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Hulk Hogan Appearing At WWE Crown Jewel

Hogan has been added to the event page for Friday's Saudi Arabia show.

Hulk Hogan has been added to WWE.com's event page for Crown Jewel, set to take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday.

The controversial Hall of Famer spoke last week to the Orlando Sentinel where he implied he'd be heading to Saudi Arabia, although it wasn't totally clear whether he was referring to Crown Jewel or simply a future event in WWE's deal with the nation.

Now it looks as though Hogan will appear on the show - a controversial move, not only given the global political situation regarding the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Istanbul Saudi Arabia consulate, but also the fact that Hogan still hasn't appeared at a WWE event since the racism scandal of summer 2015.

This news comes soon after the story that Renee Young will be a member of the Raw announce team for Crown Jewel, a surprising revelation given the ban on women appearing as part of the Greatest Royal Rumble event in Jeddah back in April.

The full card for WWE Crown Jewel is as follows:

D-Generation X vs. Brothers of Destruction
Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman
WWE Championship: AJ Styles (c) vs. Samoa Joe
SmackDown Tag Team Championship: The Bar (c) vs. New Day
World Cup 1st round match: Seth Rollins vs. Bobby Lashley
World Cup 1st round match: Kurt Angle vs. Dolph Ziggler
World Cup 1st round match: Jeff Hardy vs. The Miz
World Cup 1st round match: Rey Mysterio vs. Randy Orton
World Cup semi-final
World Cup semi-final
World Cup final

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