After the May 5th episode of of WWE SmackDown concluded, the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Raquel Rodriguez and Liv Morgan defended their titles in a dark match. The champions faced off against Bayley and Dakota Kai of Damage CTRL.

Despite a valiant effort from the challengers, the champions retained their titles with Morgan pinning Kai for the victory. Interestingly, this title match is set to happen on next week’s edition of SmackDown, after Bayley and Kai defeated the champions in non-title action on RAW this past Monday.

The title defense marked Rodriguez’s return to Latin America, with the SmackDown star being of Mexican descent.

Along with the Women’s Tag Team Title match, several other dark matches took place at the taping. Cody Rhodes defeated Finn Balor in match that sent the crowd home happy.


As WWE continues to make international waves, it’s clear that they are committed to showcasing the incredible talent of their performers all around the world. With more exciting matches and events on the horizon, fans everywhere are sure to be thrilled with what’s to come.

What are your thoughts on the Women’s Tag Team Championship match between Raquel Rodriguez and Liv Morgan and Bayley and Dakota Kai? Leave a comment.

Steve Carrier

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