World Wrestling Entertainment has announced that Raw general manager Kurt Angle will be replacing Roman Reigns in the 3-on-5 Handicap Tables, Ladders & Chairs match at Sunday’s WWE TLC pay-per-view.
The Hall of Famer will now team with RAW Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose to face Cesaro, Sheamus, Kane, Braun Strowman and WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz.
In addition, Smackdown’s AJ Styles will be replacing Bray Wyatt in the match against Finn Balor’s Demon.
“Breaking news: Kurt Angle will return to action and replace Roman Reigns at WWE TLC; AJ Styles to battle “The Demon” Finn Bálor,” said WWE.
“Due to medical issues impacting two WWE Superstars scheduled to appear at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs, streaming live on WWE Network this Sunday, the special event will now feature Kurt Angle competing in a WWE ring for the first time in more than 11 years, as he replaces Roman Reigns. In addition, former WWE Champion AJ Styles will replace Bray Wyatt and face “The Demon” Finn Bálor.
“A WWE Hall of Famer and the current General Manager of Raw, Angle will join forces with Raw Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose to battle the daunting combination of Braun Strowman, Intercontinental Champion The Miz, Cesaro, Sheamus and The Big Red Machine Kane in a Tables, Ladders & Chairs 5-on-3 Handicap Match.
“The showdown between “The Demon” and Styles is one that the WWE Universe has been wanting for a long time and promises to be one of the most exciting matches of 2017.
“Check back with WWE.com as more information becomes available. Don’t miss a moment of WWE TLC, streaming live on WWE Network, this Sunday at 8 ET/5 PT.”
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