WWE has confirmed that they will return to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Crown Jewel 2021 in October.
WWE aired a promo for Crown Jewel during tonight’s WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view, confirming their return to Saudi Arabia for October. You can see the promo below, which features male and female Superstars.
WWE noted that they are “set to make history in its legendary return to Saudi Arabia” this October. It’s believed that the event will be held in the Saudi capital of Riyadh.
No actual date was given past the month of October, but it was previously reported that the event will take place on Thursday, October 21. WWE has not confirmed that date as of this writing.
It was also reported before that WWE will hold the King of the Ring tournament finals at Crown Jewel, along with the finals of the first-ever Queen of the Ring all-women’s tournament. WWE has not officially announced those tournaments as of this writing. It’s believed that the tournaments will begin on the October 8 SmackDown and the October 11 RAW, but those dates have also not been confirmed.
WWE has also announced that the 2022 WWE Money In the Bank pay-per-view will take place at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas during July 4th Weekend.
Money In the Bank 2022 will mark the first time the event will be held in an NFL stadium.
WWE President & Chief Revenue Officer Nick Khan, who was instrumental in bringing SummerSlam to Vegas this year, commented on Money In the Bank going to Allegiant Stadium in 2022.
“Las Vegas, its residents and visitors have demonstrated that Vegas is the perfect city for our biggest events,” Khan said. “Money In The Bank, an appropriately titled event for Vegas and one of our five annual tentpoles, will bring the WWE Universe back to Allegiant Stadium July 4th weekend of 2022.”
WWE Confirms Return To Saudi Arabia, Money In The Bank 2022 Announced