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5 Reasons why Dominik and Rey Mysterio won SmackDown Tag Team Championships

5 Reasons why Dominik and Rey Mysterio won SmackDown Tag Team Championships
At WrestleMania Backlash, WWE legend Dominik Mysterio and his father Rey Mysterio eventually defied all odds to become the new SmackDown Tag Team Champions. They won the titles tonight by defeating Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode's squad.

It was a heartwarming moment, and fans and wrestlers alike have already congratulated the two on their win on the internet. This was Rey Mysterio's fifth tag team title win in WWE, though Dominik's was his first.

Let's look at five potential explanations for Reyn Mysterio and Dominik Mysterio's SmackDown Tag Team Championship victory at WrestleMania Backlash.

Make Dominik and Rey Mysterio the first-ever son-father in WWE history

The entire match was built around the possibility of Dominik and Rey Mysterio becoming WWE's first son-father tag team champions. That's exactly what happened at WrestleMania Backlash when The Mysterious defeated Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler to take the belts.

While there have been many son-father stories in WWE history, we rarely see a son-father team competing in the ring. All of this was made possible by Rey Mysterio's physical fitness, even at the age of 46, which enabled him to compete.

This has been on the cards since Dominik Mysterio made his WWE debut in 2019, and fans have been waiting to see the two play together and win tag team gold. With this actually happening at WrestleMania Backlash tonight, the WWE Universe will undoubtedly hear the company tout Dominik and Rey Mysterio as the first father-son tag team champions in WWE history several times in the coming weeks.

Put over Dominik as a top babyface like his father

Put over Dominik as a top babyface like his father
Rey Mysterio is widely regarded as the biggest underdog in the history of WWE. WWE gave his son Dominik Mysterio a similar underdog booking at WrestleMania Backlash tonight.

Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode assaulted Dominik backstage before tonight's match, seriously injuring him. When the medical staff examined him, they determined that he was not fit to play. Rey Mysterio then reassured him by telling him that they'd have more opportunities in the future. Following that, he went out to the ring by himself to face The Dirty Dawgs.

The champions dominated Rey Mysterio in the match, attacking him and holding him down, only for Dominik to come out to the ring in a valiant moment. In the end, he was the one who got his team the SmackDown Tag Team Championships by pinning them. It was undoubtedly a fantastic show that cemented Dominik's status as a top babyface.

Dominik and Rey Mysterio as champions may shake up the SmackDown Tag Team scene

It's probably a "best for business" situation if Dominik and Rey Mysterio win the SmackDown Tag Team Championships tonight at WrestleMania Backlash. The father-son duo as champions could shake up the Blue brand's tag team roster, which hasn't been particularly exciting recently.

Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler are fantastic heels, but as champions, they didn't do anything to support the titles. In truth, the SmackDown Tag Team Championship was the only one not defended at WrestleMania 37 earlier this year. With some amazing storylines, Dominik and Rey Mysterio will get the glory of the titles back.

The Usos win the SmackDown Tag Team Championships

The Usos win the SmackDown Tag Team Championships
Jimmy Uso made his return to WWE TV on SmackDown a few weeks ago. According to a story from WrestlingNews earlier this week, Jey and Jimmy, The Usos, are currently planning to regain the SmackDown tag team titles from a babyface team.

Dominik and Rey Mysterio's victory tonight could pave the way for The Usos to wrest the titles from them and generate more heat as heels.

Set up a potential feud between Dominik and Rey Mysterio

Once Dominik and Rey Mysterio lose the SmackDown Tag Team Championships, a rivalry between the son and father duo is likely to be pursued by WWE.

Dominik Mysterio said in an interview with Chris Van Vliet last year that facing his father, Rey Mysterio, is on his bucket list.

Dominik could easily turn heel and face Rey Mysterio in his retirement match, eventually retiring him and taking over the mask, according to WWE.

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