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Night Of Champions Reportedly Earned Highest Viewership
Of Any Saudi Arabia Show - 31st May 2023
to a report from Fightful Select, Saturday's Night
of Champions PLE scored WWE the highest viewership
out of any of the company's Saudi Arabia events since
the partnership between the two began in 2013. The
report states that Night of Champions brought in an
18% increase in viewership compared to last year's
Crown Jewel event, and the company is reportedly quite
happy with its holiday weekend results.
of Champions was headlined by Kevin Owens and Sami
Zayn successfully defending the Undisputed WWE Tag
Team Championship against Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa
of The Bloodline, with a major angle taking place
on the show that saw The Usos turn on Reigns after
more than a year of build-up and tension.This marks
the second time a tag team match has served as the
main event of a major WWE show in recent months. Additional
matches on the show included Seth Rollins vs. AJ Styles
to decide the first WWE World Heavyweight Champion,
a singles match between Becky Lynch and Trish Stratus,
and a Backlash rematch pitting Brock Lesnar against
Cody Rhodes, among others.
date, WWE has held nine PPVs and PLEs in Saudi Arabia,
along with three house shows. Back in 2019, WWE announced
that they had "expanded their partnership"
with Saudi Arabia, and that they would be hosting
two major events per year in the Middle Eastern nation
through at least 2027. Though it hasn't been announced
yet, WWE will likely return to Saudi Arabia for another
Crown Jewel event later this year.
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and NJPW Announce First-Ever Joint Pay-Per-View Event,AEW
x NJPW: FORBIDDEN DOOR
Live from the United Center in Chicago on Sunday,
June 26, this landmark PPV represents the next step
in professional wrestlings revolution --
20, 2022 -- Moments ago on AEW: Dynamite live
on TBS, the hinges were fully ripped off the Forbidden
Door, as it was announced that AEW and New Japan Pro
Wrestling will present their first ever joint pay-per-view
special this summer. AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door
will take place live on Sunday, June 26, at the United
Center in Chicago, featuring marquee matchups between
members of AEW and NJPWs world-class rosters.
for the historic PPV event go on sale on Friday, May
6, at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. CT at AEWTix.com
and Ticketmaster.com. Fans in the United States and
Canada can watch the PPV via purchase on the Bleacher
Report app or via their local Cable or Satellite provider.
The program will be available with both English and
Spanish commentary. The PPV will be available in international
markets on FITE.tv.
Fans in Japan can watch on iPPV on NJPWWorld.com
with live Japanese commentary.
the world continues to reopen, Im making sure
the Forbidden Door follows suit and we can finally
give fans the dream events theyve always imagined,
said Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of Creative of AEW.
The United Center was home to one of AEWs
biggest events of all time, The First Dance, where
CM Punk made his return to wrestling after a seven-year
hiatus. This summer, fans of AEW and NJPW can expect
the unexpected during this extraordinary, first-of-its-kind
pay-per-view between our two incredible companies.
we have done for more than 50 years, the power of
pro-wrestling can energize people by fulfilling their
dreams, said Takami Ohbari, President of NJPW.
Now, its quite an important mission for
us, the pro-wrestling industry as a whole. We are
not only opening this door. We will show you NJPWs
genuine Strong-Style beyond the Forbidden door.
announcement furthers the opening of the Forbidden
Door, coming just over a month after Tony Khan announced
that he agreed to acquire the assets of Ring of Honor,
and less than three weeks after he produced the ROH
Supercard of Honor pay-per-view in Dallas, featuring
a number of major title changes and ROH alumni appearances
including Samoa Joe, The Young Bucks, Wheeler Yuta,
Jay Lethal, Lee Moriarty, Matt Sydal, Sonjay Dutt
and Mercedes Martinez.
by CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan, AEW is
a new professional wrestling league headlined by Hangman
Page, Thunder Rosa, CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, Chris
Jericho, Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks (Matt &
Nick Jackson), Adam Cole, Sting, Jon Moxley, Jungle
Boy, Luchasaurus, Jade Cargill, Dr. Britt Baker, Scorpio
Sky, Sammy Guevara, Matt and Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe,
Swerve Strickland, Miro, Lucha Bros., PAC, MJF, Darby
Allin, Nyla Rose, Red Velvet, Ruby Soho, Toni Storm,
Hikaru Shida, Malakai Black, Andrade El Idolo, Christian
Cage, Eddie Kingston, Ethan Page, Orange Cassidy,
Ricky Starks, Powerhouse Hobbs, Lance Archer, Keith
Lee and many more. For the first time in many years,
AEW is offering an alternative to mainstream wrestling,
with a roster of world-class talent that is injecting
new spirit, freshness and energy into the industry.
AEW: Dynamite airs every Wednesday from
8-10 p.m. ET on TBS and attracts the youngest wrestling
audience on television. The fight-forward show AEW:
Rampage airs every Friday from 10-11 p.m. ET
on TNT. AEWs multi-platform content also includes
AEW Dark and AEW Dark: Elevation,
two weekly professional wrestling YouTube series,
Being the Elite, a weekly behind-the-scenes
YouTube series, and AEW Unrestricted,
a weekly podcast series. For more info, check out
About New Japan Pro Wrestling
in 1972, New Japan Pro-Wrestling is the worlds
premier professional wrestling organization. Proudly
carrying the branding of King of Sports,
stars like Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tetsuya Naito, Will
Ospreay, Jay White and more bring fans worldwide the
absolute best in-ring action worldwide.
With a 50 year legacy stretching from Antonio Inoki
through Tiger Mask and Jyushin Thunder Liger to Kazuchika
Okada, NJPW is renowned for its Strong Style influence
on the pro-wrestling landscape. Based in Tokyo, NJPW
operates its U.S. business from Los Angeles, California.