Vince McMahon’s sudden departure from WWE triggered a lot of changes for the company. Vince named Stephanie McMahon and Nick Khan as co-CEO’s. Stephanie also kicked off SmackDown this week. Brock Lesnar left and he wasn’t happy, and they had to make other plans.
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It was previously reported that Brock Lenar refused to work this week’s SmackDown tapings. Lesnar was said to be furious about the news and walked out of the building hours before the show.
The Beast Incarnate, however, made a surprising return during the closing moments of the show. Lesnar confronted Theory inside the ring, dropping him with two back to back F5s.
Sean Sapp reported that WWE writers had to rewrite the script without Lesnar after he walked out of the building. The final draft was submitted just an hour before the show went live.
The script was completely re-done without Brock in it and resubmitted to staff by 7 PM EST. Wild
WWE had already removed Brock Lesnar from the rundown for this week’s show. The company also planned to bring in Goldberg as the replacement for the SummerSlam premium live event.
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