RIYADH: Saudia Arabia hosted first ever female WWE fight in Riyadh.
Sources said that the WWE Crown Jewel 2019 was the first ever female fight in the Kingdom. WWE superstars Natalya Neidhart and Lacey Evans took part in the fight.
WWE posted about the event on their official twitter with a caption,” Show up. Show out. Make history. @NatbyNature and @LaceyEvansWWE are about to give you chills. #WWECrownJewel”
— WWE (@WWE) October 31, 2019
Both participants dressed according to the cultural norms of the country. Neidhart and Evans were seen wearing T-shirts over their wrestling attire during the fight, added sources.
— NattieByNature (@NatbyNature) November 1, 2019
— Lacey Evans ~ WWE Superstar (@LaceyEvansWWE) October 31, 2019
Earlier, the females of WWE did not perform in the Kingdom before. Saudi officials apologized for airing footage of WWE female participants wearing indecent attire.