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Kofi Kingston is going to WrestleMania to face WWE Champion Daniel Bryan

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Kofi Kingston is going to WrestleMania to face WWE Champion Daniel Bryan

Kofi Kingston vs. Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship is official!

Thanks to Big E and Xavier Woods winning yet another gauntlet match, Kofi Kingston will face Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania 35 for the WWE Championship.

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At the beginning of tonight’s episode of SmackDown Live!, New Day demanded answers from WWE chairman Vince McMahon. Eventually Mr. McMahon announced that if Big E and Xavier Woods could prove they were not a “B+ tag team” by winning a gauntlet match (the third gauntlet match wrestled by the New Day in as many weeks), Kofi Kingston would finally earn a spot against Daniel Bryan at the Show of Shows.

And Big E and Xavier Woods did just that, defeating Gallows and Anderson, Rusev and Nakamura, The Usos (via immediate forfeit, as a show of respect for Kofi Kingston), and Daniel Bryan and Rowan, after Big E buried Rowan under a table to win by countout. Mr. McMahon then confirmed that Kofi would be heading to WrestleMania as a result.

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