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Best and worst of The Greatest Royal Rumble

Riju Dasgupta
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54.66K   //    28 Apr 2018, 03:38 IST

The Greatest Royal Rumble was a mixed bag
The Greatest Royal Rumble was a mixed bag

The Greatest Royal Rumble was obviously an event of utmost cultural significance. WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia came together to put together a show for the ages. The question remains- did it deliver? In this feature, we will examine the best and worst from the show.

Maybe years down the line, we will see the show differently. We will recognize it for the long term implications of an event of this nature. For the time being, however, let's analyze the entertainment aspect of the event.

Feel free to chime in with your opinion too. Let us know what you thought of the event.

Here is our analysis of it!


#1 Best: The stage and production

King Abdullah Sports City Stadium hosted a truly magnificent event
King Abdullah Sports City Stadium hosted a truly magnificent event

When WWE decides to put on an event, they do not cut corners. The stage looked worthy of the hype. The long ramp-way made it seem like The Greatest Royal Rumble was a big deal. Even the video packages were great.

WWE deserves a special mention for the fireworks. The fireworks lit up the sky at the stadium and made the occasion feel larger than life. It was a near-WrestleMania like feel.

Now that we've set the stage, let us discuss the event. The production was fantastic, but how was the show from a booking and entertainment perspective?

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Riju Dasgupta
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Riju Dasgupta is the bassist of heavy metal bands Albatross and Primitiv. He's also a former guest columnist for Rolling Stone India. His primary passion remains watching and reviewing the art of professional wrestling for Sportskeeda. In the world of heavy metal, he goes by the moniker- Dr. Hex.
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