Nostalgia is in full effect in the WWE. With Raw Reunion bringing back the most “legends” on one show to Goldberg having another match to Edge making a surprise return to hit a spear on Elias. It feels like WWE is trying to make fans remember why they love WWE, because the recent product seems to have many fans disinterested.

This week on Raw, there was an announcement that starting next week in St. Paul, MN, King of the Ring is back. King of the Ring is a 16 man tournament of singles matches. The winner of the tournament is deemed the King of the Ring. This morning WWE announced the participants.

Sixteen Superstars from Raw and SmackDown LIVE begin their quest to become in-ring royalty as the illustrious King of the Ring tournament returns next Monday night, live on Raw.
The winner of this intensely competitive tourney will join the likes of Harley RaceBret “Hit Man” Hart“Stone Cold” Steve AustinBooker TKurt AngleTriple H and Brock Lesnar as bearers of the King of the Ring crown.
The following Superstars have been confirmed to represent their respective brands in the tournament.

Raw
The Miz
Ricochet
Cedric Alexander
Samoa Joe
Drew McIntyre
Baron Corbin
Sami Zayn
Cesaro

SmackDown LIVE
Kevin Owens
Ali
Apollo Crews
Chad Gable
Elias
Andrade
Buddy Murphy
Shelton Benjamin
WWE

Sometimes a one night tournament. This one appears to be a multi week tournament. With the finals possibly taking place at this years Clash of Champions PPV.

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