WWE Rumors & News- King of The Ring Tournament may return soon, company is planning: Adam Pearce, Xavier Woods and King Corbin in the recent episode of WWE’s The Bump And King Corbin) it seems that the WWE King of the Ring tournament may return.
King Corbin made a guest appearance on WWE’s The Bump hosted by Kayla Braxton. where he discussed his preparations to face Shinsuke Nakamura this coming week on WWE SmackDown. In between interviews, Kayla tells Corbyn how Xavier Woods is set to be King of the Ring.
Corbyn was asked in this interview if he was afraid of losing his crown for the first time. To which he said,
“No, I think everybody has an eye on it just like people do with the championship title.”
Corbyn went on to say, “They want an opportunity at that, they want an opportunity, they want to earn it, they want to take it, and I think that’s what the crowd does to people and then you have something like that.” There are people who are cowards, like Shinsuke, who want to steal it but at least earn the opportunity to wear the Xavier Woods crown. I think it’s important for him and his career and I’m happy to disappoint him, it’s a pity for him in his long career that he comes up short in a tournament he cares about so much. “
WWE Rumors & News – WWE King of the Ring: Adam Pierce later responds to Corbin’s interview
WWE official Adam Pierce later responded to Corbin’s interview and his thoughts on the greatness of the King of the Ring tournament. He said he had several conversations with Corbyn on the subject and asked him to stay on the subject.
A fan on Twitter then pointed out how Pierce suggested that a King of the Ring tournament might work. Pearce, however, dismissed those comments.
Xavier Woods, who is eyeing Crown, responded to Pierce’s initial reaction and mentioned how he looks forward to the return of the King of the Ring tournament. Especially when he didn’t get his intergender match against Reckoning. Whose revenge is yet to come.
Woods wrote that “Because I couldn’t get my logical match against Reckoning, if we can get it right it’ll be Greyatt. Give me the #KOTR tournament. Please and thank you, sir.”
WWE Rumors & News – WWE King of Ring: Pierce writes in response to Woods
“Should a #KOTR tournament pass, it just won’t happen for you. It will happen to all of us, my friend.”
Conversations between Woods and Pearce indicate that the King of the Ring tournament is in the works and we may finally see a new King after King Corbin.