New Universal Champion Crowned At WWE Crown Jewel (Pics, Video)

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- It's worth noting that WWE did not make many mentions of Riyadh or Saudi Arabia during the Crown Jewel broadcast on the WWE Network.

Shawn Michaels and Triple H (-150 favorites) vs.

As for the rest of the show; Brock Lesnar won the vacant Universal Championship after what essentially amounted to a squash match with Braun Strowman, who was heavily expected to win.

A night later, on Smackdown, Bryan lost his match to AJ Styles and his place was taken by Samoa Joe in the title match.

D-Generation X will face The Brothers of Destruction in a historic Tag team match.

One of the biggest highlights of the event will definitely be the first-ever World Cup tournament.


WWE has published two interviews with Dolph Ziggler and The Miz just minutes before WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia, talking about the importance of winning the much-advertised World Cup tournament "to crown the best in the world". On the Raw side of the bracket, Bobby Lashley (John Cena's replacement) will face Intercontinental champion Seth Rollins, with the victor taking on either Kurt Angle or Dolph Ziggler.

However, The Champ was ultimately replaced by his WWE Super Show-Down partner Bobby Lashley.

Since The New Day has already been champions on a few occasion, The Bar remain the favorites to retain the titles to increase the value of the championship on the blue brand.

SmackDown First Round: Randy Orton vs. Rey Mysterio, Jeff Hardy vs.

The WWE is looking to an old friend to help out with perhaps the most controversial event in professional wrestling history. It began with Hogan's likeness surfacing on the superstars page for the Crown Jewel event on the company's website, leading speculation of his involvement with Crown Jewel.

The event will be live on Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 1HD (both English) and Ten 3, Ten 3HD (both Hindi).

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