Royal Rumble 2022: UK start time, how to watch, how much, and fight card

WWE Royal Rumble is one of the most exciting pay-per-views on the calendar, and 2022 promises to be no different.

Wrestling fans get to see incredible action and drama. There are also insane surprises that occur during the two annual Royal Rumble matches.

The winner of each match will secure a title fight at WrestleMania against one of the incumbent champions. In 2021, Edge was victorious the men’s Royal Rumble match. Bianca Belair, meanwhile, was the winner of the women’s match. A total of 60 Superstars across the two matches will be looking to write their names in the history books this year.

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The other highlights of this year’s card include three blockbuster WWE title matches. Roman Reigns puts his Universal title on the line against Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins. Brock Lesnar defends his WWE Championship against Bobby Lashley. Becky Lynch, meanwhile, is looking to retain her Raw Women’s Championship against Doudrop.

Here is all you need to know about Royal Rumble 2022, including the UK start time, how to purchase the event and the fight card:

What is the UK start time of Royal Rumble 2022?

The start time of Royal Rumble 2022 in the UK is 1am on Sunday, January 30. The event will then continue into the early hours of the morning.

BT Sport Box Office will be repeating the event every four hours from 10am on Sunday, January 30 to 6pm on Wednesday, February 2.

How can I watch Royal Rumble 2022 in the UK?

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Royal Rumble 2022 will be shown in the UK on BT Sport Box Office 2.

Sky customers should go to channel 494, where they can find more information about how to purchase the event.

Virgin Media customers should look for the ‘On Demand’ section of their box before going to ‘Live Events’. From there, they will be presented with a range of options for purchase.

Alternatively, UK fans can watch the action unfold live on the WWE Network.

How much does Royal Rumble 2022 cost?

UK viewers can purchase Royal Rumble 2022 on BT Sport Box Office 2 for a cost of £19.95.

Meanwhile, the WWE Network costs £9.99 per month to subscribe to. More details about subscribing to the WWE Network can be found here.

What is the Royal Rumble 2022 full card?

There are six matches* currently on the card for Royal Rumble 2022:

  • 30-man Men’s Royal Rumble Match
  • 30-woman Women’s Royal Rumble Match
  • Brock Lesnar (c) v Bobby Lashley – WWE Championship match
  • Becky Lynch (c) v Doudrop – WWE Raw Women’s Championship match
  • Edge and Beth Phoenix v The Miz and Maryse – Mixed Tag Team match
  • Roman Reigns v Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins – WWE Universal Championship match

* This card is subject to change. Other matches may be added before the event gets underway.

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