Xavier Woods Announces His Entry Into the Rumoured WWE King of the Ring Tournament

Published 06/18/2021, 8:45 AM EDT


For the past few weeks, there has been a lot of fuss around a return of The King of the Ring match in WWE. Many Tweets from superstars and interactions in talk shows have shown that WWE is indeed looking to bring it back. One such superstar who has been vocal about the King of the Ring Tournament is none other than Xavier Woods. Over the past few weeks, Woods hasn’t hidden his feelings about the prospect of winning the crown, calling it one of his lifelong goals.

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Xavier Woods Announces Entry into WWE King of the Ring Tournament

In a recent tweet from his official Twitter handle, Xavier Woods announced himself as the first entry into WWE King of the Ring Amid Tournament Return Rumor. Woods, in his announcement, reminds the WWE universe that he hopes the tournament happens so that he can enter it and win the crown.

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Xavier Woods had a recent interaction with Adam Pearce on Twitter about the KOTR tournament, which teased a potential return. Woods was pointing out how his disappointment of not having the inter-gender match against Reckoning could be settled if the King of the Ring tournament makes its return. Pearce replied that the tournament’s return if it happens, will benefit not only Woods but also the entire locker room.

When can we expect the return of the KOTR Tournament?

The current King of the Ring, Baron Corbin, is in a storyline with Shinsuke Nakamura that involves the crown he won. Nakamura will face Corbin in the coming week WWE Smackdown which will involve the crown. Over the past few weeks, Nakamura, with the help of Rick Boggs, has snatched the crown from Corbin, which has put the latter in a state of indignation. Therefore, the fans can expect major updates from WWE after this week’s Smackdown when the match between Nakamura and Corbin ends.

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The King of the Ring tournament was one of the most important titles till the early 2000s. But as years have gone by, the prominence of the title has taken an enormous hit. The return of the KOTR tournament will provide an opportunity for many superstars to revamp their careers as they will have time to prove their worth and talent. WWE Legends such as Triple H, Stone Cold, Bret Hart, Kurt Angle, Brock Lesnar and more has won the King of the Ring crown over the years and Xavier Woods would try his all to be included in that elite list of superstars.

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