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Although The Usos are touted as the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions, they have technically always been the Raw and SmackDown Tag Team Champions. The same goes for Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, who holds both the WWE Title and Universal Championship.

WWE has announced The Usos will defend the Raw Tag Team Titles against Dominik Mysterio and Damian Priest on Raw 30 this Monday. This caught fans off guard as The Usos usually defended the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Titles.

In the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer reported that having The Usos defend the titles separately again is a call from Paul “Triple H” Levesque.

“The idea right now on the tag team front is that there are two sets of belts. The Usos are champions, but the Raw and Smackdown belts are different. This is a new Paul Levesque move and it does allow the Usos to lose one set of belts and keep the other. It was explained to me that the hope is it makes fans think it’s more likely somebody beats them for one set of belts.”

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The Usos won the WWE Raw Tag Team Championships in a Winners Take All Match from K-Bro (Randy Orton & Matt Riddle) on WWE SmackDown in May 2022.