One of the major events of the pro wrestling year is all set to go down when the WWE Royal Rumble lands in St. Louis, Missouri, on 29th Jan. The special event is the beginning of what WWE has called “WrestleMania season” as the promotion ramps up on the way to the major wrestling event of them all.
The Royal Rumble card is still approaching composed, but we do know that, in accumulation to the men’s and women’s Rumble matches, Brock Lesnar will secure the WWE championship counter to Bobby Lashley. Also, Raw’s Seth Rollins will encounter SmackDown’s Roman Reigns for the universal championship.
Many more Royal rumble matches will be confirmed in the coming weeks and WWE is anticipated to snuff out the occurrence with adequately of huge fights as Wrestle Mania tiptoes closer.
As with all leading WWE events, Royal Rumble will stream live on Peacock. The main postcard will start at 8 p.m. ET ensuing an amazing show one hour preceding.
What time does WWE Royal Rumble 2022 start?
Date: Saturday, Jan. 29
Time: 8 p.m. ET
The Royal Rumble starts with the kickoff show starting at 7 p.m. ET and the core show receiving happening at 8 p.m. ET. The key card is anticipated to last around four hours.
Where is WWE Royal Rumble 2022?
The Royal Rumble takes place from The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis. It is the initial time the Royal Rumble has taken place at the venue.
WWE Royal Rumble matches 2022
WWE Championship – Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Bobby Lashley: Lesnar captured the WWE championship at Day 1, winning a fatal five-way match against Lashley, Big E, Seth Rollins, and Kevin Owens. Lesnar only ended up in the match because Roman Reigns tested positive for COVID-19. The following Raw, Lashley won a round against Lesnar in a four-way match. This sets up a long-awaited first-time meeting between Lesnar and Lashley, two of the best dynamo wrestlers of their generation.
Universal Championship – Roman Reigns (c) vs. Seth Rollins: Reigns was in requirement of an enemy with Lesnar having won the WWE championship at the point where Reigns was out due to a positive COVID test. WWE official Adam Pearce has been tasked with outcome Reigns an opponent and the 7th Jan edition of SmackDown came to a close with Rollins showing up in Reigns’ locker room and pleased at the champ. It was then confirmed on the following Raw that Rollins would, in fact, be Reigns’ enemy in spite of the two being on dissimilar brands.
Miz & Maryse vs. Edge & Beth Phoenix: Since Edge and Miz began socializing things up, it appeared the clear terminus was an assorted tag match concerning their wives. Both Maryse and Phoenix are previous winners who no longer contest in the ring but will get to work in a marquee match at the Rumble. Maryse tried to assist Miz to steal a victory on Day 1 but was rushed off by Phoenix, setting up the match.
Raw Women’s Championship – Becky Lynch (c) vs. Doudrop: Doudrop received her shot at the title by overpowering Liv Morgan and Bianca Belair in a triple threat match on Raw. Morgan and Belair have both had programs with Lynch newly so Doudrop was the newest selection of the trio for a Lynch enemy and now Lynch will look to recall against a very dissimilar type of enemy when she faces the powerhouse at the Rumble.
Men’s Royal Rumble match: Remarkably, “Jackass” star Johnny Knoxville was the first man to proclaim that he would take part in the Royal Rumble, making the declaration via a video that aired during Day 1. A handful of contestants are now recognized, but there are adequately more to come as well as wonders once the actual match starts. Participants: Johnny Knoxville, Montez Ford, Angelo Dawkins, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, Austin Theory, Sheamus, Damian Priest, AJ Styles, Big E, Happy Corbin, Madcap Moss, Sami Zayn, Kofi Kingston, Kevin Owens, Omos, Randy Orton, Riddle, Chad Gable, Otis, Dolph Ziggler, Robert Roode
Women’s Royal Rumble match: WWE publicized numerous contributors in a single shot, as well as spoiling a number of probable astonishments in the procedure. Participants: Carmella, Dana Brooke, Nikki A.S.H., Queen Zelina, Rhea Ripley, Tamina, Aliyah, Charlotte Flair, Naomi, Natalya, Shayna Baszler, Shotzi, Brie Bella, Lita, Nikki Bella, Kelly Kelly, Michelle McCool, Mickie James, Summer Rae, Bianca Belair, Liv Morgan
WWE Royal Rumble Match Card
- Men’s Royal Rumble Match (Contestants include Randy Orton, Riddle Kevin Owens, Happy Corbin, Madcap Moss, AJ Styles, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, Austin Theory, Johnny Knoxville, Kofi Kingston, Big E, Damian Priest, Sheamus, Sami Zayn, Omos, Montez Ford, Angelo Dawkins, Chad Gable, Otis, Dolph Ziggler, Robert Roode)
- Women’s Royal Rumble Match (Contestants include Carmella, Dana Brooke, Nikki A.S.H., Queen Zelina, Rhea Ripley, Tamina, Aliyah, Charlotte Flair, Naomi, Natalya, Shayna Baszler, Shotzi, Brie Bella, Lita, Nikki Bella, Kelly Kelly, Michelle McCool, Mickie James, Summer Rae, Bianca Belair, Liv Morgan)
- Brock Lesnar (c) (with Paul Heyman) vs. Bobby Lashley (with MVP) Singles match for the WWE Championship
- Becky Lynch (c) vs. Doudrop Singles match for the WWE Raw Women’s Championship
- Edge and Beth Phoenix vs. The Miz and Maryse Mixed tag team match
- Roman Reigns (c) vs. Seth “Freakin” Rollins