WWE has confirmed that Universal Champion Seth Rollins will no longer be the captain of Team Hogan. This was reported earlier. There’s no word yet on who will fill that role against Team Flair.
🚨BREAKING NEWS 🚨
☝️@WWERollins is OUT as #TeamHogan's captain at #WWECrownJewel.
✌️ #AOP's @Akam_WWE & @Rezar_WWE have officially signed with #Raw.
🤟 @WWERomanReigns vs. @ShinsukeN for the #ICTitle will KICK OFF #SmackDown tomorrow night! pic.twitter.com/fFdLj6m6HU
— WWE (@WWE) October 17, 2019
The Crown Jewel pay-per-view event takes place on Thursday, October 31, 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the King Fahd International Stadium and will air on the WWE Network and some traditional pay-per-view outlets. Both Raw and SmackDown brands will be featured.
The show stars at 1 p.m. ET / 8 AST on WWE Network. The WWE Crown Jewel Kickoff beginning at 12 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. AST on WWE Network, WWE.com, the WWE App, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Twitch. Here is the updated card:
WWE Title Match: Brock Lesnar © vs. Cain Velasquez
Singles Match: Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury
WWE Universal Title Falls Count Anywhere Match: Seth Rollins © vs. Bray Wyatt
Team Flair (Randy Orton, Baron Corbin, Bobby Lashley, Shinsuke Nakamura, TBA) vs. Team Hogan (Rusev, Ricochet, TBA)
Singles Match: Cesaro vs. Mansoor
Tag Team Turmoil Match (Winner to crown the Best Tag Team in the World): The New Day vs. The Viking Raiders vs. Heavy Machinery vs. Lucha House Party vs. Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins vs. The Revival vs. The O.C. vs. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode vs. The B-Team