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Change Made To WWE Crown Jewel PPV

Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman (Universal Championship Match) WWE Crown Jewel PPV Saudi Arabia 2018

• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (October 7, 1989) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati, Ohio and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1989’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Barry Horowitz & Tony Burton vs. Demolition

2. Reno Riggins vs. The Widow Maker

3. Alan Reynolds vs. Jim Duggan

4. Red Tyler vs. The Honky Tonk Man

5. Boris Zhukov vs. Hercules

6. Brian Costello vs. Jake Roberts

7. Akeem (w/Slick & The Big Bossman) vs. Jim Merkel

• Change Made To WWE Crown Jewel PPV

WWE will return to Saudi Arabia on November 2 for the WWE Crown Jewel PPV and it is expected to be the biggest PPV of 2018.

This PPV was originally scheduled to take place at the King Fahd International Stadium (which has a capacity of 68,000), but a new press release from WWE states that this PPV will now take place at the King Saud University Stadium (which has a capacity of 25,000).

Below is the press release:

WWE® CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH SET FOR CROWN JEWEL

“RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA and STAMFORD, Conn., October 6, 2018 – The WWE Championship match featuring AJ Styles vs. Daniel Bryan will take place at Crown Jewel at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, November 2.

Additionally, Crown Jewel will also include a Universal Championship Triple Threat match featuring Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman, and the first-ever WWE World Cup tournament to determine the best in the world.

General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia Chairman His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invite the world to celebrate this signature event. Following the sold-out Greatest Royal Rumble in April, this is the second event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Crown Jewel will stream live on WWE Network and be available on pay-per-view outside of the Middle East. Ticket availability will be announced in the coming weeks.”

        
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