WWE released the King of the Ring tournament brackets for the first round.
The announcement came in a video released Friday afternoon by WWE.
First round matches featuring RAW competitors are as follows:
- Cesaro vs. Samoa Joe
- Ricochet vs. Drew McIntyre
- Cedric Alexander vs. Sami Zayn
- The Miz vs. Baron Corbin
First round matches featuring SmackDown Live competitors are as follows:
- Kevin Owens vs. Elias
- Ali vs. Buddy Murphy
- Chad Gable vs. Shelton Benjamin
- Apollo Crews vs. Andrade
The 2019 King of the Ring tournament kicks off tonight on RAW