WWE Announces Return of King of the Ring Tournament

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WWE Announces Return of King of the Ring Tournament

The King of the Ring match is lastly returning to the WWE.

On the August 12 episode of Monday Night RAW, the commentary made the announcement that the fan-favorite match will probably be featured on subsequent week’s episode of RAW.

This would be the first time the King of the Ring match has been seen on WWE tv since 2015 when “Bad News” Barrett received it. The match was created in 1985 and was an annual occasion till 2002. There wasn’t one other match till 2006 when Booker T famously received and have become King Booker. It was then an rare a part of WWE tv till 2015.

WWE Announces Return of King of the Ring Tournament
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The winner of the King of the Ring match receives the title of “King” which has acted as a springboard into the championship scene. The title even has revitalized the careers of many WWE superstars like William Regal and the aforementioned King Booker.

While particulars on the return of the King of the Ring match weren’t given – together with who will take part – WWE superstars took to social media to voice their need to compete.

Here are just some:

King Ali.

— ALI / Adeel Alam (@AliWWE) August 13, 2019

King of Swing… King of the Ring pic.twitter.com/wlgzneCLpM

— Cesaro (@WWECesaro) August 13, 2019

During Monday Night RAW, a industrial for King of the Ring was proven and it gave away potential match contributors together with Samoa Joe, Cedric Alexander, Elias, Drew McIntyre, Buddy Murphy, Ali, Shelton Benjamin, Baron Corbin, Sami Zayn, and Apollo Crews.

Later within the broadcast, the RAW commentary group confirms Alexander and McIntyre as contributors. They additionally verify that there will probably be 16 contributors, eight from RAW and eight from SmackDown Live.

In the previous, King of the Ring would get its personal pay-per-view that includes your complete match. This time, it will appear that the match will not less than start on subsequent week’s Monday Night RAW and proceed for weeks to come back however we’ll replace as quickly as we study extra.

What do you consider the return of the King of the Ring match? Who do you wish to see win? Let us know within the feedback part under.

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