WWE will host a world cup tournament at the Crown Jewel PPV. This is the first time ever such a tournament will take place in WWE programming. The very best athletes will compete in it to declare who is the very best among them. Four superstars from WWE Raw and Smackdown will compete in it. We received the bracket of the series on WWE Raw.
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From Smackdown, the four superstars in this world cup tournament are Jeff Hardy, The Miz, Randy Orton, and Rey Mysterio. The latter mentioned two names had the momentums by their side as they have picked up some major wins. They were on a roll as of late with consecutive victories in the past couple of weeks. The other two names needed the same by their side.
Shane McMahon fired themselves up on Smackdown Live as he wanted his brand to win the World Cup Tournament. To encourage them more, he appointed all of them into the main event of the show. Two of the prime babyface players teamed up to take us back into the Ruthless Aggression Era. Jeff Hardy and Rey Mysterio teamed up against The Miz and Randy Orton.
Jeff Hardy started the match against Randy Orton to take early control of the match. He went on to hit the Twist of Fate but The Miz stopped him from doing so. Hardy tried for his pendant move yet again but Orton pushed him away into the turnbuckle area. Jeff Hardy went for the Whisper in the Wind but got caught by The Miz. Orton continued stomping him to take the match over.
The Miz gave some cheap-shots on Jeff Hardy while the referee was not seeing. Randy Orton dominated the match by giving big elbows but failed to gain the pinfall. Jeff Hardy finally connected with the Whisper in the Wind and tagged to Rey Mysterio. Orton also tagged to The Miz to change the lineup.
Rey Mysterio hit The Miz with a DDT but digested a backbreaker. Miz went for the Skull Crushing Finale but Rey countered. Jeff leveled Orton with a Poetry in Motion. Rey Mysterio executed with the 619 successfully tagging back to Jeff Hardy. He hit the Swanton Bomb on The Miz to pick up the big win on Smackdown Live.
Randy Orton was unhappy with this outcome. So he gave back to back RKOs to Rey Mysterio and Jeff Hardy. He also downed The Miz with his signature move to stand tall while ending Smackdown. At this point, he is the favorite to win the world cup tournament at Crown Jewel.