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Two matches added to WWE Crown Jewel


Two more matches are now official for WWE's return to Saudi Arabia

WWE has announced that NXT's Mansoor will face Cesaro at Crown Jewel. There will also be a tag team turmoil match at the show, with WWE promoting it as the "largest tag team turmoil match ever." The winning team will "take possession of the coveted World Cup and be crowned Best Tag Team in the World."

The New Day, The Viking Raiders, Heavy Machinery, The Lucha House Party, Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins, The Revival, The O.C., Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode, and The B-Team will be included in the tag team turmoil match.

Mansoor was the winner of the 50-man battle royal at Super ShowDown in Saudi Arabia this June. He eliminated Cesaro and then Elias at the end of the match.

Mansoor made his WWE debut at last year's Greatest Royal Rumble, taking part in a segment opposite the Daivari brothers that was centered on tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Crown Jewel 2019 is the fourth event in WWE's 10-year deal with the Saudi General Sports Authority. It will take place at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh on Thursday, October 31 and will air live on the WWE Network. The main card will begin at 1 p.m. Eastern time.

Here's the updated lineup for Crown Jewel:

  • WWE Champion Brock Lesnar defending against Cain Velasquez
  • Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury
  • Team Hogan (Seth Rollins, Rusev, and three partners) w/ Hulk Hogan vs. Team Flair (Randy Orton, Baron Corbin, and three partners) w/ Ric Flair
  • Mansoor vs. Cesaro
  • World Cup tag team turmoil match