The 2019 King of the Ring was a professional wrestling tournament which began on WWE's television program Monday Night Raw on August 19, 2019, and airs on both Raw and SmackDown Live. It is the first King of the Ring tournament since 2015.

The tournament featured 16 wrestlers (eight each from the Raw and SmackDown brands) competing to win the titular honor.


On the August 12, 2019, episode of Raw, it was announced that the King of the Ring tournament would be returning for the first time since 2015. Later that same evening, the competitors were confirmed for the tournament: A few days later, the bracket was officially revealed.


Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.

August 19, 2019 Monday Night RAW

August 20, 2019 Smackdown

August 26, 2019 Monday Night RAW

August 27, 2019 Smackdown

September 2, 2019 Monday Night RAW

September 3, 2019 Smackdown

September 9, 2019 Monday Night RAW

September 10, 2019 Smackdown

September 16, 2019 Monday Night RAW

Tournament brackets

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Raw  Baron Corbin Pin  
Raw  The Miz 10:00  
  Raw  Baron Corbin Pin  
  Raw  Cedric Alexander 14:30  
Raw  Cedric Alexander Pin
Raw  Sami Zayn 3:35  
  Raw  Baron Corbin Pin  
  Raw  Samoa Joe
Raw  Cesaro Sub  
Raw  Samoa Joe 9:56  
  Raw  Samoa Joe Draw
  Raw  Ricochet 16:00  
Raw  Drew McIntyre Pin
Raw  Ricochet 14:10  
  Raw  Baron Corbin Pin
  SD  Chad Gable 19:10
SD  Elias Pin  
SD  Kevin Owens 13:25  
  SD  Elias Pin
  SD  Ali 11:30  
SD  Ali Pin
SD  Buddy Murphy 11:32  
  SD  Shane McMahon Pin
  SD  Chad Gable 9:29  
SD  Chad Gable Pin  
SD  Shelton Benjamin 3:52  
  SD  Chad Gable Pin
  SD  Andrade 7:55  
SD  Andrade Pin
SD  Apollo Crews 9:40  


Tournament Round Date(s) City(s) Venue(s) Event(s)
First August 19, 2019 Saint Paul, Minnesota Xcel Energy Center Raw
August 20, 2019 Sioux Falls, South Dakota Denny Sanford Premier Center SmackDown
August 26, 2019 New Orleans, Louisiana Smoothie King Center Raw
August 27, 2019 Baton Rouge, Louisiana Raising Cane's River Center Arena SmackDown
Quarter-final September 2, 2019 Baltimore, Maryland Royal Farms Arena Raw
September 3, 2019 Norfolk, Virginia Norfolk Scope SmackDown
Semi-final September 9, 2019 New York City, New York Madison Square Garden Raw
September 10, 2019 SmackDown
Final September 16, 2019 Knoxville, Tennessee Thompson-Boling Arena Raw
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