Braun Strowman & Ricochet wasn’t even in the SmackDown Tag Team Title Contender this time last week. They only made it to the semi-finals when he
Banger Bros He chose Drew McIntyre & Sheamus to hunt down The Viking Raiders rather than duke it out with Hit Row.
Naturally, Strowman and Ricochet easily dispatched Top Dolla and Ashante Adonis, booking a trip to the finals to meet Imperium, who defeated The Brawling Brutes and Legado del Fantasma to make their way to this match.
In the end, the Babyfaces got the best of the bad guys, with Strowman running wild and Ricochet riding off his shoulders to score the win.
For their victory, Strowman & Ricochet will be next in line for the SmackDown tag team titles currently held by The Usos, though it’s still unclear what Jimmy & Jey’s future looks like after the events of Royal Rumble. The match is scheduled to take place on next week’s episode of smack down.
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