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WWE Crown Jewel to return to Saudi Arabia in October

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The WWE 2021 Crown Jewel will return to Saudi Arabia in October, WWE announced on Sunday.

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“WWE gets set to make history in its legendary return to Saudi Arabia for WWE Crown Jewel this October,” WWE said, releasing a short promotional video.

In 2018, the Chairman of Saudi Arabia’s General Sport Authority (GSA), Turki al-Alsheikh, signed an exclusive 10-year contract with the WWE to hold wrestling competitions in the Kingdom.

The agreement means that Saudi wrestling fans will enjoy a number of WWE events, include their famous “Royal Rumble” and “Raw title” events.

The WWE Super ShowDown took place in the Saudi capital Riyadh in 2020.

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