WWE announced Wednesday that the Royal Rumble is returning to San Antonio, Texas, subsequent 12 months.
The 2023 Royal Rumble premium reside occasion will happen on the Alamodome on Jan. 28, 2023, marking the fourth time the Royal Rumble has occurred in San Antonio and the third time it has been held on the Alamodome.
WWE Govt Vice President of Particular Occasions John P. Saboor famous that the corporate is “honored” to return to San Antonio and to be “cornerstones of the Alamodome’s thirtieth Anniversary celebration.”
The primary Royal Rumble to be held on the Alamodome was in 1997 in entrance of a billed crowd of greater than 60,000, and it noticed hometown hero Shawn Michaels defeat Sycho Sid for the WWE Championship.
Most lately, the 2017 Royal Rumble emanated from the Alamodome and it was headlined by Randy Orton profitable the Rumble match for the second time in his profession.
Whereas the undercard matches aren’t but recognized, the 2023 Royal Rumble will see 30 males and 30 girls compete in their very own Royal Rumble matches with a championship match at WrestleMania 39 in Inglewood, California, on the road.
There are presently a number of sturdy contenders to win each matches, however a pair of injured Superstars could be the high candidate.
Cody Rhodes has been out since June due to a torn pectoral muscle, however there may be some perception he might be again for the Rumble, win it and problem Roman Reigns at WrestleMania.
On the ladies’s aspect, Becky Lynch has been off tv for the reason that night time after SummerSlam after struggling a shoulder damage.
The Man has gained the Royal Rumble as soon as earlier than, but when the assumed plan of Lynch vs. Ronda Rousey continues to be in place, having Rousey win the SmackDown girls’s title again and Becky win the Rumble is a practical situation.
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