WWE Super ShowDown was an interesting show that was hyped on the same level of WrestleMania. The company held the event in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium, which holds 62,345 seats. It turns out that WWE was nowhere close to selling out.
Dave Meltzer reported in the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that the event drew about 21,000 fans.
WWE started their deal with Saudi Arabia last year. The sports entertainment company signed a 10-year partnership with the Saudi General Sports Authority to bring annual WWE events to Saudi Arabia in support of a new campaign, Saudi Vision 2030.
Originally, this show was supposed to take place on May 3 but was moved to last week due to logistical purposes. As a result, this caused live events on 6/7 to 6/9 in Denver, Boise, Oakland, and Stockton to be postponed. WWE talent had to fly out to Saudi Arabia only to be back in the United States in San Jose on Monday and Sacramento on Tuesday for television events.
The company returns to the country on November 1st for their next pay-per-view event.
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