WWE Braun Strowman
Facts about Braun Strowman
Braun Strowman is winner of the Greatest Royal Rumble match which was held in UAE. He eliminated five members in a single Elimination Chamber match which is a record in WWE history. He also eliminated thirteen members in Royal Rumble match which is also the most elimination in a single Royal Rumble match. Braun Strowman is also the winner of Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal.
Current status – WWE Raw Superstar
Real Name – Adam Joseph Scherr
Birth Date – 6th September 1983
Age – 35 years
Birth Place – Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, United States
Fathers Name – Rick Scherr
Mothers Name – Sara Scherr
Sisters Name – Hannah Scherr
Height – 6ft 8 in (203 cm)
Weight – 175 kg (385 lb)
Nickname – The monster among man.
Net worth – usd 1 million
Braun Strowman is a son of Rick and Sara Scherr. Rick was one of the greatest slow pitch softball players. Rick’s nickname was “Crusher” and he is still the USSSA All Time World Series leader in home runs (101), hits (166) and RBIs (201). In 1994 he was inducted into the USSA Hall of Fame. In his early age he went through a significant growth spurt. In high School, Strowman was 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) and then he was 6 ft 5 in (196cm) by the he graduated. When he grows older he spent time in Arkansas and in Tennessee. He studied in Bandys High School as a teenager where he played football, track and field and wrestling teams. In 2001 he completed his graduation and then in next four years he started playing football semi-professionally for the Hickory Hornets. For income he also started working as a doorman and mechanic. In 2007, he attended the NFL Scouting Combine, but later he did not continue it.
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Career in Strongman
On 5th November 2011, Strowman won the NAS US Amateur National Championships and earned his Strongman Corporation (ASC) Professional Card. During the Arnold Sports Festival alongside the 2012 Arnold Strongman Classic on 4th March 2012, he won the 2012 Arnold Amateur Strongman Championships. On 8th July 2012, he finished 5th position overall in SCL North American Championships. He also competed in Giants Live Poland event finishing in 7th position overall on 21st July.
Career in WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment)
In early 2013, BraunStrowman signed a development contract with WWE and was assigned to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. On 19th December 2014 at NXT live event in Jacksonville, Florida, Strowman made his debut by defeating Chad Gable. On 24th August 2015, Strowman made his debut on Raw with The Wyatt Family with Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper attacking Dean Ambrose and Roman reigns. In debut match on Raw Strowman defeated Ambrose by disqualification on 31st August 2015. On 20th September 2015 at Night of Champions Strowman he defeated Jericho by lifting arm triangle choke, due to which The Wyatt Family defeated Ambrose, Reigns and Chris Jericho.
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On 24th January 2016, Strowman eliminated 5 members before being eliminated by Brock Lesnar in the Royal Rumble match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. After 2016 WWE draft, Braun got separated from his team The Wyatt Family in which Braun drafted into Raw while his partners Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper and Eric Rowan were drafted to SmackDown. After that Strowman won many matches against local wrestlers. He got eliminated in WWE Survivor Series match due to interference by James Ellsworth. On 2nd January 2017, at Raw, Strowman defeated Sami Zayn in a last man standing match. On 30th January 2017 at Raw, Strowman got his first world championship match against Kevin Owens where the match got disqualified due to interference of Roman Reigns. On 5th March 2017, at Fastlane, Strowman lost his first match in WWE against Roman Reigns by pinfall.
On 10th April 2017 at Raw, Strowman attacked Reigns in backstage due to which Reigns taken down by an ambulance. He overturned the ambulance in which Reigns was placed inside. While playing a villainous character he had a positive fan response. On 30th April 2017 at Payback, Braun defeated Roman but he also caused an injury with a shattered elbow due to which he needs to be rested for 6 months. But in just 2 months he returned and attacked Roman. On 20th August 2017 at SummerSlam, in a fatal four-way match for the Universal championship, Braun again failed to capture the title as Lesnar pinned Reigns to win the Universal Championship. At No Mercy, Braun again failed to capture the Universal Championship as Brock Lesnar defeated him to defend his title. The Raw General Manager Kurt Angle picked Braun Strowman as the first person of Team Raw for the match against Team SmackDown at Survivor Series. In which Team Raw and the last two survivors were Triple-H and Strowman. But Braun Strowman attacked Triple-H after the match because Tripe-H himself attacked his team member Kurt Angle.
He got one more chance at Royal Rumble in a triple threat match against Kane and Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship but again Lesnar pinned Kane and Braun Strowmanlost his opportunity. At Elimination Chamber on 25th February 2018, Strowman eliminated five opponents i.e. The Miz, Elias, John Cena, Finn Balor and Seth Rollins, setting up a new record of eliminating 5 opponents in a single Elimination Chamber match. But then he got eliminated by Roman Reigns. He also participated in Mixed Match Challenge with partner Alexa Bliss. He won his first championship in WWE as a Raw Tag Team Champion with 10 year old fan from attendance named Nicholas against Cesaro and Sheamus. On 12th April 2018 at Jeddah, UAE, he won the Greatest Royal Rumble match eliminating 13 members and setting up a new record of eliminating most members in a single Royal Rumble match.
Braun Strowman won the Money in the Bank Contract in which he threw Kevin Owens from top of the ladder against a table. Strowman cashed in his Money in the Bank contract by giving up his briefcase for the Championship match at Hell in a Cell. Then he teamed up with Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre to attack The Shield. But he didn’t win the title at Hell in a Cell via disqualification. Strowman teaming with Dolph and Drew lost against the Shield.
At WrestleMania 35, he won Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal by eliminating most number of opponents on 7th April 2019. Braun announced that he will participate in 2019 Money in the Bank ladder match. But he lost his qualifying match against Sami Zayn due to interference of Baron Corbin and Drew McIntyre. Then at Extreme Rules, Braun defeated Bobby Lashley in a last man standing match. On 19th August 2019 at Raw, he become the 2 time Raw Tag Team Champion with Seth Rollins defeating The OC but they lost it against Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler at Clash of Champions. Braun also lost his title match against Seth Rollins for Universal Championship on same night.
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