KING OF THE RING 1998
June 1 - 28, 1998

- Qualifying Round

Rockford, IL - Metro Centre - June 2, 1998
Raw - 6/8/98:
Ken Shamrock defeated Kama via submission with the ankle lock at 2:28; after the bout, Mark Henry and D-Lo Brown attacked Shamrock until Dan Severn came to the ring

Chicago, IL - Rosemont Horizon - June 1, 1998
Raw:
Mark Henry pinned Terry Funk with a powerbomb and splash after Funk failed a moonsault to the floor, hitting his thighs against the guardrail

Chicago, IL - Rosemont Horizon - June 1, 1998
Raw:
Marc Mero (w/ Jackie) pinned Steve Blackman with the Shooting Star Press after a low blow and Samoan drop; prior to the bout, Mero introduced Jackie as his new valet

Chicago, IL - Rosemont Horizon - June 1, 1998
Raw:
Jeff Jarrett (w/ Tennessee Lee & Southern Justice) pinned Farooq after hitting him with Lee's belt buckle as Southern Justice distracted the referee; prior to the bout Tennessee Lee introduced the repackaged Godwinns as Southern Justice

Rockford, IL - Metro Centre - June 2, 1998
Raw - 6/8/98:
Owen Hart defeated Scorpio via submission with the Sharpshooter at 5:15

Rockford, IL - Metro Centre - June 2, 1998
Raw - 6/8/98:
Dan Severn defeated D-Lo Brown via submission at 3:10; after the bout, Owen Hart attacked Severn until Ken Shamrock chased him into the crowd; due to the injury sustained in the hold, D-Lo wore a chest protector for the next several months

San Antonio, TX - Freeman Coliseum - June 15, 1998
Raw:
WWF IC Champion the Rock pinned Vader at 4:40 with the Rock Bottom after Mark Henry attacked Vader on the floor behind the referee's back and hit a splash; prior to the bout, the Rock was escorted out by Owen Hart, Kama, & Henry but they were ejected from ringside by Sgt. Slaughter and referees

San Antonio, TX - Freeman Coliseum - June 15, 1998
Raw:
WWF European Champion Triple H defeated X-Pac via count-out in a non-title match after Owen Hart came through the crowd and dropped X-Pac crotch-first over the ringside barrier while Triple H was distracted

- Quarter-Finals

Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center - June 16, 1998
Raw - 6/22/98:
Ken Shamrock pinned Mark Henry with a belly to belly suplex

Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center - June 16, 1998
Raw - 6/22/98:
Jeff Jarrett (w/ Tennessee Lee) pinned Marc Mero (w/ Jackie) with a DDT

Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center - June 16, 1998
Raw - 6/22/98:
Dan Severn defeated Owen Hart via submission after X-Pac interfered and hit Owen in the back of the head with a steel chair

Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center - June 16, 1998
Raw - 6/22/98:
WWF IC Champion the Rock pinned WWF European Champion Triple H (w/ Chyna) in a non-title match at 8:08 with a fisherman suplex after hitting a low blow behind the referee's back; after the bout, X-Pac, WWF Tag Team Champions the Road Dogg & Billy Gunn attacked the Rock in the ring, with Kama, Mark Henry, and Owen Hart then coming out and brawling with DX until referees and officials broke up the fight

- Semi-Finals

From this point on, all bouts took place in Pittsburgh, PA on June 28, 1998.

Ken Shamrock defeated Jeff Jarrett (w/ Tennessee Lee) via submission to the ankle lock after a running Frankensteiner

WWF IC Champion the Rock pinned Dan Severn in a non-title match after D-Lo Brown interfered and hit a frog splash on Severn as the Godfather and Mark Henry distracted the referee; the Rock was accompanied to the ring by the Godfather and Henry but they were forced backstage before the match began

- Finals

Ken Shamrock defeated WWF IC Champion the Rock via submission to the ankle lock at 14:09 following a single leg takedown

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