The format for this week’s episode of WWE Monday Night Raw originally looked different from what the company ended up presenting as they made changes to two matches just hours before the show went live on FOX.
Fightful Select reported that original plans called for Ridge Holland to do a promo where he would address Big E suffering a broken neck. The injury happened on last week’s show when Holland was performing a german suplex.
Holland ended up not cutting a promo, but rather wrestled Kofi Kingston in a match. WWE also aired Big E’s social media updates.
The other change that was made saw Drew McIntyre team up with the Viking Raiders against Happy Corbin, Jinder Mahal and Shanky. It was said Shanky was a late addition to the match, replacing Madcap Moss for reasons that were not given.