WWE girls will as soon as once more make historical past when Lacey Evans and Natalya Neidhart step into the ring at Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia. The match would be the first girls’s match within the nation, which has beforehand banned females from competing within the ring.
The information was introduced on the WWE’s Twitter web page.
BREAKING: As simply introduced by @MichaelCole, @LaceyEvansWWE and @NatbyNature will go one-on-one within the first-ever Ladies’s match in Saudi Arabia TOMORROW at #WWECrownJewel! pic.twitter.com/te7cJGutEU
— WWE (@WWE) October 30, 2019
Neidhart and Evans are within the midst of a heated rivalry, which has featured a Final Lady Standing match that ended with The Anvil’s daughter powerbombing the southern belle off the Uncooked stage.
Each rivals had been in disbelief over the announcement. Evans stated she’ll get to point out her daughter that arduous work can “deliver you to history-making heights.”
I by no means thought I would have the chance to do the issues I’ve executed with @WWE. Tomorrow I get to point out my little woman that arduous work can deliver you to history-making heights. I am prepared for this. ❤💪 #WWECrownJewel pic.twitter.com/myQWjd9i5W
— Lacey Evans ~ WWE Famous person (@LaceyEvansWWE) October 30, 2019
Neidhart, a former Muscle & Health Hers cowl mannequin, stated she’s extremely proud to signify the WWE’s girls division.
— NattieByNature (@NatbyNature) October 30, 2019
When the WWE introduced a 10-year cope with Saudi Arabia to deliver annual reveals to the nation, it got here below fireplace for a number of causes—the prohibition of girls’s matches being one among them.
Not solely that, however the organizers had been pressured to apologize when a video package deal aired eventually yr’s Crown Jewel featured Carmella in her ring gear, which to some in Saudi Arabia was thought-about indecent.
This would be the second history-making occasion for WWE girls this yr—2019’s WrestleMania was headlined for the primary time by a girls’s match that includes “The Man” Becky Lynch, Charlotte Aptitude, and Ronda Rousey.
WWE Crown Jewel will likely be streamed dwell on the WWE Community on Oct. 31. It’s going to additionally characteristic lineal boxing champion Tyson Fury vs. Braun Strowman, and former UFC rivals Brock Lesnar and Cain Velazquez going one-on-one as soon as once more.