The first-ever women's wrestling match in Saudi Arabia will take place on Thursday at WWE Crown Jewel as Natalya takes on Lacey Evans.
The match was announced today at the media event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Natalya and Evans took to Twitter after the announcement to react to making history.
Evans wrote, "I never thought I'd have the opportunity to do the things I've done with @WWE. Tomorrow I get to show my little girl that hard work can bring you to history-making heights. I'm ready for this. #WWECrownJewel"
Natalya added wrote, "The world will be watching. I am so incredibly proud to represent our women's division tomorrow night at #WWECrownJewel. It's time to bring your best, Lacey."
Below are their full tweets along with the press release from WWE:
For Immediate Release
WWE® PRESENTS THE FIRST-EVER WOMEN'S MATCH IN SAUDI ARABIA
STAMFORD, CONN., October 30, 2019 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced at a press conference at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh that the first-ever WWE women's match in Saudi Arabia will take place tomorrow, October 31 as part of Riyadh Season, which includes more than 100 events over a two-month span featuring world-class entertainment and sports properties.
WWE Superstars Natalya and Lacey Evans will perform at CROWN JEWEL, one of WWE's premier pay-per-view events, which also features Roman Reigns, the undefeated lineal heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury, WWE Champion Brock Lesnar, Universal Champion Seth Rollins and many more.
CROWN JEWEL will stream live on WWE Network tomorrow, October 31 at 8 pm AST/1 pm ET.
I never thought I'd have the opportunity to do the things I've done with @WWE. Tomorrow I get to show my little girl that hard work can bring you to history-making heights. I'm ready for this. ??? #WWECrownJewel pic.twitter.com/myQWjd9i5W— Lacey Evans ~ WWE Superstar (@LaceyEvansWWE) October 30, 2019