Shortly after Brock Lesnar won the WWE Championship from Kofi Kingston last night, Rey Mysterio’s music could be heard throughout Staples Center. The legendary luchador didn’t arrive alone. Along with Rey Mysterio came Cain Velasquez, the fighter who had defeated Brock Lesnar for the UFC Heavyweight title.
According to an update from the Wrestling Observer, the plan is for Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez to face each other in Saudi Arabia on October 31st at Crown Jewel.
“Lesnar vs. Velasquez is scheduled as the main event for the Oct. 31 Crown Jewel show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,” the report reads.
Further details regarding how long Cain has signed with WWE for are currently unavailable. It is being reported that WWE offered big money for the match, however
Brock Lesnar vs Cain Velasquez At Crown Jewel
The match between Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez in Saudi Arabia will come 9 years and 8 days after Velasquez defeated Lesnar for the UFC H
The only other match scheduled for the show in Saudi Arabia is a tag team match featuring Team Hogan going up against Team Flair.
Velasquez was interviewed backstage after the show: