Team Hogan vs Team Flair Match Announced for WWE Crown Jewel 2019
A mega 10 men tag team match has been announced for WWE Crown Jewel 2019 show between Team Hulk Hogan and Team Ric Flair.
WWE announced its return to King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for Crown Jewel 2019 show on 31 October 2019. WWE Hall of Famers Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan were announced to appear on the show alongside the Undertaker, Brock Lesnar and other full-time WWE Wrestlers. While the Undertaker and Brock Lesnar can be put into match, the role for Hogan and Flair were not clear.
During the RAW Season premiere episode, Hulk Hogan(with Jimmy Hart) and Ric Flair appeared for a Miz TV segment with the Miz. And it wasn’t long into the segment before the two legends nearly came to blow with Flair claiming to be the best in-ring wrestler of all time. The Miz intervened and announced a special match for Crown Jewel 2019 show. Both Hogan and Flair will be choosing 5 men in their teams and will be their coach for the particular match.
Just moments, it also became clear that Universal Champion Seth Rollins will be the captain for Team Hogan and Randy Orton will be leading Team Flair. After the two men joined the legends in the ring, Orton challenged Rollins for a captain’s match. Rollins accepted but only for King Corbin to run down and help Orton beat him up. Rusev then ran down to make a save on Rollins. And they worked together to fend off their opponents.
Rusev and Rollins then posed on the top of the entrance ramp with Hogan and Jimmy Hart. It was also announced by the commentary team that Corbin and Rusev have joined either teams for the match. Now 3 men are left to be announced for each team leading up to Crown Jewel.
Update 1: Bobby Lashley and Shinsuke Nakamura are Added to Team Ric Flair. Ricochet is added to Team Hulk Hogan