Their report indicates that the main event segment on last night’s episode where Roman Reigns ended up firing Paul Heyman and brawling with Brock Lesnar wasn’t what was originally planned as the finale. Instead, the tag team match of The Usos vs. The New Day was supposed to main event the night, which ended up booked just before the main event segment. The show went off the air with “The Head of the Table” laid out from an F-5 delivered by Brock Lesnar.
As of Friday afternoon, that promo from Roman was scheduled to open Friday Night SmackDown. A sit-down interview with Brock Lesnar was to follow later in the night but that never ended up taking place on the show.
The opening bout of the night, Shotzi & Charlotte Flair vs. Toni Storm & Sasha Banks was reportedly slated to be the main event of next week’s taped Christmas Eve episode of WWE SmackDown. Instead, we saw that match kick off this week’s live show, with Toni Storm picking up the biggest pin of her career by getting the 1-2-3 on Charlotte.
If you would like to see the spoilers for next week’s taping of SmackDown‘s Christmas Eve episode, they are available at this link.
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