HOUSTON (FOX 26) — WWE® announced that Minute Maid Park in Houston will host the Royal Rumble on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The event will be the first WWE event at the home of the Houston Astros and the second time that the Royal Rumble will take place at a baseball stadium following the 2019 edition of the event at Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz., where a capacity crowd of 48,193 watched the action.
Fans who attend the Elimination Chamber event at the Toyota Center in Houston on Sunday will receive an exclusive pre-sale offer to buy tickets to the Royal Rumble before the general public. Fans in attendance will also have the chance to win four tickets to the 2020 Royal Rumble by taking part in a special Twitter and Instagram sweepstakes.
“We are thrilled to bring one of WWE’s biggest events of 2020 to Minute Maid Park,” said Janis Burke, Harris County - Houston Sports Authority chief executive officer. “We look forward to WWE fans from around the world descending on Houston for the Royal Rumble.”
The event, which will stream live around the world on WWE Network, will feature a 30-Man Royal Rumble match, and a 30-Woman Royal Rumble match, with the winners of both matches earning championship opportunities at WrestleMania 36.