WWE Begins Tournament To Determine Greatest SmackDown Superstar Of All-Time

Who is the greatest WWE SmackDown superstar of all-time? That's the question WWE has posed to fans in a new social media tournament.

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For 20 years, SmackDown has been home to some of the most iconic Superstars in all of sports-entertainment history. But who is the greatest? That’s up to you!

Right now on WWE’s official Twitter page, Instagram Story and Facebook Story, you can decide which blue brand competitor will advance to the next round of the SmackDown Greatest Superstar tournament. The 16 first-round matchups, featuring 32 SmackDown stalwarts, were seeded according to Superstars’ win percentages in matches that took place on SmackDown. The winner of the SmackDown Greatest Superstar tournament will be announced next Friday prior to SmackDown’s debut on FOX.

The tournament is broken into four distinct regions based on legendary Team Blue General Managers: Paige, Teddy Long, Vickie Guerrero and Paul Heyman.

Here's a look at the first round matchups:

Paige Region
* John Cena vs. Kevin Owens
* Triple H vs. Jeff Hardy
* Sheamus vs. Kane
* Becky Lynch vs. Ziggler

Vickie Guerrero Region
* Rey Mysterio vs. JBL
* Eddie Guerrero vs. Edge
* AJ Styles vs. Booker T
* Alex Bliss vs. Big E

Teddy Long Region
* Batista vs. The Miz
* The Rock vs. Kurt Angle
* Charlotte Flair vs. Xavier Woods
* Big Show vs. Kofi Kingston

Paul Heyman Region
* The Undertaker vs. Christian
* Daniel Bryan vs. Mark Henry
* Brock Lesnar vs. Michelle McCool
* Randy Orton vs. Matt Hardy

The first round will conclude on Friday, Sept. 27.

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