The Acclaimed defeat Swerve In Our Glory for AEW World Tag Team Championships

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The Acclaimed are champions.

Following Chris Jericho becoming ROH World Champion, there was another title change as The Acclaimed (Max Caster & Anthony Bowens) defeated Swerve Strickland and Keith Lee to become AEW World Tag Team Champions.

Your NEW #AEW World Tag Team Champions are #TheAcclaimed @PlatinumMax & @bowens_official!#AEWDynamite Grand Slam

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) September 22, 2022

#TheAcclaimed have done it! We have NEW #AEW World Tag Team Champions in @PlatinumMax & @bowens_official, with @realbillygunn!
It’s #AEWDynamite Grand Slam LIVE on @TBSNetwork!

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) September 22, 2022

Keith Lee and Swerve’s reign began back in July and they were the seventh team to hold those belts.

I can’t remember ever biting on a near fall as hard as I did in this match. Between a blown spot (the missed “pounce”) for what I assume was supposed to be the near fall, then followed by the power bomb, the crowd absolutely deflated when it looked like SIOG was going to retain, and I was right there with them. A little luck that the miscue actually worked in their favor, but still, very well executed.