First Round King Of The Ring Matches Set For This Week, New Superstar Debuting On 205 Live

First Round King Of The Ring Matches Set For This Week

The WWE King of the Ring Tournament is scheduled to get underway this Monday in St. Paul, Minnesota and we now know the 2 matches that are scheduled for the RAW brand.

Cesaro will take on Samoa Joe in the first content and Cedric Alexander will battle Sami Zayn.

SmackDown Live will enumerate from Sioux Falls, South Dakota this week and will also have a pair of KOTR matches. Apollo Crews will battle Andrade and Kevin Owens will face Elias.

This news likely means we can expect to see the other four first round match-ups on RAW and SmackDown next week. The shows will be held from New Orleans and Baton Rouge respectively.

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New Superstar Debuting On 205 Live This Week

It was previously announced that there would be a ‘Captains Challenge’ on 205 Live this week where Drew Gulak and Oney Lorcan each would select four superstars to team up with.

WWE Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak has revealed his third pick and that is Angel Garza. This will be the 205 Live debut of Garza. You can see the current teams below.