WWE Survivor Series: 5 ways to raise the Pay Per View’s stakes

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King or Queen Of The Ring

This one is understandably a long shot, but why not?

The King of the Ring was one of the most exciting pay-per-view events of the 1990’s and early 2000’s in the WWE. With such legendary names as Bret “Hitman” Hart, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and Booker T launching (or re-launching) their careers with the King of the Ring moniker, it really shouldn’t hurt anyone to carry around the gimmick for a short period of time (unless its 1995 and your name is Mabel).

Could the “King” or “Queen” ultimately replace the “sole survivor” narrative that WWE has used for all these years? This would likely be a controversial move and may be frowned upon by fans of the WWE, but at least it gives something for them to fight for.

Besides, outside of around the month of November, Dolph Ziggler and Randy Orton are rarely referred to as the greatest “sole survivors” of all time, with two and three wins each, respectively. The matches could either be presented with a more “individual” approach, creating some controversy within teams, or the winning team could even simply be awarded a future King of the Ring tournament. Maybe it seems like putting a hat on a hat, but it’s better than nothing.

Plus, this would be an absolutely perfect opportunity to remove the never ending “King” gimmick off of Baron Corbin.