Hulk Hogan Returns to WWE Ring in Saudi Arabia

Cristina Cross
November 3, 2018

As for the rest of the show; Brock Lesnar won the vacant Universal Championship after what essentially amounted to a squash match with Braun Strowman, who was heavily expected to win.

- It's worth noting that WWE did not make many mentions of Riyadh or Saudi Arabia during the Crown Jewel broadcast on the WWE Network.

The event is surrounded by controversy after the WWE made a decision to go forward with it despite an American resident and Washington Post journalist being murdered earlier this month at Saudi Arabia's consulate in Turkey.

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The statement concluded that both the passenger and the driver had broken laws for seriously endangering public safety. The driver then took his right arm off the steering wheel as he tried to defend himself.


- AJ Styles holds off Samoa Joe to remain WWE champion. We noted before how WWE announced that The Game suffered a possible torn pectoral muscle as he and WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels defeated Kane and The Undertaker, and that he is headed back to the United States from Saudi Arabia to undergo surgery. There will be a one-hour Kickoff Show beginning on Friday morning at 10CT/11ET.

- The Bar (Cesaro and Sheamus) vs.

As much as that sounds tempting, there is a greater chance of The Bar keeping their titles at Crown Jewel with the help of Big Show once again.

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Triple H made an official announcement of the match on the first RAW after the WWE Super Show-Down.

-Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Rusev for the U.S. Championship (Kickoff Show). The New Day during their entrance even said, "Ohhhhhhh Crown Jewel" instead of Saudi Arabia.

Seth Rollins will face Bobby Lashley in the first round while Kurt Angle will be up against Dolph Ziggler in the other match from RAW. "I'm looking forward to going to Saudi Arabia with the WWE, looking forward to WrestleMania - but yeah, we're moving forward at a rapid pace".

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WWE Crown Jewel will have a live telecast on Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 1 HD (both English) and Ten 3, Ten 3 HD (both Hindi).

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