WWE confirms The Undertaker in Saudi Arabia for Super ShowDown
WWE has officially begun teasing an appearance by The Undertaker for tomorrow’s Super ShowDown event.
WWE posted a picture of The Undertaker in Saudi Arabia on Twitter today and wrote “What is The #Undertaker doing in Saudi Arabia ahead of #WWESSD?! (cc: @Enjoy_Saudi).” They also posted an article on WWE.com hyping that Undertaker is in the country:
Reports have begun swirling in advance of WWE Super ShowDown that The Undertaker has been spotted at a market in Saudi Arabia. Photographs circulating on social media seem to confirm the presence of the legendary Superstar at the site of WWE Super ShowDown. If true, why is he there?
His apparent presence obviously lends itself to more questions than answers. Undertaker’s in-ring appearances are an increasing rarity, and he is not yet advertised for a match at tomorrow’s show. And yet, it would make a certain sense for him to appear, as The Phenom already has plenty of history in the Kingdom and, perhaps, some unfinished business as well.
Not only did Undertaker compete at a pair of 2018 events in Saudi Arabia — defeating Rusev in a Casket Match and falling to the reunited DX alongside Kane — he memorably battled Goldberg at last year’s WWE Super ShowDown event. Goldberg, of course, is scheduled to face ‘The Fiend’ Bray Wyatt for the Universal Championship tomorrow. Depending on how things shake out, we could be headed from one rivalry straight to the other. It could be equally likely that The Deadman won’t be competing and will instead simply add his presence to the festivities. Tomorrow will bring the answers. Until then, we wait.
Dave Meltzer had confirmed earlier this week that The Undertaker had traveled with WWE to Saudi Arabia.
Though the match has yet to be officially announced, The Undertaker vs. AJ Styles is planned for WrestleMania 36. Styles, Andrade, Bobby Lashley, Erick Rowan, R-Truth, and Rey Mysterio will be in the Tuwaiq Trophy gauntlet match at Super ShowDown.
Since WWE began its 10-year partnership with Saudi Arabia in 2018, last year’s Crown Jewel is the only Saudi event that The Undertaker hasn’t appeared at.
Mohammed Abdu Arena on the Boulevard in Riyadh is hosting Super ShowDown tomorrow. The pre-show will begin at 11 a.m. Eastern time, with the main card starting at noon.