After a hellacious No Disqualification match on the latest episode of Smackdown Live, The New Day defeated The Bludgeon Brothers to become the new Smackdown Tag Team Champions. This is the fifth tag team championship reign for The New Day.
— WWE (@WWE) August 22, 2018
Reports surfaced over the past few days that Erick Rowan suffered a torn bicep at SummerSlam that will require him to miss some time. It seems Rowan’s untimely injury lead to The New Day taking the Smackdown Tag Team Championships away from The Bludgeon Brothers.