Drew McIntyre challenging Big E for WWE Title at Crown Jewel

Originally published at Drew McIntyre challenging Big E for WWE Title at Crown Jewel

Big E versus Drew McIntyre is on for Crown Jewel.

At the conclusion of last week’s Raw, Drew McIntyre approached the WWE Champion Big E and on tonight’s show, McIntyre gave Big E his props but stated that he wants the WWE Title back.

Both McIntyre and E were in action and they teamed up to defeat Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler. Post-match, Big E confirmed that Drew McIntyre will get his match at the Crown Jewel show in Saudi Arabia on October 21st.

It's ON for the #WWEChampionship at #WWECrownJewel between @WWEBigE and @DMcIntyreWWE! #WWERaw pic.twitter.com/jqGUFPvydL

— WWE (@WWE) October 5, 2021

The upcoming bout will be Big E’s second title defense since he won the championship from Bobby Lashley in September. Below is the updated Crown Jewel lineup:

  • WWE Universal Championship: Roman Reigns (c) (w/ Paul Heyman) vs. Brock Lesnar
  • SmackDown Women’s Championship — Triple-Threat Match: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks
  • Raw Tag Team Championships: RK-Bro (Randy Orton & Riddle) (c) vs. AJ Styles & Omos
  • WWE Championship: Big E (c) vs. Drew McIntyre