WWE To Charter Flight From Saudi Arabia To the US For SmackDown


WWE is going to charter a flight from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia after Crown Jewel on Thursday, October 31.

This is according to a report from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the plan seems to be to get the SmackDown roster and the production crew – which will be on the chartered flight – to Buffalo, New York to hold SmackDown immediately after Crown Jewel is over.

SmackDown will take place on November 1 at the KeyBank Centre. Currently advertised matches are Charlotte Flair vs SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley, Roman Reigns vs. Erick Rowan. Appearances from Daniel Bryan, Finn Balor, Big E, Xavier Woods, Ali, Ember Moon, Heavy Machinery, Shinsuke Nakamura, Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton, and Kevin Owens.

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Crown Jewel is set to take place on October 31, 2019, at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the Raw and SmackDown brands. It will be the second WWE event under the Crown Jewel series and the fourth held under WWE‘s 10-year partnership with the Kingdom.

WWE Crown Jewel Card

Team Flair (Randy Orton, Baron Corbin, TBA) vs. Team Hogan (Seth Rollins, Rusev, TBA)

Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury

WWE Champion Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez