Kofi Kingston injured his ankle in March, since then he was not seen in WWE. There were reports that Kofi Kingston has recovered from his injury and could return soon to WWE.
The Viking Riders issued an open challenge to anyone who wishes to wrestle them, but nobody had expected The New Day to accept the challenge. When The New Day music hit fans were shocked and anticipated who could it be Big E or Kofi Kingston or both, fans were very happy to see Kofi Kingston.
Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods fought The Viking Riders, it was a hard fought match but The New Days registered their first victory after their return to WWE. It is important to note Big E’s doctor has advised him not to return to WWE.