By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
The following matches are advertised for the WWE Crown Jewel event that will be held today in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at at King Fahd International Stadium.
-Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez for the WWE Championship.
-Seth Rollins vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt in a falls count anywhere match that can’t be stopped for any reason for the WWE Universal Championship.
-Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury.
-“Team Hogan” Roman Reigns, Rusev, Ricochet, Shorty G, and Ali vs. “Team Flair” Randy Orton, King Corbin, Bobby Lashley, Shinsuke Nakamura, and Drew McIntyre in a 10-man tag match.
-Tag Team Turmoil for the World Cup to determine The Best Tag Team in the World (Advertised teams: New Day, The Viking Raiders, Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode, Heavy Machinery, Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel, The OC, The Revival, Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder, Lucha House Party.
-AJ Styles vs. battle royal winner for the U.S. Title.
-Natalya vs. Lacey Evans.
-Mansoor vs. Cesaro.
-Battle Royal for a U.S. Title shot (Kickoff Show).
Powell’s POV: WWE announced today that Natalya and Evans will be the first women’s match held in Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair will appear in the corner of their respective teams. Join me for live coverage of the event as the show streams on WWE Network beginning with the one-hour pre-show at 11CT/12ET.
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