This is Kofi's first run with the WWE Title. Bryan won the title back on November 13 with a win over AJ Styles during SmackDown in St. Louis.
Below are photos and videos from tonight's win at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ:
Clap your hands for your NEW WWE Champion... KOFI KINGSTON!!!— WrestlingINC.com (@WrestlingInc) April 8, 2019
The press booth just exploded with applause, that hasn't happened all night. Keep in mind there's also a bunch of NXT talent and WWE Hall of Famers sitting up here as well.
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