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The New Day & The Bar just had one of the best WWE tag matches of 2018

Tonight was a victory for tag team wrestling in the WWE. With a shot versus The Bludgeon Brothers at SummerSlam on the line, The Bar and The New Day brought out the best in each other.

Winning their way to the the finals of SmackDown GM Paige’s four team tournament, Kofi Kingston and Big E represented The New Day versus Sheamus and Cesaro.

As the match wore on, The Bar held the early edge thanks to their isolation tactics on Kofi Kingston. Both Sheamus and Cesaro beat down on the veteran member of The New Day and controlled most of the match.

When Big E finally got the hot tag he cleared out the ring and all four men partook in the chaos. During the melee, Sheamus wiped out Kingston from the match and The Bar then began to work over Big E for several minutes.

For the back half of the match-up, Big E was working two on one versus The Bar.

Able to played defense long enough for Kingston to recover, Big E finally got the tag to his injured teammate.

Then after another brief rally, The Bar again squashed The New Day’s hopes and dreams.

Multiple times over and over again, Cesaro and Sheamus hit high impact moves on both Big and Kofi Kingston, only to get nothing more than close two counts.

After Cesaro trapped Big E in a sharpshooter then rolled into a modified crippler crossface, the powerhouse of New Day lifted the Swiss Superman on his back and carried him over to Kingston for a tag.

One Midnight Hour later and The New Day got their 1-2-3 victory.

Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E move on to SummerSlam to take on The Bludgeon Brothers for the SmackDown tag team titles.

Do The New Day walkout out of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. NY as five-time WWE tag team champions on Aug. 19?

Get complete SmackDown results and coverage here.

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