-- According to Dave Meltzer, tonight's WWE Smackdown script has been reportedly been ripped up an re-written and by Vince McMahon, meaning whatever we will see on TV - good or bad - will heavily be influenced by McMahon. Bryan Alvarez on Wrestling Observer Live noted that Vince is actually not at Smackdown tonight but has been working the phones with his Smackdown creative team finalizing the script. One of the matches on the show - Chad Gable vs. Shelton Benjamin - is expected to run approximately 12 minutes according to Alvarez.
-- McMahon's absence from Smackdown is not abnormal and last week, he missed both Raw and Smackdown as he was preparing for the major XFL team announcements.
-- We will keep you posted as more news surfaces from behind-the-scenes of this week's episode of WWE SmackDown LIVE, so make sure to continue to check back here at Rajah.com (and on Twitter @MattBoone1984 & @RajahNews) for late-breaking updates throughout the evening and again on Wednesday morning for all of the latest updates regarding the insanity that is reported to be going on backstage at this week's blue brand taping.
-- For complete live play-by-play results coverage of this week's episode of WWE SmackDown LIVE as it happens, follow our coverage right here at Rajah.com tonight by clicking here.
-- UPDATED: More details on the craziness behind-the-scenes ahead of this week's Smackdown, click here.
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