LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 08: WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon speaks at a news conference announcing the WWE Network at the 2014 International CES at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on January 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The network will launch on February 24, 2014 as the first-ever 24/7 streaming network, offering both scheduled programs and video on demand. The USD 9.99 per month subscription will include access to all 12 live WWE pay-per-view events each year. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 10 and is expected to feature 3,200 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
McMahon is open to the idea (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Even a global pandemic can’t stop WWE – and even their Saudi Arabia events may still go ahead.

Boss Vince McMahon has commented on the chances of the promotion returning for the first time since Super ShowDown in Ridyah back in February, and he thinks it could happen.

Speaking during the recent WWE annual shareholders meeting, he said: ‘Oh, that’s a possibility. Obviously, Saudi has been going through what we in America have been going through.

‘As far as COVID’S concerned. Right now, I think they’re doing a little bit better than we are [in the US], considerably better.

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‘So there’s a possibility that we’ll will still get a show in before the end of the year, as was scheduled. But we’re not certain because, you know, who can be certain about what COVID-19 is going to do.’

Promo picture for Universal champion Bray Wyatt and WWE legend Goldberg at Super ShowDown
It’s safe to say we won’t be getting a rematch… (Photo: WWE)

Super ShowDown earlier this year certainly sparked some conversation at the time, as Hall of Famer Goldberg destroyed “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt in minutes to become Universal Champion in one of the most baffling decisions in recent memory.

The champ was primed for a WrestleMania 36 clash with Roman Reigns, but the latter pulled out of the event because of the coronavirus pandemic, with Braun Strowman stepping in.

The Monster Among Men would go on to make quick work of Goldberg himself, claiming his first world title and moving on to mainly feud with Wyatt over the past few months.

Their feud hit boiling point at Extreme Rules this month, with Bray going back to his cult leader character to face Strowman in a cinematic Swamp Fight which referenced plenty of their own storyline history and saw The Fiend return before a suspected SummerSlam clash.

If WWE does decided to go ahead with a return to Saudi Arabia, it’s not clear whether they would be able to continue their trend of using big names from the past to make the stadium shows stand out.

2019 saw Undertaker defeat Goldberg in a match panned by critics and the wrestlers themselves back in June, while October’s Crown Jewel event featured both Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez against Strowman and Brock Lesnar respectively.

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