The Christmas edition of Smackdown was highly acclaimed for WWE, and had the rare benefit of being taped, which allowed them to make some changes.
Fightful Select reported the following:
A portion of the Jey Uso vs. Daniel Bryan match was re-shot this past Tuesday at the tapings for the Christmas Smackdown. Bryan was instructed to sell the attack of Uso more, and the Thunderdome audience was put on a commercial for several minutes while the spot was re-shot. The edited version aired on Friday.
There was also a minor spot edited where Sasha Banks literally dropped her title belt on the ramp.
In addition to the edits, Fightful learned that more names could come in for next week's Legends Night show
WWE has dozens of legends coming in for their Legends night, and Fightful has heard of a couple of more at least under consideration internally. Teddy Long, Ron Simmons and Molly Holly were all discussed for the show. We are unsure if they've come to an agreement to appear as of yet, but all are on good terms with WWE and the company was hopeful to bring them in.
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