Raw Tag Team Championship Kickoff match
The Revival vs. The B-Team (c)
Dash and Dawson look to end 2018’s Cinderella story in Brooklyn on Aug. 19.
The Road to SummerSlam
Who knew that losing The Miz would be the best thing that ever happened to The Miztourage? It didn’t seem like much at first, as Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas were picking up some upset wins over lower card tag teams and hosting Memorial Day barbecues. But then they won a battle royal to determine the #1 contenders for the Tag Titles.
It took a while for the newly christened B-Team to get their shot, but they made it count, shocking the world by defeating The Deleters of Worlds. What’s more, they managed to beat Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt again in their obligatory rematch!
While that was going on, The Revival were actually picking up wins while serving as the extras in the Roman Reigns/Bobby Lashley program. That eventually led to their being inserted into the championship picture, and a Triple Threat on the ‘go home’ show... a match where The B-Team’s run of good luck continued:
If they’re going to keep the straps beyond this Sunday in Brooklyn, however, Axel and Dallas will have to pin or submit either Dash Wilder or Scott Dawson, because they’re going straight-up two-on-two at SummerSlam.
What’s at stake?
The future of the Raw tag division, maybe? It hasn’t really recovered from the one-two punch of Braun Strowman winning the belts with a child and losing The Bar in the Superstar Shakeup. But the Top Guys would certainly tell you they’re here to save pairs wrestling from vessels and entities and goofy celebrations.
Do the bookers think The Revival is the right duo to take out the guys doing the goofy celebrations? Dash and Dawson main roster run never really got off the ground due to injuries each suffered shortly after their call-up, but maybe their recent stretch of good health has been enough to change some minds.
There’s also the possibility that, even with the Woken One banged up, Hardy and Wyatt could still get involved here in some form or fashion. They obviously can’t win the Titles back. but they could factor into the outcome.
We’ll find out who’s leaving SummerSlam with the straps come Sunday night. Answers abotu the future of the division might have to wait until at least the next evening, however.
Who will win?
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