Kofi Kingston vs. Daniel Bryan is finally set for WrestleMania 35 thanks to his New Day team-mates.
Big E and Xavier Woods were give the challenge by WWE chairman Vince McMahon of making through a gauntlet match against five other teams to secure Kingston’s spot on the biggest show of the year.
With Kingston watching backstage along with most of the SmackDown locker room, The New Day def. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson, Shinsuke Nakamura & Rusev and The Bar.
Next up was the Usos. They came out and spoke to the crowd about how many wars they have fought against The New Day and how no one is more deserving of fighting for a title than Kingston. they then forfeited the match which lead to a huge pop from the crowd.
The announcement infuriated Daniel Bryan and Eric Rown which kicked a hole through a television in anger before coming out to do the same to The New Day.
After a few close calls on pin attempts, Big E clotheslined Rowan over the announce table and flipped it on him, leading to the pin. Kingston ran in to begin a celebration that eventually included most of the locker room.
Interviewed before he stepped into his car, McMahon admitted he was impressed and added, “Yes, Kingston is going to WrestleMania.