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RAW Wrestler Is Now Going To Get Paid $50,000 Per Match In Saudi Arabia


• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (December 31, 1987) – WWF Prime Time Wrestling

On this day in 1987, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Prime Time Wrestling’.

It featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1988’ event.

The card can be found right here:

Randy Savage vs. Killer Khan

Ken Patera/Billy Jack Haynes vs. Mike Sharpe/Van Van Horn

Interview w/ Ted DiBiase And Virgil

They Show The Fans Reaction To Hulk Hogan Turning Down Ted DiBiase’s Offer

Sam Houston vs. Dusty Wolf

Koko B. Ware vs. Pete Doherty

Greg Valentine vs. Kenny Johnson

Highlights Of The 37th Annual Slammy Awards

The British Bulldogs vs. The Islanders

The Honky Tonk Man vs. Jake Roberts

• RAW Wrestler Is Now Going To Get Paid $50,000 Per Match In Saudi Arabia

WWE RAW’s Riddle signed with WWE back in 2018, and started his career in NXT. He got called up to SmackDown this past June, and got drafted to RAW during this year’s Draft back in October.

Dave Meltzer had reported in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter earlier this month that Riddle’s contract is set to expire in August 2021.

WWE was negotiating a new deal with him, and “he pretty much agreed to terms for a three-year deal at $400,000 per year guaranteed plus $50,000 for every show in Saudi Arabia.”

According to Fightful Select, Riddle wasn’t interested in the initial deal WWE offered him, but he signed a new deal which he liked last week.

If you want to compare Riddle’s Saudi pay to top stars, then Brock Lesnar was getting paid $1.5 million per Saudi Arabia appearance in his last deal, while Undertaker was on $2 million and Shawn Michaels got $3 million for his return to the ring at Crown Jewel 2018.

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