After Dolph Ziggler seemingly "voluntarily relinquished" the United States Championship just two days after winning it at WWE Clash of Champions, the title’s future has come into focus. On the Dec. 26 edition of SmackDown LIVE, General Manager Daniel Bryan revealed that the next champion will be determined via an Eight-Superstar tournament featuring some of Team Blue’s biggest names.
First Round Matches
Bobby Roode def. Baron Corbin
Jinder Mahal def. Tye Dillinger
Xavier Woods def. Aiden English
Mojo Rawley def. Zack Ryder
Bobby Roode vs. Mojo Rawley
Xavier Woods vs. Jinder Mahal
The tournament finals will take place during SmackDown LIVE on Tuesday, Jan. 23.
Who will take hold of the star-spangled championship? Tune into SmackDown LIVE every Tuesday at 8/7 C on USA Network to find out!