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WWE announced late Friday that the Royal Rumble PPV is returning to the 60,000-seat Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas in January 2017.
Next year’s Rumble will take place Sunday, January 29, 2017, returning to the Sunday in-between the NFL Conference Title games and the Super Bowl on February 5 in Houston.
The Rumble was last held at the Alamodome 20 years ago in January 1997.
The last major wrestling event held at the Alamodome was TNA’s Lockdown PPV in March 2013.
WWE’s 2017 Rumble will feature the 30-man Rumble match with Raw and Smackdown wrestlers competing for a title shot at WrestleMania 33 on April 2, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.
Tickets for the Rumble go on-sale Friday, October 14 at 10:00 a.m. CST through Ticketmaster outlets.