A former NXT Champion has become the third superstar to not appear at the Saudi Arabian show, but it may not have been his choice.
Aleister Black will not be appearing at Super Showdown in two weeks, but it appears to be a choice from the company itself. According to Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio, Black will not be wrestling due to his tattoos having religious connotations.
Black has never really spoken about his tattoos, apart from one interview with The Daily Star in 2017 where he spoke about his back tattoo.
“I don’t really talk about the meaning of my tattoos, but I will give you that one. The being on my back is Lilith, in some folklore she is the first woman to ever rebel against paradise. The reason she is there for equality, equality for every man and woman – which is the most important thing there is.”
Black joins Daniel Bryan, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn in the list of performers not appearing on June 7th. Dolph Ziggler was pulled out of an appearance in Australia the weekend of Super Showdown and will now face Kingston for the title.