“Dashing” Cody Rhodes’ music hits and he’s headed to the ring. Drew McIntyre’s music hits and he joins Rhodes towards the ring. Rhodes takes the mic and says that no one has more to brag about than he and McIntyre. McIntyre said no one wanted to face them and everyone was scared of them. Cue the RAW GM’s beep. Michael Cole announced that there is a team on RAW worthy of facing them for the tag titles and the Nexus’ music hits. Wade Barrett comes out and says that this will be the greatest night in the history of the Nexus since he’ll be crowned the new WWE Champion. He then announced “one-half of the new WWE tag team champions, David Otunga.” He followed up by introducing John Cena!
Cody Rhodes and Drew McIntyre (c) vs. David Otunga and John Cena
WWE Tag Team Championship
Otunga started the match and the champions got the early advantage. Otunga was finally able to recover and made a stiff tag to Cena.
Cena dominated Rhodes, and held him up for a long time for a suplex. Cena hit it and Otunga started screaming for the tag to no avail, and Cena covered Rhodes for a two count. Otunga then started yelling at Cena for not tagging in and he was jumped from behind by McIntyre.
The champs maintained control, double teaming Cena and making fast tags. Cena was able to regain control and hit the five knuckle shuffle on McIntyre. Rhodes tagged in and went for Cross-Rhodes, but Cena reversed and got Rhodes in the STF, forcing Rhodes to tap!
John Cena and David Otunga defeated Cody Rhodes and Drew McIntyre to win the WWE Tag Team Championships.
After the match, Otunga celebrated with both belts. He eventually gave Cena one. Cena proceeded to give Otunga the Attitude Adjustment and left with both belts.