The two teamed up for the first time at the Summerslam event, teaming up as both of them were eager for title shots. The two won a hardcore triple threat tag team match also involving Hollywood Hogan and Kurt Angle, as well as the World Tag Team champions Kane and Edge. With the World Tag titles on the line, the duo were able to win the titles. It would be the first title wins for both men individually as well as a team.
- The tag team name comes from the real-life Filthy Animals tag team from WCW.
- World Tag Team Championship (1 Time and Current)