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WWE King Of The Ring Matches Moved To Live Events, Tournament Update

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The remaining first-round matches in the WWE King and Queen of the Ring tournaments have been moved from television to live events over the weekend, according to reports. This decision could be adjusted depending on circumstances.

Key Takeaways

  • On the May 6 edition of Monday Night Raw, WWE kicked off this year’s King & Queen of the Ring tournament with first-round matches.
  • GUNTHER, Jey Uso, and Ilja Dragunov advanced in the King of the Ring, while IYO SKY, Zoey Stark, and Lyra Valkyria moved forward in the Queen of the Ring.
  • The remaining first-round matches featuring Kofi Kingston vs. Rey Mysterio and Shayna Baszler vs. Zelina Vega have been moved to WWE live events.

Why It Matters

The King and Queen of the Ring tournaments are prestigious events in the WWE calendar, often serving as a platform to elevate superstars and create new storylines. The decision to move some matches to live events could impact the overall flow and presentation of the tournaments.

What’s Next

  • The SmackDown Men’s King of the Ring tournament bracket has been revealed, while the Queen of the Ring bracket for the blue brand remains unknown.
  • WWE King and Queen of the Ring will take place on Saturday, May 25, from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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