The road to Wrestlemania XX officially gets underway Sunday evening when WWE hosts its annual Royal Rumble pay-per-view. The event gets started at XX p.m. ET and will air via live online stream on WWE Network. If you have a WWE Network subscription, the PPV is included. If you do not have a subscription, the streaming service costs $9.99 per month and sometimes offers free trials.
The pre-show starts at 6 p.m. ET while the main card gets underway at 7 p.m. The main card is expected to run approximately 3-4 hours, although usually you can count on it running until close to 11 p.m.
The two most notable matches each year are the men’s and women’s Royal Rumbles. The winners of the two over-the-top battle royals claim coveted title shots at Wrestlemania 37. The order of entry is randomly assigned. The current entrants for the two matches include (with more to come):
Men’s Royal Rumble: Randy Orton, Edge, AJ Styles, Big E, Daniel Bryan, Sheamus, Jeff Hardy, Bobby Lashley, Jey Uso, Cesaro, The Miz, John Morrison, Otis, Sami Zayn, Shinsuke Nakamura, Dolph Ziggler, Mustafa Ali
Women’s Royal Rumble: Shayna Baszler, Alexa Bliss, Peyton Royce, Bianca Belair, Bayley, Charlotte Flair, Nia Jax, Mandy Rose, Dana Brooke, Tamina, Liv Morgan, Ruby Riott
The card will also feature a WWE Championship match between champion Drew McIntyre and challenger Goldberg and a Last Man Standing match for the Universal Championship, featuring champion Roman Reigns and challenger Kevin Owens. The Smackdown Women’s Championship is on the line between champion Sasha Banks and challenger Carmella and the Women’s Tag Team Championship will be up for grabs when champions Charlotte and Asuka face challengers Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler.