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Shawn Michaels WWE Crown Jewel PPV Saudi Arabia 2018

It’s been 5 years since Shawn Michaels came out of retirement!

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on November 2nd 2018, World Wrestling Entertainment aired ‘WWE Crown Jewel 2018’ LIVE on PPV from the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

This PPV featured the WWE return of ‘The Immortal’ Hulk Hogan (who acted as the host of the event), a ‘World Cup’ tournament featuring Old School Legends Kurt Angle, Jeff Hardy, Rey, Mysterio, Kurt Angle and Shane McMahon, as well as Brock Lesnar wrestling Braun Strowman for the vacant Universal Championship.

But first and foremost, this event highlighted the in-ring return of WWF Legend Shawn Michaels, who retired from professional wrestling after losing the WrestleMania 26 main event in 2010, and always said he would never ever wrestle another match.

The Heart Break Kid reportedly made $3 million for this match, which was paid by the Saudi Prince in order to get Shawn to come out of retirement.

During the main event, Triple H tore his pec, but continued to wrestle and managed to finish the match.

Here are the results from that night:

WWE World Cup Quarterfinal: Rey Mysterio defeated Randy Orton

WWE World Cup Quarterfinal: The Miz defeated Jeff Hardy

WWE World Cup Quarterfinal: Seth Rollins defeated Bobby Lashley

WWE World Cup Quarterfinal: Dolph Ziggler defeated Kurt Angle

SmackDown Tag Team Championship: The Bar (c) defeated The New Day to retain the Titles

WWE World Cup Semifinal: The Miz defeated Rey Mysterio

WWE World Cup Semifinal: Dolph Ziggler defeated Seth Rollins

WWE Championship: AJ Styles (c) defeated Samoa Joe to retain the Title

Vacant Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar defeated Braun Strowman to win the Title

WWE World Cup Final: Shane McMahon defeated Dolph Ziggler to become the ‘Best In The World’

20 Years In The Making: D-Generation X (Triple H & Shawn Michaels) defeated The Brothers Of Destruction (The Undertaker & Kane)

Below are some videos from this event:

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