More on WWE’s Huge Plans for Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia

More on WWE’s Huge Plans for Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia

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Multiple sources are now reporting that WWE has plans to host Logan Paul vs. Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns at Crown Jewel on Saturday, November 5 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

A new report from Dave Meltzer notes that WWE has scheduled a press conference next Saturday in Las Vegas, where they will play Paul vs. Reigns will announce as Crown Jewel’s main event. There’s still no word on whether the two megastars will compete for the title or not, but this will be the headliner.

We previously noted how Reigns was scheduled for tonight’s SmackDown, and that the match was expected to be confirmed there. That news came out after Paul promised to make a “huge announcement” during tonight’s live show from Anaheim. It’s not clear whether the match will be confirmed tonight or at Saturday’s press conference, but it’s set to happen when WWE returns to the Kingdom this year.

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As previously reported, Paul was previously announced for tonight’s SmackDown from Anaheim, but WWE’s announcement did not mention the earlier “implicit challenge” issued by Paul to Reigns after Reigns appeared on Paul’s IMPAULSIVE podcast earlier this week. WWE covered the challenge on their website, and Reigns tweeted Paul Heyman to tell him to “act” Logan, and Heyman said he would. WWE Chief Content Officer Triple H then intervened and invited Paul to SmackDown. You can click here for Paul’s comments on getting ready for a Reigns match, and the related tweets can be found below.

Paul wrote on Twitter earlier today: “MASSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT TONIGHT. ENABLE.”

A possible Paul vs. Reigns match has sparked some mainstream media attention for WWE this week, and WWE was rumored to be booking a match between the two. Paul has been good friends with WWE legend Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the past, so it will be interesting to see if there is some sort of connection. Reigns is rumored to be meeting The Rock at WrestleMania 39 next year, and he discussed the potential match on Paul’s podcast earlier this week.

Paul signed a WWE contract earlier this summer, keeping him with the company until 2023. In April, he made his in-ring debut at WrestleMania 38, teaming up with The Miz to defeat The Mysterios. Paul then defeated The Miz at WWE SummerSlam in late July in his singles debut.

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