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WWE Facing Problem In Saudi Arabia After Crown Jewel 2019

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (November 1, 1987) – WWF Wrestling Challenge

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

It was broadcasted from the Veterans Memorial Arena in Green Bay, Wisconsin and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1987’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

Brutus Beefcake vs. The Honky Tonk Man

The Bolsheviks vs. S.D. Jones & Lanny Poffo

Sam Houston vs. Rick Renslow

Killer Khan vs. Chris Curtis

Koko B. Ware & The Killer Bees vs. Greg Valentine, Dino Bravo & Johnny V

• WWE Facing Problem In Saudi Arabia After Crown Jewel 2019

After a successful Crown Jewel 2019 PPV, WWE has to quickly turn it’s attention towards tonight’s SmackDown.

Multiple WWE Superstars (such as Roman Reigns, King Corbin, Kofi Kingston, Big E, SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Revival and new Universal Champion “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt) that went to Saudi Arabia for Crown Jewel are advertised for SmackDown and it looks like they won’t be able to make it in time.

Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful is reporting the following:

“There’s a developing situation with WWE in Saudi Arabia. Most of the talent is still there and ‘delayed’. Many probably won’t make it back for SmackDown.”

Pro Wrestling Sheet is reporting that WWE is currently working on a backup plan in case their top talent don’t make it to SmackDown. A second charter flight is being put together for top talent so that they can arrive in time for SmackDown.

UPDATE: WWE Announces That SmackDown Will Feature Surprises Because Of Saudi Arabia Issue

WWE has announced the following for SmackDown so far:

– New Universal Champion “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt appears on MizTV

– Roman Reigns vs. King Corbin

– SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Revival defend against The New Day

– Sonya Deville, Mandy Rose and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley vs. Nikki Cross, Dana Brooke and Carmella

WATCH: Nikki Bella Suffers Major N!p Slip (2019):

        
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