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Zack Ryder injures knee on SmackDown Live

Well, so much for the high of that battle royal win.

The Hype Bros earned number one contender status to the tag team titles on SmackDown Live this week when Zack Ryder eliminated Konnor of The Ascension. That set up a match with The Wyatt Family.

Sadly, WWE immediately reported on the fact that Ryder suffered a knee injury during the match:

"We think he injured his kneecap or his patella. We think it popped out and then popped back in, so we're just going to do an MRI to make sure that there is not cartilage damage or some tendon tearing, stuff like that,” according to WWE's Dr. Chris Robinson. “Hopefully there's not and it'll be a shorter rehab period. If there is, there's a different road we might have to go down that may take longer to get him to recover."

They did not address what this means for The Hype Bros tag title shot, only to stay tuned for future updates.

We’ll let you know once that information becomes available.

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