They apologized on a Twitter post for 'the scenes of indecent women that featured in an ad before one of the matches'.
WWE planned ahead and wrote that backstage segment to write him out and give him a reason in the story for missing the Greatest Royal Rumble but it looks like the real reason for Sami's absence is actually much more complicated and stretches far beyond the traditional pro wrestling landscape. It operates WWE Network, a live streaming network that offers pay-per-view events, original programming, and video-on-demand library; and produces television programming, reality shows, and other programming, as well as produces content via home entertainment platforms, including DVD, Blu-Ray, subscription, and transactional on-demand outlets. Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt defeated Cesaro and Sheamus to win the vacant Raw Tag Team titles. Here are 4 such missed opportunities from the Greatest Royal Rumble in Jeddah.
Currently, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is holding matches in the city of Jeddah, in an event called the Greatest Royal Rumble. Braun Strowman, entering at number 41, outlasted 49 superstars to win the match, the glorious trophy and a custom, Saudi themed Greatest Royal Rumble Championship.
The real standout part of the event was Daniel Bryan in the Rumble match.
This was another big showing for Strowman, the highlight arguably being when he threw Shane McMahon off the top turnbuckle and through the announcer's table. Kalisto worked the bout with his innovative and high flying moves, while the Champion Cedric Alexander had his moments.More news: Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Shares Bought by Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC
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United States Championship: Jeff Hardy (c) def. Jinder Mahal (with Sunil Singh) by pin following the Swanton Bomb to retain. The only title that changed was the Raw tag team titles.
Seth Rollins beat out Finn Balor, The Miz and Samoa Joe in ladder match to still be the Intercontinental Champion.
The AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura ended in double count-out meaning that the phenomenal One retianed his WWE Championship. As a result, AJ Styles (c) retains.
See page 2 for order of entry and eliminations.