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Natalya & Tamina win WWE Women's Tag Team titles


New WWE Women's Tag Team Champions were crowned on SmackDown's go-home show for WrestleMania Backlash.

Natalya & Tamina defeated Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler on SmackDown tonight to win the WWE Women's Tag Team titles. After Jax gave Natalya a Samoan drop, Tamina hit a splash from the top rope on Jax and pinned her to get the win. Natalya had taken out Baszler with a German suplex on the outside leading into the finish.

Aside from one 24/7 Championship reign, this is the first title Tamina has held in WWE.

Natalya & Tamina were interviewed in the ring after their title win. Natalya said tonight was for anyone who's ever had a dream and felt like their dream passed them by. Natalya said it's never too late to keep fighting for your dreams. Natalya also said she was so proud of Tamina.

Tamina thanked their families and also thanked the fans.

Bret Hart sent out a tweet earlier today wishing Natalya & Tamina luck ahead of their title match: "I want to wish my niece @natbynature and her tag team partner @TaminaSnuka the best of luck tonight in their championship match on #SmackDown. They won’t need luck though, because talent can’t be stopped."

Before winning the titles tonight, Natalya & Tamina had unsuccessfully challenged Jax & Baszler at WrestleMania 37 last month. Natalya & Tamina won a number one contender's Tag Team Turmoil match at WrestleMania 37 night one before losing to Jax & Baszler at night two.

Natalya & Tamina defeated Jax & Baszler in a non-title match on SmackDown two weeks ago.

Jax & Baszler had been WWE Women's Tag Team Champions since winning the titles from Asuka & Charlotte Flair on the Royal Rumble pre-show this January. This was Jax & Baszler's second reign with the titles.