Kofi Kingston secured a significant victory in the first round of the King of the Ring tournament in a heartfelt moment at the WWE Live Event in Macon, GA on Sunday, May 12. Facing off against the legendary Rey Mysterio in a thrilling encounter, Kingston emerged triumphant, advancing to the quarterfinals of the tournament.

Competing in place of his injured New Day teammate and reigning King of the Ring Xavier Woods, Kingston’s victory carried special meaning. Following the match, Kingston took to Twitter to express his gratitude and dedication, making it clear who he was fighting for in this tournament.

In his tweet, Kingston wrote, “One step closer…#ForWoods”

Kingston’s journey in the King of the Ring tournament continues as he prepares to face the formidable GUNTHER in the quarterfinals on tomorrow night’s WWE Raw.


Meanwhile, at the same WWE Live Event in Macon, GA, another WWE star advanced in the final first-round bout of the Queen of the Ring tournament.

What are your thoughts on Kofi Kingston’s heartfelt dedication to Xavier Woods following his victory in the King of the Ring tournament? Share your thoughts and predictions in the comments below!

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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