According to a report from The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia will play host to next year’s WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view (PPV) event. The event takes place on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the Wells Fargo Center, and will also host NXT Takeover, RAW and SmackDown for four consecutive days.
NXT Takeover will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018, RAW and SmackDown Live will go down on January 29 and January 30, 2018. All of these shows will be taking place at the Wells Fargo Center.
“WWE has enjoyed a very special relationship with the city and its fans over decades, and that important heritage made Philadelphia a very natural choice to host this unprecedented four-night celebration,” John Saboor, WWE’s executive vice president of special events, told the Inquirer. “Our decision to place next year’s Royal Rumble celebration in Philadelphia is truly another exciting and important step in the continued growth of WWE’s four largest annual events.”