The first-round concludes.
On Tuesday's episode of WWE SmackDown Live, the first-round of the King of the Ring tournament came to a conclusion with the final two matches on the SmackDown side taking place. First, Ali scored a victory over Buddy Murphy as the former 205 Live standouts battled in a match that earned "this is awesome" chants. In the end, Ali put Murphy away with the 450 Splash.
Later in the night, Chad Gable scored a victory over Shelton Benjamin with a sunset roll-up in a rather short match.
Next week, Ali will take on Elias in Quarterfinal action while Gable meets Andrade in the other half of the SmackDown bracket. You can view the Quarterfinal matchups on the Raw side by clicking here.
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