When Judgment Day crowned the top contenders for the WWE Tag Team Titles when they ran the gauntlet last week Monday Night Raw. Except for the observers who were listening with a sharp ear, they were said to be challenging the Raw tag team titles.
An error on WWE’s part or a clear indication of a plan to once again split the titles?
The answer came this week Friday Night SmackDownwhen Adam Pearce tells Sheamus & Drew McIntyre that he’s booked the Tag Team Championship, which starts next week, and they’re booked for the first round against The Viking Raiders:
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You’ll notice that he said that the tournament winners would get a shot at the SmackDown tag team titles. There’s no word on the other teams that will be in the tournament, but given that there are only a few teams in the SmackDown division, you can imagine who they’ll make it to.
We’ll find out more next week.
In the meantime, here are all the videos from SmackDown this week: