WWE announces KOTR and Queen’s Crown Tournaments to begin on next Friday’s SmackDown

WWE announces KOTR and Queen's Crown Tournaments

During the Friday Night SmackDown Draft Episode on FOX, WWE officially announced the inaugural Queen’s Crown Tournament and the 2021 King of the Ring Tournament.

Tournament matches will begin on next Friday night’s WWE SmackDown season premiere on FOX, which will air live from the SAP Center in San Jose, CA. The next round of tournaments will then continue on October 11 on Raw, which will air live on USA from the Chase Center in San Francisco.  The finals of each tournament will then take place at Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia.

Crown Jewel will take place on Thursday, October 21 from The Mohammed Abdu Arena on the Boulevard in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

Crown Jewel will air live on Peacock in the United States and WWE Network everywhere else, beginning at 12:00 pm ET.