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Major star allegedly set to return and become Braun Strowman's new tag team partner at WrestleMania 36

Rohit Nath
FEATURED WRITER
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Modified 10 Jan 2020, 18:25 IST

Braun Strowman
Braun Strowman

Braun Strowman has been in creative limbo as usual, which has come to define his last few years in WWE. It was only 2017-early 2018 when he was the most over star in the company and now on SmackDown, he has been a part of the Intercontinental Championship picture.

Sportskeeda's own Tom Colohue gave an update on what lies next, mentioning Tyson Fury's possible involvement with him. He got the Fury-Brock Lesnar match rumors out of the way, stating that it doesn't seem like it's going to happen anytime soon:

"That does not seem likely to be happening anytime soon. However, they are looking at Tyson Fury's next [boxing] match [against Deontay Wilder, February 22nd], before we get to the point where we actually get him wrestling again.

He mentioned an interesting note - about how WWE teased a tag team with Braun Strowman. He indicated that The Monster Among Men may be the key to protecting Fury:

"Now when he was in Manchester for the SmackDown taping, he did form the beginnings of a tag team with Braun Strowman. And I think the idea there is that they'll protect how green and inexperienced he is in this field - as well as help potentially get him over. "

Getting Fury over is now a priority and Colohue concluded by saying that teaming with Braun Strowman to face a few top SmackDown heels would likely be the direction for WrestleMania 36.

"That's a key thing they're going to be targeting right now - how to get Tyson Fury over. Which is why I think if he's at WrestleMania, which is very likely, he'll be facing high-quality heels on his own brand - which is SmackDown. So I suspect we're going to see him face King Corbin or some combination of Fury/Strowman-Corbin/Ziggler or Corbin/Ziggler/Roode."

In all likeliness, having a fun throwaway match is perhaps the best option for Tyson Fury given how green he is. He showed that he has a lot of potential when he wrestled Braun Strowman last year in Saudi Arabia and if he beats Deontay Wilder, his stock will only go up.

Published 10 Jan 2020, 18:25 IST
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