On Tuesday night’s edition of SmackDown Live, Mojo Rawley defeated Zack Ryder in the final first round match to advance in the ongoing WWE United States Championship tournament.
The tourney will continue on next Tuesday night’s episode of SmackDown Live, as Jinder Mahal vs. Xavier Woods has been announced in a semifinal tournament match for next week’s show. Mahal defeated Tye Dillinger, while Woods bested Aiden English to advance past the opening round.
Meanwhile, Bobby Roode, who defeated Baron Corbin in the opening round, will move on to face Mojo Rawley in the other semifinal tournament match. That match will take place at some point in the next couple of weeks, with the tournament finals scheduled for the WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view on January 28th.