Originally published at Investigative Reporter Karim Zidan on WWE & Saudi Arabia | POST x Wrestlenomics
John Pollock and Brandon Thurston chat with Karim Zidan of Sports Politika on the WWE’s business partnership with the Government of Saudi Arabia.
They chat about the attitudes regarding the ten-year agreement that was announced in 2018, how Saudi Arabia views its image today, WWE’s navigation of the Jamal Khashoggi murder during the first year of the agreement, and his recent article on WWE’s Propaganda Spectacle.
Plus: Pollock & Thurston chat AEW Collision at the United Center, early ticket sales for Collision dates, Tony Khan’s call with the media, Nick Khan at the JPMorgan TMT conference, Dynamite ratings & Double or Nothing in Las Vegas.
Karim Zidan is an investigative journalist and you can read his work at Sports Politika