Jerry Lawler and Rikishi are now the Grind City Tag Team Champions.
The Memphis Grizzlies hosted the Minnesota Timberwolves last night and during the halftime show, WWE Hall Of Famers Jerry "The King" Lawler and Rikishi captured the 'Grind City' Tag Team Championships. Lawler and Rikishi defeated former two-time IWGP Tag Team Champions The Steiner Brothers (Rick and Scott) and in the corner of Rikishi and Lawler was Buff Bagwell.
Jerry Lawler also paid homage to his late son, Brian Christopher Lawler who was known as "Grandmaster Sexay". Lawler sported Brian Christopher's vest, danced with Rikishi and used the nickname "Grandmaster Sexay" for the night as he won the 170th title of his career.
Let’s get KING @JerryLawler a pleasure to bust a move w you @memgrizz game tonight w cheerleaders tonight #RespectGMS #GCWtagteam #Champions #BlackoutfightsFitted— JR RIKISHI FATU (@TheREALRIKISHI) March 24, 2019
Hey! This makes 170 Championships for me!!! But who's counting? https://t.co/LPgE1juFuD— Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler) March 24, 2019
TOO COOL (2019) @TheREALRIKISHI x @JerryLawler x @grizz pic.twitter.com/l5vqu57f57— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) March 24, 2019
A stink face + the pin. @TheREALRIKISHI & @JerryLawler are your NEW Grind City Tag Team Champions -- pic.twitter.com/DmoYarGd7R— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) March 24, 2019
The #Rikishi up in here with @JerryLawler tonight pic.twitter.com/5Ae2FwYzIF— Fletch (@BeauregardJones) March 24, 2019
. @TheREALRIKISHI is in the house for Grind City WrestleMania -- pic.twitter.com/AJUC0rToiV— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) March 24, 2019
Apparently I know nothing about wrestling because the @memgrizz crowd is pumped about these two and I'm like who are these old dudes pic.twitter.com/8lp4Zx1Wiz— Darwin (@EquationForLife) March 24, 2019
The latest update on the passing of Brian Christopher Lawler was covered by 'The Commercial Appeal' which noted that Jerry Lawler's lawyer is investigating Brian Christopher's death. Rikishi was also in headlines recently when he stated during an interview that he will be proud of The Usos for whatever they choose to do after their WWE contracts expire after WrestleMania 35.