At WWE Money in the Bank, the Power of Positivity will clash head-on with the full brunt of KO’s wrath when WWE Champion Kofi Kingston takes on Kevin Owens.
For several weeks, with Big E recovering from injury, Owens stepped in as an honorary member of The New Day. His brief tenure as “Big O” ended unceremoniously, however, when he suddenly attacked both Kingston and Woods as the dust was settling on a wild post-match brawl at the conclusion of The Dreadlocked Dynamo’s matchup against Shinsuke Nakamura.
Both Kingston and Woods paid a huge price for their trust in KO as the vicious Superstar turned on the celebrated faction as fast as he had joined it. Without restraint, he leveled Kofi with a wicked superkick and chucked the titleholder into the barricade and ring post. Grabbing the WWE Title, he began screaming at Kingston that he hoped he and his kids enjoyed WrestleMania because the title would soon be his. When Woods attempted to stop the carnage, Owens also got the best of the already weakened Superstar with a brutal Apron Powerbomb.
Refusing to back down for a second, Kingston reemerged the following week to challenge Owens to a match at the May 19 pay-per-view, an invitation the nefarious Owens readily accepted.
Owens has made his statement: It’s a new day for KO … and the plans for that day only include winning the WWE Championship. Now Kingston will surely be out for payback – but will Owens prove that the new titleholder is truly over his head as WWE Champion? Don’t miss WWE Money in the Bank, streaming live May 19 at 7 ET / 4 PT on WWE Network.