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WWE's Greatest Royal Rumble a sellout in Jeddah

Dan Owen 24/04/2018
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Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns will go at it again in Saudi Arabia.

A sell-out crowd will witness history as the Saudi General Sports Authority in partnership with WWE presents the first-ever Greatest Royal Rumble this week.

The event will take place at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia this Friday, April 27 at 7pm AST.

For those not attending the event, it will be broadcast live on television across the Middle East.

The Greatest Royal Rumble event will air live in the Middle East on MBC Action, KSA Sports 1, Abu Dhabi Sports 1 and Abu Dhabi Sports 6, as well as stream live on Dawri Plus.

The Greatest Royal Rumble card includes the first-ever 50-man Greatest Royal Rumble match, John Cena vs. Triple H, The Undertaker vs. Rusev in a Casket match, Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns in a Steel Cage Universal Championship match, WWE Championship match: AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, Intercontinental Championship Ladder match: Seth Rollins vs. The Miz vs. Samoa Joe vs. Finn Bálor, United States Championship match: Jeff Hardy vs. Jinder Mahal, Raw Tag Team Championship match: Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt vs. Sheamus and Cesaro, SmackDown Tag Team Championship match: The Bludgeon Brothers vs. The Usos and the Cruiserweight Championship.

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Where to watch The Greatest Royal Rumble on TV in the Middle East

Dan Owen 23/04/2018
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WWE fans in the Middle East are going to be able to watch the Greatest Royal Rumble live on television.

The event will air on Abu Dhabi Sports 1 in Arabic and Abu Dhabi Sports 6 in English, on Friday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. AST from the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Already it is looking like being one of the biggest events is WWE history with an incredible seven championship matches, Triple H v John Cena, The Undertake v Rusev in a Casket Match, and of course the showpiece 50-man Royal Rumble.

This week the WWE has also been holding tryouts ahead of the event – looking for athletes in the Kingdom who could one day become WWE superstars.

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The Greatest Royal Rumble: WWE holding tryouts in Saudi Arabia

Dan Owen 18/04/2018
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There is already huge excitement around The Greatest Royal Rumble in Jeddah.

The WWE has been holding tryouts in Saudi Arabia.

The comes ahead of the Greatest Royal Rumble which takes place in Jeddah on April 27.

The tryout is giving more than 25 athletes from Saudi Arabia the opportunity to showcase their abilities with the goal of being selected to begin training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando.

The talent pool will be comprised of elite performers with a diverse background in sports, including soccer, powerlifting, volleyball, boxing, jiu jitsu, gymnastics, CrossFit and taekwondo.

Next week, The Greatest Royal Rumble card includes the first-ever 50-Man Greatest Royal Rumble Match; John Cena vs. Triple H; The Undertaker vs. Rusev in a Casket Match; Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns in a Universal Championship Steel Cage Match; an Intercontinental Championship Ladder Match featuring champion Seth Rollins vs. The Miz vs. Samoa Joe vs. Finn Bálor; United States Champion Jeff Hardy vs. Jinder Mahal ; a Raw Tag Team Championship Match between Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt and Sheamus & Cesaro; and SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bludgeon Brothers vs. The Usos, WWE Championship Match between AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura and a Cruiserweight Championship Match.

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