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SmackDown tag tournament finals set for next week


The New Day and Cesaro & Sheamus will be facing off in the finals of SmackDown's tag team tournament next week.

Cesaro & Sheamus defeated The Usos tonight to advance to the finals, while The New Day defeated SAnitY in a tournament match on last week's episode. The team that wins next week's match will challenge for The Bludgeon Brothers' SmackDown Tag Team titles at SummerSlam, which is taking place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on August 19.

Though they appeared last week and had been in action at house shows and in dark matches, tonight was the first time Cesaro & Sheamus have wrestled on SmackDown since May.

AJ Styles responding to Samoa Joe is also advertised for next week's SmackDown. Joe sent a "personal message" to Styles tonight, insulting Styles and saying Styles has put being WWE Champion ahead of his own family. Styles will defend his title against Joe at SummerSlam.