Tag Team Eliminator : WWE is known to be coming up with a number of exciting events to entertain millions of its fans across the globe on a regular basis and this could well be the reason of its immense popularity amongst the Global audience in the past few decades. While they have been able to run shows like Raw and Smackdown for more than 25 years on trot now, they have been able to keep their audience engaged with the quality of entertainment and performances delivered in the process.
Tag Team Eliminator is one of the recent additions to the list and the event is set to adjudge the new winner of the tag team championship after the Braun Strowman and his tag team partner from audience a kid named Nicholas.
How it all Got Started?
It was during the Wrestlemania 34, when Braun Strowman was supposed to pick a tag team partner for himself to counter the team of Bar for the tag team titles and he went on to pick a 10 year old kid Nicholas from the audience to help him during his bout. Once the match got started , Strowman asked Nicholas to stay by the ringside and battled it all by himself against the Bar and after a number of close calls and submission escapes by Bar, they finally bowed down to the “Monster “ of WWE.
Braun strowman and Nicholas defeated the Bar to became the Raw tag team champions and this all happened on the biggest stages of all, The Wrestlemania 34 !
What Made them to Relinquish their Tag Team Title then?
While it was understood that both of them have officially been named as the new Raw Tag team champions, they were both supposed to defend the same title in the coming matches. As Nicholas was just a 10 year’s old kid studying in 4th grade, it was logically wasn’t possible him to feature in a match which includes some of the professionals from the WWE.
That’s why Braun strowman along with Nicholas told the RAW general manager Kurt angle during the RAW event that they will be surrendering the title due to Nicholas inability to feature in the upcoming matches.
How it led to the Announcement of Tag team Eliminators?
While the Raw Tag team Titles were vacated, Kurt angle announced that the Tag team eliminator would take place in order to crown the new Tag team champions. The Raw general manager further quoted that there will be four teams which would be participating in the Tag team Eliminator and the winner would be taking on the Bar for the Tag team Title in the Greatest Royal Rumble event which was scheduled to be staged in Saudi Arabia .
Some Unknown Facts about the Tag team Eliminator Saga
The Identity of Nicholas
While a lot of people took Nicholas as a normal kid who was sitting in the audience watching the Wrestlemania 34 like other people in the crowd, he was later found out to be the son of famous WWE Official John Cone.
First Non Professional to feature in a Wrestle mania Tag team Title championship
Although Braun Strowman was supposed to pick his tag team partners from the existing WWE Roster, he went on to pick 10 years old Nicholas from the Audience to battle along with him against the Bar. This was the first ever instance that a Non –Professional from Audience was picked as a Tag team player for a Wrestle mania event.
Road to The Tag Team Eliminator
The Revival vs Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson ( First Round)
The first match towards the Tag team eliminator to be held during the Greatest Royal Rumble was staged between the Revival and the team of Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. The match saw some of the close escapes and near pin falls and eventually the Revival came out as the winners of the match and head into the semifinals of the Tag team Eliminators.
Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt vs Titus Worldwide( First Round)
The Second match saw Matt hardy and Bray Wyatt to battle it out again for a place in the semi finals of the Tag team eliminators against Titus Worldwide. While Matt and Bray Wyatt were experience campaigners, the team of Titus Worldwide didn’t hold for long time and finally ended up in a defeat to the WWE legends. This would mean that the Revivals would now be taking the team of Matt hardy and Bray Wyatt in the Semi finals.
The Revival vs Bray Wyatt & Matt Hardy ( Semi Finals)
The semi finals match for a spot in the finals of the Tag team Eliminator at the Greatest Royal rumble in Saudi Arabia took place between the Revival and the team of Bray Wyatt & Matt Hardy. On one hand there was a team which was comprising of Matt hardy and Bray Wyatt which have just started featuring as a tag team in the Raw event and the other side it was Team Revival which has already made a big name for themselves in the WWE.
Moreover, the Revival gave the team of Matt hardy and Bray Wyatt a tough fight during the match before going down to them on a pin fall defeat. Although most of the fans didn’t expect the Revival to lose as they were coming from winning spree during the Raw event, the experience of Matt hardy and Bray Wyatt came into picture to land them as the winners for a spot in the Tag team eliminator finals at the greatest Royal Rumble against the Bar ( Cesaro and Sheamus).
Bray Wyatt & Matt Hardy vs the Bar (The Tag team Eliminator Finals)
It was the big showdown event at the Saudi Arabian territory which saw one of the biggest Tag team titles championships to be staged down under and saw the Bar and the team of Bray Wyatt and Matt hardy fighting it out for the Raw Tag team titles championship.
The match was highly anticipated and was thought to be one of the closest battle to be fought for the tag team championship and it also lived up to all the hype in the best manner possible. Bray Wyatt and Matt hardy finally came out as the Winners for the Tag team eliminator and denied the Bar once again to put their hand on the coveted title. The Tag team Eliminator came out as the perfect dose of Entertainment for the worldwide fans of WWE and it brought everything from breathtaking performances and dramatic events during the process.