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-AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe for the WWE Championship.

WWE instead has put Saudi Arabia on mute as backlash spreads against its lucrative long-term deal with a kingdom facing global uproar.

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 USA resident Jamal Khashoggi earlier this month.

Hulk Hogan is back - the wrestling star has returned to the WWE ring for the first time since his n-word scandal. and it all went down in Saudi Arabia.

In a statement to HuffPost, WWE declined to discuss the specific reasons for the absence of Cena and Bryan, saying only that "we maintain an open line of communication with our performers and will address each situation accordingly".

SmackDown Tag Team Title Match: The New Day vs.

Seth Rollins will face Bobby Lashley in the first round while Kurt Angle will be up against Dolph Ziggler in the other match from RAW.

Israeli army strikes Hamas targets in response to rockets from Gaza
In a rare move, the Israeli military threatened to carry out airstrikes in Syria against Syrian and Iranian targets in response. The rocket attacks followed the death of four Palestinians participating in a protest along Gaza's perimeter fence with Israel.

- Degeneration-X (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) vs. SmackDown Live is represented by Jeff Hardy vs The Miz and Rey Mysterio vs Randy Orton.

- Hulk Hogan hosting Crown Jewel.

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

"Bringing him back to host a show in Saudi Arabia is an epic case of tone deafness and reeks of total desperation after Cena and Bryan bailed on participating in the event".

- Shinsuke Nakamura holds onto the WWE United States championship against Rusev. "But you know what even feels better, is after I climbed on that huge jumbo 747 jet, flew halfway across the world and landed here, I found out that the power of Hulkamania - and the power of my Hulkamaniacs - was stronger than ever".

The live streaming of WWE Crown Jewel will be available on Sony Liv app and WWE app.

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