Royal Rumble 2022
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Royal Rumble 2022 will be the second WWE Network Specials for this year which officially kicks things off for the Wrestlemania season. This is perhaps the most exciting night of the year where 30 male and female superstars compete in over-the-top-rope melees to capture a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at The Biggest Event of Them All.

As announced already, Royal Rumble 2022 will take place at the Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri on January 29th. This is going to be the second premium live event from WWE in 2022 following January 1 WWE Day 1.

WWE Royal Rumble 2022: Match Card, Start Time, How To Watch In India 1

As always, Royal Rumble 2022 officially kicks things off for WrestleMania 38 which is scheduled in April from Dallas, Texas. The separate men and women Royal Rumble matches will feature as co-main-events of the night where the winners of these matches will secure championships shots at WrestleMania in their respective roster. Apart from these, the Universal Championship, WWE Championship, and Raw Women’s Championships will also be defended at the event.

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Royal Rumble 2022 streaming details

Royal Rumble 2022 will stream live at 8 PM EST/7 PM Central/5 PM PST exclusively on Peacock in the United States and WWE Network everywhere else in the world on January 29th.

In India, the streaming date will be January 30th, and the time is 6.30 AM with the kick-off show attached to the main show from 5.30 AM onwards. Sony TEN 1 and Sony TEN 3 will air the annual event. Fans can also subscribe to the Sony LIV app for exclusive streaming content from this extravaganza.

Royal Rumble 2022: Top WWE Raw Superstars Announced For Men’s Rumble Match

As noted above, Royal Rumble 2022 will be all about opportunities for championship matches as multiple superstars participate in these matches to capture their shot at Wrestlemania. That being said, check out the confirmed names for the event as given below,

Confirmed performers in men’s Royal Rumble 2022

Johnny Knoxville
Angelo Dawkins
Montez Ford
Rey Mysterio
Dominik Mysterio
Austin Theory
Big E
AJ Styles
WWE United States Champion Damian Priest

Confirmed performers for women’s Royal Rumble 2022

SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair
Rhea Ripley
Nikki A.S.H.
WWE Hall of Famer Nikki Bella
WWE Hall of Famer Brie Bella
Michelle McCool
WWE 24/7 Champion Dana Brooke
WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Carmella
WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Queen Zelina Vega
Impact Knockouts Champion Mickie James
Tamina Snuka
Kelly Kelly
Summer Rae
Shayna Baszler
WWE Hall of Famer Lita

WWE Royal Rumble 2022: Match Card, Start Time, How To Watch In India 2

Apart from these names, three challengers will be competing in title matches on the night alongside two WWE Hall of Famers who will feature in a Mixed Tag Team Match. The rest of the card for Royal Rumble 2022 goes as follows,

WWE Title Match
Bobby Lashley vs. Brock Lesnar (c)

WWE Universal Title Match
Seth Rollins vs. Roman Reigns (c)

RAW Women’s Title Match
Doudrop vs. Becky Lynch (c)

Mixed Tag Team Match
WWE Hall of Famers Edge and Beth Phoenix vs. The Miz and Maryse

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