king of the ring

Earlier this week WWE announced the return of the King of the Ring tournament, and it’s set to kick off on the next episode of Monday Night Raw and continue the next night on SmackDown Live.

8 Superstars from Raw and 8 Superstars from SmackDown will be competing in the tournament and WWE has reveale the first round brackets.


Cesaro vs. Samoa Joe
Ricochet vs. Drew McIntyre
Cedric Alexander vs. Sami Zayn
The Miz vs. Baron Corbin

SmackDown LIVE:

Kevin Owens vs. Elias
Ali vs. Buddy Murphy
Chad Gable vs. Shelton Benjamin
Apollo Crews vs. Andrade

The semi-finals for the tournament are expected to take place during the Raw and SmackDown Live TV tapings at Madison Square Garden on September 9 and 10 with the finals taking place at Clash of Champions on Sunday, September 15.