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King of the Ring is a single-elimination tournament held by WWE. The tournament was held annually from 1985 to 2002, with the exception of 1990 and 1992, and from 1993 to 2002 the tournament was produced as a pay-per-view event.

The tournament endured a four-year hiatus until its return in 2006 as an exclusive event of the SmackDown brand. The tournament returned as an inter-brand event for both WWE and Raw in both 2008 and 2010. WWE released a best of King of the Ring DVD in late 2011. The tournament was reconstituted in 2015.

Kings of the Ring

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See Also

WWE King of the Ring