Vince McMahon Declares Saudi Arabia WWE's New Home Base

WWE icons weigh in on Saudi's entertainment evolution.

by Atia Mukhtar
Vince McMahon Declares Saudi Arabia WWE's New Home Base
© WWE/YouTube

In a recent appearance at Riyadh's Boulevard Hall, WWE Chairman Vince McMahon and legendary wrestler The Undertaker offered their insights on Saudi Arabia's burgeoning role as a global hub for sports and entertainment. The duo were present to witness the heavyweight boxing clash between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou and sat down for an exclusive interview with "MMA Junkie." McMahon heaped praise on Saudi Arabia's proactive approach to attracting world-class events, stating, "Saudi Arabia is taking enormous strides in showcasing the absolute pinnacle of sports and entertainment.

If you're looking for the best the world has to offer, you'll find it here." The WWE chief was keen to underscore that the efforts were not just transactional but deeply rooted in a vision to make Saudi Arabia a global nexus for entertainment.

When questioned about Boulevard Hall serving as a venue for upcoming WWE spectacles, McMahon declared unequivocally, "This is our home now. WWE has found its new base right here." His statement seems to solidify the partnership between WWE and the Kingdom, which began with the General Authority for Entertainment and has since seen a total of nine excursions, the tenth of which will be next weekend's much-anticipated Crown Jewel event.

Undertaker Applauds Saudi

The Undertaker chimed in with his own praise, saying the grandeur of Saudi events stands as testament to their serious commitment to attracting the finest in sports and entertainment. "It's absolutely remarkable.

You can feel the energy, the effort, and the investment put into making these events stand out on a global stage," he observed. Scheduled to feature star-power like Roman Reigns, John Cena, Cody Rhodes, and social media sensation Logan Paul, the upcoming Crown Jewel event is set to further bolster Saudi Arabia's entertainment portfolio.

McMahon is also said to be instrumental in a new promotional deal between UFC and Saudi Arabia, further entrenching his confidence in the Kingdom's hosting capabilities. This burgeoning relationship between WWE and Saudi Arabia is undoubtedly aimed at setting a new standard in global entertainment, and according to McMahon, it seems Saudi Arabia is already well on its way to achieving that lofty goal.

Vince Mcmahon