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WWE is back in Saudi Arabia for the first time in more than a year and a half.
Today, it’s Crown Jewel starting at Noon Eastern time on Peacock in the U.S. and the WWE Network around the rest of the world.
The main event will see Roman Reigns defend the Universal Championship against Brock Lesnar.
SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch defends in a 3-Way against Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair.
Drew McIntyre challenges Big E for the WWE Championship.
Randy Orton & Riddle put the Raw Tag Titles on the line against AJ Styles & Omos.
There will be two tournament finals: Finn Balor vs. Xavier Woods to decide the King Of The Ring...and Doudrop vs. Zelina Vega in the Queen’s Crown final.
Also, Edge vs. Seth Rollins inside Hell In A Cell…
Goldberg vs. Bobby Lashley in a No Holds Barred match...
And Mansoor vs. Mustafa Ali.
The kickoff show begins at 11AM Eastern...and that will have the SmackDown Tag Champs The Usos vs. Cedric Alexander & Shelton Benjamin.
Only one match announced for Thursday’s episode of NXT UK as of Wednesday night: Symbiosis vs. Jack Starz & Dave Mastiff.
(STINGER: New Japan)
New Japan’s G1 Climax tournament reaches its final stop on Thursday...as Kota Ibushi and Kazuchika Okada meet in the final.
Both men are looking to win the G1 for the third time in their careers. For Ibushi, it could be the third straight year he wins the G1
Okada advanced to the final by beating Jeff Cobb on Wednesday...and securing his place on top of the B Block standings. It was Cobb’s first loss of the tournament.
Tonight’s Impact Wrestling is the last stop before Saturday’s Bound For Glory pay per view.
FinJuice will go up against Bullet Club’s Chris Bey & Hikuleo. The winner will challenge the Good Brothers for the Impact Tag Titles at Bound For Glory.
Mickie James goes one on one with Savannah Evans - an opponent hand-picked by Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo. James is challenging Purrazzo for her title at Bound For Glory.
Also tonight, Alex Zayne vs. Trey Miguel.
Before The Impact has W. Morrissey vs. Jake Something.
QT Marshall told Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Candace Cordelia...AEW will never hold another show branded as Bash At The Beach due to “legal reasons”.
Post Wrestling’s Andrew Thompson later reported that WWE recently filed for trademarks on six old WCW pay per view names that Cody Rhodes had also been pursuing.
There is a new IWA Caribbean Champion. Mil Muertes took the gold from Richard Holliday on last night’s MLW Fusion Alpha. Muertes got an assist from members of CONTRA.
Also on the show, Calvin Tankman beat Matt Cross to advance in the Opera Cup tournament.
And Nicole Savoy beat Hollidead.
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