Tyson Fury, Cain Velasquez To Compete For WWE

In the past seven days, former UFC heavyweight champion and current lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury made in-ring appearances on WWE programming, now the two combat sports stars will actually compete for the company this October.

On Friday, the WWE announced at a press conference in Las Vegas that the two men will travel to Saudi Arabia on October 31st to compete on the WWE’s Crown Jewel card, an annual event held in association with the Saudi government.

Velasquez, who has competed for Lucha Libre AAA twice this year, will face off against the man he beat for the UFC heavyweight title, Brock Lesnar, while Fury will fight popular wrestler Braun Strowman in a battle of two larger than life personalities.

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