However, with Reigns pressured to vacate the title as a consequence of his ongoing battle with Leukaemia, Lesnar has once more been deemed the person to take the highest title of WWE’s flagship present, Monday Night time Uncooked, confirmed by his temporary win over Braun Strowman in Saudi Arabia commencing his newest reign.
It should doubtless see WWE and UFC working collectively loosely on a promotional foundation, with Lesnar tipped to return to the Octagon quickly. He’s tipped to be within the crowd at Saturday’s UFC230 when Daniel Cormier meets Derrick Lewis and will lock horns with the previous when Lesnar is cleared to compete in UFC within the New Yr.
His newest WWE win proved unpopular with many followers who should not eager on the championship being held by somebody working a partial schedule of appearances, and their temper was solely worsened when Shane McMahon, who wrestles hardly ever to say the least, was topped winner of the WWE World Cup event on the identical occasion. In what was doubtless designed to construct the upcoming Survivor Collection pay per view, McMahon beat Dolph Ziggler within the closing after repaclacing an ‘injured’ Miz. The likes of Kurt Angle and Rey Mysterio had wrestled in earlier rounds.
Elsewhere on the occasion, which was hosted by the returning Corridor of Fame star Hulk Hogan? WWE Champion AJ Types retained his title in opposition to Samoa Joe courtesy of an exceptional forearm, whereas US Champion Shinsuke Nakamura additionally remained among the many incumbent after he noticed off Rusev. The Bar stay Smackdown tag champs after getting the higher of the New Day.
In a showpiece exhibition match for the evening’s major occasion noticed Shawn Michaels wrestle for the primary time in eight years. He teamed with DX accomplice Triple H in a tag crew bout in opposition to the Undertaker and Kane. The foursome rolled again the years with a few of their trademark strikes, with Michaels and The Recreation victorious after nailing Kane with a Pedigree.
WWE Crown Jewel outcomes
Shane McMahon received the World Cup event that featured Dolph Ziggler, The Miz, Seth Rollins, Kurt Angle, Rey Mysterio, Bobby Lashley, Randy Orton and Jeff Hardy.
WWE Champion AJ Types def Samoa Joe
Triple H & Shawn Michaels def. The Undertaker and Kane.
Brock Lesnar def Braun Strowman to win the Common Championship
Smackdown Tag Workforce Champions The Bar def The New Day
US Champion Shinsuke Nakamura def Rusev