WARNING: The following report contains MAJOR SPOILERS for tonight’s episode of WWE Raw, which was pre-taped at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Click here for complete SPOILER-filled taping results.
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The Authors of Pain defeated Seth Rollins in a two-on-one handicap match tonight on WWE Raw to become the new Raw Tag Team Champions.
Rollins and Dean Ambrose won the tag team titles just two weeks ago on Raw from Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre, but things were quickly complicated when the “Lunatic Fringe” turned heel, attacking his long-time friend and faction partner.
On tonight’s show in Manchester, Acting General Manager Baron Corbin demanded that Rollins put the tag titles on the line with or without a partner, leading to the Authors of Pain scoring the victory and capturing their first championships on the WWE main roster. They are also former NXT Tag Team Champions.
Immediately following the match, Dean Ambrose made an appearances, coming through the crowd and attacking Rollins with his Dirty Deeds finishing maneuver.