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2017 WWE Royal Rumble card, news, stories and match information

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Off The Top Rope: Ultimate Royal Rumble highlight (4:57)

In preparation for this Sunday's Royal Rumble, take a look back at some of the most thrilling moments from The Rock, Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold Steve Austin and more. (4:57)

Editor's note: For a complete recap of the 2017 Royal Rumble, click here.

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

  • 30-man Royal Rumble match

Announced participants: Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, Chris Jericho, Braun Strowman, Baron Corbin, The Undertaker, Dean Ambrose, The Miz, Dolph Ziggler, Cesaro, Sheamus, Bray Wyatt, Randy Orton, Luke Harper, Big Show, Sami Zayn, Big Cass, Rusev, Mojo Rawley

(c) -- denotes defending champion

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Mojo Rawley wins his way into the Royal Rumble (SmackDown Live, Jan. 24)

Sami Zayn wins Seth Rollins' spot in the Royal Rumble; Big Show, Big Cass and Rusev enter the Rumble (Monday Night Raw, Jan. 23)

Bray Wyatt announces he, Randy Orton and Luke Harper will be in the Royal Rumble (SmackDown Live, Jan. 17)

Cesaro and Sheamus announce they're in the Royal Rumble (Monday Night Raw, Jan. 16)

Dean Ambrose, The Miz and Dolph Ziggler announce they're in the Royal Rumble (SmackDown Live/Talking Smack, Jan. 10)

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)

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