2018 was pretty good for the biggest showbiz wrestling company in the world the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). They made some pretty great decisions, additions and the TRP of their biggest Pay per views was chartbuster. From WWE Universal Championship to WWE Championship everything was pretty amazing.
Vince McMahon and company would be focusing on making 2019 even greater with the first PPV WWE Royal Rumble 2019 approaching and we will talk about Royal Rumble Date, Match Cards, Location, Start Time and Winners Predictions.
Wrestlemania is undoubtedly the biggest and most exciting WWE event in the whole year, everyone would agree with that. But WWE kicks off their year with yet another exciting event – The Royal Rumble. It is going to be high time with all the championship bouts including WWE Universal Championship match, United States, Intercontinental and others on line. Plus, the Royal Rumble matches of both men and women trying to push each other over the top rope to enter the spotlight in Wrestlemania.
WWE Royal Rumble 2019 Date, Location and Timing
The first main event of the main roster of WWE will start with Royal Rumble which will kick off on 27th January inside Chase Field — home of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The show will kick off at 5 pm but the main events will start two hours later at 7 pm.
CBS Sports will be previewing and telecasting the Royal Rumble events and if your wondering wwe royal rumble 2019 date and time in India then Ten Sports 1 and 3 will start broadcasting the Royal Rumble 2019 events at 4:30 am in India. Call your cable operators if you are having trouble browsing through the Ten Sports channels.
WWE 2019 Royal Rumble Matches
Men’s Royal Rumble Match
Following the tradition, 30 men will enter into the ring in an over the top rope match in which participants have to throw the opponents over the top rope and the last man standing in the rings wins. The winner of the Royal Rumble match will have the right to challenge either WWE or Universal Champion in the upcoming Wrestlemania 35.
Last year’s Royal Rumble was quite spectacular and it gave us one of the most satisfying winners in the last few years – Shinsuke Nakamura who threw Roman Reigns out of the top rope to score his first Wrestlemania title shot. It will be interesting to see whether WWE could match their last year’s standards this year as well.
Brock Lesnar, Braun Strowman, Daniel Bryan and AJ Styles won’t be participating as they already have the title matches. But R Truth, Finn Balor, Seth Rollings, Apollo Crews, Big E, Pete Dunne, Xavier Woods, Buddy Murphy, Drew McIntyre, and many others are likely to participate.
Women’s Royal Rumble Match
Last year was recorded in Wrestling history as the first ever Women’s Royal Rumble match in Philadelphia was included in the main events where Asuka emerged victorious. 30 women wrestlers will enter into the Royal Rumble ring trying to dump each other out of the top rope to get their hands on the women’s title shot at Wrestlemania. There are only a few confirmed contestants as of now including Carmella, Lana, Bailey, Sasha Banks, and others.
Brock Lesnar vs Braun Strowman – WWE Universal Championship
Yes, Braun Strowman will once again face Brock Lesnar for his WWE Universal Championship after defeating Baron Corbin at TLC last year. Currently, Brock Lesnar has replaced Roman Reigns as the face of the WWE since Reigns is undergoing leukemia treatment. But can Braun Strowman dethrone the “Beast Incarnate” to become the new Universal Champion? It is highly unlikely since WWE will be looking at the bigger picture and Brock will set up an interesting match in the Wrestlemania as the champion now since Reigns is absent. But it is guaranteed that we are in for a treat and this match is going to be epic.
Daniel Bryan vs AJ Styles – WWE Championship
Daniel Bryan has been amongst the most popular WWE Superstars along with his “Yes” movement. But he became even interesting ever since he has turned heel. He will be fighting – The Phenomenal AJ Styles who won the opportunity of facing Bryan earlier this new year in a fatal 5-way match on SmackDown Live, for the WWE Championship.
Fatal 4 Way Cruiserweight Championship
At WWE’s Royal Rumble event, Buddy Murphy will defend his Cruiserweight Championship in a Fatal-4-Way match. The rest of the participants are still to be declared. 6 other participants will be given a chance to win a spot in the remaining 4 in the next two weeks.
WWE Royal Rumble 2019 Rumours, Match Cards, and Predictions
The feud between the former shield brothers Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins doesn’t seem to end anytime sooner. The match at TLC between them for the Intercontinental championship may have won by Dean Ambrose. Both these stars are likely to participate in the Royal Rumble match but there are good chances WWE set an intercontinental match between these two.
SmackDown Women’s Championship
Although this match is not officially announced as told earlier by SmackDown manager Paige, it was previously been announced in a WWE Main event that smackdown women’s champion Asuka will face “The Man” Becky Lynch in the upcoming Royal Rumble 2019. Maybe not official but the graphic for this match has already been published and released.
Raw Women’s Championship
Rowdy Ronda Rousey has been the limelight ever since she debuted in WWE last year in Royal Rumble. She became Raw Women’s champion in August at Summerslam and has defended her title successfully ever since. Rousey is going to the main event in Wrestlemania against either one of Charlotte or Becky Lynch. But to feed on her massive popularity WWE could put her match card in Royal Rumble against Natalya.
Royal Rumble 2019 Tickets
You can buy WWE Royal Rumble 2019 tickets in Phoenix, Arizona now from viagogo.com or vividseats.com. You can also purchase the WWE Royal Rumble 2019 tickets from the official WWE website. But considering the massive fan following of WWE and Royal Rumble is the first PPV of the year, so the Royal Rumble 2019 tickets will be sold out quickly. There must still be some tickets left. Hurry up, if you don’t wanna miss the Royal Rumble 2019 action.
WWE Royal Rumble 2019 Winner Predictions
WWE Royal Rumble 2019 will be held in Chase Field — home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, in Phoenix, Arizona on 27th January 2019 at 4 PM. Royal Rumble is going to be amazing as some of the most amazing matches will be played like WWE Universal championship match and most of the other WWE championship matches.