WWE Royal Rumble 2018: Match card and predictions

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From Digital Spy

After Clash of Champions 2017 in December, we're back in the world of cross-brand pay-per-views with the WWE Royal Rumble 2018.

It's the time of year when even casual fans re-up their WWE Network subscription and tune in as the Road to WrestleMania starts here.

So you'll definitely be wanting to tune in on Sunday, January 28, 2018 [into Monday morning, January 29, 2018 for those of you staying up in the UK].

With it being the 30th anniversary, you can expect the WWE to pull out ALL the stops at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – and that includes the first EVER Women's Royal Rumble match.

Digital Spy has you covered with our viewers' guide, telling you everything you need to know before the big day

What date and time is WWE Royal Rumble 2018 in the UK?

WWE Royal Rumble 2018 is on Sunday night, January 28. The event starts at Midnight and runs into Monday morning (January 29) – with programme timings TBC.

What date and time is WWE Royal Rumble 2018 in the US?

WWE Royal Rumble 2018 on Sunday, January 28. The event starts at 7pm ET (4pm PT) – with programme timings TBC.

How do I watch WWE Royal Rumble 2018?

If you haven't bought a ticket ($25-$500) to be there in person at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., your options are either the WWE Network, which we highly recommend, or if you don't have a fast, reliable internet connection the more traditional – and expensive – pay-per-view.

How do I live stream Royal Rumble 2018 on the WWE Network?

The WWE Network is priced at £9.99 in the UK and $9.99 in the US – first-time subscribers get a month free.

You can access it via the following platforms and devices – click for info on how to access with each app:

How do I watch Royal Rumble 2018 on WWE pay-per-view in the UK?

You can buy WWE Royal Rumble 2018 on pay-per-view in the UK via Sky Sports Box Office – priced at £19.95.

If you buy via Sky, you can also catch repeats from Monday, January 29 to Thursday, February 1 – every five hours.

How do I watch Royal Rumble 2018 on WWE pay-per-view in the US?

You can buy WWE Royal Rumble 2018 on pay-per-view in the US via your local provider – full list here.

Who are the confirmed WWE Royal Rumble 2018 entrants for the Men's Royal Rumble match?

  • Elias
  • Randy Orton
  • Shinsuke Nakamura
  • Finn Bálor
  • John Cena
  • Finn Bálor
  • Baron Corbin
  • Matt Hardy
  • Samoa Joe
  • Bray Wyatt
  • Rusev
  • Aiden English

Who are the confirmed WWE Royal Rumble 2018 entrants for the Women's Royal Rumble match?

  • Naomi
  • Asuka
  • Ruby Riott
  • Natalya
  • Sasha Banks
  • Bayley
  • Paige * [Reported to be injured, but as-yet unconfirmed by the WWE]
  • Mandy Rose
  • Sonya Deville
  • Carmella
  • Tamina
  • Lana
  • Liv Morgan
  • Sarah Logan
  • Mickie James
  • Nia Jax
  • Becky Lynch

What's the full match card for WWE Royal Rumble 2018? [Predictions COMING SOON...]

WWE Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) vs Braun Strowman vs Kane [Triple Threat]

WWE Championship: AJ Styles (c) vs Sami Zayn AND Kevin Owens [2-1 Handicap Match]

Men's Royal Rumble

Women's Royal Rumble

WWE United States Championship Tournament Final: TBC vs TBC

WWE Raw Tag Team Championship: Seth Rollins and Jason Jordan (c) vs The Bar (Cesaro and Sheamus)

WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship: The Usos (Jey and Jimmy Uso) (c) vs Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin [2-out-of-3-Falls Match]

WWE Cruiserweight Championship: Enzo Amore (c) vs Cedric Alexander

What are your predictions for WWE Royal Rumble 2018 – let us know at @digitalspywwe.

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