Sunday, September 20, 2020

Lesnar vs. Velasquez, Fury vs. Strowman Confirmed For WWE Crown Jewel

Two of the biggest matches in recent WWE history have been booked. 

WWE held a press conference on Friday afternoon at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada where the company announced these matches for Crown Jewel. 

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First up is pro heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury taking on Braun Strowman in a singles match. The other match will see WWE Champion Brock Lesnar take on former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez. 

These matches have been reported for over a week now but WWE has officially announced them. Both contests were set up on the premiere episode of Friday Night SmackDown last week. 

Video: WWE Press Conference With Tyson Fury & Cain Velasquez Among Names

WWE presents the Crown Jewel pay-per-view event on Thursday, October 31, 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the King Fahd International Stadium that will air on the WWE Network. WWE will be announcing more matches for this show in the coming weeks. Here is the updated card:

Updated 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

What are your thoughts on these matches being added to the card? Sound off in the comment section.

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