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Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman booked for vacant Universal Championship at Crown Jewel

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A match for the now vacant Universal Championship has been booked for WWE’s Crown Jewel event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on November 2nd.

The match was originally scheduled to be a triple threat that would see Roman Reigns defend his Universal Championship against Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman in the main event of the show. Plans would change when Reigns would relinquish his title to open today’s show after revealing that his battle with leukemia has returned. We are now looking at a one on one affair between Lesnar and Strowman for the title vacated by Reigns.

Here’s your updated card for Crown Jewel as it stands tonight:

Universal Championship Match (Vacant)
Brock Lesnar w/ Paul Heyman vs. Braun Strowman

WWE Championship Match
AJ Styles (c) vs. Daniel Bryan

Tag Team Match
D-Generation X vs. The Brothers of Destruction

WWE World Cup Tournament Participants (8-man Tournament)

John Cena
Kurt Angle
Rey Mysterio
The Miz
Dolph Ziggler
Jeff Hardy
Randy Orton
Seth Rollins

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