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The Hype Bros earn tag team title shot with battle royal win on SmackDown Live

When Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt won the SmackDown tag team championship from Heath Slater and Rhyno, then won the rematch, it created the need for Commissioner Shane McMahon and General Manager Daniel Bryan to find new top contenders.

They did so by going a lazy but perfectly entertaining route on this week’s episode of SmackDown Live: a battle royal!

The Hype Bros, Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley, outlasted literally every other team on the SmackDown Live roster to earn the shot, last eliminating The Ascension:

It wasn’t announced when exactly the title match will take place but the company is loading up on the Dec. 27 show in Chicago.

Stay tuned.

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