WWE Royal Rumble 2021 announcement
Are you ready for the first WWE pay-per-view event of the New Year?
WWE announced a special 30-day countdown to WWE Royal Rumble 2021 pay-per-view next month.
The company sent out the following announcement this week:
Join the WWE Royal Rumble 30 Day Countdown in January
It’s almost the beginning of a new year, and that means only one thing for the WWE Universe: the Royal Rumble season!
Royal Rumble 2021 airs live on Sunday, January 31 and WWE is celebrating its annual extravaganza with the Royal Rumble 30-day countdown.
Starting on January 1, new pieces of Royal Rumble-themed content will be released every day of the month, between the WWE Network and WWE social and digital platforms. That means more original WWE Network documentaries and fast-paced action than ever.
Get ready for daily full bouts of past Royal Rumble events, as well as all-new episodes from the WWE Playlist and Top 10, plus classic highlights and many more surprises throughout the month. on the YouTube channel and WWE social platforms. Meanwhile, WWE Network has a full roster of original programming, all culminating on January 31st with Royal Rumble 2021 and the premiere of the WWE Icons series, featuring Yokozuna.
Check out the schedule below and be sure to set reminders, because like the Royal Rumble Match, you won’t want to miss a second of the action.
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Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Sessions: Bayley
Sunday January 10
Former Raw, SmackDown and NXT Women’s Champion Bayley joins “Stone Cold” Steve Austin to discuss her remarkable career, including her experiences competing at the Royal Rumble.
WWE Untold: AJ Styles Royal Rumble Debut
Sunday January 17
The WWE landscape changed forever at the 2016 Royal Rumble when AJ Styles made his shocking unannounced entry into the event’s eponymous match. The Phenomenal One and others recall Styles’ groundbreaking arrival to WWE in a new episode of WWE Untold.
Best of WWE: Attitude Era Royal Rumble Matches **
Tuesday, January 19
Matt Camp of WWE’s The Bump recalls the Royal Rumble Matches that defined one of WWE’s most beloved eras, featuring “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, The Rock, The Undertaker, Triple H and more.
WWE Replay: Royal Rumble 2020 Matches
Friday January 22
Competitors watch, relive and react to the 2020 Men’s and Women’s Royal Rumble Matches – jaw-dropping surprises, painful eliminations, and all.
Pat Patterson Documentary
Sunday January 24
If it weren’t for Pat Patterson’s creative vision, there would be no Royal Rumble Match. Explore the late WWE Hall of Famer’s immense contributions to sports entertainment, both in the ring and behind the scenes, in this new documentary.
WWE Chronicle: Bianca Belair
Sunday January 24
The WWE Network cameras take you behind the scenes with The EST of WWE in the weeks leading up to Royal Rumble 2021.
Best of WWE: Royal Rumble Matches of the 2010s **
Tuesday January 26
Matt Camp returns to present this compilation of the best Royal Rumble Matches of the last decade, from the first Rumble of the 2010s to last year’s 30 Superstar melee.
Roundtable: 1st Women’s Royal Rumble Match
Wednesday, January 27
The glass ceiling was shattered in 2018 with the presentation of WWE’s first Women’s Royal Rumble Match. Charlotte Flair, Natalya, Nia Jax and Mickie James talk about the profound impact of that night.
WWE The day of: Royal Rumble 2014 **
Friday January 29
Batista’s triumphant return to the ring at the 2014 Royal Rumble was an infamous and polarizing moment in WWE history. Watch never-before-seen footage from that night when Batista is overcome by a wave of mixed emotions, from the jubilation of victory to disappointment at the hostile reaction of WWE fans.
WWE Icons: Yokozuna
Sunday January 31
WWE Network Documentaries’ new biographical series, WWE Icons, debuts with an in-depth look at two-time WWE Champion and 1993 Royal Rumble Match winner Yokozuna.
The ‘elimination’ of AJ Styles from Raw Stuns Fans
The tag team of AJ Styles and Omos has been an opposing force in WWE, especially after winning the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship. However, during the recent edition of WWE Monday Night Raw, AJ Styles was not by his teammate’s side or on the show at all, as Omos took on Riddle. AJ Styles offered a great AEW match
As Fightful.com Managing Editor Sean Ross Sapp said on social media via Twitter: “Neither AJ Styles tonight? Hell”
In other AJ Styles news, during a recent Out of Character podcast with Ryan Satin, ‘The Phenomenal One’ reflected on his career and took a glimpse into the future on when he will hang up his boots forever. . While Styles did not give a definitive date, he did mention that his current contract with the company will be his last. Credit to StillRealToUs for the following.
“It’s a difficult thing and you understand it more now, when you know that you are nearing the end of your career, how difficult it will be to walk away because you enjoy the interaction of the fans, you enjoy everything about it: the friends who have become more like family. . That is hard. It’s hard to leave. It’s hard to adjust once you’re done. But I tried, I guess, what it is with the COVID stuff, but I didn’t say I liked it. So, I’m not sure when it will end for me, but, like I said before, I signed my last contract so we’ll see when it will be. I remember thinking, ‘I’ll be 40 when I retire. That’s when I’m going to retire. ‘ By the way, I was completely wrong. “
Neither AJ Styles tonight? Hell
– Sean Ross Sapp from Fightful.com (@SeanRossSapp) August 3, 2021
Does WWE fire big names after Bray Wyatt?
Former WWE star Bray Wyatt was recently released and shocked the entire wrestling world. The reason was referred to as “budget cuts.” However, it was noted that he had an incredible merchandise sale and that he made the company make a lot of money from his character.
WWE talents are unsure after Bray Wyatt’s release
Losing it will free up your great contract, but it also eliminates future merchandise possibilities. He was also one of the most popular members of the WWE roster. Rumor leaks from the new WWE Smackdown network
Fightful Select reported that Wyatt’s merchandise sales numbers were not lost on anyone. His release also made several people on the list believe that their jobs are no longer safe, no matter how high up they are on the billboard.
“Wyatt was well known within the company for moving merchandise when he was an active actor, and several other longtime stars said they don’t feel their jobs are safe any longer, despite their previous card positions or pushes. “
WWE cut Wyatt, who was one of the top stars, and sent a great message to the roster. We’ll see what’s next for Wyatt in the coming months.
Bray Wyatt ‘sabotaged’ in WWE by two big names
To say that ‘The Fiend’ Bray Wyatt’s release from his WWE contract today was a shocking and surprising move within the WWE universe would be an understatement, as not only fans, but also those internally have been thrilled with him. movement. Did Vince McMahon ‘save’ Bray Wyatt from the launch?
Bray Wyatt’s release came today at the behest of Nick Khan due to what are known as ‘budget cuts’ within the company. Still, this move is shocking given the fact that Wyatt was one of the company’s biggest merchandise salesmen and had invested heavily in his character.
Ringside News reports that a new report from PWInsider indicates that while the finger is being pointed at Nick Khan, the WWE president for this surprising move, one can also see the relationship between Vince McMahon and Bray Wyatt developing ‘hot and cold ‘.
Vince McMahon also recently leaked this bold claim from Ted Turner. According to the report itself: “Others noted that Wyatt and Vince McMahon’s relationship behind the scenes was very hot and cold at times and that McMahon has given Khan the ability to run things far more than anyone else has been able to. achieve historically, for what there is probably less of a rejection of the idea of removing a big money contract from the ledger. “