Over the past year, Vince McMahon has received significant media attention for his involvement in a highly publicized pay-for-silence scandal that captured the attention of the professional wrestling community. After several months of silence, McMahon returned to WWE earlier this year and became the Executive Chairman of the company. In fact, McMahon also appeared backstage this week on RAW. It seems McMahon was never slated to appear on the show at all.
The return of Vince McMahon to WWE RAW this week generated significant interest among fans, particularly given the special nature of the night, which included John Cena’s return to the company. That being said, it was noted that McMahon simply wanted to be present for the occasion and enjoy the show.
As previously reported, Vince McMahon’s recent appearance at WWE RAW was primarily to visit John Cena backstage, and he did not have any involvement in the creative process.
However, McMahon was present in the Gorilla Position throughout the night, which led to speculation among some fans that he may be poised to retake control of the company. His mere presence in Boston was enough to create a buzz and prompt heightened security measures.
According to a report by PW Insider, Vince McMahon was never slated to appear on this week’s episode of Monday Night RAW. As noted already, he was mostly just there to visit John Cena.
McMahon was never slated to appear on Raw.
McMahon was not there to take over creative or to even run the taping.
McMahon was in Boston, everyone was told, to visit with John Cena.
The usual production and executive team were handling things no different than usual.
We were also told that Vince was sporting quite the mustache.
The future ownership of WWE remains uncertain, and it is possible that the company could be under new leadership within the next few months, as the original timeline for a sale was set for mid-2023.
It is unclear whether Vince McMahon will be present at WrestleMania 39, and his involvement in the event has not been confirmed. While his influence on creative decisions is currently unknown, it remains to be seen whether his presence will be felt in any significant way.
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