The WWE United States Championship Contender Tournament is nearing its conclusion, with the finals now set.

In a recent episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown, which was pre-recorded at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the last two semifinal matches of the tournament unfolded.

In the first match, Santos Escobar emerged victorious over Bobby Lashley, securing his place in the finals. Later in the same show, Kevin Owens overcame Carmelo Hayes, despite dealing with an injured hand, to claim the other spot in the finals.

The tournament finals will feature a showdown between Escobar and Owens, as they vie for the opportunity to be the first challenger to Logan Paul’s WWE U.S. Championship. Wrestling fans eagerly await this championship clash.


Who do you think has the upper hand going into the finals of the WWE United States Championship Contender Tournament, Santos Escobar or Kevin Owens? Leave us a comment below.

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