Ric Flair has been medically cleared by WWE for physical contact ahead of Crown Jewel

Ric Flair

Crown Jewel is now less than 24 hours away, and the stars of WWE have jetted into Riyadh for the bi-annual Saudi Arabia super-show.

It has been promoted much differently to how past Saudi shows have been made, with a lack of legends returning for this particular outing.

There's no Undertaker, Triple H, John Cena or Kane, and instead we've got rookies in the form of Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez competing in WWE for the very first time.

We've also seen an official press conference earlier in the month to set the main events up, and earlier today there was an event at the King Fahd International Stadium, where the big hitters 'weighed-in' before their matches.

The event was ended with a face-to-face between all 10 competitors in the special attraction tag team match, where Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan will lead their teams into battle.

Team Hogan will battle Team Flair at Crown Jewel tomorrow

Whilst it's probably a good thing that neither The Nature Boy or the Hulkster are competing themselves due to their age, health problems and frailties, there were fans in the audience when they set the match up that wanted to see them go at it one last time.

Ric Flair may be getting physical at Crown Jewel

It would be a complete Saudi thing to do to make that happen, but it hasn't occurred this time, although Flair told WWE commentator Corey Graves an important bit of information earlier today that could change everything at Crown Jewel.

On the After The Bell podcast, 16-time world champion Flair told Graves that he's received a 'medical release' by WWE, and he's cleared to get physical if needs be.

We can now probably expect that Hogan and Flair are going to get physical with each other at some point tomorrow - Flair wouldn't have needed to be cleared if so!

If it leads to just one little dust-up then that's fine, but no-one really wants to see 70-year-old Flair against 66-year-old Hogan in 2019.

The Saudi's, on the other hand...

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