WWE adds two big matches to Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia on Oct. 31 – Lesnar vs. Velasquez and Strowman vs. Tyson Fury

By Wade Keller, PWTorch editor



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WWE announced in a press conference this afternoon in Las Vegas, Nev. that at Crown Jewel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Oct. 31, that Brock Lesnar would defend his WWE Title against Cain Velasquez and Braun Strowman would face Tyson Fury. That is in addition to the Team Hulk Hogan vs. Team Ric Flair tag team match. Plus, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Randy Orton are scheduled.

Triple H and Michael Cole hosted the press conference. Fury and Strowman each spoke and then had a face-to-face. Fury said he is a life-long fan of WWE and he plans to remain undefeated against Strowman. Paul Heyman, Brock Lesnar, Cain Velasquez, and Rey Mysterio all spoke about the Lesnar-Velasquez match. Cain said he beat Lesnar before and he’ll beat him again.

For a more detailed summary of the press conference, check out Jason Powell’s report at ProWrestling.net HERE.

Watch the full press conference HERE.

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