However, the WWE has been forced to write two major stars out of proceedings for the Saudi event.
Now the company is leaning on Hogan, an icon, to be the face of Friday's event.
The question arises of course in response to rumors that both Daniel Bryan and John Cena were planning on not attended Crown Jewel in response to the WWE's decision to keep Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia amidst political unrest.
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Hogan was sacked from WWE in July 2015 after using racist language multiple times in a leaked video, but has consistently apologised since.
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It was reported in the days leading up to the decision that WWE was "frantically" searching for a new Crown Jewel location but it appears they were working on several back-up plans. Bryan ended up winning, which earned him a title shot against WWE Champion AJ Styles at Crown Jewel. Let's take a look.
Just last week The Hulkster - real name Terry Bollea - hinted that he would be heading to Saudi Arabia and admitted he was so grateful to have been forgiven by the WWE Universe for his mistake so many years ago. Considering the heinous crime committed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Company faced a very hard decision as it relates to its event scheduled for November 2 in Riyadh.
WWE addressed the backlash during its third-quarter earnings report last week. Considering the heinous crime committed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Company faced a very hard decision as it relates to its event scheduled for November 2 in Riyadh.
'Similar to other USA -based companies who plan to continue operations in Saudi Arabia, the Company has chose to uphold its contractual obligations to the General Sports Authority and stage the event. It's a freaky, tone-deaf approach steeped in greed and disregard for human rights abuses.
Besides being married to WWE honcho Vince McMahon - Linda also served as a high ranking executive in the organization from 1980 through 2009.