King & Queen Of The Ring Winners To Receive Title Opportunity At WWE SummerSlam

The winners of the King of the Ring and Queen of the Ring tournaments will receive much more than a crown, Triple H has confirmed. 

The ongoing tournaments will conclude at WWE King And Queen Of The Ring which will take place on Saturday, May 25, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Taking to Twitter, WWE CCO Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque shared that the victors of both tournaments will also receive a title opportunity at WWE SummerSlam on August 3. 

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Who’s In the Tournaments? 

One name who could be going to SummerSlam is GUNTHER who will compete in the King of the Ring finals in Jeddah. The longest-reigning Intercontinental Champion in history will face either Randy Orton or Tama Tonga at the PLE. The Viper and the Bloodline’s MFT will face off in a tournament semi-final match on the May 24, edition of WWE SmackDown. 

For the Queen of the Ring tournament, Lyra Valkyria advanced to the finals on this week’s Monday Night Raw with a victory over IYO SKY. The former WWE NXT Women’s Champion will face either Bianca Belair or Nia Jax in Jeddah. Those two will face off in a tournament semi-final match on the May 24, edition of WWE SmackDown.

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WWE King And Queen Of The Ring

Here is the card as it stands for WWE King And Queen Of The Ring: 

  • Gunther vs. SmackDown bracket winner (WWE King of the Ring Tournament Finals)
  • Lyra Valkyria vs. SmackDown bracket winner (WWE Queen of the Ring Tournament Finals)
  • Becky Lynch (c) vs. Liv Morgan (WWE Women’s World Championship)
  • Sami Zayn (c) vs. Chad Gable (with Otis) vs. Bronson Reed (WWE Intercontinental Championship)
  • Cody Rhodes (c) vs. Logan Paul (Undisputed WWE Championship)
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