When the brand split first happened a bit over a year ago, SmackDown advertised Shelton Benjamin as an addition to their roster. Unfortunately, Shelton injured his shoulder and that was put on hold.
That’s right, Shelton Benjamin is finally back in WWE as part of the blue brand.
.@WWEGable used to have a tag team partner who is GOLD-BLOODED, now he has a tag team partner who is the GOLD STANDARD! #SDLive @Sheltyb803 pic.twitter.com/uw0ya0Ocmp— WWE (@WWE) August 23, 2017
He debuted in a backstage segment as a possible partner for Chad Gable. They will be trying out their tag pair next week. Whether it lasts or it becomes a feud between the two remains to be seen. Those are both awesome options either way.
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