RK-Bro issued a challenge to The Usos for a Tag Team Title Unification match on last week. The challenge was accepted by The Usos and the match happened on last night’s SmackDown.
During the closing moment of the match Roman Reigns interfered while Paul Heyman distracts the referee. Reigns knocked off Riddle when he is on the top rope and that helped to The Usos to picked up the victory.
Roman Reigns and The Usos continuously attacked Riddle and Orton after the match. They put Riddle on the announcer’s table, and Jey Uso hit the Usos splash to Riddle. Also, Reigns applied the guillotine choke to Randy Orton. SmackDown ended with The Bloodline standing tall with all their gold. WWE highlighted Roman Reigns and Riddle most of the time.
The Tribal Chief has issued a statement regarding Usos victory. He said “The Bloodline is unstoppable and acknowledge them.”
Unstoppable. Undisputed.— Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) May 21, 2022
From Day One.
Acknowledge Us. ☝🏽@WWEUsos @HeymanHustle https://t.co/wBXd0vFBLU
However, WWE announced that Randy Orton and Riddle are undergoing a medical evaluation. They noted Riddle has suffered a bruised hip and lower back. The injury angle is part of the script to further hyped the storyline.
“As a result of a vicious attack by The Bloodline in the wake of SmackDown’s Tag Team Title Unification match, Riddle has suffered a bruised hip and lower back and both he and Randy Orton are undergoing a medical evaluation.”
UPDATE: @SuperKingofBros and @RandyOrton are undergoing medical evaluation following #TheBloodline's vicious attack on #SmackDown. pic.twitter.com/1ZfUfms4Je— WWE (@WWE) May 21, 2022
According to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer, Roman Reigns is set to defend his WWE Universal Championship against Riddle at Money in the Bank on July 2nd then Reigns will face Randy Orton at SummerSlam on July 30th. Later on September 3rd Roman Reigns will defend his titles against Drew McIntyre at Clash at the Castle at Principality Stadium in United Kingdom.
We will update you when we receive more details. Stay tuned with The Spotlight.