WWE issued the following press release:
STAMFORD, CONN. and RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, November 4, 2019 – Following the historic Crown Jewel event in Riyadh, WWE (NYSE: WWE) and the Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA) have expanded their live event partnership through 2027 to include a second annual large-scale event. WWE and GEA also continue to work towards the completion of a media agreement in the MENA region.
This long-term partnership demonstrates WWE and GEA’s commitment to bring sports entertainment to the region and supports Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.
In a response to the release, the company’s public relations department added this in a prepared statement to HeelbyNature.com:
“As I’m sure you’ve seen, WWE has been public in our earnings materials about working on a long-term agreement for a second large-scale event annually; this is that agreement.”