You have to freshen up the ranks. WWE has a lot of things going on at the moment and it can be easy to get lost in the whole situation. With so many stories, angles, matches and shows to keep track of, there is always the chance that you could lose something in the shuffle. It doesn’t help when WWE decides to change a match that they have already announced, but in some cases that is the only option. It was the case with a big match at Crown Jewel but now we have a better idea of what is going on.
This week on SmackDown, there were several more names added to the Team Hogan vs. Team Flair match at Crown Jewel. The match needed to be changed when it was announced that Seth Rollins would be defending the Universal Title against Bray Wyatt, which meant that he could not be part of Team Hogan. Therefore a new captain was needed, with Hulk Hogan himself announcing Roman Reigns as the replacement. In addition, Hogan also announced Shorty G. and Ali as fellow members of his team. The only spot remaining to be filled is the final member of Team Flair.
However, after being announced for the team, Ali sent out a Tweet of himself and Hogan, saying that one was a real American and the other was Hulk Hogan. It isn’t clear why he said this, though Ali does not seem completely happy with being on the team.
The man speaks. Check out Hogan’s announcement of new team members:
Opinion: These are names who could work out well, though I still can’t get over the Shorty G. name. Maybe this can wind up working in the end and the match should be good, with the final member of Team Flair potentially being fun. There are several choices available to put into the spot and you never know who WWE could throw in there for a surprise. The idea of the match may not be the most thrilling thing in the world, but it is something that should work fine given the talent involved.
Do you like the new team members? Who should get the last spot? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books. His latest book is KB’s Complete 2004 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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