WWE Raw & Smackdown Backstage Notes And Producer Info For March 3-7

WWE Raw Producers

- Kevin Owens vs. Solo Sikoa: Jason Jordan

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- Bianca Belair vs. Carmella: TJ Wilson

- Seth Rollins, Logan Paul & The Miz: Adam Pearce

- Dolph Ziggler vs. Omos: Abyss

- Johnny Gargano vs. Finn Balor: Jamie Noble

- Piper Niven vs. Nikki Cross: Molly Holly

- Chad Gable vs. Baron Corbin: Shawn Daivari

- Damage CTRL, Trish Stratus, Becky Lynch, Bayley, Lita: TJ Wilson

- Sami Zayn vs. Jimmy Uso; Jey Uso turn: Michael Hayes

Backstage News

- There was no producer listed for the John Cena & Austin Theory segment, or Bobby Lashley's segment.

- The OC vs. Maximum Male Models was filmed for WWE Main Event, and was produced by Abyss.

- Carmelo Hayes vs. Akira Tozawa was filmed for Main Event. It was produced by Jason Cade (Jason Seaton)

- As noted, Vince McMahon was backstage and in Gorilla position.

- Live events reports indicated Raw was the highest grossing in Boston history.

- Victor Benjamin (of Pretty Proper with Lady Frost) and Kayla Sparks were both backstage at this week's WWE Raw. Victor Benjamin has been there a few times of late.

- Those that we spoke to said that they were promoting a lot for last week's WWE Raw and looking to make it a good episode. One person of influence stated that with the number of additional eyes on the show due to John Cena and Logan Paul popping up, they were looking to highlight several big names and advance a lot of the build for WrestleMania.

- Originally, Rollins' jacket was supposed to be ripped by Logan Paul.

- Those that we spoke to within WWE were happy with how WWE Raw unfolded with John Cena adding some familiar eyes to the show.

- Creative notes got sent within WWE by 7:30 PM EST Sunday.

Smackdown Producers:

- Fatal Five Way IC Title Contender Match: Jason Jordan & Kenny Dykstra

- Rey Mysterio segment with Judgment Day and Legado del Fantasma: Shane Helms

- Legado Del Fantasma vs. Judgment Day: Shane Helms

- Braun Strowman & Ricochet vs. Viking Raiders: Adam Pearce

- Charlotte Flair vs. Shotzi, Rhea Ripley promo: Petey Williams

- Usos promo, Cody Rhodes & Sami Zayn: Michael Hayes

Other News

- Raquel Rodriguez & Liv Morgan def. Xia Li & Sonya Deville in a dark match, produced by Kenny Dykstra

- Gunther def. Butch, produced by Jason Jordan

- Bianca Belair def. Bayley, produced by Jason Jordan

- Kofi Kingston was not at Smackdown at all following his injury last week.

- We're told to expect a good number of Raw talent to be present at the upcoming Smackdown shows leading into WrestleMania

- WWE live events report that the event in Pittsburgh marked the highest grossing SmackDown in the market in company history, which is becoming common.

- We're told the Charlotte-Rhea Ripley promo "deviated a little bit off the original plan," but weren't told how.

- Vince McMahon was not backstage at Smackdown

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