The WWE World Cup qualifying matches begin this week on Monday Night Raw.
Baron Corbin set up a sham battle royal full of unknown wrestlers to compete for a spot in the World Cup in Saudi Arabia at Crown Jewel. Corbin eliminated everyone except for one.
One of the men in the ring was someone in a gold costume with a gold mask on as The Conquistador, a gimmick used for enhancement talent in the 1980’s. That man turned out to be Raw General Manager Kurt Angle and he eliminated Corbin after hitting several trademark spots including the Angle Slam.
WWE Crown Jewel will take place on Friday, November 2nd and will air live on the WWE Network.
Qualifying matches set for tomorrow on Smackdown Live:
– Samoa Joe vs. Jeff Hardy
– Big Show vs. Randy Orton
Here is the updated card for Crown Jewel:
WWE Universal Championship
Roman Reigns (Champion) vs. Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman
AJ Styles (Champion) vs. Daniel Bryan
DX vs. Brothers of Destruction
WWE World Cup
Announced for the match so far: John Cena, Kurt Angle
6 Superstars still need to qualify