WWE ‘Survivor Series’ Preview: 3MB vs. International Airstrike

3MB vs. International Airstrike

3MB (Heath Slater, Jinder Mahal, and Drew McIntyre) face off against International Airstrike (Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel) on the free Survivor Series Pre-Show streaming LIVE on WWE.com, Facebook, and YouTube.

The road to Survivor Series

While Slater, Mahal, and McIntyre may seem like the unlikeliest of pairings, they have proven to be quite the force in WWE.

Health Slater faced off against Brodus Clay on the Sept. 21 episode of SmackDown. Just when it looked like "The One Man Band" was about to eat the pinfall, though, Jinder Mahal and Drew McIntyre rushed in to make the save. All three proceeded to lay "The Funkasaurus" out and established a new super group in WWE.

While the trio have gone through a plethora of names in their short time together, one thing has been made clear; these men are tired of being overshadowed. Whether it is through individual skills or sheer strength in numbers, 3MB is not a group to be taken lightly. It is always up in the air of which two will be wrestling in the squared circle in any match. That is simply one of the group's strengths.

How do you prepare for your opponent when you don't know who you will be facing?

That is a question both Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel will be asking themselves as they get ready for tonight.

Kidd and Gabriel, unofficially known as International Airstrike, have been a tag team since late March. The duo is full of energy and excitement, although they have been found wanting in terms of in ring success. The team was unsuccessful in capturing the Tag Team Championship at WrestleMania 28, lost the #1 Contenders match at No Way Out, and was bounced in the first round of the #1 Contenders tournament on the Oct. 3 edition of Main Event.

Tonight the pair looks to change their luck.

What's at stake?

This match is a huge opportunity for both groups to move up in the revitalized tag team division. With Rhodes Scholars failing twice to capture the gold, there is room at the top of the division for anyone hungry enough. A win here would move either group into prime position to challenge for the Tag Team Championship; a loss would move the team to the back of the line.

Can 3MB prove that they are serious contenders in the tag team division? Or will International Airstrike finally break their losing ways and pick up a big win?

Find out tonight during WWE Survivor Series Pre-Show!

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