As announced by Vince McMahon, Kofi must win a Gauntlet Match on next Tuesday's SmackDown episode from Indianapolis. He will go up against Randy Orton, WWE United States Champion Samoa Joe, The Bar's Cesaro and Sheamus, and Rowan.
If Kofi can conquer the Gauntlet next Tuesday, he will be named the new #1 contender to the WWE Title for the match against Bryan at the biggest show of the year.
Below are photos and videos from tonight's show-closing SmackDown segment with Vince and The New Day:
NEXT WEEK, @TrueKofi will have to defeat...— WWE (@WWE) March 13, 2019
in a #GauntletMatch, and he'll go to #WrestleMania to face @WWEDanielBryan! #SDLive pic.twitter.com/ND0FSQYrl6
If @TrueKofi wants to challenge @WWEDanielBryan for the #WWETitle at #WrestleMania, he has to face @RandyOrton... and @SamoaJoe... and @WWESheamus... and @WWECesaro... and @ERICKROWAN NEXT WEEK on #SDLive! @WWEBigE @XavierWoodsPhD pic.twitter.com/7NsbLvAlJC— WWE (@WWE) March 13, 2019