WWE Royal Rumble Axxess in Phoenix: Live matches, TV tapings and wrestlers scheduled to appear

A LOT is going to happen at Axxess in Phoenix
Posted at 12:46 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-26 17:12:22-05

WWE is coming to Phoenix for five straight days in late January, beginning with a WWE Royal Rumble Axxess event that will include live matches, autograph signings and WWE Network television tapings.

Royal Rumble Axxess will take place at Phoenix Convention Center (100 N 3rd St. in downtown Phoenix) during four different sessions: Friday, Jan. 25 from 6 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 26 from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 27 from 8 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $45 per person per session, with an option to buy three tickets and get a fourth ticket free. Children under 2 years old will be admitted for free.

Tickets can be purchased here.

Superstars scheduled for autographs at Friday's session: Baron Corbin, Bobby Roode/Chad Gable, Jeff Hardy, Natalya, Asuka, Carmella, R-Truth, Samoa Joe, Vanessa Borne

Superstars scheduled for autographs at Saturday's first session: The B Team, Booker T, Ember Moon, Mickie James, Kurt Angle, Sheamus/Cesaro, Billie Kay/Peyton Royce

Superstars scheduled for autographs Saturday's second session: Alexa Bliss, AOP/Drake Maverick, Lana, Titus O'Neil, Jinder Mahal/Singh Brothers, Nia Jax, Rusev, The Revival

Superstars scheduled for autographs at Sunday's session: Lucha House Party, Mandy Rose, The Riott Squad, The Usos

WWE will also VIP and Premium VIP autograph sessions with certain superstars. VIP tickets cost $100 each and Premium VIP tickets cost $150 each.

Here's the lineup for the VIP sessions:

Friday's session: Becky Lynch (6 p.m.), Shinsuke Nakamura (8 p.m.)
Saturday's first session: Bobby Lashley/Lio Rush (8 a.m.), Elias (10 a.m.)
Saturday's second session: The Miz/Maryse (1 p.m.), The New Day (3 p.m.)
Sunday's session: Drew McIntyre (8 a.m.), Charlotte Flair (10 a.m.)

Here's the lineup for the Premium VIP sessions:

Friday's session: Dean Ambrose (6 p.m.), Daniel Bryan (8 p.m.)
Saturday's first session: Finn Bálor (8 a.m.), A.J. Styles (10 a.m.)
Saturday's second session: Braun Strowman (1 p.m.), Rey Mysterio (3 p.m.)
Sunday's session: Sasha Banks/Bayley (8 a.m.), Seth Rollins (10 a.m.)

In addition, WWE has announced it will hold a Worlds Collide Tournament that will take place during the Saturday and Sunday sessions of Royal Rumble Axxess. A total of 15 superstars -- five from NXT, five from NXT UK and five from 205 Live -- will compete, with the winner receiving a future championship opportunity. Not familiar with NXT? Here's everything you need to know.

The tournament will begin with a battle royal featuring all 15 superstars during Saturday's first session, with the winner receiving a bye in the tournament's first round. The tournament will be aired at a later date on WWE Network.

Here's a list of wrestlers scheduled to compete in the Worlds Collide Tournament:

From NXT: Adam Cole, Velveteen Dream, Dominik Dijakovic, Keith Lee, Shane Thorne

From NXT UK: Mark Andrews, Tyler Bate, Travis Banks, Jordan Devlin, Zack Gibson

From 205 Live: Cedric Alexander, Tony Nese, Drew Gulak, TJP, Humberto Carrillo

Also, three episodes of NXT UK will be taped during WWE Axxess. Those episodes will air over the next several weeks on WWE Network.

Go here for a full list of events for the WWE's five-day stay in Phoenix. Also, if you're unable to attend, you could be eligible to watch for free on WWE Network.