WWE Royal Rumble 2021: Date, Start Time, Matches, How To Watch, Streaming

Everything you need to know about WWE’s first major PPV event of 2021, the Royal Rumble.

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It seems like a million years ago that last year’s Royal Rumble ended with Drew McIntyre pointing at the WrestleMania sign having eliminated Roman Reigns to win the 30-man match and start on his path to become WWE Champion 2020’s breakout star.

A year on, the situation has changed enormously in WWE and around the world. Instead of 50,000 packed into a baseball stadium as per the last two years, this year’s Rumble will be held in front of few of minimal fans.

If you want all the information you need for the 2021 Royal Rumble, read on.

When is WWE Royal Rumble 2021?

WWE Royal Rumble 2021 takes place on Sunday, 31st January and begins from 7pm eastern time in the United States. Over here in the UK, that means the show begins at midnight on Monday 1st February.

How can I watch WWE Royal Rumble 2021?

The event will stream live on the WWE Network for all paid subscribers. You can sign up or sign in here. In addition, UK viewers can purchase the event on BT Sport PPV.

Is There A WWE Royal Rumble 2021 Predictions Contest?

There is indeed. And you can join in now by entering the Hooked on Wrestling Royal Rumble Predictions contest here.

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What are Hooked On Wrestling doing on Royal Rumble Night?

We will be running an extended version of our regular Sunday night quiz. A bumper 40 question quiz to mark the occasion. You can join in at 8PM UK time on Rumble night via live video on our Facebook Page. If you want a reminder, mark yourself as ‘going’ at the event page now. Click THIS LINK to visit the event page. We will be giving away prizes to entrants from WWE Euroshop.

Where is WWE Royal Rumble 2021 taking place?

WWE will be broadcasting a once again from their second ‘Thunderdome’ complex based at Tropicana Field, St Petersburg in Florida, the home of the Tampa Bay Rays Major League Baseball team.

WWE Royal Rumble 2021 full card

  • Men’s 30 Man Royal Rumble Match (Confirmed entrants so far: Daniel Bryan, Bobby Lashley, Otis, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, Jey Uso, Cesaro, Jeff Hardy, The Miz, Dolph Ziggler, Big E, Sami Zayn, Shinsuke Nakamura, Sheamus, John Morrison, Edge, Mustafa Ali, Braun Strowman, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, King Corbin)
  • Women’s 30 Woman Royal Rumble Match (Confirmed entrants so far: Nia Jax, Charlotte Flair, Dana Brooke, Mandy Rose, Bianca Belair, Bayley, Shayna Baszler, Alexa Bliss, Peyton Royce, Tamina, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Natalya)
  • Universal Championship Match: Roman Reigns vs. Kevin Owens (Last Man Standing Match)
  • WWE Championship Match: Drew McIntyre vs. Goldberg
  • Women’s Championship Match: Charlotte Flair and Asuka vs. Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler
  • SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Sasha Banks vs. Carmella
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