Roman Reigns Explains Why he Decided to Wrestle in Saudi Arabia


Roman Reigns vs. Shane McMahon was announced for the upcoming WWE Super ShowDown event. “The Big Dog” explained why he decided to make the trip to Saudi Arabia in an interview with

“It gets a lot of mixed and negative reactions. The bottom line for me is, if we’re going to help promote change, if we’re going to set out to make an impact than I have to be a part of it. I’m not going to sit on the sideline and talk about how we can get there. I want to be a part of the action. I look at it as being a part of the solution while still respecting cultures, but it’s a big world and I want to experience all of it. So if we can help make a positive impact that’s what we’re here to do. We’re here to put smiles on everyone’s faces. We don’t discriminate, that’s our goal to help and promote positivity and take that to every inch of the world.”

The WWE Super ShowDown pay-per-view event takes place on Friday, June 7th, 2019 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium and will air on the WWE Network and some traditional pay-per-view outlets at 2PM ET/11 AM PT. Both Raw and SmackDown brands will be featured.

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