Watch Hulk Hogan's WWE Return at Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia

Danny Woods
November 2, 2018

According to Sky Bet, via NoDQ, Strowman is the favourite to beat Lesnar for the Universal Championship, Styles is the favourite to retain his WWE title vs Joe, and D-Generation X are the favourites in their match against The Brothers of Destruction.

The event starts at 4pm United Kingdom time, 12pm ET/9am PT, and the pre-show will take place an hour earlier.

Over three years after making his last official WWE appearance, Hulk Hogan is set to return to WWE later this week in Saudi Arabia.

- The Bar remain "SmackDown" tag team champions with a win over The New Day.

John Cena and Daniel Bryan have both been quietly written out of the "Crown Jewel" contest in Riyadh, after they reportedly refused to make the trip in light of the murder of Saudi journalist and US resident Jamal Khashoggi earlier this month.

WWE's top star John Cena and wrestling legend Daniel Bryan have been removed from the show for unspecified reasons, but rumours suggest they refused to be part of it. Ambrose is not scheduled for a match, but he's expected to cost Seth Rollins his World Cup match.

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- Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Rusev for the United States championship (kickoff show). SmackDown Live is represented by Jeff Hardy vs The Miz and Rey Mysterio vs Randy Orton.

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WWE Crown Jewel will start at 9:30 PM IST.

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that WWE was never going to cancel the show. Hogan continued, "The Power of Hulkamania & the power of my Hulkamaniacs are stronger than ever right here at the Crown Jewel".

Crown Jewel's host nation has attracted a global outcry following the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

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