Crown Jewel, October 31, 2019, Saudi Arabia, this is where WWE women's wrestling makes history with a match between Natalya and Lacey Evans that sees two women protagonists in a wrestling match in Saudi Arabia for the first time.
And WWE is gearing up to make history even further with an all-female tournament that kicks off on October 8 in SmackDown and then continues on to Raw but will see the finalists starring at Crown Jewel on October 21 in Saudi Arabia.
Obviously, in recent months there has been talk of Queen of the Ring, but the WWE has recently filed the "Queen's Crown Tournament" trademark so that will probably be used. According to reports from Fightful Select, which confirmed what was said at the Mat Men Pro, the McMahon company would feel very confident in the relationship between women's wrestling and Saudi Arabia, a country in which women are unfortunately still considered a lot.
lower than men. "WWE sources indicate that they [the company ed.] Don't feel like promoting women's matches in Saudi Arabia is an obstacle now that they have 'broken the barrier.' "
WWE believes it has broken every barrier for women in Saudi Arabia
WWE's Crown Jewel pay-per-view is set for October 21st, 2021.
The event will be held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It will be the first time WWE has returned to Saudi Arabia since February 2020. An ad ran during the SummerSlam pay-per-view event in August to announce the show. The advert confirmed Crown Jewel was set for October.
The pay-per-view will follow the Extreme Rules event set for September 26th, 2021. After their 2019 Crown Jewel match, the two wrote two beautiful things on social media to better understand how this whole experience actually had a huge impact.
Natalya: "I have long dreamed of this moment and this night is dedicated to any girl and any woman who has ever had a dream. Tonight we proved that dreams can come true and that together we can make this world a better place."
Lacey: "As a woman, mother and athlete, tonight will remain one of the most motivating moments and one that will make me even more proud of myself. All I've ever wanted to do in my life is show the world what is possible to do by working.
hard and never stopping to try. This door has opened and I could not have found a better leader than you to make this possible, Natalya."