Kofi Kingston has his first big-match title protection when he takes on Kevin Owens at Cash within the Financial institution 2019.
KofiMania ran wild at WrestleMania 35 when Kofi Kingston received the WWE Championship from Daniel Bryan. MetLife Stadium exploded in unison as Kingston realized a dream over 11 years within the making. Since then, KofiMania has continued to run sturdy as Kingston confronted some spectacular opponents together with newly-crowned Common Champion Seth Rollins on Monday Night time Uncooked after WrestleMania. However Cash within the Financial institution on Could 19 in Hartford, CT would be the first title protection Kingston’s had on a pay-per-view card.
His opponent, Kevin Owens, is aware of what it takes to perform what’s wanted in a big-match atmosphere. He’s additionally no stranger to carrying gold round his waist. Owens returned from after a prolonged restoration from damage and was hand-picked by Mr. McMahon to interchange none aside from Kingston at Fastlane for the WWE Championship. On the time, Owens appeared set to return in a babyface capability. He even jumped in an as honorary third member of The New Day as Huge E healed from a torn meniscus in his knee. It’s all enjoyable and video games till you want an enormous heel flip to setup the following PPV.
On an episode of SmackDown Stay after Kingston defeated Shinsuke Nakamura, Owens attacked each Kingston and Xavier Woods with no regret. With the momentum of KofiMania nonetheless going sturdy it cemented Owens’ heel standing immediately, a spot the place he matches extra comfortably.
This match may go both manner relying on a variety of elements. Being that is Kingston’s first pay-per-view title protection it may be secure to say he’s not going to drop the title this quickly. Nonetheless, a victory for Owens may proceed to construct warmth for him and proceed their feud into the next occasion. Or, some have even prompt placing the title on Owens is a manner for Roman Reigns to insert himself into the title image.
The winner of the lads’s Cash within the Financial institution ladder match is also an element within the final result. After which there’s the go-home present on SmackDown which noticed a brawl erupt between Owens, Kingston, Woods, and a shock look by Owens’ longtime pal (and longtime rival) Sami Zayn to even the chances. May we find yourself with a no-contest at Cash within the Financial institution? Something is feasible. However it’s secure to say that earlier than any of that occurs Kingston and Owens will give us one helluva match.