The card continues to grow. We are less than eight days away from Clash of Champions, a show built entirely around titles. While there are going to be a few matches with no title implications, the majority of the show is going to be about titles. That means that we are going to need a lot of challengers to go after all of those titles and another one of them was set up over the weekend.

As announced on WWE.com, Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross will be defending their titles against Fire & Desire. The challengers (Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville) defeated Bliss and Cross in a non-title match earlier this week on SmackDown Live to earn their shot. Bliss and Cross have held the titles for a little over a month, winning them on the August 5 Monday Night Raw.

Here’s how it got set up. Check out the match from Tuesday:

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Opinion: It wasn’t exactly a shock to see what was going to happen here but that doesn’t make it any less logical. There aren’t many female tag teams in WWE in the first place so giving the title shot to one of the few regular teams was the only option. This may not be the most thrilling way to go but at least it’s a story that was set up and could make for a decent enough match at the pay per view.

Do you like the sound of this match? Who leaves with the titles? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books. His latest book is KB’s Complete 2004 Monday Night Raw Reviews.

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