Although it’s barely being mentioned on SmackDown the past couple of weeks, WWE still has plans to deliver a follow-up to Team SmackDown losing all their main card matches at the Survivor Series pay-per- view.
It sounds like we will not get that follow-up until January, according to Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio. WrestleMania 35 season kicks off.
As we have noted, WWE The royal rumble pay-per-view as still has significant creative plans for SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon going into WrestleMania 35 season. There are plans for Shane to undergo a character change during the first quarter of 201
9. There is no word yet on what they have planned but it will probably be the set-up for his match at WrestleMania . WWE had plans for Shane to face Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania 35 but that was changed when Bryan won the WWE Title from AJ Styles. It was believed that Shane’s planned whole turn with the World Cup win was leading to the WrestleMania match with Bryan. It was also believed that the Shane whole turn has been dropped but there is no confirmation on what they have planned now that Shane is in a new storyline with The Miz.