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War Machine gets their new WWE name

This is technically a spoiler, but on the scale of surprise-ruiners, it’s closer to “R-Truth return” than “Undertaker plans”. Still, it happened before TakeOver: New Orleans went on the air from Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Saturday night (April 7), so it will probably air on WWE Network this upcoming Wednesday. Or even if it doesn’t, Hanson and Rowe’s presence at a big show like this means they’re one step closer to television regular status - and if they went to the trouble of making a TitanTron graphic...

Anyway, spoiler. You’ve been warned.

After much speculation, and some house show appearances under the team name they used in Ring of Honor and New Japan, the team formerly known as War Machine will now be called...

... which isn’t going to cause any confusion for people looking for the Marvel superhero or the jailed, woman-beating ex-MMA pro. But it also doesn’t make a whole lot of sense.

Oh well. Undisputed ERA is a clunker, too, and those guys have a bunch of gold, so, what do I know.

What do you think of the War Raiders name, Cagesiders?

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