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By Mike Johnson on 2021-10-18 10:30:00

WWE stars have a busy travel week as right after tonight's Raw in Sacramento, CA, WWE's staff and roster will head to Saudi Arabia for Thursday's Crown Jewel PPV on a chartered flight.  The time for that flight commercially would be over 20 hours. We are told that all talents traveling will have had to have passed a COVID-19 PCR test before departing.  The belief among those we've spoken to is that all talents going to the event will have had to have been vaccinated as well.  Right after the PPV, they will fly another chartered flight to Smackdown in Wichita, Kansas, which commercially, would be 18 hours with no issues.  

For those of you in Sacramento, AJ Styles has a signing this morning at 10 AM local time at the Crickett Wireless Store from 10 AM - 12 PM at 1329 Florin Road.  Charlotte Flair has a signing this Friday 10/22 in Wichita, Kansas at the Crickett Wireless store at 1547 South Oliver Street.  As part of the COVID-19 protocols, personal items will not be allowed to be signed.  Masked are encouraged.

John Cena's HBO series Peacemaker, which will debut on 1/13/22, has launched an official Twitter account at this link.

The 2022 WWE Royal Rumble travel package features "a buffet-style breakfast and step into a world of mystery while working to solve a fictitious murder" with WWE stars.

Scheduled for tomorrow's NXT 2.0 on the USA Network is WWE NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa & Bron Breaker vs. The Grizzled Young Veterans, representatives from the WWE NXT Women's Tag Team Championship match at Halloween Havoc in a Triple Threat Match, Tony D'Angelo in action and Andre Chase vs. Odyssey Jones.  This will be the go-home show for the 10/26 Halloween Havoc special headlined by Breaker challenging Ciampa for the NXT title.

WWE will stream The Bump this Wednesday morning at 10 AM.

Announced for Thursday's edition of NXT UK is Symbiosis vs. Jack Starz and Dave Mastiff.  The 11/4 episode of NXT UK will be headlined by NXT UK Women's Champion Meiko Satomura vs. Jinny.

Of course, Thursday is the Crown Jewel PPV in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  We will have ongoing coverage here on

Friday, WWE will return to the States with a live Friday Night Smackdown broadcast from Wichita, Kansas at The Intrust Bank Arena featuring the fallout of Crown Jewel.  No matches have been locally announced for the taping.

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