WWE Raw Ran Late For Goldberg's Return, Changed Plans For Segment With Drew McIntyre

To say that the Drew McIntyre and Goldberg feud hasn't gone as planned is an understatement.

Even before Drew McIntyre tested positive for COVID, things weren't going quite so well, as Fightful Select reported recently.

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If you thought the way that Goldberg and Drew McIntyre ended things on WWE Raw was off, there's a good reason for it. The show fell behind early in the night after scripts were already late for the show, and had the two stars pressed for time in the Raw main event segment. There was supposed to be supplemental actions and lines that helped make sense of Goldberg's promo about Drew McIntyre disrespecting legends. As they were facing a time crunch and had to set it up quickly, Goldberg delivered the lines as scripted, but then when they didn't make sense, ad-libbing had to be done by Drew McIntyre to add in the "fighting his dad" line. Those that we spoke to backstage say that they were hopeful that Goldberg would ad-lib during the promo to make up for things, but understand that he was just delivering the lines as instructed.

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