WWE Announce Lacey Evans Vs. Natalya For Crown Jewel 2019, The First-Ever Women's Match In Saudi Arabia

Groundbreaking news this morning...

WWE have this morning announced that they will be staging their first-ever women's match in Saudi Arabia.

"WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced at a press conference at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh that the first-ever WWE women’s match in Saudi Arabia will take place tomorrow, October 31 as part of Riyadh Season, which includes more than 100 events over a two-month span featuring world-class entertainment and sports properties," a press release from the company read.

"WWE Superstars Natalya and Lacey Evans will perform at Crown Jewel, one of WWE’s premier pay-per-view events, which also features Roman Reigns, the undefeated lineal heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury, WWE Champion Brock Lesnar, Universal Champion Seth Rollins and many more."

You can catch Crown Jewel live on the WWE Network tomorrow evening at 8 pm AST/1 pm ET.

Last year, a proposed matchup between Nattie and Alexa Bliss - who travelled to the Super ShowDown event with commentator Renee Young - wasn't approved by the Saudi Arabian government.

Here is the full card for the show:

  • Team Hogan (Roman Reigns, Rusev, Ricochet, Shorty G, and Ali) (with Hulk Hogan) vs. Team Flair (Randy Orton, King Corbin, Bobby Lashley, Shinsuke Nakamura, and Drew McIntyre) (with Ric Flair)

  • Seth Rollins (c) vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt in a Falls Count Anywhere match that cannot be stopped for any reason – WWE Universal Championship

  • Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury

  • Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Cain Velasquez – WWE Championship

  • Mansoor vs. Cesaro

  • Natalya vs. Lacey Evans

  • The New Day vs. Viking Raiders vs. Heavy Machinery vs. Lucha House Party vs. Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins vs. The Revival vs. The O.C. vs. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode vs. The B-Team – WWE Tag Team World Cup

  • Battle Royal

  • AJ Styles vs. winner of Battle Royal – United States Championship

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