WWE took over Las Vegas today and will kick off the 2019 WWE Draft tonight on Friday Night SmackDown live from Sin City. They had some business to take care of first.
The company held a press conference in Las Vegas where they made some big announcements. After Michael Cole started things off, Triple H took the stage and he starting hyping WWE Crown Jewel.
They announced that Braun Strowman will take on Tyson Fury in Saudi Arabia on October 31st. Brock Lesnar vs Cain Velasquez was also confirmed. These two matches were expected, but now they are official.
Brock Lesnar vs Cain Velasquez is a non-title match. That doesn’t mean Velasquez won’t eventually get one because he signed a multi-year contract.
WWE is wrapping up the second year of their ten-year Saudi Arabian deal with this event. We will have complete coverage of WWE Crown Jewel right here at Ringside News.