WWE shares slip as Hulk Hogan tapped to host Saudi event

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       WWE chief brand officer Stephanie Mc Mahon tells Sky Sports that the decision to keep the Crown Jewel event in S

With the political scenario in Saudi Arabia reaching a unsafe level, big stars likeDaniel Bryan and John Cena opted out of the event and the return of controversial star Hulk Hogan also did not go down well with the fans. The WWE Championship went to A.J. Styles after a riveting stand-off with Samoa Joe.

WWE Crown Jewel takes place this afternoon from the King Saud University Stadium. Daniel Bryan has flown to Europe and will join WWE for the rest of their events on the tour, according to PWInsider. Champion match at Survivor Series, so he's confirmed for at least one more appearance after that match.

The win was secured when Kane was given a Pedigree by Triple H and pinned clean in the centre of the ring.

D-Generation X will face The Brothers of Destruction in a historic Tag team match. The likes of Rey Mysterio, Kurt Angle, Randy Orton and Jeff Hardy will all compete.

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Greased-up and trash-talking WWE stars clashed on Friday at the Crown Jewel extravaganza in Riyadh. The kickoff show, for the United States Championship, will start at 8:30 PM. That process will have to begin soon, so many expected him to lose at Crown Jewel so he could leave and prepare for his return to the octagon.

It was the second WWE event held in the Kingdom this year as part of a 10-year agreement with Saudi Arabia's General Sports Authority, headed by Turki al-Sheikh, who was present at the event.

If you wish to watch it then you can buy it for £14.95 on Sky Box Office with live or repeat viewing.

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