Royal Rumble 2019 : Matches, Cards , 5 Things You Should Know
Royal Rumble is one of the biggest event in the WWE world and also in the annual sporting schedule. The month January means the way to Wrestlemania with some 30 men & women battle royal matches. In a matter of few hours the royal rumble 2019 will take place in Phoenix, Arizona. In the Royal Rumble matches, a tradition dating back to 1988, the high-stakes free-for-all event starts with two Superstars and other Superstars enter the ring at equal intervals. Both the men and women will battle it out in the traditional 30-competitor, over-the-top-rope Royal Rumble matches with Wrestlemania championship opportunities on the line. The winners will face the champion of his or her choice in wrestlemania.
Here are top things to know about the Royal matches:
Participants ( Confirmed Participants Only )
Women’s: Carmella, Alexa Bliss, Lacey Evans, Bayley, Tamina Snuka, Lana, Sonya Deville, Mandy Rose, Dana Brooke, Sarah Logan, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Ember Moon, Peyton Royce, Billie Kay, Alicia Fox, Natalya, Mickie James, Nia Jax, Nikki Cross, Naomi, Zelina Vega, Charlotte Flair. Rest of the field to be confirmed.
Men’s: R-Truth, Randy Orton, Titus O’Neil, Rey Mysterio, Mustafa Ali, John Cena , Andrade, Apollo Crews, Elias, Baron Corbin, Jinder Mahal, Bobby Lashley, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins , Samoa Joe, Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Xavier Woods, Jeff Hardy. Rest of the field to be confirmed.
Date & Time
Sunday ( January 29 ), United States
Monday ( January 29 ), Asia
The WWE network will stream both the kickoff and the main show.
The Royal Rumble 2019: Match Cards
The 30-Man Royal Rumble Match
The 30-Woman Royal Rumble Match
Universal Championship Match: Brock Lesnar (c) vs Finn Bálor
WWE Championship Match: Daniel Bryan (c) vs AJ Styles
Raw Women’s Championship Match: Ronda Rousey (c) vs Sasha Banks
SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Asuka (c) vs Becky Lynch
SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The Bar (c) vs The Miz & Shane McMahon
United States Championship Match (Kickoff Match): Rusev (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Fatal 4-Way Match (Kickoff Match): Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Kalisto vs. Akira Tozawa vs. Hideo Itami