WWE Crown Jewel 2018 event takes place on November 2, 2018. This will be the second event for WWE in Saudi Arabia after Greatest Royal Rumble earlier this year.
The event will feature World Cup Tournament involving 8 WWE Superstars. All three rounds of the tournament will take place on the night.
The Bar vs The New Day – WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match
After a massive win for the Bar with the help of The Big Show at SmackDown 1000, New Day will get their rematch at WWE Crown Jewel as they attempt to win back the SmackDown Tag Team titles.
Eight-Man World Cup Tournament
A knockout format World Cup Tournament will take place on the show which will feature 4 superstars each from RAW and SmackDown. The announced names are as below:
- Kurt Angle(RAW)
- Randy Orton(SmackDown)
- Jegg Hardy(SmackDown)
- Seth Rollins(RAW)
- Dolph Ziggler(RAW)
- The Miz(SmackDown)
- Rey Mysterio(SmackDown)
- Bobby Lashley(RAW)
Triple H & Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker & Kane
After being attacked by Brother of Destruction on Super Show-Down, Shawn Michaels will step back into the ring for the first time since 2010 to partner with Triple H as they take on The Undertaker & Kane at Crown Jewel 2018.
Brock Lesnar vs Braun Strowman – Vacant WWE Universal Championship
Following the shocking announcement from Roman Reigns that he is suffering from leukemia, the Big Dog has relinquished the Universal Championship. The Universal title was earlier announced as a triple threat match. But now, Lesnar and Strowman will compete in a singles match for the vacant title.
AJ Styles(c) vs Samoa Joe – WWE Championship Match
AJ Styles will once again defend the WWE Championship against Samoa Joe at Crown Jewel. These two guys had a big rivalry in the last few months. Earlier, AJ was supposed to face Daniel Bryan but Bryan withdrew from the event.
Shinsuke Nakamura(c) vs Rusev – WWE United States Championship Match
Rusev will challenge United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura at the pre-show of Crown Jewel 2018.