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Raw Tag Team title match added to WWE TLC


A new title match has been added to the card for this month's TLC pay-per-view.

WWE has announced that Raw Tag Team Champions The New Day (Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods) will defend their titles against The Hurt Business (Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander) at TLC. While Benjamin & Alexander have unsuccessfully challenged for The New Day's titles twice recently, Alexander has defeated Woods and Kingston in singles action on Raw over the past two weeks.

Alexander defeated Woods on Raw last week. On this Monday's show, Kingston defeated Benjamin but suffered a storyline knee injury in the process. Alexander then got on the microphone and challenged Kingston to face him. Kingston agreed and then lost to Alexander. wrote about their title match for TLC:

The New Day will look to keep The Hurt Business in the red and once again retain their Raw Tag Team Titles at WWE TLC.

Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods have gotten the better of Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander in two epic championship battles on the red brand. Alexander has found success on his own in recent matchups against Kingston & Woods, but his solo swagger has definitely caught the attention of his Hurt Business associates.

It will be another clash of styles when The Power of Positivity takes on the no-nonsense culture that MVP has put in place.

Will The New Day head into the holidays feeling golden? Or will The Hurt Business be stacking titles and profits entering the new year?

TLC is taking place on Sunday, December 20. Here's the updated card for the PPV:

  • Universal Champion Roman Reigns defends his title against Kevin Owens in a tables, ladders, and chairs match
  • WWE Champion Drew McIntyre defends his title against AJ Styles in a tables, ladders, and chairs match
  • SmackDown Women's Champion Sasha Banks defends her title against Carmella
  • Randy Orton vs. "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt
  • Women's Tag Team Champions Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax defend their titles against Asuka & Lana
  • Raw Tag Team Champions The New Day (Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods) defend against The Hurt Business (Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander)