According to an internal WWE memo, the WWE Crown Jewel event this Saturday (November 5) set an impressive record for the company.
The event was part of WWE’s 10-year deal with Saudi Arabia to create a premium live event to promote Saudi Arabia’s Saudi Vision 2030.
According to a memo sent to key WWE executives, WWE Crown Jewel 2022 is the most-watched international WWE Premium Live event of all time.
The event topped the list of largest global audiences, surpassing the UK-based premium live event WWE Clash at the Castle.
In order, WWE Saudi Arabia now shows with the highest global audience:
crown jewel 2022
Greatest Royal Rumble 2018
Elimination Chamber 2022
crown jewel 2021
super showdown 2019
The event saw another milestone, as Dakota Kai and Io Skye defeated Asuka and Alexa Bliss for the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship, turning the women’s WWE title for the first time at a show held in Saudi Arabia.
Roman Reigns retained his undisputed WWE Universal Championship by defeating popular YouTuber-turned-wrestler Logan Paul in the main event of the show.
The Usos retained their undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship against the Brawling Brutes, maintaining Bloodline’s streak of dominance in the company.
A memo to WWE execs says Crown Jewel surpasses Struggle at the Castle to become the most-watched international PLE in WWE history
In terms of global audience, the top 5 Saudi events are:
1) Crown Jewel 2022
2) Greatest Royal Rumble
3) EC 2021
4) CJ 2021
5) Super Showdown 2019 pic.twitter.com/dx1VyjNbdK
— Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com (@SeanRossSapp) 7 November 2022
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