New Number One Contenders For The Smackdown Tag Team Championship Crowned On Smackdown Live

Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable are the number one contenders to the Smackdown Tag Team championship.

Gable and Benjamin, who are a relatively new team on Smackdown title scene, won a chance to compete against new champions The Usos on tonight’s edition of Smackdown Live, defeating The Ascension, Breeze and the Hype Bros. in a Fatal Four Way match. It isn't known when the two teams will compete for the title.

Here’s an excerpt from our Fightful.com live coverage:

Fatal Four Way Tag Team Match

The Ascension start off with Hype Bros before Chad tags in and takes Viktor down before he starts tagging in and out with Shelton. Chad takes Viktor down repeatedly before Viktor gets to his corner and Konnor tags in. Konnor then drops Chad with a boot before everyone gets into the ring and square off as we go to commercial.

-They all brawl as we come back from commercial, then Shelton tags himself in after the ring clears before he and Chad take out everyone else in the ring. Gable and Shelton then hit their finisher for the pin and the win.

This would be Gable’s second run with the tag team championship if successful, as he previously held the title along with former partner Jason Jordan as American Alpha. Benjamin has won the WWE Tag Team championship twice with former partner Charlie Haas when they were collectively known as the World's Greatest Tag Team.

Check out our live coverage of WWE Smackdown Live here, and also check out the Fightful.com Smackdown Live post show podcast here.

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