Alexa Bliss revealed on WWE RAW that the first WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions will be crowned at WWE Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, on February 17.
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There will be a Chamber match with 3 teams from RAW and 3 teams from SmackDown Live. The winning team will be crowned the Champions, indicating the titles will be defended on both brands. Bliss also revealed the new title belts, which you can see above.
Between 1983 and 1989, WWF already had its Women’s Tag Team Champions. Velvet McIntyre and Princess Victoria were recognized as the inaugural champions when they came to the promotion in 1983. The final champions were The Glamour Girls (Leilani Kai and Judy Martin). When the titles were abandoned in 1989, they were the longest reigning Champions at 866 days.
Since 2012, the news have been coming and going about the resurrection of the titles. Last month, Bayley and Sasha Banks stated that they wanted to become the inaugural WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions. During the December 24, 2018 episode of RAW, WWE CEO Vince McMahon announced that a new Women’s Tag Team Championship would be introduced in 2019. It’s now a true moment of bliss…