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Hulk Hogan Returns to WWE Ring in Saudi Arabia

Hulk Hogan Returns to WWE Ring in Saudi Arabia”

Sporting News will provide live bell-to-bell coverage of WWE Crown Jewel on Friday beginning at 11 a.m. ET. In an interview with the Orlando Sentinel, whether intentional or not, Hogan openly admitted that he was traveling with the company to Saudi Arabia, thus all but confirming his Crown Jewel status.

Hogan was immediately scrubbed from WWE's website and television programming in the wake of the scandal, but the company has gradually eased its restrictions on Hogan over the years.

Big-name wrestlers such as Daniel Bryan and John Cena have refused to attend following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi embassy in Turkey. This past July, Hogan was reinstated to the Hall of Fame, foreshadowing that WWE was aiming to bring him back into the fold on a more regular basis. Hogan was eventually taken down.

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Lampard added: "I'm proud of them". "It wasn't easy for Mason Mount to come here against his parent club", continued Redknapp. Fabregas scored four minutes before half-time. "There wasn't a tear in the eye, but it was emotional", Lampard said.

You can also follow all the action in Express Sport's WWE Crown Jewel results page.

Hogan's addition to the show didn't help WWE's sagging stock price.

It remains to be seen if Hogan's return was a one-off, but his impressive popularity in Saudi Arabia will no doubt convince WWE to continue to use him on camera in the future. The Undertaker was booed on Raw when he spoke the words Crown Jewel.

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However, The Champ was ultimately replaced by his WWE Super Show-Down partner Bobby Lashley.

Powell's POV: WWE added the U.S. Championship match today. WWE signed a 10-year deal with Saudi Arabia's General Sport Authority to hold the event there, being paid by a government that has a history of human rights violations.

The first event; April's Greatest Royal Rumble, was heavily criticised for appearing to be little more than a propaganda exercise for Saudi Arabia and how apparently progressive things are now under the current leadership.

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Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to obtain papers needed for his upcoming wedding. It was earlier reported that the searches would be extended to a forest in Istanbul and a house in Yalova.

"We're moving forward at a rapid pace", he said.



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