Braun Strowman, Nicholas Relinquish WWE Raw Tag Title Due to Schedule Conflict

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistApril 10, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 29:  WWE Superstars Braun Strowman, Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan ring The New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell in honor of WrestleMania 32  at New York Stock Exchange on March 29, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
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Young Nicholas' stranglehold of the Raw tag team division lasted less than one night.

Braun Strowman told Raw general manager Kurt Angle on Monday night that he and Nicholas were surrendering the Raw tag team titles. Strowman cited Nicholas' busy schedule as a fourth-grader in elementary school:


Due to some scheduling conflicts*, @BraunStrowman & Nicholas are RELINQUISHING the #RAW #TagTeamTitles... *4th Grade https://t.co/g8B2Uoysxd

Strowman selected Nicholas out of the crowd in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at WrestleMania 34 on Sunday when he needed a tag team partner to challenge Cesaro and Sheamus. Strowman essentially single-handedly defeated Cesaro and Sheamus to take the tag belts.

Brad Shepard of Bodyslam.net reported Nicholas is the son of WWE referee John Cone, which answered one of the biggest questions coming out of WrestleMania 34.

If this is the end of Nicholas' in-ring career with WWE, at least he got to go out on top.


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