Backstage News & Notes From Last Night's WWE Raw


-- Vince McMahon was backstage at last night's WWE Raw and oversaw all creative aspects of the show.

-- Both the Dean Ambrose and Braun Strowman promos/interviews that were shown were pre-taped and inserted into the live program. Ambrose wasn't at the show and Strowman was in Birmingham, AL for elbow surgery.

-- The woman involved in the Bayley/Sasha Banks segment was a plant who was placed ringside shortly before the segment.

-- ROH star Silas Young was at the show. His contract with ROH is up at the end of the year.

-- Multiple members of WWE's production crew praised the venue - Fiserv Forum - for the ease of setting up the set, loading the facility and overall use. It is the first time WWE has ran that venue.