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WWE To Hold Another Huge Show In Saudi Arabia In 2018

While many fans are contending the event itself wasn't terribly entertaining, by many accounts, The Greatest Royal Rumble pay-per-view WWE held in Saudi Arabia was a massive success for the promotion. The company was paid handsomely for bringing the company and its Superstars to Saudi Arabia, the event was well attended, the city of Jeddah was happy and WWW streamed the content on WWE Network to hundreds of thousands of WWE fans on a Friday afternoon. The show as so successful, there are already plans to hold another event in Saudi Arabia in 2018.

The Greatest Royal Rumble that took place at the King Abdullah International Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, looks to be just the first of the Saudi Arabia stadiums WWE intends to visit this year. According to Riyadh Report (a Middle East news twitter account), WWE will be back in November in Saudi Arabia's capital, Riyadh.

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The news that WWE would be back in Saudi Arabia is not surprising considering they struck a 10-year deal with the country to host WWE events there. WWE already made public comments about working with the country despite some political questions about their customs regarding women who were only allowed to attend the event as guests of their husbands and WWE was not allowed to include their female Superstars in the show. WWE hoped they'd be part of the change in that area as their relationship grew over time.

It might be surprising that the company is already heading back next year and likely right around the time the company hosts its own pay-per-view Survivor Series. There is no word on what the event will be and who will be attending. It is assumed, at this point, the women will still not be permitted.

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It is also not known at this time which stadium WWE will be placed in but speculation is the arena of choice might be King Fahd International Stadium, which has a capacity of 70,000.

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