Roman Reigns vs. LA Knight set for WWE Crown Jewel

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The main event of WWE Crown Jewel will see LA Knight challenge Roman Reigns or the Undisputed Universal Championship.

The news was first reported in the latest issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter with WWE crediting the L.A. Times with breaking the story.

BREAKING: As first reported by @latimes, @WWERomanReigns will defend the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship against @RealLAKnight at #WWECrownJewel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia! 🔥


— WWE (@WWE) October 20, 2023

Reigns has not had a televised match since SummerSlam in August, although he did return last weekend for a live event match against Sami Zayn in Kansas City, Missouri.

It is the third match set for the November 4 event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia joining Seth Rollins vs. Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship and a five-way match for the Women’s Championship involving Rhea Ripley, Shayna Baszler, Nia Jax, Raquel Rodriguez, and Zoey Stark.