Xavier Woods Realises Childhood Dream of Become King of the Ring at WWE Crown Jewel 2021

Published 10/21/2021, 3:36 PM EDT


‘The Demon King’ Finn Balor suffered a crushing defeat at the Extreme Rules PPV when the top rope “accidentally” collapsed against the title match against Roman Reigns. However, ‘Prince’ Finn Balor has a chance to become the ‘King of the Ring’ of WWE when he faces Xavier Woods in the tournament’s final at WWE Crown Jewel PPV.

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Xavier Woods and Finn Balor are set to face each other in the finals of King of the Ring tournament and Balor has a lot to prove after his defeat against Roman. However, Woods has a childhood dream to realise in the WWE by becoming the King of the Ring.

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Watch This Story: Memorable Moments In WWE Crown Jewel History

Heading into the match, Xavier Woods had a lot to prove to his peers and the WWE Universe because his other partners have had singles push except him.

Kofi Kingston won the WWE Championship in a dramatic fashion at WrestleMania and Big E is the current WWE Champion when he cashed in his Money in the Bank contract on Bobby Lashley.

Xavier Woods cements his legacy as the “King” of WWE

For past few weeks, Xavier Woods made the WWE Universe know what the ‘King of the Ring’ mantle means to him as a professional wreslter and as a man.

And now, he can proudly say that he is the KING of the biggest promotion on the face of the earth. Defeating ‘Prince’ Finn Balor was not an easy task because the ‘Prince’ offered quite some offence of the New Day member.

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Towards the ending of the match, Woods delivered a massive super-plex of Balor which knocked out all the air from his lungs. This high risk gave him to time to capitalize when he delivered his trademark elbow drop to pin the ‘Prince’.

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Winning the match, Woods became the 22nd King of the Ring and realised his childhood dream which took 17 years in the making. A well-deserved victory for Woods.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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