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Jinder Mahal won a six-pack challenge Tuesday night on SmackDown Live to shockingly become the new No. 1 contender for Randy Orton’s WWE Championship. 

WWE provided a look at Mahal after capturing the win, thanks to an assist from two men who appeared to be The Bollywood Boyz:


 

Sirius XM host Sam Roberts provided his take on the result, one many fans could agree with: 


Bleacher Report’s Kevin Berge had a similar sentiment: 


Luke Harper, Erick Rowan, Sami Zayn, Dolph Ziggler, Mojo Rawley and Mahal competed in Tuesday’s bout in the wake of last week’s Superstar Shake-up.

The blue brand is in transition currently since much of what happens moving forward depends on the results of Raw’s Payback pay-per-view.

Bray Wyatt was moved to Raw, but he is owed a rematch for the WWE Championship after dropping it to Orton at WrestleMania. That bout will take place at Payback in the form of a House of Horrors match.

Provided The Viper retains, he already has an opponent waiting for him, and the match could potentially take place at the SmackDown-branded Backlash event.

The six-pack challenge provided a huge opportunity to Superstars who aren’t necessarily used to being placed in featured positions.

That is due largely to the fact that AJ Styles defeated Zayn and Baron Corbin in a Triple Threat last week to become No. 1 contender for Kevin Owens’ United States Championship.

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