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WWE issued a press release today stating that the Greatest Royal Rumble event this Friday in Saudi Arabia is sold out. Oddly, no ticket sales number was cited in the release.
The event will stream live on WWE Network and be available on pay-per-view outside of the Middle East. The event will air live in the Middle East on MBC Action, KSA Sports 1, Abu Dhabi Sports 1 and Abu Dhabi Sports 6, as well as stream live on Dawri Plus. The release touts that it’s the first event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The matches are listed as follows. The poor Cruiserweight wrestlers aren’t even listed by name in the press release. (Cedric Alexander will face the winner of tonight’s Gauntlet Match on 205 Live.)
-John Cena vs. Triple H
-The Undertaker vs. Rusev in a Casket match
-Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns in a Steel Cage Universal Championship match
-WWE Championship match: A.J. Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
-Intercontinental Championship Ladder match: Seth Rollins vs. The Miz vs. Samoa Joe vs. Finn Bálor
-United States Championship match: Jeff Hardy vs. Jinder Mahal with Sunil Singh
-Raw Tag Team Championship match: Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt vs. Sheamus & Cesaro
-SmackDown Tag Team Championship match: The Bludgeon Brothers vs. The Usos
-And the Cruiserweight Championship
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