WWE Canceling Crown Jewel Could End Shawn Michaels' Comeback

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WWE has come under fire for its relationship with Saudi Arabia, where it plans to hold a wrestling event next month - and now superstars are reportedly having second thoughts about performing there. Some believe that match could be used to set up an arch for Michaels that could see him compete at Survivor Series and WrestleMania 35.

WWE Crown Jewel continues to be a controversial topicWhat's the story?

Powell's POV: WWE officials deserve all the criticism they get if they follow through with holding WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia despite all signs pointing to the country's leadership being behind the presumed slaughter of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The WWE event, however, is still going ahead as a statement released by Vince McMahon only mentioned that the WWE is "monitoring the situation".

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Blumenthal joins a chorus of senators from both sides of the American political spectrum in advising the WWE to re-think its relations with Saudi Arabia in the wake of the Khashoggi disappearance.

Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from CT admonished WWE over the weekend.

"All major privates interests should review and relook their relationship with the Saudi Kingdom in light of its continuing pattern of abuses (of) civil rights and civil liberties, contempt for the rule of law, and bombing in Yemen using United States military equipment and possible intelligence", he told WNBC 880 radio's Steve Scott.

On top of that, WWE is teasing that The Brothers Of Destruction may appear to respond to DX's challenge for a tag team match at Crown Jewel and the website is pushing the continuation of Bobby Lashley's aggressive side.

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