WWE and Saudi Arabia

WWE and the Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA) have announced an expansion of their event partnership.

The expansion of the partnership, which runs through 2027, will include a second annual large-scale event. WWE has been running two events per year in Saudi Arabia since 2018. WWE and the GEA will also work towards completing a media agreement in the MENA region.

This press release comes after the WWE talent and crew experienced a frustrating day of travel out of Saudi Arabia that caused the roster to miss a taping of Friday Night SmackDown this past week.

You can view the press release below:

WWE® AND THE SAUDI GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT AUTHORITY EXPAND EVENT PARTNERSHIP

STAMFORD, CONN. and RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, November 4, 2019 – Following the historic Crown Jewel event in Riyadh, WWE (NYSE: WWE) and the Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA) have expanded their live event partnership through 2027 to include a second annual large-scale event. WWE and GEA also continue to work towards the completion of a media agreement in the MENA region.

This long-term partnership demonstrates WWE and GEA’s commitment to bring sports entertainment to the region and supports Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.

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