The Usos beat The Avenue Income at SummerSlam on Saturday in a match that includes WWE Corridor of Famer Jeff Jarrett because the particular visitor referee to retain the undisputed WWE Tag Group Championships.
Jimmy and Jey Uso hit a double superkick and 1-D on Angelo Dawkins for the clear pin to maintain their streak as tag workforce champs alive.
The one time Jarrett actually acquired concerned within the motion is when Montez Ford prevented a superkick by Jey Uso, resulting in the previous wrestler catching his leg. Double J spun Jey round, permitting Dawkins to hit the Low Down.
Dawkins instantly tagged in Montez Ford, who delivered an enormous frog splash. Uso was capable of kick out and the match continued.
Ford did vent his frustration with Jarrett all through the match, although there was no favoritism in any respect by the particular referee.
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Saturday’s bout was the second title match in July between the 2 groups, as they beforehand did battle with the WWE Tag Group Championships on the road at Cash within the Financial institution.
With a purpose to earn the title shot then, the Income beat The Usos by count-out in a championship contender’s match, and Ford and Dawkins subsequently scored singles victories over Jimmy and Jey.
Regardless of competing on a card that included two Cash within the Financial institution ladder matches, The Usos and The Avenue Income stole the present in a traditional tag workforce encounter, though it led to controversy.
Ford took the pin, and The Usos retained, however it was proven after the match on prompt replay that Ford’s shoulder was really up when the referee counted to 3.
Given the circumstances surrounding the end at Cash within the Financial institution, the Income had been granted a rematch at SummerSlam, placing them in one of many highest-profile contests of their careers.
Moreover, WWE made the choice to throw a visitor referee into the match because of the controversial ending at MITB, and Jarrett was chosen since he’s a Tennessee native and SummerSlam passed off in Nashville.
Whereas Ford and Dawkins appeared to largely be on the identical web page getting into SummerSlam, there have been nonetheless some questions on how they’d co-exist.
In a promo phase involving The Usos, The Avenue Income and backstage interviewer Kayla Braxton earlier than Cash within the Financial institution, the Income had been requested about whether or not they nonetheless get alongside.
They blew off the query, however it was nonetheless on the forefront of followers’ minds, particularly amid rumors of Ford doubtlessly making ready for a singles push within the close to future.
The rumors could have been sufficient to supply a distraction at SummerSlam, as The Usos retained and prolonged their yearlong title reign, thus creating much more uncertainty relating to the way forward for The Avenue Income.
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