On Last night’s RAW from Houston, Texas Heath Slater defeat his tag team partner Rhyno in a match that saw the loser get fired.
The match was made
by General Manager-Elect Baron Corbin, who said he had been crunching some numbers and found that RAW only had room for one of them. Corbin gave them the chance to quit to save the other’s job but they refused and he made the match.
In a twist to the story, Corbin later confronted Slater in a backstage segment and revealed that he’s keeping him on the red brand as a referee, not as an in-ring performer.
Rhyno announced his retirement to the live crowd during a commercial break after the match. Stay tuned for updates on his retirement.
There’s no word yet on what they have planned for Slater in the referee role, but we will keep you updated.
UPDATE: It looks like The Man Beast isn’t finished with WWE just yet as he’s booked for this week’s live events in South America, according to PWInsider. Rhyno has not tweeted since the angle on last night’s show. Stay tuned for updates on his status.