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WWE Announces ‘World Cup’ To Crown The Best In The World At WWE Crown Jewel PPV

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• WWE VIDEO HISTORY (September 17, 2009) – WWE Superstars

On this day in 2009, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Superstars’.

Here’s the card:

1. Chris Masters vs. Santino Marella

2. Christian vs. Paul Burchill

3. Dolph Ziggler vs. Finlay

• WWE Announces ‘World Cup’ To Crown The Best In The World At WWE Crown Jewel PPV

WWE will return to Saudi Arabia on November 2 for the ‘WWE Crown Jewel’ PPV. On tonight’s episode of RAW, acting RAW General Manager Baron Corbin announced that “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns will defend the Universal Championship against Brock Lesnar & Braun Strowman in a Triple Threat match at WWE Crown Jewel PPV.

Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman - WWE Crown Jewel (Universal Championship)

Also at this PPV, the first ever WWE World Cup will take place to crown the Best in the World.

Below is the announcement by WWE:

“RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA and STAMFORD, Conn. — The Saudi General Sports Authority, in partnership with WWE, will present WWE Crown Jewel at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, November 2, including 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 WWE’s sold-out Greatest Royal Rumble in Jeddah in April, this is the second event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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

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