There have been several iconic and legendary tag team matches at WrestleMania, most notably in TLC matchups during the Attitude era. Tag Team Championships have been defended most years, but can often be largely ignored in terms of story quality.
As there are now three different tag titles on the main roster, there are concerns that sometimes certain belts may not be on the card, but with WWE now hosting two nights. WrestleManiasthere is more time for everything to be integrated. That being said, tag titles at all levels have had their ups and downs over the past few years. WrestleManias.
ten The Bar vs. Braun Strowman & Nicholas, WrestleMania 34
It will go there with the most ridiculous and strange matches of WrestleMania the story. Braun Strowman chose a kid from the crowd to be his tag team partner for this title match. Even though Nicholas was referee John Cone’s son, that doesn’t change the fact that it was crazy.
The match ended up seeing Strowman completely crush The Bar, who had been a very legit side up to this point but looked amateurish as they were defeated soundly and quickly which allowed the youngest champion to WWE history of winning Raw Tag Team gold.
9 Street Profits Vs Angel Garza & Austin Theory, WrestleMania 36 Night Two
The rushed nature of this match hurt him, with NXT’s Austin Theory call-up filling the role of Andrade, who was unable to compete on the night. The four men still concocted an entertaining sprint, but too short to really mean much.
The lack of an audience certainly hurt the proceedings as well, but with everyone involved being great athletes, it wasn’t terrible, and it was fun at times, even if the Performance Center made for an uncomfortable setting.
8 Usos Vs Bludgeon Brothers Vs New Day, WrestleMania 34
On paper, with the names in play, it should have been great. However, as it took place over a long show, they had very little time to work, and it resulted in a match that felt incredibly rushed, with the men clearly struggling to surrender from one place to place.
It was still watchable, though, and the Bludgeon Brothers were made to look like towering monsters. It was nice to see everyone involved reach the WrestleMania card, but this match ended up being a little underwhelming when all was said and done.
7 Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler vs. Natalya & Tamina, WrestleMania 37 Night Two
The night before, Natalya and Tamina won a glove match to earn the right to challenge for the women’s titles on the second night of WrestleMania. It wasn’t the most popular decision, with fan favorites The Riott Squad being the favorite team. Either way, the fans went all-in behind the faces of this one, which elevated the game.
But there were some sloppy moments throughout, and it was slow at times, with the game perhaps going a little too long. However, Tamina had plenty of time to shine and the fans were loud for her, which managed to make up for any spots that didn’t quite hit. It was by no means perfect, but the crowd helped it.
6 Fatal Four Way Women’s Tag Title, WrestleMania 35
There were a lot of women involved here, which ended up clouding the action a bit. With only ten minutes of work, things seemed both rushed but also too slow in stages, which made everything a bit awkward.
That being said, lots of action was strong and it was nice to see Beth Phoenix mingling with today’s superstars. The IIconics victory was a nice and emotional moment, even if the follow-up was poor, but seeing Bayley and Sasha Banks lose the belts so soon after winning them was a kick in the teeth.
5 The Revival vs Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins, WrestleMania 35
This match took place on the Kickoff show, but it was definitely good enough to take place on the main card. Both teams put on a good old fashioned game, with everything done well, although there was nothing too special to see.
Hawkins and Ryder’s victory was a good time, with the hometown boys picking up a big win, although the fact that they had a tag title match, with Hawkins suffering a losing streak, made it The Revival quite weak. They did their job well though, helping to place the new champions in strength, even if the booking wasn’t all that good.
4 Kabuki Warriors vs. Nikki Cross and Alexa Bliss, WrestleMania 36 Night One
It was the first game on the card for Wrestle Mania 36, and trying to kick off the show with a bang without a hot crowd in attendance, is certainly a difficult task. Under the circumstances, the four women did a great job of producing a good game, with solid action even if not everything was perfect.
Around the halfway point, when they kicked into second gear, they were able to distract themselves from the strange surroundings, with the game getting better as it went on. Bliss & Cross winning the belts was a good time, although it probably would have been even better in a stadium full of excited fans.
3 New Day against AJ Styles and Omos, WrestleMania 37
Compared to other matches, this action in this match was very simple and according to the book, and it could be said that it made New Day a bit weak. However, Omos’ presentation was wonderful, and it felt more like a show and showcase than a game, but in a good way.
The crowd was electric to see Omos’ debut, and he didn’t let them down, as he looked like a beast in the bright spotlights of WrestleMania. Although Omos struggled to maintain that momentum, this match, seen in a vacuum, was a huge success.
2 Jimmy Uso vs. John Morrison vs. Kofi Kingston, WrestleMania 36 Night One
This one split the fans in terms of quality but considering they had to wrestle in an empty building in a ladder match, the three men excelled beautifully. The spots were brutal and they managed to make up for it being three singles contestants battling for the tag titles.
It was awkward at times and the sounds of the ladders were excruciating to listen to, but there’s no doubt the three men gave it their all to put on a show, and it was one of the best matches on the entire card.
1 Tag Title SmackDown Fatal Four Way, WrestleMania 35
Looking at who was involved, with The Usos defending against The Bar, Rusev & Shinsuke Nakamura, and Aleister Black & Ricochet, there was no way it could be bad. Even though they only had ten minutes, it was an absolute blast from the opening bell to the end.
It was a high-impact, fast-paced game that was set up perfectly, and although it lacked story due to it being a one-off festival, it was a nice addition to the WrestleMania card, and offered some variety.
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