Heavy Machinery was a part of Talking Smack this week, with Kayla Braxton and Sami Zayn, when it was announced that Tucker would be headed to RAW as part of WWE Draft 2020, This is officially the end of Heavy Machinery, considering that Otis and Tucker will be on two separate brands.
Why did WWE decide to split up Tucker and Otis in this manner during WWE Draft 2020, you rightfully ask? Here are 5 possible reasons why Heavy Machinery may have been split up, not based on insider knowledge, but it is easy to surmise from current events.
Everyone loves Heavy Machinery so let us know your favorite Otis or Tucker moment in the comments section below and also if you are happy with the highly beloved team going its separate ways as a result of WWE Draft 2020.
#5 Setting up Otis as a legitimate singles superstar before he cashes in his Money in the Bank contract
We've all heard the stories about how little Vince McMahon values tag team wrestling from more than one performer, and if the plan is to put either the WWE Universal Championship or the WWE Championship around Otis' waist, then he needs to be weaned away from the tag team division in the days and weeks that follow.
Vince McMahon probably wants Otis to be seen as a top performer as he runs through one heel after another all the way to the very top of the card. And when he does, he can be seen as a credible enough babyface, at par with top stars like Roman Reigns and/or Jimmy Uso based on how Hell in a Cell turns out. Right now, can you imagine Otis as the face of either WWE brand?