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WWE confirms next Saudi Arabia show, Goldberg advertised


The next show in WWE's highly-controversial deal with Saudi Arabia has been officially announced.

As expected, the show will be held on Friday, June 7. it will take place at King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah and will air live on the WWE Network.

King Abdullah Sports City Stadium also hosted the Greatest Royal Rumble in April 2018, while Crown Jewel took place in Riyadh in November.

The first eight wrestlers have been advertised for next month's show, with Goldberg the most notable name among them. It's also advertised that the event will feature Roman Reigns, The Undertaker, Kofi Kingston, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, AJ Styles, and Brock Lesnar.

Goldberg was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2018. His most recent match was against Lesnar at WrestleMania 33 in April 2017.

The name of June's event has yet to be announced.

This will be the third show in WWE's 10-year agreement with the Saudi General Sports Authority. WWE has received significant criticism for their relationship with the country. Women haven't been allowed to wrestle in Saudi Arabia, and WWE went on with Crown Jewel as scheduled despite the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.