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In today’s WrestleTalk News, is Eric Bischoff returning to WWE for the brand split? And Raw and Smackdown’s commissioners are revealed by Vince McMahon himself!
Raw And Smackdown Commissioners Revealed!
Our top story today is whether Eric Bischoff is returning to WWE, but first – who was announced as the new brand split commissioners on last night’s episode of Monday Night Raw?
It was CM Punk!
Ah, I should’ve said ‘spoiler warning’ before I wrote that…It doesn’t matter, because I was only kidding. It’s not CM Punk. Here comes the real Raw spoilers…
Last night Vince McMahon turned up on Monday Night Raw to reveal who would be in charge of Raw and Smackdown. After what seemed like an 3 hour segment in itself, Vince finally decided Shane McMahon would run Smackdown, and Stephanie would be in charge of Raw.
We got a bit more insight into what WWE would look like post-Brand Split. Shane promised that he’d change the entire look of whichever show he was in charge of, including camera shots and set – an seeming jab at Vince’s long-standing head of production Kevin Dunn. While Stephanie McMahon name dropped her husband Triple H at the end of the segment, possibly teasing an impending return. For more on all that, watch my Raw…in about 4 minutes review.
After announcing who each show’s commissioner was, Vince made the extra announcement that both Stephanie and Shane will have to pick their respective brands’ General Managers next week. Which leads us onto our top story…
To hear about today’s big story – whether Eric Bischoff is returning to WWE – watch the WrestleTalk News below.
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