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WWE’s Crown Jewel 2019 lasted for 3 hours 35 minutes and 53 seconds (3h 35m 53s). Here is a breakdown of the timing for every single second of the show, in chronological order.

The matches are in bold. The “pre-match” segments include video packages, entrances, ring introductions, and any verbal promos that occur right before a match officially begins. The “post-match” segments include any celebrations, replays, angles, attacks, or promos that occur right after a match is finished.

PPV Timing for Crown Jewel 2019

Start End Description Duration
Start End Description Duration
0m 00s 0m 21s Then, Now, Forever 0m 21s
0m 21s 3m 38s Video hyping Crown Jewel 3m 17s
3m 38s 4m 55s Opening pyro; welcome to Crown Jewel 1m 17s
4m 55s 11m 21s Pre-match: Lesnar vs. Velasquez 6m 26s
11m 21s 13m 26s Lesnar vs. Velasquez 2m 05s
13m 26s 17m 48s Post-match: Lesnar vs. Velasquez 4m 22s
17m 48s 19m 01s Promos for tag turmoil 1m 13s
19m 01s 20m 22s Ad for WWE Network 1m 21s
20m 22s 20m 54s Cole talks about Riyadh 0m 32s
20m 54s 23m 31s Pre-match: Tag Team Turmoil 2m 37s
23m 31s 29m 15s Lucha House Party vs. Ziggler & Roode 5m 44s
29m 15s 29m 36s Pre-match: Ryder & Hawkins vs. Ziggler & Roode 0m 21s
29m 36s 30m 24s Ryder & Hawkins vs. Ziggler & Roode 0m 48s
30m 24s 30m 59s Pre-match: Heavy Machinery vs. Ziggler & Roode 0m 35s
30m 59s 36m 55s Heavy Machinery vs. Ziggler & Roode 5m 56s
36m 55s 37m 38s Pre-match: Heavy Machinery vs. New Day 0m 43s
37m 38s 41m 02s Heavy Machinery vs. New Day 3m 24s
41m 02s 41m 37s Pre-match: New Day vs. B Team 0m 35s
41m 37s 43m 05s New Day vs. B Team 1m 28s
43m 05s 43m 43s Pre-match: Revival vs. New Day 0m 38s
43m 43s 48m 29s Revival vs. New Day 4m 46s
48m 29s 49m 08s Post-match: Revival vs. New Day 0m 39s
49m 08s 49m 29s Pre-match: New Day vs. The OC 0m 21s
49m 29s 50m 29s New Day vs. The OC 1m 00s
50m 29s 51m 41s Pre-match: Viking Raiders vs. The OC 1m 12s
51m 41s 55m 31s Viking Raiders vs. The OC 3m 50s
55m 31s 56m 53s Post-match: Tag Team Turmoil 1m 22s
56m 53s 57m 15s Ad for WWE Shop 0m 22s
57m 15s 58m 04s Hype for SmackDown 0m 49s
58m 04s 1h 00m 19s Recap of Rey/Brock; Rey promo 2m 15s
1h 00m 19s 1h 03m 41s Pre-match: Mansoor vs. Cesaro 3m 22s
1h 03m 41s 1h 16m 21s Mansoor vs. Cesaro 12m 40s
1h 16m 21s 1h 21m 32s Post-match: Mansoor vs. Cesaro 5m 11s
1h 21m 32s 1h 23m 32s Backstage Rollins promo 2m 00s
1h 23m 32s 1h 24m 04s Ad for Survivor Series 2019 0m 32s
1h 24m 04s 1h 24m 35s Cole talks about Riyadh 0m 31s
1h 24m 35s 1h 32m 28s Pre-match: Strowman vs. Fury 7m 53s
1h 32m 28s 1h 40m 29s Strowman vs. Fury 8m 01s
1h 40m 29s 1h 42m 23s Post-match: Strowman vs. Fury 1m 54s
1h 42m 23s 1h 43m 22s Ad for WWE 2K20 0m 59s
1h 43m 22s 1h 44m 23s Ad for SmackDown 1m 01s
1h 44m 23s 1h 46m 29s 24/7 title recap; Truth loses 24/7 title 2m 06s
1h 46m 29s 1h 50m 37s Pre-match: Styles vs. Carrillo 4m 08s
1h 50m 37s 2h 03m 12s Styles vs. Carrillo 12m 35s
2h 03m 12s 2h 05m 01s Post-match: Styles vs. Carrillo 1m 49s
2h 05m 01s 2h 05m 22s Ad for WWE Shop 0m 21s
2h 05m 22s 2h 06m 54s Backstage Hogan interview 1m 32s
2h 06m 54s 2h 11m 01s Pre-match: Natalya vs. Evans 4m 07s
2h 11m 01s 2h 18m 22s Natalya vs. Evans 7m 21s
2h 18m 22s 2h 21m 09s Post-match: Natalya vs. Evans 2m 47s
2h 21m 09s 2h 22m 07s Ad for SmackDown 0m 58s
2h 22m 07s 2h 22m 39s Cole talks about Riyadh 0m 32s
2h 22m 39s 2h 35m 18s Pre-match: Team Hogan vs. Team Flair 12m 39s
2h 35m 18s 2h 55m 09s Team Hogan vs. Team Flair 19m 51s
2h 55m 09s 2h 57m 22s Post-match: Team Hogan vs. Team Flair 2m 13s
2h 57m 22s 2h 58m 04s Ad for WrestleMania 36 0m 42s
2h 58m 04s 2h 59m 10s Hype for Survivor Series 2019 1m 06s
2h 59m 10s 3h 08m 25s Pre-match: Rollins vs. The Fiend 9m 15s
3h 08m 25s 3h 29m 50s Rollins vs. The Fiend 21m 25s
3h 29m 50s 3h 32m 47s Post-match: Rollins vs. The Fiend 2m 57s
3h 32m 47s 3h 35m 53s Crown Jewel highlights 3m 06s

Match Times

The eight matches combined for a total time of 1h 50m 54s. This means that 51.4% of the show was devoted to bell-to-bell action. This is the 65th highest percentage in this category out of the 95 WWE pay-per-view (PPV) events in my data set, which begins with Royal Rumble 2013.

Here is the sorted list of match times for Crown Jewel 2019. This also includes where each match time ranks out of all 721 matches in my data set.

  • 26m 56s: Tag Team Turmoil (40th longest out of 721 matches)
  • 21m 25s: Seth Rollins vs. The Fiend (115th)
  • 19m 51s: Team Hogan vs. Team Flair (147th)
  • 12m 40s: Mansoor vs. Cesaro (338th)
  • 12m 35s: AJ Styles vs. Humberto Carrillo (341st)
  • 8m 01s: Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury (567th)
  • 7m 21s: Natalya vs. Lacey Evans (595th)
  • 2m 05s: Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez (695th)

The tag team turmoil match was a pain in the ass to deal with for the purposes of this exercise. I ended up breaking it down into eight separate match times, with several pre-match segments included between falls (when the next team made their entrance), and an additional post-match segment for The Revival’s beatdown of the New Day, before The O.C. made their entrance. This is how I handled a smaller turmoil match at Elimination Chamber 2017, so I applied the same method here. The big table at the top of this post contains all of those timing details for that match.

Pre-match Segments

The pre-match segments combined for a total time of 54m 52s, which is 25.4% of the show. This is the 38th highest percentage in this category out of the 95 events in my data set.

Here is the sorted list of pre-match segment time for all eight matches. For some context, keep in mind that the median pre-match segment time in my data set is 6m 08s and the average time is 6m 28s.

  • 12m 39s: Team Hogan vs. Team Flair
  • 9m 15s: Seth Rollins vs. The Fiend
  • 7m 53s: Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury
  • 7m 02s: Tag Team Turmoil
  • 6m 26s: Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez
  • 4m 08s: AJ Styles vs. Humberto Carrillo
  • 4m 07s: Natalya vs. Lacey Evans
  • 3m 22s: Mansoor vs. Cesaro

Two matches received the special treatment of a dedicated video package right before superstar entrances. These two video packages combined to take up 4m 55s of the pre-match segment time. Here is the sorted list of the times for those video packages.

  • 2m 50s: Seth Rollins vs. The Fiend
  • 2m 05s: Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury

Post-match Segments

The post-match segments combined for a total time of 23m 14s, which is 10.8% of the show. This is the 31st highest percentage in this category out of the 95 events in my data set.

Here is the sorted list of the post-match segment time for all eight matches. For some context, keep in mind that the median post-match segment time in my data set is 2m 01s and the average time is 2m 29s.

  • 5m 11s: Mansoor vs. Cesaro
  • 4m 22s: Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez
  • 2m 57s: Seth Rollins vs. The Fiend
  • 2m 47s: Natalya vs. Lacey Evans
  • 2m 13s: Team Hogan vs. Team Flair
  • 2m 01s: Tag Team Turmoil
  • 1m 54s: Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury
  • 1m 49s: AJ Styles vs. Humberto Carrillo

Miscellaneous Segments

That leaves about 12.5% (26m 53s) of the show for everything else. This is the 37th highest percentage in this category out of the 95 events in my data set.

Most of these miscellaneous segments are crammed into the time after one post-match segment ends and before the next pre-match segment begins. Crown Jewel 2019 included nine different blocks of miscellaneous segments. Here is how long each block lasted, in chronological order:

  • Block 1: 4m 55s (Then Now Forever; Opening video & pyro)
  • Block 2: 3m 06s (Tag turmoil promos; Ad for WWE Network; Cole hypes Riyadh)
  • Block 3: 3m 26s (Ad for WWE Shop; Hype for SmackDown; Mysterio interview)
  • Block 4: 3m 03s (Rollins promo; Ad for Survivor Series; Cole hypes Riyadh)
  • Block 5: 4m 06s (Ads for WWE 2K20 & SmackDown; 24/7 title ongoings)
  • Block 6: 1m 53s (Ad for WWE Shop; Hogan promo)
  • Block 7: 1m 30s (Ad for SmackDown; Cole hypes Riyadh)
  • Block 8: 1m 48s (Ad for WrestleMania 36; Hype for Survivor Series)
  • Block 9: 3m 06s (Crown Jewel highlights)

Summary

The overall run time for Crown Jewel 2019 was 3h 35m 53s, and this ranks 27th longest out of all 95 events in my data set. This is the shortest run time out of all four Saudi Arabia shows thus far.

Here is a listing of how much total show time was allocated for each match when you add up all 3 components: pre-match time, match time, and post-match time. This list also includes where each total time ranks among the 721 entries in my data set.

  • 35m 59s: Tag Team Turmoil (81st longest out of 721 entries)
  • 34m 43s: Team Hogan vs. Team Flair (101st)
  • 33m 37s: Seth Rollins vs. The Fiend (114th)
  • 21m 13s: Mansoor vs. Cesaro (331st)
  • 18m 32s: AJ Styles vs. Humberto Carrillo (420th)
  • 17m 48s: Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury (447th)
  • 14m 15s: Natalya vs. Lacey Evans (564th)
  • 12m 53s: Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez (604th)

Now here is a look at the “Match Time Percentage” for each match. For any given match, this percentage shows how the match time compares to the combined pre-match and post-match segment time. For some context, it’s good to know that the median result here since 2013 is 61.4%.

(Here’s an example calculation: an entry with a match time of 6m 00s, pre-match time of 3m 00s, and a post-match time of 1m 00s has a score of 60.0%, because the match time of 6m 00s is 60% of the total sum of 10m 00s for all three components.)

  • 74.8%: Tag Team Turmoil
  • 67.9%: AJ Styles vs. Humberto Carrillo
  • 63.7%: Seth Rollins vs. The Fiend
  • 59.7%: Mansoor vs. Cesaro
  • 57.2%: Team Hogan vs. Team Flair
  • 51.6%: Natalya vs. Lacey Evans
  • 45.0%: Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury
  • 16.2%: Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez

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Final Results for Crown Jewel 2019

Match - 51.4% - 1h 50m 54s

Pre-match - 25.4% - 54m 52s

Post-match - 10.8% - 23m 14s

Miscellaneous - 12.5% - 26m 53s