Every week in WWE, plans change or come together at the last minute.
Many stories have been told of last minute changes made to Raw and SmackDown, but every week WWE talent, on-screen and behind the scenes, bring the show together and present what fans see on television.
Appearing on WWE After The Bell, Sami Zayn and Corey Graves were discussing the Beatles documentary and how they didn't have a location for the rooftop concert three days out. This led to the following exchange about chaos in the world of WWE and how everyone is able to pull it off.
Corey Graves: Much like all four Beatles, everyone on the roster is fully prepared to go, 'We don't know what we're doing tonight, that's alright, we're gonna go out there and do it anyway. Week after week.
Sami Zayn: If only people knew how good everyone in WWE is. They don't know, and they'll never know.
Graves: We say this all the time, things can go crazy on a regular basis, a weekly basis, it happens. We are there, every week, things are constantly in flux and constantly changing. Why is that? Because we have the best team and crew on planet earth and despite all the changes and chaos and variables, we are going to go out and get the job done. Things are constantly changing, but even when something gets blown up, right in the middle of the show, welp, we'll figure it out and course correct. Between the talent on-screen and the amazing crew backstage and at ringside and every aspect of this business, when we converge and we're on the same page, you can't touch it.
Zayn: There are times when I'm frustrated with it, when things are going awry, and I'm frustrated and I'm about to go out and I go, 'this just shouldn't happen. This should be the week where it all explodes to where it never happens again.' It never happens, we always pull it off. It's a testament to how talented everybody is. It's crazy. This shouldn't work, but it does. Just once, I'd love for it to not work so we go, 'guys, we can't keep operating this way. We need to have things set beforehand, we can't have it this close to the wire.' No, we always pull it off, that's why it keeps happening.
Graves: Exactly, nothing will ever change until something goes wrong, but the way everyone is firing on all cylinders, nothing truly goes wrong. It's the beauty of live TV. There was a few weeks back, you'll know what I'm alluding to, when things changed in a very drastic manner on Monday Night Raw and I walked back through the curtain and I walked up to our fearless leader [Vince McMahon] and he had a grin on his face. 'Hey, it's live TV, nothing can go wrong, right?' He just laughed and shook my hand and went about his business.
Zayn: I think he secretly loves it. He loves the chaos.
Graves: I think he does too. It keeps the crew on their toes.
Zayn discussed how he also thrives in chaos and how he may secretly love it, saying how he's "caught off guard" when he hasn't stretched every week and it's time for his segment.
Zayn is currently part of a storyline with The Bloodline where he is an honorary member. Fightful will have live coverage of WWE SmackDown beginning at 8 p.m. ET on Friday.
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