The Dirty Dawgz, are a professional wrestling tag team. The team is currently performing in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the Raw brand. They are former one-time WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions and former one-time WWE Raw Tag Team Champions.
After being randomly paired together by Paul Heyman on the August 26 episode of Raw, Dolph Ziggler teamed with Robert Roode to win a tag-team turmoil match to earn a Raw Tag Team Championship match at Clash of Champions. At the event, Ziggler and Roode won the titles from Seth Rollins and Braun Strowman. On the October 14 episode of Raw, Ziggler and Roode lost the titles to The Viking Raiders (Erik and Ivar), ending their reign at 29 days, and they were drafted to the SmackDown brand as part of the 2019 WWE Draft.
At Survivor Series, Ziggler and Roode won a 10-team Interbrand Tag Team Battle Royal. In the following weeks, they aligned themselves with King Corbin during his feud against Roman Reigns. On January 26, 2020, at the Royal Rumble, Roode entered the Royal Rumble match at number 4, but was eliminated by Brock Lesnar. Ziggler also entered at number 19, but was eliminated by Roman Reigns. At Super ShowDown, Ziggler suffered a loss to Mansoor. A week later at Elimination Chamber, Ziggler and Roode competed in the namesake match for the SmackDown Tag Team Championship, where the champions The Miz and John Morrison retained. On the June 22 episode of Raw, it was announced that Ziggler and Roode were traded to the Raw brand for AJ Styles. On that night, Ziggler issued a challenge to WWE Champion Drew McIntyre, which McIntyre accepted for The Horror Show at Extreme Rules. At the event on July 19, Ziggler failed to win the title.
As part of the 2020 Draft in October, both Ziggler and Roode were drafted back to the SmackDown brand. On the January 8, 2021 episode of SmackDown, Ziggler and Roode defeated The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford) to win the SmackDown Tag Team Championship. On April 9, 2021, at WrestleMania SmackDown, Roode and Ziggler defeated Alpha Academy (Chad Gable & Otis), the team of Rey & Dominik Mysterio and The Street Profits in a Fatal 4-Way match to retain the titles. On the April 16 episode of Smackdown, Ziggler and Roode would have another successful title defense as they defeated The Street Profits. They lost the titles to Rey & Dominik Mysterio at WrestleMania Backlash, ending their reign at 128 days.
Championships and accomplishments
- World Wrestling Entertainment