Jey Uso spoke with the Miami Herald to discuss him and his brother Jimmy’s rise to the top as a tag team in WWE, eventually becoming WWE Tag Team Champions. Some of the highlights are below:

On winning the WWE Tag Team Championship from the New Age Outlaws for the first time:

“It meant a whole lot,” Jey said. “They finally put us on a pedestal with my whole family. There is this Samoan lineage and being champion. It was March 3 we won. If you watch the footage back, it was a moment for us. We know how much it meant to the family. We knew they were watching.”

What the one match was that put them on the map:

“I think that Money in the Bank match we had kind of put the Usos on that pedestal,” Jey said. “We let the crowed know, the WWE Universe know that the Usos could go. Money in the Bank against the Shield’s Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins, we lost that match. It was in front of a Philadelphia crowd, which is a hard crowd. We made a statement.”

How they make sure they’re staying humble and making sure their fans get recognized:
“We got to give back to our fans,” Jey said. “It’s kind of cliché, but it’s true. Without the fans I wouldn’t have a job. We wouldn’t be able to feed our kids and pay our bills. We are grateful to be here as champions.”

The rest of the article can be found here.
Editor’s Note:
As someone who was in attendance for that “Money in the Bank” match, it was as good as he says it was. It totally took all of our attention and made us realize The Usos were here to stay.
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