Braun Strowman had to win the match, which included the use of tables, ladders and chairs, in order to get a title shot against Brock Lesnar and to eliminate Corbin as the acting general manager on Monday Night Raw.
Luckily, Strowman had a plan.
He told the audience that the match was a TLC match — meaning there were no rules — so if anyone that Corbin had screwed over wanted to come down to help him, they could legally.
Apollo Crews, Bobby Roode, Chad Gable, Finn Balor and Kurt Angle all came down with chairs. Even Heath Slater, who was forced to be the referee by Corbin, took off his ref’s shirt and added some punches to Corbin.
After all the guys hit their finishing moves on Baron Corbin, he looked like this:
Braun Strowman then stepped into the ring, placed a foot on Baron Corbin, and pinned him for the three count.
That meant that Corbin was fired as general manager of Monday Night Raw and now Strowman gets his title shot at Brock Lesnar at the Royal Rumble in January.
After the match, Strowman said that Corbin was finished.
“Look, it’s great and all, I’m glad to get Baron Corbin out of his position as General Manager but that’s all in the past,” Strowman said. “I am focused on my Universal Championship opportunity against Brock Lesnar. That’s it. Royal Rumble, The Monster Among Men, Brock Lesnar. Enough said.”
Tonight on Monday Night Raw, Braun Strowman will be there to talk about his upcoming Universal Championship match and Vince McMahon will be there to deal with the fallout of the Baron Corbin era.