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Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez reportedly scheduled for WWE Crown Jewel

WWE Champion Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez will indeed take place in the main event of the upcoming WWE Crown Jewel pay-per-view event, according to Dave Meltzer of

WWE set up the match when Rey Mysterio brought in Velasquez after Lesnar had beaten Kofi Kingston on Friday’s episode of SmackDown. This led to Velasquez attacking Lesnar before Lesnar escaped.

This angle came after Lesnar attacked Mysterio and his son on Monday’s Raw. According to the report, there were snags during the week, including Velasquez negotiating with Tony Khan and AEW.

It was added that WWE officials offered big money to the former UFC Heavyweight Champion for the match and that it is unclear how long Velasquez has signed for.

WWE holds the Crown Jewel pay-per-view event on Thursday, October 31, 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the King Fahd International Stadium and will air on the WWE Network.


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