Report: Multiple Raw Stars Scheduled For WWE SmackDown Taping
Raw talents on SmackDown!
WWE Raw talents will be at the company's upcoming SmackDown taping from the Simmons Bank Arena in North Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 27.
According to Mike Johnson of PWInsider, Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens, and Cody Rhodes are scheduled to be at SmackDown. If the talents will be on the live broadcast or just involved in the show's dark match is currently unknown.
Owens, Rollins, and Rhodes being at Friday Night SmackDown comes after reports that WWE's brand split is "essentially done."
Speaking on Wrestling Observer Live, Bryan Alvarez noted: "I mean they haven't officially said anything, but the brand extension is essentially done. Half of the Raw crew is going to be on SmackDown Friday. Cody's going to be there, I think Seth is going to be there. They're just going to do whatever."
The brand split has been in place since 2016 but it has been questioned in recent weeks after the company unified the WWE and Universal Titles and the Raw and SmackDown Tag Team Championships.