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WWE News: Kurt Angle selects the first member of Team Raw

Kurt Angle's first pick is a big one.

News 01 Nov 2017, 05:12 IST

Kurt Angle is a good decision maker

What's the story?

Survivor Series is upon us and it's time to put the teams together for the big event. Kurt Angle was named the captain of Team Raw last night when Stephanie McMahon returned last night and told him if he didn't pull a win then it would be his job on the line.

It looks like Angle has made his first choice for Team Raw and it's a monster of a choice.

In case you didn't know...

Braun Strowman was put inside a garbage truck at TLC and compacted like Shredder at the end of the first live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. But since he's a monster he just came back from the dead.

Bryan Alvarez hypothesised on Wrestling Observer Live that maybe Vince McMahon's plan is to just keep killing Braun Strowman and bring him back like a cartoon character.

That very well might be the case because after that ambulance accident at the hands of Roman Reigns when he committed vehicular homicide on "The Monster Among Men", this garbage truck murder was a good way to top it. The only question I have is what they'll do next, throw him into a wood chipper?

The heart of the matter

Braun Strowman made his triumphant return on Raw when a garbage truck dropped him back off backstage just like the ambulance did.

He took to destroying the Miz and his Miztourage, particularly Curtis Axel. Poor Curtis Axel, he just tries so hard and gets hurt so much.

This monstrous display of babyface ability piqued Kurt Angle's interest and now Braun Strowman is the first official member of the Team Raw's men's team. If you'd like to know who's supposed to fill out the rest of the slots according to PW Insider, just click here.

What's next?

Survivor Series is going to be a great event with a stacked men's Survivor Series match. It will only be a matter of time before some amazing matchups take place in Houston.

Author's take

Braun Strowman is a great choice for this team but I have to wonder where this will lead since Kane is lurking in Braun's massive shadow and obviously wants a piece of "The Monster Among Men".

Unless those two tangle during a main event on Raw, I have no idea when Kane vs Braun Strowman will actually happen because the "Big Red Machine" obviously needs to return to the campaign trail soon enough as he's still running for Mayor of Knox County Tennessee after all.

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