WWE Royal Rumble 2023: How to watch, start dates, tag match, and peacock

With all the drama surrounding Vince McMahon’s real-life tumultuous return to WWEIt’s surprisingly easy to forget that the company’s second-biggest paying offering is just around the corner. WWE Royal Rumble 2023 takes place on Saturday, January 28th, which is different from the company’s regular Sunday schedule of PPV events.

So far we know of four matches that will take place on the show. irst, there are two Royal Rumble matches: one for men and one for women. It’s anyone’s guess who will win these matches and punch their ticket to the title match at WrestleMania. On the men’s side, prospects range from Cody Rhodes to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. It has long been rumored To be wrestling Roman Reigns at WrestleMania.

Speaking of Reigns, he will be defending his WWE Universal Championship titles against Kevin Owens – a reprise of their match at 2021 Royal Rumblewhen Reigns’ title race was in its infancy. Crazy to think Reigns has retained the Universal Championship for we will Over two years – and even crazier to think Owens has a chance to end that run at the Royal Rumble. But as far as winning, it should be a fun match.

Definitely more fun than the Bray Wyatt vs. LA Knight rematch. People have called for Wyatt to return to the company, but we’ll see how long that excitement lasts considering the goofy stories his enigmatic personality generates. Wyatt and Knight would clash in a “Lights Out” match at the Rumble Arena. Your guess is as good as mine

Match card

  • WWE Universal Championship: Roman Reigns (c) vs. Kevin Owens.
  • 30-man Royal Rumble match.
  • 30-woman Royal Rumble match.
  • Lights Out Match: Bray Wyatt vs. LA Knight.

start times

The Royal Rumble 2023 tournament is taking place at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. or those who do not have a direct ticket, they start from 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET. ans jostling across the pond will have to stay up late, as the show kicks off at 1 am UK time. In Australia, the Royal Rumble begins Midday EST on Sunday.

How to watch: Peacock, WWE Network, Binge

As you probably know by now, Peacock is the new home of WWE’s pay-per-view. In essence, the WWE Network has moved over to NBC’s Peacock streaming service and that’s where you’ll go to watch Royal Rumble 2023. Peacock has three tiers:ree, Premium, and Premium Plus. To watch WWE content, you will need a Premium subscription. The good news is that it will cost you $5 a month, which is less than $10 for the WWE Network.

Just like WWE Network absorbed Peacock in the US, it migrated tooxtel’s Binge streaming service in Australia. WWE’s deal with Binge went into effect earlier this month, so Binge is where the Australians should be aiming for the Rumble, though the WWE Network is still up and running for the time being.

If you’re in the UK, you’ll be watching Royal Rumble 2023 on the WWE Network as usual.