Samoa Joe attacks Tye Dillinger before SmackDown LIVE

Samoa Joe attacks Tye Dillinger before SmackDown LIVE

The match between Tye Dillinger and Samoa Joe scheduled for Tuesday's SmackDown LIVE did not take place after The Samoan Submission Machine ambushed The Perfect 10 before the show went on the air.

WWE cameras caught the brutal attack, which took place as Dillinger arrived to greet the WWE Universe before Tuesday’s show.

@samoajoe_wwe has just attacked @wwedillinger before the start of #SDLive!

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The match was originally scheduled after R-Truth challenged Joe on Dillinger's behalf last week in a WWE.com exclusive video.

Tye Dillinger challenges Samoa Joe to a match: WWE.com Exclusive, July 3, 2018

R-Truth asks Tye Dillinger if he wants to be tag team partners, but The Perfect 10 ends up challenging a passing Samoa Joe to a match instead.

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