• The year 2020 has been a very bad year for the WWE Tag Team Division
  • Know which tag teams WWE released this year?

There is no doubt that WWE is the best wrestling company in the world and due to the plethora of top superstars and teams on the roster, WWE is often accused of ignoring the tag team division. Currently, both the Raw and SmackDown brands have their own tag team championships but both brands do not have that much depth in the tag team division.

Despite this, WWE has made some decisions this year that completely changed the tag team division. In this article, we are going to mention 5 tag teams that were released by WWE and 5 tag teams that have been separated.

#5 Tag Team Champions WWE released: The Revival

The revival, which was very popular among fans at NXT, made its debut in the main roster in 2017. After joining the main roster, Revival became the first tag team in WWE history to win the tag team titles of all three brands, however, they were not happy with being used properly in the company.

He then tried to leave the company in 2019, but WWE pushed and persuaded him to stay in the company for some time, and finally, Revival left WWE in 2020 and moved to AEW.

5- WWE separates The Iconics Tag Team

WWE shocked everyone this year by splitting Payton Royce and Billie Kay’s team The Iconics. Let me tell you, The Iconics fought a match against Rait Squad earlier this year. The Iconics had lost the match and they had to separate, depending on the condition of the match. Payton Royce was then drafted into Raw in the WWE Draft while being part of Billie’s SmackDown.

4- WWE releases Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows

The team of Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, and AJ Styles was known as The OC before being released by WWE. Gallows and Anderson tried their best to win the match against The Undertaker to AJ Styles in a Bonnard match at WrestleMania 36, ​​however, he could not succeed.

WWE then released Gallows & Anderson, cutting their spending during the Corona epidemic. Both superstars became part of Impact Wrestling upon release, and currently, both superstars are Impact World Tag Team Champions.

4- WWE separates Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross

Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross started their innings in the WWE as a tag team in the year 2019. The tag team then captured the Women’s Tag Team Championships on two occasions at Raw and WrestleMania 36 last year. However, Alexa and Nikki’s friendship broke out after her arrival with The Find, and the couple has now split.

3- WWE releases Author of Pain

One of the most dominant teams in the WWE NXT had managed to win the Raw Tag Team Championship after coming to the Authors of Pain Men’s roster and this team made a lot of headlines with Seth Rollins. However, the team was dropped from television following the injury to the Authors of Pain, and WWE released the team 6 months later.

3- WWE separates Seth Rollins and Murphy

Earlier this year, Murphy joined hands with Seth Rollins and after that, the two superstars managed to win the Raw Tag-Team Championship together. Murphy also supported Seth Rollins in the Feud Against Ray Mysterio and Team. Murphy then launched a romantic angle with Ray Mysterio’s daughter, Alaa, attacking Seth Rollins.

However, the Mysterio family was not willing to accept Murphy but was accepted into the family when Murphy helped Mysterio win the match against Seth Rollins.

2- WWE released Jack Ryder and Kurt Hawkins

Kurt Hawkins is known for his loosening streak in the WWE, however, his streak broke at WrestleMania 35 when he teamed up with Jack Ryder to capture the Raw Tag-Team Championship. At the same time, Jack Ryder has won the US and Intercontinental titles in WWE but never got a chance to appear in the main event picture.

WWE released both of these superstars in April 2020 to cut their spending.

2- WWE separated Sasha Banks and Bayley

WWE teamed up with Bayley after Sasha Banks’ return as Heal Superstar at SmackDown last year. The heel pair then managed to win the Women’s Tag Team Championship this year, however, in the post-payback SmackDown Bayley betrayed Sasha Banks and broke up with her.

After the pair broke up, Hell in Sale had a great match between these two superstars where Banks became the new SmackDown Tag Team Champion, defeating Bayley.

1- WWE releases Epico and Primo

Since making their WWE debut in 2011, Epico and Primo have appeared in several gimmicks, and the pair also managed to win the WWE Tag Team Championship in 2012. The tag team almost disappeared from television in the last year of their WWE careers, and WWE released both of these superstars in April 2020, along with several other superstars.

1- WWE separates New Day

One of WWE’s best tag teams at the present time, New Day made his WWE debut as a heel factor in 2014, however, the team soon became very popular among fans. In the WWE draft this year, the company surprised everyone by separating Big E from New Day.

Let me tell you, Javier Woods and Kofi Kingston of New Day are the current Raw Tag Team Champions while Big E is trying to establish himself as a single superstar in SmackDown.