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UPDATE: King of the Ring Returns Next Week – Competitors Announced

August 12, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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UPDATE: WWE has announced all 16 competitors for the King of the Ring tournament that kicks off next week on Raw. The following names are confirmed for the tournament, which will run over the next few weeks:

* RAW: Baron Corbin, Cesaro, Cedric Alexander, Drew McIntyre, Ricochet, Sami Zayn, Samoa Joe, The Miz
* SmackDown: Ali, Andrade, Apollo Crews, Buddy Murphy, Chad Gable, WWE 24/7 Champion Elias, Kevin Owens, Shelton Benjamin

ORIGINAL: WWE is bringing the King of the Ring back, and it’ll be next week on Raw. WWE announced the news on Monday night, as you can see below.

The King of the Ring has made sporadic returns since it was retired as a PPV in 2002. It came back in 2006 as a Smackdown event that culminated at Judgment Day, then was brought back in 2008, 2010 and 2015. The last King of the Ring was Bad News Barrett.

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