Backstage News On SmackDown Placing Raw “Under Siege”, New Undertaker T-Shirt, NXT Star Turns 38

– Last Monday, SmackDown LIVE Commissioner Shane McMahon and the Superstars of SmackDown LIVE launched a brutal surprise ransacking that brought Raw completely “under siege.”

According to, the angle backstage was actually shot earlier in the day. SmackDown LIVE Superstars were instructed to really lay in their beatings on the Superstars of Raw, as Vince McMahon wanted it to look at physically brutal as possible. There was such an attention to detail that when one SmackDown LIVE Superstar threw what was described as a “typical working punch,” the filming was stopped and reset so that it wouldn’t be seen on television.

– At this weekend’s MCM Comic Con in London, England, WWE Shop has a stand selling an exclusive Undertaker T-Shirt.

– Bobby Fish celebrated his birthday on Friday as he turned 38. He worked that night’s NXT live event in Des Moines, Iowa, where he and Kyle O’Reilly lost to NXT Tag Team Champions SAnitY (Eric Young and Alexander Wolfe) via count-out.