On Halloween, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) puts on Crown Jewel, a massive wrestling event emanating from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It’s one of the most important events of the year for WWE since the Saudi government pays huge money to commission the show, and as such it’s just as star-studded as a WrestleMania, if not more.
This year’s event will be headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez for the WWE Championship.
Who: Hulk Hogan, Tyson Fury, Ric Flair, Randy Orton, Roman Reigns, Drew McIntyre, Seth Rollins, Shinsuke Nakamura, Brock Lesnar, King Corbin, Paul Heyman, Bobby Lashley, Cain Velasquez, Rusev, Rey Mysterio, Ali Braun, Strowman, Ricochet Mansoor, Shorty G
What: WWE Crown Jewel Press Conference
When: October 30
Where: King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Format: Hosted by WWE announcer Michael Cole, Tyson Fury and Braun Strowman weigh-in and comment about their match. Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar weigh-in and comment about their match.
Other Superstars to speak as part of the press conference include Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Roman Reigns, Randy Orton and Mansoor. The additional members of Team Hogan and Team Flair will also be on site.
Run time: Up to one hour.
WWE Champion Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez
Universal Champion Seth Rollins vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt (Falls Count Anywhere Match that can’t be stopped for any reason)
Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury
WWE Presents the first-ever women’s match in Saudi Arabia
Team Hogan vs. Team Flair (5-on-5 Tag Team Match)
Mansoor vs. Cesaro
The largest Tag Team Turmoil Match in history to determine World Cup winner and crown the Best Tag Team in the World
20-Man Battle Royal (Kickoff Match – Winner Faces AJ Styles for the United States Championship)