Kickoff show match announced for Crown Jewel.
On 10/21, WWE will be presenting their Crown Jewel event from Saudi Arabia. The main show’s card has been rounded out and during today’s episode of The Bump, the Kickoff match was announced.
The current SmackDown Tag Team Champions Jimmy and Jey Uso are taking on The Hurt Business’ Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander in a non-title match.
— WWE (@WWE) October 20, 2021
The Usos are on the SmackDown brand and Benjamin and Alexander are on Raw. Both duos remained with their respective brands during the 2021 WWE Draft. The roster changes for the Draft goes into effect on 10/22.
Here’s the updated lineup for Crown Jewel:
- WWE Universal Championship: Roman Reigns (c) (w/ Paul Heyman) vs. Brock Lesnar
- SmackDown Women’s Championship — Triple-Threat Match: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks
- Raw Tag Team Championships: RK-Bro (Randy Orton & Riddle) (c) vs. AJ Styles & Omos
- WWE Championship: Big E (c) vs. Drew McIntyre
- No Holds Barred Match: Goldberg vs. Bobby Lashley
- Hell In A Cell Match: Edge vs. Seth Rollins
- Mustafa Ali vs. Mansoor
- King of the Ring Finals: Xavier Woods vs. Finn Balor
- Queen’s Crown Finals: Zelina Vega vs. Doudrop
- Kickoff Show: The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) vs. Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander