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Finn Balor advances to WWE King of the Ring tournament finals

Finn Balor is headed to the King of the Ring finals.

Balor advanced to the finals of WWE's King of the Ring tournament by defeating Sami Zayn on tonight's episode of SmackDown. He pinned Zayn after hitting the Coup de Grace.

In the first round of the tournament last week, Balor defeated Cesaro.

Balor's opponent in the finals will either be Xavier Woods or Jinder Mahal. Woods and Mahal's semifinal match is taking place on Monday's episode of Raw.

The finals of both the King of the Ring and Queen's Crown tournaments are being held at Crown Jewel next Thursday (October 21). The show is taking place at Mohammed Abdu Arena in Riyadh and will begin at noon Eastern time.

Here's the updated card for Crown Jewel:

  • Universal Champion Roman Reigns defends against Brock Lesnar
  • SmackDown Women's Champion Becky Lynch defends against Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks in a triple threat match
  • WWE Champion Big E defends against Drew McIntyre
  • No holds barred match: Goldberg vs. Bobby Lashley
  • Hell in a Cell match: Edge vs. Seth Rollins
  • Raw Tag Team Champions RK-Bro (Randy Orton & Riddle) defend against AJ Styles & Omos
  • Mansoor vs. Mustafa Ali
  • King of the Ring tournament finals: Finn Balor vs. Xavier Woods or Jinder Mahal
  • Queen's Crown tournament finals: Zelina Vega┬ávs. Shayna Baszler or Doudrop