Mumbai: Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) will telecast the return of ‘WWE Crown Jewel,’ the final event before the changes of the WWE draft goes into effect for both ‘Raw’ and ‘SmackDown.’ The mega-event will take place in Saudi Arabia on 21 October and the live studio show will be broadcasted at 8:30 p.m IST and the main event will begin at 9:30 p.m IST, shared the channel.
"The event will be broadcasted live on Sony Ten 1 channels in English, Sony Ten 3 channels in Hindi and Sony Ten 4 channels in Tamil and Telugu as well as livestreamed on OTT platform SonyLIV. The main event will be preceded by a live studio show “Extraaa Dhamaal” which will feature WWE Legend and hall of fame, Booker T, who will interact with fans and answer their questions on ‘WWE Crown Jewel,' live on the show," said the statement.
The third installment of the WWE pay-per-view (PPV) event will see the return of WWE superstar, Brock Lesnar after he challenged Roman Reigns at the end of ‘SummerSlam 2021.’ Both superstars will be seen in the title match of ‘WWE Crown Jewel 2021’ with Roman Reigns defending his universal championship title.
The event also provides for an interesting match card with another championship match where SmackDown women’s champion Becky Lynch will engage in a triple threat bout with Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks. The Scottish warrior, Drew McIntyre will also seek to reclaim his lost WWE title against the current title-holder, Big E, who will defend his title for the first time at a major PPV event, making it an explosive showdown. Goldberg and Bobby Lashley will also be seen in a no-holds-barred match. Viewers will also witness yet another Raw tag team match between SmackDown winners RK-Bro (Randy Orton and Riddle) and former winners AJ Styles and Omos at the event.
Apart from the above matches, the event will also feature an iconic hell-in-a-cell match between long-standing rivals, Edge and Seth Rollins. ‘WWE Crown Jewel 2021’ will also host the finals of the ‘King of the Ring’ tournament as well as the ‘Queen’s Crown Tournament,’ making it symbolically apt to crown the new king and the queen at the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.