San Antonio to host WWE Royal Rumble 2023
September 7, 2022
By Nik Roseveare
WWE has announced that the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas will host Royal Rumble on January 28th 2023. This marks the fourth time that Royal Rumble has emanated from San Antonio, and the third time the event has been hosted at the Alamodome.
“We are thrilled to bring back one of WWE’s most exciting events of the year to San Antonio,” commented San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg. “Royal Rumble will bring tens of thousands of WWE fans from around the world to the Alamodome, bringing both an incredible economic boost to our beautiful city and community outreach events that will give back in a multitude of ways.”
“WWE is honoured that Royal Rumble will serve as one of the cornerstones of the Alamodome’s 30th Anniversary celebration,” added WWE Executive Vice President of Special Events John P. Saboor. “We are thankful to Mayor Nirenberg, Steve Zito and the entire staff at the Alamodome who were essential in making this historic return to San Antonio possible.”
Royal Rumble will stream live exclusively on Peacock in the US and WWE Network everywhere else. The event, offten billed as the start of the road to WrestleMania, will be headlined by two 30-men and 30-women Royal Rumble matches, with the winners of both receiving a Championship match opportunity at WrestleMania 39 in Los Angeles in April.
Tickets for Royal Rumble will go on sale on September 30th. In addition, Royal Rumble Priority Passes will be available on September 9th before tickets go on sale to the general public through official Priority Pass hospitality provider On Location.