New Day Retain Tag Team Titles Against Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro

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The New Day issued an open challenge for anyone in the SmackDown roster, telling the brand that they would defend their Tag Team Championships against whoever wanted to challenge them. During tonight’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown, that challenge came in the form of Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro. While the two superstars were close to taking them down at times, the defending champions came away with a win, as New Day was able to come away with a win.

For a brief breakdown of how the match ended, check out below, and make sure to follow along with our live coverage of tonight’s episode:

Big E. uranage suplexes Nakamura. Nakamura dropkicks  Big E. off the top. Cesaro lands a diving headbutt. Big E. kicks out. Kingston and Big E. double team Nakamura. The New Day hit the doomsday double foot stomp. Cesaro breaks up the pin. Big E. Big E. launches Kingston to the outside for a splash. Cesaro blasts Kingston with a midair European uppercut. Zayn gets in the ring to hit Kingston with the plate New Day’s pancakes were on but the referee see it. The referee ejects Zayn from ringside. Kingston drops Cesaro with Trouble in Paradise for the win.

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