Hand then over. There are all kinds of titles under the WWE banner and it can be a big deal when one of them changes hands. A title win can change the course of a storyline as the pursuit of a championship is often the focal point of a story. Another title changed hands over the weekend, and all it took was five people ganging up to go after two champions at the same time.
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The WWE Tag Team Titles changed hands at Payback over the weekend, as Finn Balor and Damian Priest of the Judgment Day defeated Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens to win the titles. The match was held under street fight rules, with the rest of the Judgment Day, plus JD McDonagh, interfering to cost Owens and Zayn the titles. This is the first Tag Team Title reign for both Balor and Priest.
It was a big deal. Check out the title match:
Opinion: This is one o those title changes that had to take place given how the match was going. If Owens and Zayn could fight off the entire Judgment Day plus McDonagh, there was no reason to believe that the stable had any future. Owens and Zayn had held the titles for about five months so it had been long enough to change them already. This was the right call and came after a heck of a match.
What did you think of the title change? How will the new reign go? Let us know in the comments below.
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