WWE hit a home run in Madison Square Garden, and those we spoke to immediately after the event seemed to think so, too.
With the exception of the cut segments, WWE sources in contact with Fightful seemed optimistic following the show, a stark contrast to some of the demeanors we usually experience in following up on the company's TV events. One WWE source near creative said that they fully believe the company is capable of putting on these kinds of shows regularly, it's just a matter of getting through to those of influence that this is the type of event that the audience wants to see regularly.
Vince McMahon was at the show, as was Stephanie McMahon. We're told Gorilla Position was busy during and ahead of the MSG show. There was also a screening of the company's 9/11 documentary.
On the other side of the coin. Fightful learned that an unadvertised women's tag team match was originally planned for the show but was cut for time. Liv Morgan and Toni Storm were set to take on Carmella and Zelina on the show. We haven't been told if the company plans on running the match any time soon. That segment was cut during the actual show, while a planned segment between Kevin Owens and Happy Corbin was cut from the program that afternoon.
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