According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Bryan's reasoning for staying away from the event apparently had very little to do with the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, or the fact that none of the female performers will be allowed to attend the event.
None of these predicted outcomes are particularly surprising since Strowman is arguably the biggest star on Monday Night Raw right now and Styles vs Joe was booked at the last minute due to Daniel Bryan pulling out of the show.
Turkey says journalist Jamal Khashoggi strangled in Saudi consulate
It came at the end of a three-day visit by Saud al-Mojeb to Istanbul to hold talks with Fidan and other Turkish officials. Weeks after the fact, Riyadh admitted that the journalist had been killed in the consulate by a team of 15 Saudi agents.
In a one-on-one match, AJ Styles will look to defend his WWE Championship against Samoa Joe. The ensuing cover-up of his murder has been exposed in recent weeks, and the WWE even reportedly considered moving the event, but that would have been in breach of a contract with Saudi Arabia.
WWE Kickoff pre-show: Rusev vs. WWE United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura.
SmackDown Tag Team Championship: The Bar vs.
3 siblings struck, killed by truck at bus stop in Indiana
Indiana State Police Trooper Tony Slocum talks to media at the scene of a fatal crash Tuesday morning, October 30. He says 6-year-old twin brothers Xzavier and Mason Ingle died at the scene along with their 9-year-old sister.
DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) vs. Smackdown, on the other hand, will be represented by Jeff Hardy, Randy Orton, The Miz and Rey Mysterio. The politics of the situation will keep a great number of people from enjoying 'Crown Jewel, ' but having Dean Ambrose on the show will only make it more entertaining, especially with him being so unpredictable.
WWE Crown Jewel will start at 9:30 PM IST. Hogan tipped off his role at Crown Jewel and hinted at a potential return to WrestleMania recently in an interview with the Orlando Sentinel.
The event will be live on Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 1HD (both English) and Ten 3, Ten 3HD (both Hindi).
Glen Hoddle in hospital after falling ill at BT Sport studio
Former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence, who was a goalkeeping coach during Hoddle's England reign, urged him to "stay strong". Hoddle was due to take part in the football results show BT Score, but the show has been cancelled following his condition.
The live streaming of WWE Crown Jewel will be available on Sony Liv app and WWE app.