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WWE completed the First Round of a Smackdown Tag Team Tournament on this week’s show.
Included were the Hype Bros. beating The Vaudevillains and Heath Slater & Rhyno defeating the returning Headbangers.
WWE also revealed the official bracket showing American Alpha vs. The Usos in a semi-final match and the Hype Bros. vs. Slater & Rhyno in the other semi-final.
The winning teams meet in the Finals of the tournament at the Backlash PPV on September 11.
- American Alpha vs. The Usos
- Hype Bros. vs. Slater & Rhyno
First Round Results
- The Usos beat The Ascension (8/23)
- American Alpha beat Tyler Breeze & Fandango (8/23)
- Hype Bros. beat The Vaudevillains (8/30)
- Heath Slater & Rhyno beat The Headbangers (8/30)
— WWE (@WWE) August 31, 2016
Tag Team Entrants
- The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso)
- American Alpha (Jason Jordan & Chad Gable)
Tyler Breeze & Fandango The Ascension (Konnor & Viktor)
- Hype Bros. (Zack Ryder & Mojo Rawley)
The Vaudevillains (Aiden English & Simon Gotch)
- Heath Slater & Rhyno