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    Posted: 15/May/2019 at 09:13
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The Undertaker vs. Goldberg Among Big Matches Set for WWE Super ShowDown

The Saudi General Sports Authority in partnership with WWE will host an event at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday, June 7 at 8 pm AST.

On Monday, WWE confirmed that a 50-Man Battle Royal, The Undertaker vs. Goldberg and Triple H vs. Randy Orton will take place at WWE Super ShowDown.
 

So it's happening about 10-15 years too late but this is still a huge attraction, smart of WWE to book it on what seems to be a nostalgia filled event rather than a major PPV like Wrestlemania. The Saudis are obviously paying top dollar and demanding some big names on the card. 

I'll be interested to see how this match is booked, Goldberg surely wont squash The Undertaker in less than 2 minutes but this match I cant see running more than 8-10 minutes max. Taker isn't in his prime anymore either and will probably only want to do a fairly short match.



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Both entrances will take longer separately than the entire match.

It shouldn't be happening. It should have happened 15 years ago and now both are way past their best days.

I suspect Undertaker will win. Top E guy beating top WCW guy, to keep him sweet after issues lately such as Starrcade and because the Saudis paying vast cash to have the matches they want will probably insist on it because they grew up watching WWF.
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It wont be the match it could have been 15-20 years ago but I still think if laid out right these two can tell a good story in the ring. 

I personally enjoy matches like this a lot more than much of what the current roster do, ok it wont be a 30 minute fast paced spotfest like Rollins vs AJ will be but this match will have a big fight aura and will be worth seeing just for the spectacle of it alone. 

I really enjoyed Goldberg vs Lesnar at Wrestlemania a couple of years back, if he can produce similar quality with The Undertaker then I will be happy.


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This is about what you'd expect from the Saudi shows I guess. It sounds fantastic, 20 years ago.

Regardless, I'd still want to see it.

Up until about 10 years ago I was still pushing for a Kliq Fatal Fourway at WrestleMania. Hall vs Nash vs HBK vs HHH would have been amazing in their prime. Now? Not so much... but I betcha we might see it at a Saudi event.
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Originally posted by Rico Len Rico Len wrote:

This is about what you'd expect from the Saudi shows I guess. It sounds fantastic, 20 years ago.

Regardless, I'd still want to see it.

Up until about 10 years ago I was still pushing for a Kliq Fatal Fourway at WrestleMania. Hall vs Nash vs HBK vs HHH would have been amazing in their prime. Now? Not so much... but I betcha we might see it at a Saudi event.
 

And I would be excited to see that fourway match if it happened today, even with all involved being way past their prime. 

I'm all for these Saudi nostalgia shows, reason being it's always nice to see some of my past favourites but also I'm a fan of old school wrestling, I don't like how today everything is so scripted with talent not selling anything or telling a story because they are just trying to remember how to get from one spot to another. I much preferred it when talent would improvise much of what they did and would tell a story and listen to the crowd. 

Fact is neither Hulk Hogan or The Ultimate Warrior were great technical wrestlers, far from it, but their Wrestlemania 6 match is still one of my favourite matches of all time.
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