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Dustin Rhodes will square off against the recently promoted Captain Corbin at The Greatest All In.

Apparently trying to capitalize on the success of this weekend’s “All In” event — dubbed the biggest independent show in wrestling history — World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) announced today that it will host an event in Saudi Arabia next month called “The Greatest All In.”

On October 26, the King Abdullah Sports Complex in the Saudi capitol of Jeddah will host more than 60,000 mildly interested fans when The Greatest All In delivers what WWE describes as “the most grandest stage of the immortals.”

WWE sources say the event will be even greater than the Greatest Royal Rumble held in Saudi Arabia earlier this year, and far superior to The Greatest In Your House: Kabul Kollision, held in Afghanistan in 1995.

Though the full card for The Greatest All In has not been announced, matches already booked seem to indicate that WWE is hoping to emulate the structure of the recent independent All In:

  • Main event: Dustin Rhodes versus newcomer Rick Altoids
  • Kenny O’Dykstra versus Sin Cara
  • “Once in a Lifetime” match: The Undertaker versus Triple H
  • 15-man Greatest Battle Royal

Some pundits are criticizing WWE’s announcement as overly derivative of the independent All In event, but WWE honcho Vince McMahon responded by saying he has “never heard of any such event.” McMahon emphasized the point by adding “quite frankly.”