The Usos have had an iron grip on the WWE tag team division for well over a year and that shows no signs of changing after another stunning win on Friday Night SmackDown.
On the November 11th episode of the blue brand The Bloodline’s resident tag team specialists took on the New Day who have previously carved their own names into tag team history. Many would argue that the two teams are the very best in WWE today, meaning fan anticipation was high heading into the bout.
The Usos Will Make History
Surprisingly the match opened the show, but to the surprise of no one, fans were on their feet come the conclusion. Following a slow start the crowd made their feelings known by repeatedly chanting for Sami Zayn, much to the annoyance of Jey Uso. It was noted on commentary that Zayn wasn’t at the show due to a personal issue.
Back in the ring The Usos enjoyed control in the early going before Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods picked up the pace to turn the tide. However, it was the champions who looked set to claim the win after hitting their Double-Splash on Woods, only for the former King of the Ring to kick out.
With the crowd stunned the two teams renewed hostilities in the middle of the ring as the action continued. In the end of was The Usos who pulled out the win after hitting their 1-D in mid-air on Kingston as he jumped from the top rope.
The victory ensures that The Usos will become the longest-reigning Tag Team Champions in WWE history in a few short days. Their current run stands at 481 days, while the record, which is held by The New Day stands at 483 days.
Jimmy and Jey won the SmackDown Tag Team Titles back at Money in the Bank 2021, before adding the Raw Titles in May 2022.