Charly Caruso is backstage and she’s joined by AJ Styles and the good brothers. She starts to ask a question but Styles cuts her off. He says he didn’t just team with Anderson and Gallows because he lost to Ricochet, the three of them are great friends. Styles says Ricochet will be a great Superstar but tonight’s he’s taking his United States Championship. They throw up the Too Sweet.
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match
(C) Daniel Bryan & Erick Rowan Vs. The New Day Vs. Heavy Machinery
Xavier Woods and Daniel Bryan start the match and Bryan takes a headlock. Woods fights out, slides through Bryan’s legs and hits a forearm. Tucker Knight tags himself in and applies a headlock to Woods. Xavier shoots Knight off, but he flips over Woods and hits a shoulder tackle. Woods hits the ropes and connects with a tilt-a-whirl headscissors.
Rowan tags himself in and drags Knight out of the ring, before going to work on Woods. Bryan tags in and dropkicks Woods in the corner. Bryan applies a surfboard stretch to Woods and pulls his nose – there are no DQ’s. Rowan tags in again and attacks Woods, meanwhile Bryan pulls Big E off the apron and slams him into the steel steps. Woods fights back against Rowan and hits a missile dropkick.
Otis and Bryan are tagged in. Otis floors Bryan repeatedly with belly barges, then does an airplane spin powerslam. Bryan looks for a kick but Otis catches it and tosses him across the ring. Knight tags in, as does Big E, and Tucker slams him and hits a splash. Otis tags in and lifts Big E up for a suplex, with Knight diving off the top rope and splashing E down. Rowan comes in and knocks Otis from the ring, before tackling Woods on the outside.
Rowan gets back inside but Big E immediately clotheslines him out. Bryan gets on the apron and E spears him to the floor! Otis wants to hit a dive to the outside but stops, climbs through the ropes to the apron, then dives on Rowan, Woods, and Big E. Tucker goes to the top rope and hits Rowan and Big E with a crossbody. Otis gets Big E back in the ring and hits The Compactor but Woods breaks up the pin.
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They toss Woods from the ring, then Rowan comes in but Heavy Machinery hit him with repeated splashes in the corner. They set Rowan on the top turnbuckle and look for a superplex but Big E comes in and powerbombs the two of them off. Meanwhile Daniel Bryan tagged in, blind. Big E climbs to the top rope and hits Rowan with a superplex. Bryan heads to the top rope and hits a diving headbutt, before applying the LeBell Lock.
Big E got to the ropes but there are no DQ’s, so Bryan doesn’t let go. E crawls under the ropes, forcing Bryan to break. Bryan then unloads the Yes Kicks to Big E but the big man stops selling them and stands up. Bryan slaps him in the face, then again and E smiles at him. Bryan swings for a third slap but Big E grabs his hands and clotheslines him. Big E whips Bryan to the corner and he flips off the turnbuckles but Big E catches him in mid-air and Woods returns to hit The Midnight Hour for the win!
Winners and New Tag Team Champions: The New Day
The New Day are now six-time WWE Tag Team Champions, though I wonder how many times without Kofi? Speaking of whom, Kingston defends the WWE Championship later tonight.
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