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Another WWE Wrestler Not Working Super ShowDown In Saudi Arabia

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• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (May 22, 1993) – WCW Power Hour

On this day in 1993, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Power Hour’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the “WCW Slamboree 1993: A Legends’ Reunion” PPV.

The card can be found below:

– Jim Neidhart vs. Mustafa Saied

– Arn Anderson vs. Pat Rose

– Johnny Gunn vs. Scott Norton

– Cole Twins vs. Benoit/Eaton

– Rick Rude vs. Dustin Rhodes

• Another WWE Wrestler Not Working Super ShowDown In Saudi Arabia

WWE Officials told their wrestlers last year that no one will be forced to work the Saudi Arabia PPVs and that wrestlers are free to inform them about not wanting to work the show (and there will be no heat on them).

According to Fightful, SmackDown Superstar Kevin Owens has informed WWE that he doesn’t want to work the WWE Super ShowDown 2019 PPV in Saudi Arabia, most likely because his friend, Sami Zayn, isn’t allowed to work those shows because he is a Syrian Muslim:

“We weren’t told a specific reason as to why Owens came to the decision, but his friend and longtime tag team partner Sami Zayn has been off of those shows because of strained relationships between Syria and Saudi Arabia.”

According to the Wrestling Observer, another WWE wrestler that won’t be going to Saudi Arabia for WWE Super ShowDown 2019 PPV is SmackDown Tag Team Champion, Daniel Bryan.

This doesn’t come as a surprise, as Bryan refused to work last year’s WWE Crown Jewel 2018 PPV in Saudi Arabia as well.

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