Number One Contender For WWE Universal Title Determined On 11/26 WWE SmackDown

The next challenger to the WWE Universal Championship has been decided.

Ahead of the November 26 episode of SmackDown, WWE announced that a "Black Friday Battle Royal" would be held to determine Roman Reigns' next opponent. The Tribal Chief opened the show, saying that it's becoming embarrassing how he's running laps around the roster. Furthermore, he discussed his victory over Big E at Survivor Series and also the rumors of Brock Lesnar's suspension possibly ending soon, calling him a loser who he beat halfway around the world under less-than-ideal conditions.

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Prior to the match starting, Drew McIntyre came into the ring and started swinging his sword at the competitors in a fit of rage after being excluded from the match. He eventually left and the bout was able to get underway. A winner appeared to be crowned when Jeff Hardy eliminated Happy Corbin, but as he celebrated, Sami Zayn re-entered the ring and tossed Hardy over the top rope.

As a result, Sami Zayn is the new number one contender to Roman Reigns' title.

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