Make it official. Tournaments are one of the easiest things in the world to explain because any fan can understand the concept. You take a bunch of people and put them into a bracket with the last person standing being the one who wins some kind of a prize. That is what we will be seeing starting next week, though this time it is going to be a little more historic than usual.

This week’s SmackDown featured an announcement that both the King of the Ring and Queen’s Crown tournaments will begin next week on SmackDown. The tournaments finals are expected to be held on October 21 at Crown Jewel. This will be the first ever Queen’s Crown Tournament, while the King of the Ring was a regular event from 1993-2002 and has been held intermittently since then. The most recent edition was held in 2019.

The tournament can mean a lot. Check out what is coming:

Greatest Kings of the Ring: WWE Top 10, Aug. 17, 2019

FULL MATCH - Chad Gable vs. Baron Corbin – King of the Ring Final: Raw, Sept. 16, 2019

X-Pac vs. Billy Gunn — King of the Ring Final: King of the Ring 1999

Opinion: I’m still wondering how in the world we have never had a women’s version of the tournament. I know there have been times where the women’s division has not been the best but a women’s match has headlined WrestleMania and the Women’s Royal Rumble is a regular event. How have we not had an eight woman tournament for a crown before? At least it’s happening now, and that could make things interesting.

Who should be in the tournament? Who do you have winning? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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