WWE Announces King of the Ring Participants

King of the Ring 2019
King of the Ring 2019

WWE announced the return of the King of the Ring tournament last night on RAW. It is believed that opening round matches will take place next Monday night. WWE has since revealed the participants in the tournament.

2019 King of the Ring Tournament Participants

Raw

  1. The Miz
  2. Ricochet
  3. Cedric Alexander
  4. Samoa Joe
  5. Drew McIntyre
  6. Baron Corbin
  7. Sami Zayn
  8. Cesaro

SmackDown LIVE

  1. Kevin Owens
  2. Ali
  3. Apollo Crews
  4. Chad Gable
  5. Elias
  6. Andrade
  7. Buddy Murphy
  8. Shelton Benjamin

Previous King of the Ring Winners

  • 1985 – Don Muraco
  • 1986 – Harley Race
  • 1987 – Randy Savage
  • 1988 – Ted Dibiase
  • 1989 – Tito Santana
  • 1991 – Bret Hart
  • 1993 – Bret Hart
  • 1994 – Owen Hart
  • 1995 – Mabel
  • 1996 – Steve Austin
  • 1997 – Triple H
  • 1998 – Ken Shamrock
  • 1999 – Billy Gunn
  • 2000- Kurt Angle
  • 2001- Edge
  • 2002- Brock Lesnar
  • 2006 – Booker T
  • 2008 – William Regal
  • 2010 – Sheamus
  • 2015- Bad News Barrett