Mustafa Ali comments on the history-making match you will have with Mansoor at Crown Jewel on Thursday, October 21.
Mustafa Ali recently turned on Mansoor on the most recent episode of Monday Night Raw. Following this, it was announced that both men would be meeting one-on-one at WWE Crown Jewel. The very next night, both will be members of SmackDown roster as a result of the draft.
Speaking about the match on social media, Ali what expressed frustration over the lack of promotion for the match as it was not mentioned during the card rundown on SmackDown and would also express Joy over the history that they will be making as the first two Muslim wrestlers to ever meet in a singles match on pay-per-view.
though i wish some of the circumstances were different, i’m still thankful that for the first time ever two muslims will have a singles match on a wwe ppv. i’m thankful that for one night, @KSAMANNY and i get to be what we wanted to see growing up. pic.twitter.com/9Ym22RCNap— Mustafa Ali / Adeel Alam (@AliWWE) October 17, 2021
Ali has always been trying to fight for representation in WWE and it was part of his character during his time as the leader of RETRIBUTION. Even explaining that that is why the NXT wrestlers had unusual names. Learn more here.
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