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Roman Reigns Reveals Why He’s Going To Saudi Arabia Despite Refusing To Go Last Time

Shane McMahon vs. Roman Reigns - WWE Super ShowDown 2019

• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (May 29, 1993) – WWF Mania

On this day in 1993, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Mania’.

It featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF King of the Ring 1993’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

– Adam Bomb vs. Phil Apollo (Raw 5/24/93)

– Vince McMahon interviews Razor Ramon (Raw 5/24/93)

– Crush vs. Shawn Michaels – KOTR Qualifier (Superstars 5/22/93)

– Mr. Perfect vs. Doink – KOTR Qualifier (Raw 5/24/93)

– King of the Ring Report

– King’s Court: Giant Gonzalez & Harvey Whippleman (Challenge 5/23/93)

– Mania Exclusive: Mr. Hughes vs. Owen Hart (Worcester, MA 5/4/93)

• Roman Reigns Reveals Why He’s Going To Saudi Arabia Despite Refusing To Go Last Time

Last year, Fightful reported that “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns refused to go to Saudi Arabia to work WWE Crown Jewel PPV (despite being advertised to defend the Universal Title in a Triple Threat match against Brock Lesnar & Braun Strowman).

However, he’ll be going to Saudi Arabia next week to wrestle Shane McMahon at WWE Super ShowDown 2019 PPV.

During a recent interview with Newsweek, Reigns revealed why he’s going to Saudi Arabia next week for the PPV:

“It gets a lot of mixed and negative reactions. The bottom line for me is if we’re going to help promote change if we’re going to set out to make an impact than I have to be a part of it. I’m not going to sit on the sideline and talk about how we can get there. I want to be a part of the action.

I look at it as being a part of the solution while still respecting cultures, but it’s a big world and I want to experience all of it. So if we can help make a positive impact that’s what we’re here to do. We’re here to put smiles on everyone’s faces. We don’t discriminate, that’s our goal to help and promote positivity and take that to every inch of the world.”

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