Sheamus and Drew McIntyre were ambushed by The Viking Raiders during a previous episode of WWE SmackDown. Tonight, the two teams once again got into a huge brawl.

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Sheamus and Drew McIntyre were supposed to square off against Hit Row in the SmackDown Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament tonight. Erik and Ivar attacked the duo before the match.

Drew McIntyre and Sheamus went after their attackers backstage during the commercial brake. Hit Row made their entrance and were told by Adam Pearce they’ll still face a team.


Braun Strowman and Ricochet showed up as McIntyre and Sheamus’ replacement in the semifinals. Top Dolla and Ashante Adonis couldn’t believe their eyes. The two teams then squared off.

With @WWESheamus and @DMcIntyreWWE forfeiting their #TagTeamTournament opportunity, the door just opened for another tag team duo… #BraunStrowman & @KingRicochet vs. #HitRow happening NOW on #SmackDown!

Strowman and Ricochet ended up picking the win over Hit Row. They’ll face the winners of Imperium and Legado del Fantasma in the finals of the tournament next week on WWE SmackDown.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab serves as a news writer at Ringside News. He has covered pro wrestling and sports entertainment for a variety of publications, including Sportskeeda Wrestling, The Sportster, and WrestleZone. Outside of his professional duties, Manik likes to indulge in fiction, thrillers, comics, manga, and anime.

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