The 30th edition of the WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view takes place Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. It's the second time that the Royal Rumble has taken place at the Alamodome; the first was in 1997.
The first WWE pay-per-view of the year features the annual Royal Rumble match, with the winner set to receive a guaranteed world championship match at WrestleMania 33 in Orlando, Florida.
Here's what we know about the show so far.
2017 Royal Rumble card Announced participants: Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, Chris Jericho, Braun Strowman, Baron Corbin, Seth Rollins, The Undertaker, Dean Ambrose, The Miz, Dolph Ziggler (c) -- denotes defending champion Royal Rumble news Seth Rollins and The Undertaker announce they're in the Royal Rumble (Monday Night Raw, Jan. 9) Baron Corbin announces he's in the Royal Rumble (SmackDown Live, Jan. 3) The New Day, Chris Jericho and Braun Strowman announce they're in the Royal Rumble (Monday Night Raw, Jan. 2) Paul Heyman announces Brock Lesnar is in the Royal Rumble (Monday Night Raw, Nov. 28) After Survivor Series win, Goldberg isn't ready to walk away Goldberg announces he's in the Royal Rumble (Monday Night Raw, Nov. 21) WWE Royal Rumble makes return to Alamodome after 20 years Off the Top Rope: 2016 Royal Rumble aftermath Off the Top Rope: Best Royal Rumble moments Cheap Heat: The Ellsworth Era! Cheap Heat: WWE No Mercy, Royal Rumble and more Royal Rumble history
Year Location Winner 2016 Orlando, Florida Triple H* 2015 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Roman Reigns 2014 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Batista 2013 Phoenix, Arizona John Cena 2012 St. Louis, Missouri Sheamus 2011 Boston, Massachusetts Alberto Del Rio 2010 Atlanta, Georgia Edge 2009 Detroit, Michigan Randy Orton 2008 New York, NY John Cena 2007 San Antonio, Texas The Undertaker 2006 Miami, Florida Rey Mysterio 2005 Fresno, California Batista 2004 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Chris Benoit 2003 Boston, Massachusetts Brock Lesnar 2002 Atlanta, Georgia Triple H 2001 New Orleans, Louisiana Stone Cold Steve Austin 2000 New York, New York The Rock 1999 Anaheim, California Vince McMahon 1998 San Jose, California Stone Cold Steve Austin 1997 San Antonio, Texas Stone Cold Steve Austin 1996 Fresno, California Shawn Michaels 1995 Tampa, Florida Shawn Michaels 1994 Providence, Rhode Island Lex Luger & Bret Hart^ 1993 Sacramento, California Yokozuna 1992 Albany, New York Ric Flair* 1991 Miami, Florida Hulk Hogan 1990 Orlando, Florida Hulk Hogan 1989 Houston, Texas Big John Studd 1988 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Hacksaw Jim Duggan * - The WWE world championship was on the line ^ - Luger and Hart were eliminated simultaneously