2K announced that the WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge will take place during WrestleMania week, with four finalists from around the world competing to earn an opportunity to wrestle for $1 million.
Kofi Kingston and Big E, Paige, Ember Moon, and The Miz will serve as the four coaches for the four competitors with the winner taking on AJ Styles in the final. If they manage to beat Styles in a one-on-one match in WWE 2K19, they will win $1 million.
The four finalists are Gregory Davis from Jacksonville, Florida, Stephan T. Benson from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, David Hoey from Sydney, Australia, and Roman Droßard from Pfalzfeld, Germany.
All WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge activities will be hosted throughout the day on Friday at WrestleMania Axxess with the semifinals taking place on Saturday at 1PM.
The final against AJ Styles will take place during the NXT Takeover: New York pre-show at 6:30PM ET and will air live on FOX Sports digital platforms, including FOXSports.com, FOX Sports App, Caffeine TV, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, WWE Network and WWE on YouTube, WWE 2K on Facebook and Twitter, and on-demand on USANetwork.com.
“As WrestleMania approaches, we can’t wait to watch our four finalists compete – with the help of their WWE coaches – for incredible bragging rights and a potential match against AJ Styles on a massive worldwide stage,” said Chris Snyder, Vice President of Marketing for 2K. “The WWE 2K19 Million Dollar Challenge is sure to deliver an authentic and action-packed experience; get ready for the ultimate showdown in person or through our offerings with Fox Sports, NBCUniversal, WWE and 2K-owned channels!”