The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) SmackDown wrestling match was held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for the Elimination Chambe match, Saturday (19/2/2022). This is the seventh time WWE matches have been held in Saudi Arabia since 2018.
“This is one of the biggest events on the WWE agenda in terms of profit generated for the company. In exchange for a large portion of Saudi funding, what WWE is doing is bringing in a group of their top stars,” reads a report published in Cageside Seats SB Nation , Saturday ( 19/19/2011). 2/2022).
Several WWE SmackDown stars and their officials arrived in Jeddah on Friday (18/2/2022) local time. WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon has arrived in the Kingdom and oversees the production meeting. WWE Executive Producer & Head of Global Television Distribution Kevin Dunn is also on the trip.
At the press conference, WWE presented its stars including Lita, Bill Goldberg, WWE Champion Bobby Lashley, SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair, Austin Theory, Rhea Ripley, and The Mysterios consisting of Rey Mysterio and his son, Dominik Mysterio.
SmackDown wrestling fans witnessed for the first time the Elimination Chamber event
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Others, such as Flair, Natalya, Bianca Belair, Nikki ASH and Titus O’Neil, joined forces in hosting the WWE Community first ever special Olympics and Be A Star event in Jeddah.
The Elimination Chamber event itself will be live streamed and will feature WWE SmackDown stars for the first time in 20 years. The first Chamber match was held 20 years ago and is now high on the WWE agenda.
About 20 years ago, SmackDown wrestling fans witnessed for the first time the Elimination Chamber event . At that time, six of Raw’s best wrestlers appeared who were later designated as WWE legends. The six are Triple H, Rob Van Dam, Kane, Chris Jericho, Booker T, and Shawn Michaels.
Triple H defended his World Heavyweight title against all five of his opponents. While Van Dam and Booker T were the first two people to be eliminated. Kane burst in and dominated the cage, before receiving a combination Superkick from Michaels, Pedigree from Triple H, and Lionsault from Jericho, which Kane then knocked out.