WWE officially announces plans for 2019 Royal Rumble WWE Network/Screenshot
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WWE has officially announced its plans to hold the 2019 Royal Rumble at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, January 27, 2019, marking the first time the event will be held at a baseball stadium.

Additionally, the city will also host NXT TakeOver (Jan. 26), Monday Night RAW (Jan. 28) and SmackDown Live (Jan. 29) at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Here’s WWE’s official announcement regarding the 2019 Royal Rumble Weekend:

Phoenix to Host 2019 WWE® Royal Rumble® Weekend

01/24/2018 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

* Tuesday, January 29 ? SmackDown Live at Talking Stick Resort Arena

Additional details, including ticket availability and travel packages, will be announced in the near future.

The announcement comes just days before this year’s Royal Rumble, which will include the first ever Women’s Royal Rumble, as well as the 31st incarnation of the men’s Royal Rumble match.

The event will air live from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday, January 28 at 7 p.m. EST on WWE Network.

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