WWE’s highly anticipated King of the Ring tournament hit a snag as a key player has been sidelined due to injury, prompting some last-minute adjustments.

Monday night’s Raw marked the beginning of the tournament’s Raw side, while SmackDown’s segment was scheduled for this week. Bobby Lashley was slated to face off against Tama Tonga, among other exciting matchups. However, WWE SmackDown GM Nick Aldis revealed today that Lashley sustained an injury during training, rendering him unable to compete.

In a swift response to the setback, Aldis announced that Angelo Dawkins of the Street Profits would step in to take Lashley’s place against Tonga. In his announcement, Aldis expressed regret for Lashley’s misfortune but highlighted the opportunity it presented for Dawkins. Fans can anticipate an electrifying clash as Dawkins makes his King of the Ring debut against Tonga.

While Lashley focuses on his recovery, the WWE Universe eagerly awaits tomorrow’s SmackDown to witness this unexpected twist in the tournament. Here’s to wishing Lashley a speedy return to the ring.


How do you think the last-minute change in the King of the Ring tournament lineup will impact the competition? Will Angelo Dawkins be able to fill Bobby Lashley’s shoes and deliver an electrifying performance against Tama Tonga? Share your thoughts on this unexpected twist and your hopes for Lashley’s speedy recovery!

H Jenkins

H Jeknins is a News Correspondent at Ringside News, keeping wrestling fans updated with timely and accurate reports on all things wrestling.

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