On the latest Hall of Fame podcast, Booker T discusses WWE’s latest release with co-host Brad Gilmore.
Gilmore revealed that he was shocked to see Strowman’s name on the release list. Booker T said that he too was surprised to see The Monster Among Men leave WWE.
“Yeah, it definitely made me go, ‘Whoa!,’ you know, ‘Braun Strowman?’ And then I started looking at it from a business perspective, you know, if that’s true, then rumors spread that Braun Strowman had a huge contract and was making a lot of money. While cutting the budget, that’s one The thing’s going to be thinking about this – ‘Who do we really need? What guy do we really need here to keep this thing going?'” Booker T.
Booker T also explained a possible reason why WWE might have trouble booking Strowman properly.
Booker T said, “And, you know, nothing to be taken from Braun Strowman.” “He was an enigma, that guy was, you know, somewhat of a throwback to people who did that long before him. Look at Braun Strowman, even being Riddle, Braun Strowman It was difficult to match. With more than 2-3 people on the roster.”
Booker T explained that pro wrestling has changed, with companies preferring smaller, more athletic wrestlers to big stars like Braun Strowman.
Braun Strowman’s recent WWE career
The release of Braun Strowman by WWE has shocked many fans as he was being used prominently on Raw.
The Monster Among Men was in a World Title match last month at WrestleMania Backlash, where he faced Bobby Lashley and Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship.
Strowman also won the Universal Championship last year, which he eventually lost to The Find.
Strowman left WWE with an impressive resume. In addition to the Universal Championship, he also holds the Intercontinental and Raw Tag Team Championships. The Monster Among Men also won the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, The Greatest Royal Rumble and Money in the Bank during his tenure in WWE.
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