WWE is Making History Again at Crown Jewel 2021

Published 10/21/2021, 10:25 AM EDT


Vince McMahon created history when WWE hosted its first PPV in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia back in 2018. Since then, it has become an annual tradition for the WWE to host their PPV event in Saudi Arabia. However, this year’s WWE Crown Jewel 2021 PPV is the PPV of the “first-ever’s”

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This time the WWE Universe and the Arabian crowd will witness the first-ever two Muslim WWE Superstars will fight on PPV in the company’s history, the first-ever Women’s Championship match in Saudi Arabia, first-ever ‘Queen’s Crown’ tournament final.

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Saudi Arabia is changing. The people out there are rooting for ‘Saudi Vision: 2030; which is a strategic framework to reduce Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil, diversify its economy, and develop public service sectors such as health, education, infrastructure, recreation, and tourism

With this Saudi Vision 2030, the country is giving other sports a chance to flourish inside the country, and WWE is leading by example here.

The first-ever Queen’s Crown at WWE Crown Jewel 2021

Just like WWE started a traditional tournament of ‘King of the Ring’ in the 90s, the WWE started the same tournament for the women’s division of the roster.

The last match of the tournament will begin on Thursday night at the Crown Jewel PPV in Riyadh in which Zelina Vega and Duodrop will face each other to become the first ‘Queen’ of the WWE.

Mansoor and Mustafa Ali will battle it out at WWE Crown Jewel 2021

Mansoor has a history of performing at Crown Jewel PPV and is somewhat a local wrestling hero for the Arabians. However, things have not been smooth for him lately.

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Ever since Mansoor was betrayed by his former friend, Mustafa Ali, Mansoor has always been at the receiving end of Ali’s attacks. However, things can change for the Arabian this Thursday night.

Mustafa and Mansoor will become the first-ever two Muslims to battle it out on a PPV.

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With so many unique things to happen on the PPV, it looks like WWE Crown Jewel might be at par with traditional PPV ratings and maybe turn the tide towards WWE.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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