WWE no longer using “King and Queen Of The Ring” name for May 27th 2023 PLE

It March of 2023, it was announced that WWE King and Queen Of The Ring would take place at the Jeddah Superdome on Saturday, May 27th. In an update, WWE has officially changed the name of the event to Night of Champions. Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com noted the following regarding the reason for the change…

“We are told it was a creative choice to change the name, allowing WWE to revive the Night of Champions event for the first time in eight years and bring it to an international market.”

There is no word yet regarding King and Queen Of The Ring possibly taking place on a different date. WWE last held King of the Ring and Queen’s Crown tournaments on television in 2021.