New Champions Crowned at Money in the Bank! The Usos Win Their Seventh Tag Team Championship

Published 07/18/2021, 9:25 PM EDT


WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns really seems to have a ‘golden touch.’ After associating with him, The Usos, Jimmy, and Jey won their seventh Tag Team titles in WWE at Money in the Bank 2021.

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In the pre-show, The Usos faced the SmackDown Tag Team champions Rey and Dominik Mysterio. The match came after The Usos and Reigns won over The Mysterios and Edge on SmackDown earlier on Friday. The Usos had to answer to The Tribal Chief if they did not win.

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Despite giving their best, Rey and Dominik fell short. Towards the end, Rey hit the 619 to Jey but Jimmy sacrificed himself and gets hit with it. Rey tried to gain the upper hand at the moment, but Jey superkicked him, followed by an Uso Splash.

However, Rey kicked out just in time, leading Jimmy to argue with the official. The latter tagged in and The Usos took the opposite corners amidst a “this is awesome!” chant.

Meanwhile, Dominik attacked Jimmy, but Jey made the save by taking Dominik onto the floor. Finally, the finish saw Jimmy rolling up Mysterio in the ring. After taking out Dominik outside, Jey Uso strengthened the pin from the apron, stopping Rey from kicking out.

Rey and Dominik Mysterio were the first father-son duo to hold a title in WWE. They won it from Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode at WrestleMania Backlash. This is The Usos’ 5th blue brand tag team title reign and seventh overall reign.

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The Bloodline of The Usos and Roman Reigns are holding the gold in the Blue Brand

Jimmy returned to WWE after almost a year of absence last month on SmackDown. However, he was not happy with the way Roman was treating his twin brother.

After a few weeks of tension, Jimmy Uso finally acknowledged Roman Reigns as The Head of the Table. On the July 9 edition of SmackDown, Jey returned to SmackDown after three weeks of absence. The Bloodline was reunited once again.

Following the win, The Usos caught up with WWE Network. They proclaimed the victories are a given in their reputed Anoa’i family and the Bloodline will be “dripping in Gold” during and following MITB.

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They said they fulfilled their promise of being the seven-time champions. The Bloodline is running the company according to them, with Tag Team Titles and WWE Universal title.

Let us know your thoughts about The Uso’s seventh title win in the comments below.

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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