WWE has announced that next year’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view will take place at Chase Field in Phoenix. The stadium is also the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks Major League Baseball team.
WWE issued the following press release:
STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that Chase Field in Phoenix will host the Royal Rumble on Sunday, January 27, 2019. This marks WWE’s debut at Chase Field, and the first time the Royal Rumble has ever been held at a baseball stadium. In addition, as part of Royal Rumble Weekend, Phoenix will host NXT®TakeOver®, Monday Night Raw® and SmackDown® Live at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
2019 Key Dates:
Saturday, January 26
NXT Takeover at Talking Stick Resort Arena
Sunday, January 27
Royal Rumble at Chase Field
Monday, January 28
Monday Night Raw at Talking Stick Resort Arena
Tuesdays January 29
SmackDown Live at Talking Stick Resort Arena
Additional details, including ticket availability and travel packages, will be announced in the near future.