WWE Announces World Cup Tournament Brackets

WWE wrestler Bin Wang of China is deadlocked by opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park Florida

WWE wrestler Bin Wang of China is deadlocked by opponent Wesley Blake during a taping of the WWE's NXT show at Full Sail University in Winter Park Florida

That was until a segment on Monday Night Raw when acting GM Baron Corbin chose to give Bobby Lashley a spot in the tournament.

As we previously reported, Cena allegedly refused to participate due to controversy surrounding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi had been a prominent critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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However, things take a turn for the worse in The Obliged and, in the end, Rick suffers the consequences. It'll be interesting to see if the show gets a ratings boost from Rick's exit.

WWE has announced the brackets for the World Cup tournament at Friday's Crown Jewel pay-per-view from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Finally on Thursday the company released another statement during their quarterly earnings report confirming their intent to keep the show in the city of Riyadh as scheduled.

"WWE has operated in the Middle East for almost 20 years and has developed a sizable and dedicated fan base". He had not been seen since entering the consulate on October 2, with the Saudi Arabian attorney general later admitting he had been killed. "Full year 2018 guidance is predicated on the staging of the Riyadh event as scheduled". Dean Ambrose and former partner WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins appeared for a segment in the arena but they did not have the belts with them. As of Monday, that match is still on. Monday night on Raw, it was revealed that Cena, who did not qualify for the event like the other participants, has been removed from the eight-man World Cup tournament field he was scheduled to compete in. The New Day will have their tag title rematch against Cesaro and Sheamus at WWE Crown Jewel this upcoming Friday. The Brothers of Destruction.

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