WWE & Saudi General Entertainment Authority Announce Live Event Partnership Extended Through 2027
By Matt Boone
November 05, 2019
Following the chaotic travel issues returning home after the WWE Crown Jewel pay-per-view last week, WWE has announced that they have expanded their partnership with the Saudi General Entertainment Authority.
WWE.com released the following announcement confirming the news that WWE and the Saudi General Entertainment Authority have expanded their live event partnership through 2027 to include a "second annual large-scale event."
WWE® AND THE SAUDI GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT AUTHORITY EXPAND EVENT PARTNERSHIPSTAMFORD, CONN. and RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA –
Following the historic Crown Jewel event in Riyadh, WWE (NYSE: WWE) and the Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA) have expanded their live event partnership through 2027 to include a second annual large-scale event. WWE and GEA also continue to work towards the completion of a media agreement in the MENA region.
This long-term partnership demonstrates WWE and GEA's commitment to bring sports entertainment to the region and supports Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030.About WWE
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