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Final Decision Regarding WWE Crown Jewel Expected To Be Revealed Today

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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (October 25, 1992) – WCW Halloween Havoc 1992

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on October 25, 1992, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1992’ LIVE on PPV from the Philadelphia Civic Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This was the 4th out of 12 annual ‘WCW Halloween Havoc’ pay-per-views that aired between 1989 and 2000.

The tagline of the event was “Spin the Wheel, Make the Deal”.

The results are here:

– Tom Zenk, Johnny Gunn & Shane Douglas defeated Arn Anderson, Michael Hayes & Bobby Eaton

– Ricky Steamboat defeated Brian Pillman

– WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Big Van Vader (c) defeated Nikita Koloff

– NWA & WCW World Tag Team Championships: Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes (c) wrestled “Dr. Death” Steve Williams & Steve Austin to a time-limit-draw

– NWA World Heavyweight Championship: Rick Rude defeated Masahiro Chono (c) via DQ

– WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Ron Simmons (c) defeated The Barbarian

– Coal Miner’s Glove: Sting defeated Jake Roberts

• Final Decision Regarding WWE Crown Jewel Expected To Be Revealed Today

There’s a lot of speculation going on regarding WWE Crown Jewel PPV – if the event will go on in Saudi Arabia or will be cancelled (or location would be changed).

According to Brad Shepard, the final decision regarding this major show is expected to be revealed today in WWE’s 3rd quarter earnings call:

UPDATE: WWE has now revealed that WWE Crown Jewel will still take place in Saudi Arabia on November 2 as originally announced and gave the following reasoning regarding sticking with their decision to do business with Saudi Arabia:

“WWE has operated in the Middle East for nearly 20 years and has developed a sizable and dedicated fan base. Considering the heinous crime committed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Company faced a very difficult decision as it related to its event scheduled for November 2 in Riyadh.

Similar to other US-based companies who plan to continue operations in Saudi Arabia, the Company has decided to uphold its contractual obligations to the General Sports Authority and stage the event. Full year 2018 guidance is predicated on the staging of the Riyadh event as scheduled.”

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