WWE Crown Jewel 2023

Mohammad Abdu Arena
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
November 4, 2023

WWE Crown Jewel kicks off with a video hyping up the show.

WWE Championship Match – Seth Rollins (c) vs. Drew McIntyre

The bell rings and we are under way. Drew gets Seth in the corner but the referee breaks it up. Drew with a shoulder tackle knocks Seth down. Seth gets back up and Drew with a chop to the chest followed by a snap suplex. He goes for the cover but Seth kicks out. Drew lifts Seth up and goes for a right hand but Seth with a chop. Seth throws Drew to the outside of the ring and he knocks Drew down with a knee to the face off the ring apron. Seth gets back into the ring and he goes for a suicide dive but Drew catches him with a belly to belly.

Drew throws Seth back into the ring. Drew throws Seth to the ropes and he hits him with a spinebuster. He goes for the cover but Seth kicks out. Drew goes for a back body drop but Seth lands on his feet. Seth with a kick to the side of the head. Drew gets up and goes for a spear but Seth moves out of the way and Drew hits the ring post shoulder first. Seth with a clothesline but Drew stays on his feet. Seth with a super kick and a running knee to the face.

Seth gets on the ring apron and lands a senton jumping off the top rope. Seth with a moon sault off the second rope. He goes for the cover but Drew kicks out. Seth goes for a suplex but Drew reverses it into a suplex of his own which is blocked by Seth. He lifts Drew up and lands the falcon arrow. He goes for the cover but Drew kicks out. Seth with a forearm to the face. He runs towards Drew but Drew with an elbow to the face. Drew climbs the top rope but Seth jumps onto the top rope and lands a superplex. He hangs onto Drew but Drew lifts Seth up and hits him with a suplex. Drew goes for the cover but Seth kicks out. Drew lifts Seth up on his shoulders and he climbs the second rope. Seth gets out of it and lands on his feet. Seth lifts Drew up and goes for a powerbomb but Seth’s back gave up on him. Drew hits him with a futureshock DDT! He goes for the cover but Seth kicks out!

The referee checks up on Seth as Drew walks towards Seth and Seth rolls him up but Drew kicks out. Seth clotheslines Drew to the outside of the ring and he lands a suicide dive. Seth is holding his back in pain. He runs towards Drew but Drew lifts him and slams him back first into the ring steps. Drew on the ring steps, he lifts Seth up and hits a side slam onto the ring apron. Drew throws Seth back into the ring. Drew goes for a clothesline but Seth rolls out of the way and hits Drew with the Pedigree! He goes for the cover but Drew kicks out! Seth with forearms to the face followed by a punch to the back of the head. Seth goes for the Stomp but Drew catches him and slams him into the turnbuckle. Drew with a belly to belly followed by a second bellow to bellow. Drew with a neck breaker followed by a kick up.

Drew prepares for the Claymore, he goes for it but Seth hits him with a super kick followed by the Stomp! He goes for the cover but Drew kicks out! Seth climbs the top rope and goes for the corkscrew moon sault but Drew moves out of the way. Drew hits Seth with the Claymore! He goes for the cover but Seth kicks out!

Drew goes for another Claymore but Seth with a kick. Drew goes for another Claymore but Seth moves out of the way and hits him with a Pedigree. Seth with a Stomp! He goes for the cover and gets the pin.

Winner: Still WWE Heavyweight Champion, Seth Rollins

The Judgment Day’s music hits and out comes Damian Priest with the briefcase! He tells the referee he wants to cash in! As the referee is about to ring the bell, someone wearing all black attacks Priest from behind and throws him into the ring post and it’s Sami Zayn! He grabs the Money in the Bank briefcase and jumps the barricade as Damian follows him.

We cut backstage and we see an angry Drew McIntyre. Rhea Ripley walks up to Drew, shrugs and gives him an “I told you so” look and walks away.

A video package hyping up the Women’s World Championship match airs.

Women’s World Championship Fatal 5-Way Match: Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Nia Jax vs. Shayna Baszler vs. Zoey Stark vs. Raquel Rodriguez

With the challengers in the ring, green smoke fills the entrance ramp with the oud instrument playing through the speakers. Men dressed as Saudi locals stand on each side of the entrance ramp. Rhea’s music hits and out she comes.

The bell rings and we are under way. Nia leaves the ring as Rhea attacks every one in the ring. The women exchange cover attempts with Nia standing on the outside. Nia grabs Raquel to the outside and throws her into the ring post. Rhea on the ring apron but Nia trips her up. Nia back in the ring and she hits a powerslam onto Stark. Shayna grabs Nia in a waist lock as Rhea and Stark hit Nia with kicks to the face. Nia falls to the outside and the remaining four women fight in the ring.

Rhea slams Shayna face first onto the mat and Rhea is the last woman standing. In comes Nia and both of them go face to face. Right hands and forearms by both women. Rhea with a kick to the side of the head but Nia with a Thesz press onto Rhea. She hits Rhea with a leg drop and goes for the cover but Stark breaks it up. Nia runs towards Zoey but she moves out of the way and Nia hits the ring post shoulder first. Raquel knocks Zoey down. Raquel goes for a big boot onto Shayna but she moves out of the way and gets Raquel in a submission. Rhea tries to go for a big boot but she gets Rhea in a submission at the same time. Nia stands up and Shayna gets a sleeper hold onto Nia, now a submission onto all three women. Stark breaks it up with a kick onto Shayna. Stark goes for the cover but Shayna kicks out. Zoey with a suplex onto Raquel.

Stark climbs the top rope but Rhea with a right hand. Rhea climbs the second rope and as does Raquel. Both Raquel and Stark try to suplex Zoey and in comes Shayna. She lifts Rhea and Raquel up and power bombs them and in turn Stark is suplexed off the top rope. Nia slams Shayna into the turnbuckle. Nia climbs the second rope but Rhea trips her up. Raquel with a corkscrew elbow off the second rope onto Nia. Rhea and Raquel are face to first. Both women exchange right hands. They both run to the ropes and hit each other with a double boot to the face.

Rhea and Raquel roll onto the ring apron and Zoey knocks them both down. Stark leaps off the top rope and onto the outside on Rhea and Raquel. Stark throws Rhea back into the ring and she hits her with a dropkick off the top rope. She hits Rhea with a 360 knee to the face. She goes for the cover but Nia breaks it up. Nia with a headbutt onto Stark. Nia climbs the second rope but Raquel kicks Zoey to the outside. Raquel with a modified Tejada Bomb! She goes for the cover but Rhea breaks it up. Rhea goes for the Riptide but Shayna gets Rhea into the Clutch! Raquel lands the big boot onto Basler. Rhea with a headbutt onto Raquel. She hits the Riptide onto Shayna! She goes for the cover but Stark breaks it up! Stark places Rhea on the top rope. Stark climbs the second rope but Rhea with a headbutt. Rhea grabs Zoey on the top rope. Raquel goes for the cover onto Shayna but Rhea with the Riptide off the second rope on Zoey onto Raquel who is covering Shayna! Rhea goes for the cover on Shayna and gets the pin!

Winner: Still WWE Women’s World Champion, Rhea Ripley

An advertisement for Survivor Series: War Games airs.

John Cena vs. Solo Sikoa

The bell rings and we are under way. Cena with a waist lock and a head lock take down. Cena stomps on Solo’s arm. An arm bar by Cena followed by a shoulder tackle. He goes for the cover but Solo kicks out. Cena twists Solo’s thumb and stomps once more on Solo’s thumb. He throws Solo to the outside of the ring. Cena slams Solo’s hand into the ring steps and back into the ring. Cena throws Solo back to the outside of the ring. Cena slams Solo’s thumb into the ring steps once more. He throws Solo back into the ring.

Solo with a headbutt and he stomps on Cena in the middle of the ring. Solo with another headbutt. Solo throws Cena to the ropes and hits him with a spinning wheel kick. Solo places Cena under the bottom rope and Solo with the bonzai drop off the second rope. Solo goes for the Samoan Spike but Cena ducks and he lifts him up for the AA but Solo lands on his feet and he hits him with a kick to the face. Solo goes for the cover but Cena kicks out.

Solo goes for the Samoan Spike but once more Cena ducks and Cena gets him in the STF submission! Solo reverses it into a pin but Cena kicks out. Solo with a clothesline. Solo places Cena on the second rope and into a tree of woe. Solo with a splash. He goes for the cover but Cena kicks out. Solo with a belly to belly. He goes for the cover but again Cena kicks out. Solo goes for the Samoan Spike but Cena ducks and Cena with a shoulder tackle.
Cena slams Solo onto the mat. Cena with the five knuckle shuffle! Cena goes for the AA but Solo lands on his feet and hits Cena with a Samoan drop. He goes for the cover but Cena kicks out. Cena rolls onto the ring apron. Solo grabs Cena but Cena slams Solo’s arm onto the top rope. Cena with a cross body off the top rope. He goes for the cover but Solo kicks out. Cena goes for the AA but Solo lands on his feet and hits him with the super kick.

Solo goes for the Samoan Spike but Cena with a chokeslam. He goes for the cover but Solo kicks out. Cena with a right hand. Cena goes for the AA but Solo lands on his feet and Solo hits him with the Spinning Solo! He goes for the cover but Cena kicks out. Solo goes for the Samoan Spike but Cena blocks it. Cena trips Solo up and gets him in the STF but Solo makes it to the ropes. Cena runs towards Cena but Solo hits him with a Samoan Spike! Both men are down.

Solo with another Samoan Spike. Cena gets back up and Solo with another Samoan Spike! Cena gets back up and Solo with another Samoan Spike! He sits Cena down and repeatedly hits him with Solo Spikes. Solo goes for the cover and gets the pin!

Winner: Solo Sikoa

Solo leaves the ring as Cena stands in the middle of the ring to a standing ovation. He waves to the crowd as an emotional Cena leaves the ring.

Out comes The Miz wearing a suit for Miz TV. Miz introduces one of Saudi Arabia’s biggest actors, Ibrahim Al Hajjaj! A loud ovation from the crowd as he gets in the ring.

He calls Miz “habibi”, which loosely translates to “sweetheart”. He says it’s an honor to be here for Crown Jewel. As he is talking, Grayson Waller’s music hits and out he comes.

Waller tells Ibrahim that it’s time they have an actual star on Miz TV. They need to treat him with some respect. He says “yalla, yalla”, which translates into “let’s go, let’s go”. WWE staff get potted plants into the ring and turn it into the Grayson Waller Effect.

Miz says he has been here for 20 years while Waller has been there for 20 minutes. Waller tells him it’s not 2005, it’s 2023 and the hottest show in WWE is the Grayson Waller Effect. Miz says it’s like an Australian Public Access. It’s like they want Cristiano Ronaldo and Waller wants them to settle for the ball boy.

Ibrahim breaks it up. Ibrahim says the hottest talk show in WWE is Miz TV. Waller says he knows he is new here and calls him “habibi” but he might want to change his mind. Ibrahim calls Waller habibi and says Miz TV again. Waller says his name is everywhere, this is his show. This is his ring. He is being disrespected and he doesn’t like that. Waller tells Ibrahim to leave his ring. Miz steps towards Waller but Ibrahim stops him. Ibrahim undoes his cuff and gets ready to fight.

Waller kicks Ibrahim down and Miz hits Waller with a kick. Ibrahim gets back up as Miz clears the ring. Miz throws Waller towards Ibrahim and Ibrahim hits him with a big kick and Miz hits Waller with the Skull Crushing Finale. Ibrahim hits Waller with the People’s Elbow as he and Miz celebrate.

A video package airs for the WWE United States Championship match.

We see Logan Paul driving down the streets and into the arena. Logan Paul enters the arena and parks on the entrance ramp!

United States Championship Match: Rey Mysterio (c) vs. Logan Paul

The bell rings and we are under way. Both men exchange reversals. Rey gets Logan into a head lock but Logan rolls out of the ring. Logan gets back into the ring and Rey trips Logan up for the 619 but Logan moves out of the way. Rey with a kick and climbs the top rope. He lands a cross body but Logan catches him and slams him into the turnbuckle. Logan with a spring board moon sault off the second rope. Logan with a waist lock take down. Logan with the waist lock but Rey stomps on Logan’s foot and kicks him in the face. Rey with forearms to the face. He runs to the ropes but a tilt-a-whirl back breaker by Logan. He goes for the cover but Rey kicks out. Logan with a bear hug, Rey tricks to get out of it but Logan with a knee. Logan goes for a spear in the corner but Rey moves out of the way and Logan spears the ring post and falls to the outside of the ring. Rey with a suicide dive through the ropes.

Rey throws Logan into the rong and he lands a cross body. He goes for the cover but Paul kicks out. Rey with a waist lock but Logan with an elbow to the face. Paul goes for the punch but Rey moves out of the way and gets him in a crossface in the middle of the ring! Logan gets out of it but Rey with kicks and a chop to the chest. Rey goes for a cross body but Logan catches him and slams him on the mat. He goes for the cover but Rey kicks out. Logan Paul drags Rey to the middle rope. Logan with a moon sault fall away slam into a cover but Rey kicks out!

Logan climbs the top rope and goes for a moon sault but Rey moves and Logan lands on his feet. Logan grabs Rey but Rey trips him onto the second rope. Rey goes for the 619 but Logan grabs Rey by the legs. Rey with a kick to the face. Rey climbs the top rope but Logan grabs Rey’s legs. Right hands by Logan as he climbs the second rope and has Rey on his shoulders. Rey with right hands and he reverses it into a sunset bomb! Rey with a cover but Logan kicks out! Logan extends his arm to the outside and someone sneaks and gives Logan brass knuckles. Rey pushes Logan into the corner and the brass knuckles fly to the outside. The referee checks on Rey as Logan’s friend tries to grab the brass knuckles but Santos Escobar jumps the barricade and grabs the brass knuckles. He places it on the ring apron and chases the guy around the around. Rey trips Logan up as Logan grabs the knuckles. Rey hits him with the 619! Rey jumps off the top rope but Logan hits him with a right hand with the brass knuckles! Logan goes for the cover and gets the pin!

Winner: New United States Champion, Logan Paul

Jackie Redmond is backstage with Bianca Belair. She asks her about her match against IYO SKY. Bianca says what she did to Damage CTRL on SmackDown was step one and tonight, step two is winning the Women’s Championship.

WWE Women’s Championship Match: IYO SKY (c) vs. Bianca Belair

The bell rings and we are under way. Bianca with a waist lock take down followed by a shoulder tackle and IYO rolls to the outside. Bianca to the outside and she slams IYO face first onto the ring apron. She throws IYO back into the ring. Bianca with a vertical suplex. Bianca throws IYO into the turnbuckle and hits her with right hands. Bianca with a drop kick. Bianca runs towards IYO but IYO moves out of the way and Bianca hits shoulder first into the ring post. IYO with a dragon screw onto Bianca. She stomps onto Bianca’s right leg. IYO goes for the cover but Bianca kicks out. IYO grabs Bianca but Bianca with a suplex.

Bianca goes for another suplex but IYO lands on her feet and attacks Bianca’s leg. IYO goes for the cover but Bianca kicks out. IYO climbs the top rope and goes for a drop kick but Bianca moves out of the way. Bianca with a fall away slam. Bianca holding her leg as she does a kick up but holds her leg. A body slam by Bianca. She throws IYO to the ropes and slams IYO onto her knee. Bianca goes for the cover but IYO kicks out. Bianca places IYO on the top rope and Bianca goes for a superplex but IYO slides under Bianca and trips her up. IYO gets Bianca in a tree of woe. IYO with a dropkick onto Bianca’s knee. IYO goes for the cover but Bianca kicks out. IYO with a submission onto Bianca’s right leg. She stands up holding Bianca’s leg but Bianca gets out of it. Bianca slams IYO face first onto the mat.

Both women to their feet and Bianca with right hands. IYO to the ropes, she goes for a hurricanrana but Bianca catches her and slams her face first. She goes for the cover but IYO kicks out. Bianca rolls to the outside but IYO grabs her by her ponytail. Bianca pulls IYO with her ponytail and she hits shoulder first into the ring post.

Bayley shows up at ringside. That distracts Bianca who is on the top rope. She goes for a cross body but IYO moves out of the way. IYO goes for the cover but Bianca kicks out. IYO goes for a double underhook but Bianca lands on her feet. Bianca goes for the KOD but IYO holds onto the ropes. She throws Bianca onto the ring apron. Knees to the face by IYO and Bianca falls to the outside. IYO on the top rope and she lands a moon sault on Bianca!

She throws Bianca back into the ring and goes for the cover but Bianca kicks out. IYO with right hands. She runs to the ropes but Bianca with a spinebuster. She goes for the cover but IYO kicks out. Bianca goes for the moon sault but IYO moves out of the way. Bianca lands on her feet. She grabs IYO by the waist from behind but IYO runs towards the ropes and to the outside. IYO jumps off the top rope but Bianca catches her and slams her onto the mat. She goes for the cover but Bayley gets on the ring apron and distracts the referee. Bianca with a right hand onto Bayley. Bianca clotheslines IYO to the outside. Bianca jumps over the top rope onto Bayley on the outside.

IYO runs towards Bianca but she moves out of the way and IYO accidentally hits Bayley. Bianca throws IYO into the barricade. She throws IYO into the ring. Bayley grabs Bianca by the leg but Bianca with a right hand. The referee is distracted. Bianca goes for the KOD but Kairi Sane shows up and hits Bianca with a right hand! Sane throws Bianca into the ring post and the referee is still distracted. The referee counts to nine as Bianca rolls into the ring. IYO hits her with a moon sault. She goes for the cover and gets the pin.

Winner: Still WWE Women’s Champion, IYO SKY

Kairi Sane and IYO hug in the ring as Bayley looks on from ringside.

Damian Priest vs. Cody Rhodes

The bell rings and we are under way. Cody with a drop down right hand. Cody slams Priest and Priest rolls to the outside of the ring. Cody goes after Priest but Priest throws him into the barricade. He throws Cody back into the ring and a right hand by Priest. Priest hits Cody with a flat liner. He goes for the cover but Cody kicks out.

Priest gets Cody in the corner and hits him with a splash. He goes for another splash but Cody hits him with a dropkick. Cody with left hands but Priest with a kick. Priest to the ropes and Cody with a right hand. A snap bodyslam by Cody. He jumps off the second rope and hits him with a disaster kick. He goes for the cover but Priest kicks out. Priest rolls to the outside and Cody slams him face first into the ring steps. Cody clears the Arabic announce table and Priest hits him with a big clothesline. Priest goes for the Razor’s Edge but Cody lands on his feet. Priest runs towards Cody but Cody moves out of the way and Priest hits face first onto the ring post. Cody places Priest on the announce table. Both men on the table but Priest with a right hand and he hits Cody with the Reckoning.

Priest throws Cody back into the ring. Priest goes for the Reckoning but Cody reverses it into a Cross Rhodes! Finn Balor begins to walk down to the ring. He gets onto the ring apron and that distracts the referee. In comes JD from behind but Cody knocks him down. Priest with the South of Heaven! He goes for the cover but Cody kicks out! Finn looks to the stage and out comes Dominik Mysterio with a steel chair. He gets to the ring and Jey Uso hits him with a super kick! Jey hits Finn and JD with superkicks!

That distracts Priest and Jey chases the Judgment Day to the back. Cody rolls Priest up but Priest kicks out. Cody with the Cody Cutter! He goes for the cover but Priest kicks out. Cody goes for the Cross Rhodes but Priest with a snap mare followed by a kick to the head. Priest on the ring apron and he hits Cody with a kick. Priest jumps off the second rope but Cody with a kick. Cody with a Cody Cutter off the top rope! He goes for the cover but Priest kicks out!

The fans chant “This is awesome”. Cody lifts Priest up but Priest lands on his feet, he grabs Cody but COdy reverses it into a Cross Rhodes and another Cross Rhodes and a third Cross Rhodes! He goes for the cover and gets the pin!

Winner: Cody Rhodes

A video package airs for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship match.

Undisputed WWE Universal Championship Match: Roman Reigns (c) with Paul Heyman vs. LA Knight

The bell rings and we are under way. LA Knight with right hands and a swinging neck breaker. A right hand by LA Knight and he throws Reigns to the ropes but Reigns with an elbow to the face. The fans chant “LA Knight” and Roman throws Knight into the corner. Roman throws Knight to the ropes but Knight with a drop kick. He grabs Roman but Roman throws him to the outside. Knight gets on the ring apron and the fans chant “Yeah” and Knight hangs Roman up on the top rope. Knight goes for the cover but Roman kicks out. He throws Roman to the ropes and Knight with a bodyslam.

Paul Heyman distracts Knight and Roman slides to the outside of the ring. Knight with a baseball slide onto Roman. Knight gets on the ring apron and he lands a clothesline onto Roman. Knight clears the announce table but Roman with a right hand. Roman tries to slam Knight into the announce table but Knight blocks it. Knight slams Roman into the announce table. Knight grabs Roman but Roman throws Knight into the ring steps. Once more Roman throws Knight into the ring steps. Roman gets back into the ring and Knight slowly gets into the ring. Roman slams Knight into the turnbuckle.

Roman with a suplex. He goes for the cover but Knight kicks out. Roman with a big clothesline. Once more he goes for the cover but Knight kicks out. Roman clotheslines Knight in the corner. Roman goes for another clothesline but Knight with an elbow. Roman goes for another clothesline but Knight with a boot to the face. Knight with a bulldog off the second rope and both men are down. Both men to their feet and exchange right hands. LA Knight with right hands and a big clothesline by Knight and Roman is down. Knight with a Russian leg sweep followed by a DDT. He goes for the cover but Roman kicks out. LA Knight stomps on Roman in the corner and he hits him with a running knee to the face. Knight goes for a power slam but Roman lands on his feet and he hits Knight with a Rock Bottom. Roman goes for the cover but LA Knight kicks out.

Roman goes for the Superman Punch but Knight catches him with a neck breaker! LA Knight plays to the crowd and Roman hits him with a Superman Punch! He goes for the cover but Knight kicks out. Roman goes for the Spear but Knight with a leapfrog and Roman hits the ring post shoulder first. Knight with shoulder tackles in the corner. He places Roman on the top rope. Knight climbs the second rope and he goes for a suplex but Roman with a right hand and Knight is down. Knight leaps onto the top rope and lands a superplex!

LA Knight plays to the crowd and he lands an elbow drop! He goes for the cover but Roman kicks out! Solo Sikoa starts walking down the ramp but WWE officials stop him. Jimmy Uso shows up from the barricade and drags Roman to the outside. Knight grabs Jimmy but Roman with a Superman Punch. Roman gets in the ring and he hits Knight with the Spear! He goes for the cover but LA Knight kicks out!

Roman grabs LA Knight and gets him in a chokehold in the middle of the ring. LA Knight begins to fade but he gets to his feet. Right hands by LA Knight and he slams Roman into the corner. Roman gets Knight back into the chokehold but Knight picks Roman up and hangs him on the top rope. Knight hits him with the BFT! He goes for the cover but Jimmy puts Roman’s leg on the bottom rope! Knight to the outside of the ring and he hits Jimmy with right hands. He slams Jimmy into the announce table. Roman to the outside and Knight slams him into the announce table. LA Knight throws Roman into the ring post. Jimmy goes for the superkick but LA Knight catches him and throws him through the announce table! Roman spears LA Knight through the barricade on the outside! He throws Knight back into the ring. Roman with the Spear! He goes for the cover and gets the pin!

Winner: Still Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, Roman Reigns

 

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