Right around the same time as social media blew up with the news that AEW had confirmed it’s broadcast team, a team which included Jim Ross on a three-year deal, news leaked from the WWE end of the world that The Usos have been locked down to a new set of contracts.
According to Mike Johnson of PWInsider, the idea that Jimmy & Jey Uso would re-sign their WWE deals was nothing new, but pen had not been put to paper. Terms and length of the deals were not disclosed.
Until Tuesday night, there was no plan for the Usos for this year’s WrestleMania. That is until they were forced by Alexa Bliss to defend their SmackDown Live Tag Team Championships in a Fatal 4-Way Match. Some may speculate the delay in the decision to have this match might coincide with the contract extensions but that likely isn’t the case. Instead, at best, it helps determine the outcome, giving the Usos much higher odds of walking away still the champs.
The Usos: One of WWE Best Tag Teams?
Part of a legendary wrestling heritage, The Usos signed with WWE in 2009. They made their debut on the main roster in 2010, spent years as a mid-level team until the last couple years where they really blossomed as a duo, using their innovative mic skills and classic bouts with teams like New Day and The Bar to become one of the company’s most prized teams.
Their employment hasn’t been without some controversy as they’ve found themselves in the news a