The Independent

Money over everything: The Saudi-WWE agreement

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2019

WWE returns to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on Oct. 31 for their now-annual Crown Jewel event. The promotion signed a 10-year deal with the KSA, promising two events per year. However, WWE’s willingness to embrace the KSA and more specifically, their money, has prompted a significant backlash from all corners. Detractors co...

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