJ Styles for the Undisputed WWE Universal Title
  • Logan Paul (c) vs. Kevin Owens for the WWE United States Title
Where can I watch the WWE Royal Rumble 2024?

The Royal Rumble can be accessed through pay-per-view or Peacock for fans in the U.S. For viewers outside the U.S., the event is accessible on the WWE Network.

Where is The Royal Rumble this year?

The venue for the event is Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Royal Rumble is a yearly scripted professional wrestling event organized by WWE since 1988, typically taking place every January.

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