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Kofi Kingston Biography & Latest News

Kofi Kingston Biography

Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah is a Ghanaian American professional wrestler signed to WWE under the ring name Kofi Kingston, where he is the reigning WWE Intercontinental Champion. He made his official wrestling debut in 2006, when he faced Tony Omega at Chaotic Wrestling on February 24. In September 2006, he signed a developmental contract with WWE and was assigned to Deep South Wrestling (DSW), a Georgia based developmental federation. A series of vignettes for Kingston's television debut began airing on the weekly ECW on Syfy television show starting on December 6, 2007. He debuted on the January 22, 2008 episode of ECW as a face with a win over local wrestler David Owen. Kingston remained undefeated in singles competition in ECW for months and was placed into a feud with Shelton Benjamin at the end of April 2008. As part of the 2008 WWE Supplemental Draft, Kingston was drafted to the Raw brand. In his first match as a member of Raw roster, he defeated Chris Jericho for the Intercontinental Championship at Night of Champions. At No Way Out in 2009, Kingston won a spot in the World Heavyweight Championship Elimination Chamber by defeating Kane. On April 26, as part of the 2010 WWE Draft, Kingston was drafted to the SmackDown brand. On the January 7, 2011 episode of SmackDown, Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler to become the Intercontinental Champion for a third time. On April 26, 2011, Kingston was drafted back to the Raw brand as part of the 2011 Supplemental Draft. On May 1, Kingston defeated Sheamus in a Tables Match at Extreme Rules to win his second United States Championship.  

Kofi Kingston Latest News & Articles

WWE News: Tommy Dreamer still upset about Kofi Kingston's lack of a push back in 2009
WWE News: Tommy Dreamer still upset about Kofi Kingston's lack of a push back in 2009
Tommy Dreamer reminds the WWE Universe of Kofi Kingston's lack of push in 2009.
5 best moments from Shield vs New Day
5 best moments from Shield vs New Day
The Shield and The New Day finally faced off at Survivor Series, leaving quite a highlight reel for us to break down.
The Shield vs The New Day WWE Survivor Series 2017 winner, video highlights and analysis
The Shield vs The New Day WWE Survivor Series 2017 winner, video highlights and analysis
Who came out on top to kick off Survivor Series?
WWE News: Randy Orton tries to escape The New Day in Chile
WWE News: Randy Orton tries to escape The New Day in Chile
Why was The Viper running away from the Power of Positivity in Santiago?
WWE News: Kofi Kingston teases a new look?
WWE News: Kofi Kingston teases a new look?
Kofi Kingston is set to have a new look and possibly a new storyline?
8 current WWE superstars who come from non-traditional wrestling countries
8 current WWE superstars who come from non-traditional wrestling countries
The variation in WWE superstars is quite impressive, but does that translate into a wide variety of nationalities competing in the WWE ring?
WWE News: Twitter Reaction to New Day vs. Usos in Hell in a Cell
WWE News: Twitter Reaction to New Day vs. Usos in Hell in a Cell
NEW DAY ROCKS...but The Uso Penitentiary ain't nothing to mess with.
WWE Hell in a Cell 2017: 5 possible finishes to The New Day vs The Usos
WWE Hell in a Cell 2017: 5 possible finishes to The New Day vs The Usos
Who will be WWE Smackdown Live Tag Team Champions on Sunday?
From the WWE Rumor Mill: Kofi Kingston reportedly suffers an injury scare
From the WWE Rumor Mill: Kofi Kingston reportedly suffers an injury scare
Kofi was reportedly hurt so how bad is it?
From the WWE rumor mill: Historic Hell in a Cell match in the works
From the WWE rumor mill: Historic Hell in a Cell match in the works
What first for HIAC will we see this month?
From the WWE Rumour Mill: Current Champion out with an injury
From the WWE Rumour Mill: Current Champion out with an injury
This ill-timed injury casts a shadow on the future of the championship
WWE News: New Day regain Tag Team Championships on Sin City SmackDown
WWE News: New Day regain Tag Team Championships on Sin City SmackDown
SmackDown is rasing the bar when it comes to tag team wrestling
From the WWE rumor mill: Former Tag Team Champion injured
From the WWE rumor mill: Former Tag Team Champion injured
Xavier Woods had to be helped to the back by his New Day brothers and the medical staff.
WWE News: The New Day hail The Usos as their greatest rivals
WWE News: The New Day hail The Usos as their greatest rivals
The New Day had words of high praise for The Usos.
WWE SummerSlam 2017: 5 possible endings to the SD Tag Team Championship Match between The New Day and The Usos 
WWE SummerSlam 2017: 5 possible endings to the SD Tag Team Championship Match between The New Day and The Usos 
Some good, bad and ridiculous possibilities for the big SummerSlam match.
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