WWE Survivor Series: Ricochet unhappy over Survivor Series: Smackdown superstar and former United States Champion Ricochet is seemingly unhappy with the 5-on-5 Survivor Series teams announced over the weekend.
Ricochet, who made his return to the Blue brand during the last month’s WWE Draft, missed out on making the cut for Team Smackdown. Now, he took to Twitter to express his unhappiness over the process of selecting the team.
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Survivor Series: WWE didn’t conduct any qualifying matches this year
The build-up of this year’s WWE Survivor Series has been pretty lame. We are almost 2-weeks away from the PPV event, and the term has not been mentioned, even a single time, on the weekly shows (WWE Raw & WWE Smackdown).
Usually, WWE conducts qualifying matches to determine the men’s and women’s teams for the traditional 5-on-5 Survivor Series tag-team elimination match. However, this time around, nothing of that sort happened. Ricochet touched upon the same and posted a Tweet reading, “What happened to qualifying matches 🤔“
What happened to qualifying matches 🤔
— Ricochet (@KingRicochet) November 7, 2021
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WWE Survivor Series: Ricochet didn’t make the cut for Team Smackdown
The Tweet posted by Ricochet could be out of frustration as well. The former United States Champion didn’t get an opportunity to make it to Team Blue and had to miss out due to WWE not conducting qualifying matches. Below is the team announced for men and women for the 5-on-5 elimination tag-team match
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Team Raw (Men’s)- Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins, Rey Mysterio, Finn Balor, Dominik Mysterio
Team Raw (Women’s)- Bianca Belair, Rhea Ripley, Liv Morgan, Carmella, Queen Zelina
Team Smackdown (Men’s)- Happy Corbin, Jeff Hardy, Drew McIntyre, Sami Zayn, King Woods
Team Smackdown (Women’s)- Aliyah, Natalya, Sasha Banks, Shotzi, Shayna Baszler