Wednesday, October 30, 2019

BREAKING: WWE Announces First-Ever Women's Match For Saudi Arabia

BREAKING: WWE Announces First-Ever Women's Match For Saudi Arabia in Saudi Arabia
The first-ever women's wrestling match in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will take place at WWE Crown Jewel tomorrow.


WWE announced today at the Crown Jewel media event that Natalya vs. Lacey Evans will take place at Crown Jewel.

We noted on Tuesday that Evans, Natalya and Lana had made the trip over to Saudi Arabia with the rest of the WWE crew, but there had been no talk of a women's match taking place.

Evans took to Twitter after the announcement and said she's looking forward to being able to show her daughter that hard work can bring you to history-making heights.

She wrote, "I never thought I'd have the opportunity to do the things I've done with @WWE. Tomorrow I get to show my little girl that hard work can bring you to history-making heights. I'm ready for this. #WWECrownJewel"

Natalya also tweeted on the match and said she's incredibly proud to represent the WWE women's division.

She wrote, "The world will be watching. I am so incredibly proud to represent our women's division tomorrow night at #WWECrownJewel. It's time to bring your best, Lacey."

Below ou can watch footage from today's press conference and the full announcement from WWE.



For Immediate Release

WWE® PRESENTS THE FIRST-EVER WOMEN'S MATCH IN SAUDI ARABIA


STAMFORD, CONN., October 30, 2019 – 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.

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.

CROWN JEWEL will stream live on WWE Network tomorrow, October 31 at 8 pm AST/1 pm ET.

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